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Walter Davis
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1823
Montgomery County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1893
North Salem
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA

from The History of Hendricks County (Chicago: Interstate Publishing, 1885)--Eel River Township, pages 569-570:

Walter Davis, son of Nathan and Nancy Davis, was born Dec. 12, 1823, in Montgomery County, Kentucky. His father was born in Kentucky and his mother in Virginia. They were among the first settlers of Eel River Township, where Mr. Davis entered a large tract of land, and died in 1848, his wife having died several years previous. Ten children were born to them--Louisa, John, Elizabeth, Walter, Quincy, Catherine, William, Franklin, Susan, Marion, five of whom are deceased--Louisa, Elizabeth, Catherine, Robert Franklin and Susan Ann. Walter Davis was married Jan. 26, 1843, to Mary M. Spears, and to them eight children were born--Quincy A., Martha E., Nancy A., Robert F., Francis, Charles E., John Spears and Lafayette, of whom John S. and Lafayette are deceased. Mrs. Davis died June 16, 1861, and Mr. Davis was married again April 14, 1863, to Mary A. Scott, of Kentucky, and to them were born six children--Bettie L. (deceased), Walter S., Lorenzo D., K. Nynthe, Thomas C., Edgar L. Mrs. Davis died in November, 1873, and he was married again to Matilda South Dec. 8, 1875. Mr. Davis has been engaged in farming from boyhood and is one of the leading agriculturists in this township. He is the owner of 505 acres of land. He is a member of the Methodist church.

from the Republican for Jan. 19, 1893:

Death of Walter Davis - Hendricks County lost a well known pioneer Wednesday in the death of Walter Davis, of Eel River Township. He was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky, December 13, 1823, and was the son of Nathan and Nancy Davis, who entered land in Eel River Township in 1835. Mr. Davis was three times married, and a widow and ten children survive him. His son, Walter Davis, arrived from Germany, where he had been attending school, some three hours after his death. Mr. Davis was a good citizen and will be missed in his community.
Family links: 
  Nathan Davis (1795 - 1849)
  Nancy Burgess Kidd Davis (1799 - 1842)
  Mary Margaret Spears Davis (1828 - 1861)
  Mary Scott Davis (1832 - 1873)
  Matilda Free South Davis (1828 - 1916)
  Charles Eugene Davis (1857 - 1926)*
  Thomas C. Davis (1871 - 1951)*
  Walter Davis (1823 - 1893)
  Francis Marion Davis (1837 - 1887)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
North Salem
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
Created by: David Smith
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
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Walter Davis
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Walter Davis
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Walter Davis
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