Clara Mattie Dempsey

Clara Mattie Dempsey

Female 1871 - 1956  (84 years)

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  • Name Clara Mattie Dempsey  [1
    Born 8 Sep 1871  Jena, Catahoula Now Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Aug 1956  Provencal, Natchitoches Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Aug 1956  Provencal Cem, Provencal, Natchitoches Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5081  Louisiana Kinfolks
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 

    Father Michael A Dempsey,   b. 29 Sep 1822, Lea, Queens County, Ireland (Near Portarlington) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1906, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Eveline B (Brambly ?) Cockerham,   b. 18 Dec 1832, Amite County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1911, Urania, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1852  Catahoula Parish, LA - Simon Thomas, J.P. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F718  Group Sheet

    Family William Elisha Davis,   b. Feb 1862, GA, (? Militia Dist. 987, Heard Co, GA , P.O. Franklin) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1924, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1893  Catahoula Now Lasalle Parish, La - T.J. Pentecost, Minister Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
     1. Lucy Evelyn Davis,   b. 27 Apr 1894, Jena, Catahoula, Now Lasalle, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1991, St. Augustine Hosp., Dallas, Dls County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     2. Clara Belle Davis,   b. 23 Feb 1896, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1965  (Age 69 years)
     3. Cecile Auby Davis,   b. 28 Nov 1898, Tullos, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1987, Jefferson, TX lived in Lumberton, Hardin Co, TX ? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. William H. Davis,   b. 17 Feb 1901, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1988, Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. James (Ottis) Davis,   b. 14 Feb 1904, Urania, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1978, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA in hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Jean Bonapart (Queenie) Davis,   b. 17 Jan 1908, Urania, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 2011, Clearwater, Pinellas Co, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years)
     7. Mildred Davis,   b. 15 Jan 1911, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 2002, Provencal, La (Natchitoches Area) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F1992  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Family of Wm Elisha Davis and Clara Mattie Dempsey
    Family of Wm Elisha Davis and Clara Mattie Dempsey
    Clara Mattie Dempsey was the daughter of Capt. Michael Dempsey & Eveline (Cockerham) Dempsey. Photo donated by Lonnie Bowen, TX.
    Cornelius Grover 'Connor' Dempsey Birthday Celebration
    Cornelius Grover "Connor" Dempsey Birthday Celebration
    taken abt 1946 at Connor Dempsey's house in Winnfield, LA with 3 of Michael Dempsey and Eveline Cockerham's children in this group photo. Photo edited from Lonnie Bowden original.
    Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis
    Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis
    daughter to Capt. Michael Demspey and Eveline Cockerham Dempsey. Wife to William Elisha Davis.
    Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis
    Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis
    Provencal, LA. Daughter to Capt. Michael Dempsey & Eveline Cockerham Dempsey. Wife to Wm. E. Davis.
    William Elisha Davis
    William Elisha Davis
    husband to Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis, daughter of Capt. Michael Dempsey. Photo edited from Lonnie Bowden original.
    Minerva 'Minnie' Posey Roberts
    Minerva "Minnie" Posey Roberts
    daughter to Mary Alice Dempsey Posey, granddaughter to Capt. Michael Dempsey. Wife to Calvin Alonzo Roberts.
    Davis, Cecil Auby
    Davis, Cecil Auby
    Jefferson, TX. Daughter to Clara Mattie Dempsey & Wm Elisha Davis. Wife to Randall Phelps. Identified by Auby's great nephew, Lonnie Bowen.
    Dempsey unk lady 2
    Dempsey unk lady 2
    This lady, Lucy Evelyn Davis Orsborn 1894-1991 was identified by her grandson Lonnie Bowen. Lucy was the daughter of Clara Mattie Dempsey and Wm Elisha Davis. She was the wife of John "Buddy" Orsborn. Lucy was born in Jena, LA and died in Dallas, TX.
    Dempsey Descendant
    Dempsey Descendant
    Lucy Evelyn Davis Orsborn. 1894-1991
    Daughter of Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis. Granddaughter of Michael Dempsey and Eveline Cockerham Dempsey. Lucy was born in Jena, LA and died in Dallas, TX.
    Clara Belle Davis Wyatt
    Clara Belle Davis Wyatt
    Provencal, LA. Daughter of Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis.
    Orsborn, Agatha Estelle
    Orsborn, Agatha Estelle
    1919-2012 Mesquite, TX. Daughter of Lucy E Davis Orsborn. Granddaughter of Clara Mattie Dempsey Davis. Wife of Jim Henry Bowen. Thanks to cousin Lonnie Bowen for sharing this photo.
    Jean B 'Queenie' Davis
    Jean B "Queenie" Davis
    Saint Petersburg, FL. Daughter of Clara Mattie Davis. Jean lived to be 103 yrs old. Wife of Charles N Draper.

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Census.

    2. [S11] Family Records.

    3. [S3] Ancestry.com Marriages.

    4. [S2] Ancestry.com LA Marriages.