Lavina Dacus and Peter Wilson


Name: Lavina Dacus
 
Information Source
Born: 1850-51 (before June 1851) Place: Tipton Co, TN She appears in the 1860 census with her mother Rebecca in Civil District #2, p. 7, Covington PO (Family #49)
Married: 12 Feb 1869Place:Tipton Co, TN Ancestry.com - Tennessee Marriages
Died: before 11 Feb 1889Place: Tennessee "Debbie's Genealogy Page - 4/15/2008." This site no longer appears on line.
Buried at:  
Occ: Church:  
Military: ?  
Father: Alexander DacusMother: Rebecca Ann Starnes  
Other Spouse:  
 
Spouse: Peter M. Wilson
Born: 1838Place: Chester Co, SC All Peter's information from Debbie's Genealogy Page
Died: bef. 23 May, 1919 Place: Tipton Co, TN  
Buried at:  
Father: John Wilson Mother: Victoria ?  
Other Spouse: Rosa? Rhoda? 

Children:Born:
Date & Place
Died:
Date & Place
Married: Date,
Place & Partner
Martha G.1869IllinoisEd Morgan
Sarah Anna13 August 1871
Illinois
16 May, 1937
Memphis, Shelby Co.,TN
Ab.t 1888
Robert Henry Feezor
20 Dec 1887
Rosa V.May 1877
Illinois
 William M. Rogers
28 Dec 1892
Jane1878
Illinois
  
Effie Maudie10 Nov. 1885
Tennessee
2 Sept 1936
Buried Crigger Cemetery, Munford, TN
Robert Laxton
2 Dec 1900


I found Pete and Lavina's family in Jackson Co, IL for the 1870 census accompanied by Rebecca (Dacus) Knight, now a widow and a child "Rose?" (6 months) - the right age for Martha. The family had returned to Tipton Co by 1880 and lived in Civil District 3. Rebecca was still close at hand, living with the Cates family a few doors away from her daughter Lavina

I received the information on their last child, Effie Maudie, from a descendant who responded when I posted a reference to this timeline on Ancestry.com

Dates of marriages for Lavina and her daughters come from the Tipton County marriage book.


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