Phoebe Ellit "Phebe" Summers1

ID#559, b. 20 January 1868, d. 27 February 1915
Phoebe (Summers) Davis
Father: Joseph Summers
Mother: Martha Ellen Matthew

Birth date: 20 January 1868
Birth place: Tyler County, West Virginia.2,1

Photograph of Phoebe with her parents and her children. Date taken: unknown. Location: unknown. Click on camera to view image, then use your browser's back button to return here.3

Phoebe married Thomas J. Davis, son of Thomas Davis and Sarah (unknown), on 18 January 1898 in Calhoun County, West Virginia. The ceremony was performed by Simon A. Knotts; Thomas was identified as a widower, Phoebe was single.4

Phoebe died at age 47 on 27 February 1915.5,6

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1870Taylor County, West VirginiaPhoebe E. Summers, female, age 2, born in West Virginia
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)1
1880Calhoun County, West VirginiaPhebe E. Summers, female, age 12, daughter, single, born in W Va, attended school
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1880)7
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Church Index
Last Edited Date=6 Apr 2016


  1. [S255] Joseph Summers household, 1870 U.S. Census, Taylor County, West Virginia, Haymond Township, Pruntytown Post Office, page 13 (sheet 186 stamped), National Archives micropublication M593_1699.
  2. [S195] "West Virginia Marriages, January 1881 to November 1936," presented by The Calhoun County WVGenWeb, online
  3. [S68] Photograph of Joseph and Martha Summers with Phoebe, Roy and Ada Davis. From collection owned by Lela (Church) Leach, inherited by her son, Robert H. Leach. Digital scan of original photo made by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  4. [S797] Register of Marriages for Thomas J. Davis and Phoebe Summers, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4011510_00132.jpg.
  5. [S55] Joseph Summers family, copy of handwritten record, in possession of Jo Ellen Dalton.
  6. [S82] Family of Joseph and Martha Summers, photocopy of handwritten record supplied by Vera Church Blake (original author unidentified), in possession of Jo Ellen Dalton.
  7. [S199] Joseph Summers household, 1880 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 144, page 5A (243 stamped), National Archives micropublication T9_1401.