Lycurgus Jefferson (Cug) Davis, Mary Alice (Allie) MIller, Rosa Ethel Davis Maddox Jobes, family history genealogy. Texas: Bandera, Burnet, Campwood, Junction, Llano, Sabinal, Tow Valley, Utopia, Uvalde, Vanderpool.
Created 2/1/2006 - updated on 03/25/2016.
Lycurgus Jefferson (Cug) Davis and Mary Alice (Allie) Miller
of Llano, Bandera and Sabinal, Texas
Cantrells HOME page
Cantrell, Miles S. Line
Davis Family Line
Davis, L. J. CUG, Sabinal
Davis, Fort, Kerr Co.
Davis, Lon/ Mable Boykin
Davis, Len/Sarah Stitts
Davis, Mollie/ Charlie Fletcher
Davis, Emma/James Petty
Davis, Emma/Frank McKinney
Davis, Brooksie/George Brown
Davis, Maggie/Will Ward
Tow Cemetery, Llano
Garrett, Sam line
Maddox, John/Clefta Rothe
Jobes/Allen, Junction, TX
Sylvester, Thomas of Texas
Cox, William, Fannin Co.
Cox, John, Real Co.
Cox, Joshua son of Nathan
Bingham, Tho/Mary Cantrell
Martin/Ansley, Uvalde Co.
Brooks/Carta, Kinney Co.
Griner/Brooks, Uvalde Co.
Bell/Lyon Photos, NY
Tow Cem., Llano, TX
Oak Grove Cem., Austin
Vanderpool, Texas Cemetery
Uvalde, TX facts and records
Squire Davis (s/o Enoch)
Chisum, Jesse/Olive Sharp
*A few years back, I asked an old timer if he had heard of Cug Davis in the Sabinal Canyon. He said "Yes, when I was a misbehaving boy, I was threatened with " Boy, If you don't behave, we will just have to CUG you".
Lots of stories still float around about old Cug Davis. Some mysteries will never be solved. A son in law disappeared, never to be heard of again. Cug's daughter, Rosie married John Maddox about 1911. John disappeared several months before she gave birth to her only son. She went to John's sister and begged her to say where John went. She was told "Go home and forget him. He's been in trouble with the law and is 'no good'."
It was rumored that John Maddox was murdered and that his body was hid in a cave near Vanderpool Texas. Many years later, some articles were found in a cave which gave some credibility to the story.
I have searched and cannot find any documentation.
The color photo is of 9 of the first 13 children. In the photo, find Lycugrus Jefferson (CUG) Davis b.1862; with first wife and mother of his first 13 children: Mary Alice (ALLIE) Miller and Children; James Henry b.1889: Rosa Ethel (my Grannie) b.1892; Fort b.1894; Len b.1897; George Lon b.1897; Maggie Mae b.1900: Charles (Charlie) b.1902; William McKinley (Uncle Mac) b.1904; little Jesse Lee b.1906. Everyone called granpa Davis 'CUG'.
LYCURGUS JEFFERSON (Cug) DAVIS (DAVID
FORT, ISAAC) was born December 23, 1862 in poss Limestone Co.,
TX, and died May 22, 1944 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX. Burial: May
23, 1944, Sabinal Cem. (Stone marker set 1994 by SRC)
i. SARAH BROOKSIE DAVIS, b. March 30, 1881, poss Llano TX; d. July 16, 1920, Uvalde Co..
ii. MARION A. DAVIS, b. May 08, 1882, poss Llano TX; d. May 24, 1942, Junction, TX.
iii. EMMA ROSETTA DAVIS, b. June 15, 1884, poss Bandera Co., TX; d. May 25, 1964, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX.
iv. MARY ELIZABETH (Mollie) DAVIS, b. August 24, 1886, poss Llano TX; d. December 25, 1958, Campwood, Real Co, TX.
v. JAMES HENRY (Jim) DAVIS, b. March 12, 1889, poss Llano TX; d. December 11, 1978.
vi. ROSA ETHEL (Rosie) DAVIS, b. May 02, 1892, Bandera Co., TX; d. April 19, 1959, Uvalde Co,. Texas.
vii. FORT DAVIS, b. November 01, 1894, poss Llano, TX; d. September 17, 1979, Kerrville, Kerr Co., TX.
viii. LEN DAVIS, b. October 26, 1897, Bob Thompson Ranch 7 mi N of Utopia, Bandera Co., TX; d. November 08, 1977, Uvalde, Uvalde Co,. TX.
ix. GEORGE LON DAVIS, b. October 26, 1897, Bandera Co., TX. (Len and Lon were twins)
x. MAGGIE MAE DAVIS, b. May 02, 1900, Bandera Co., TX; d. January 1987, Uvalde, Uvalde Co,. Texas.
xi. CHARLEY DAVIS, b. January 31, 1902.
xii. WILLIAM MCKINLEY (Mac) DAVIS, b. April 09, 1904, Bandera Co., TX; m. HAZEL MAPLES, May 31, 1922; d._ , poss San Antonio, TX.
xiii. JESSE LEE DAVIS, b. November 13, 1906, TX; d.1920 Sabinal, buried Vanderpool Cemetery.
Brooksie, Charley and Jesse had typhoid. Only Charley lived.
Above is an original photo of Cug and Allie taken at same time the group photo was taken.
This one has never been taken out of the frame and never been copied.
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