[--?--] Doss: Birth: Bet. 1795-1804.
[--?--] Doss: Birth: bet. 1804-1810.
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Levina never married. She had as many as seven children out of wedlock.
1810 U.S. Federal Census searching....listings for Pittsylvania County, formed in 1766, were not found on the 1810 census (one of the lost counties)
1810 U.S. Tax List Personal A She may have been living in her father's household.
1820 U.S. Federal Census Pittsylvania County, Virginia Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820 Levina Doss Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2 (William b. abt. 1811 & Phillip b. abt. 1814) Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1 ([--?--] b. 1804-1810) Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 (Thomas b. abt. 1801) 0 males 16-18 yo (Thomas wasn't listed therefore he was 19 & under 26 yo) Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1 (Mary E.) Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 ([--?--] born 1795-1804) Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 (Lavina b. abt. 1775) Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 (poss. mother Elizabeth b. abt. 1750) Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 2 Free White Persons - Under 16: 4 Free White Persons - Over 25: 2 Total Free White Persons: 8 Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8
1830 U.S. Federal Census Pittsylvania County, Virginia Page No. 348 Levina Doss Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1 (Elizabeth) Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 (Mary E.) Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1 (Lavina, b. 1771-1775) Free White Persons - Under 20: 2 Total Free White Persons: 3 Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
In the 1830s all of Levina's children except for Phillip who married in 1835 moved to Mason County. It is not known if she was still living and made the move with the group or if she had died and the children moved on.
1840 U.S. Federal Census searching....not in household of Thomas or William Doss.
Re: Unknown daughter b. between 1795-1804 The unknown female was no longer in the household in 1830 and may have married.
This lady who married in the 1820s was a widow and not a daughter of Levina:
DOSS, Jesse md. BROOKS, Rachel in 1793-08-13 in Pittsylvania STEWART, Nevin md. DOSS, Rachel 1822-12-21 in Pittsylvania [Source: http://pittsylvaniacountyhistory.com/marriages/]
Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 Name: Rachel Steward Birth Date: abt 1776 Birth Place: Pittsylvania, Virginia Death Date: 5 Dec 1860 Death Place: Washington, Virginia Death Age: 84 Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Female Father Name: Wm. Brooks Spouse Name: Nevin Steward FHL Film Number: 2048587 Source: Ancestry.com. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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