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Virgil Davies
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Birth: 1826
Masonville (Daviess County)
Daviess County
Kentucky, USA
Death: unknown
Neosho Falls
Woodson County
Kansas, USA

In the 1850 District 1, Daviess, Kentucky, 23 year old Virgil was working as a farm hand for his future wife Ruhema Howard's father, Thomas Jefferson Howard. They were married later that year, and their daughter Sarah was born July 15, 1851.
U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
Name: Virgil Daviess
Residence: 1 Sub District, Daviess, Kentucky
Class: 2
Congressional District: 2nd
Age on 1 July 1863: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Race: White
Place of Birth: Kentucky
Virgil was 37 years old when he stated the information for the Draft Registration in Daviess County, Kentucky in July of 1863. His surname was spelled Daviess, but the second "s" was later dropped from his name after he moved to Kansas. Sometimes it is even found spelled Davis. But they pronounced it Daviess and were proud of the family name of the area. Some researchers don't realize that the elongated cursive "s" in a word that looks like an "f" is actually their way of making two s's in those days.
(Passed away after being enumerated in the 1885 Kansas State Census of Spring Creek. No sign of them in the 1895.)

- Lila Cole (#46507767)
2 x great-granddaughter of Virgil Davies
Family links: 
  Ruhema Frances Howard Davies (1833 - ____)
  Mary B Davies (1858 - 1880)*
  Helen Elizabeth Davies Weimer (1865 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedarvale Cemetery
Neosho Falls
Woodson County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Lila Cole
Record added: Mar 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107042316
Virgil Davies
Added by: Lila Cole
Virgil Davies
Added by: Lila Cole
Virgil Davies
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Blessings to my great-great grandfather.
- Lila Cole
 Added: Mar. 23, 2013

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