Davis A. Douthitt

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Davis A. Douthitt, born in Knottsville Precinct, Dec. 19, 1826, was a son of James Douthitt, a native of South Carolina, who came to this county in 1816. He married Elizabeth Barnett, and to them were born four children, only two now living – Davis A. and Pleasant E. Mr. Douthitt was reared a farmer’s boy, and his educational advantages were necessarily limited, being confined to the early subscription schools. He now owns a fine farm of 130 acres, and is engaged in general farming. He was married Dec. 20, 1851, to Elizabeth J., daughter of Willis J. Black. Three children were born to them, two now living – Sarah A. and Charles W. Sarah A. married Hardin L. Floyd and resides in Whitesville; Charles married Ella Dugan, of Owensboro, and resides with his father. Mr. Douthitt is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church. He is a Mason, and belongs to the I.O.G.T. and Blue Ribbon Club.

Source: History of Daviess County, Kentucky. Chicago: Interstate Publishing Co., 1883. Print. Courtesy of the Daviess County Bicentennial Committee