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Thomas A. R. Davis
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1835
Death: May 21, 1905

Death of T.A.R.Davis-Mr.Thomas A.R.Davis, was born Dec.4,1835 near Oxford, Miss., and was the eldest child of Rev.& Mrs.Arthur Davis. He became a member of the Methodist church at the age of 14, and has been a consistent Christian since, the bible being his guide through life. On July 17,1858 he married Miss Anna Alley of Mt.Pleasant, Miss. He served three years in the Civil war under Gen.N.B.Forrest. He came to Arkansas in Dec.1873, locating in St.Francis county, where he has since resided. He and Mrs.Davis were blessed with eight children, five of whom survive him, viz: Mattie C.; Henry A.; Tommye A.; Charlie A.; and Winfield. Two sisters, and two brothers, Mrs.Eliza C.Evans of Earlington, Ky., and Mrs.John M.Davis of this city, Dr.A.H.Davis, of Little Rock, and Mr.R.R.Davis of Cleburn, Texas. He died at his home of rheumatism of the heart, Sunday morning, May 21,1905, at the age of 69, after an illness of only a few days. The funeral services were held at the Methodist church by Rev.S.H.Babcock, whence a large number of friends and bereaved relatives followed the remains to the Forrest City cemetery, where they were laid to rest. The pallbearers were Messrs.John Eldridge, George Mallory, T.W.McClendon, James Fussell, B.F.McCrary, and F.C.Neely. Mrs.Geo.E.Davis of Wynne came down for the funeral of T.A.R.Davis, returning Monday night. Also, Mrs.Alma Fields from Memphis. Forrest City Times Newspaper May 26,1905 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna J. Alley Davis (1838 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Mattie C. Davis (1860 - 1928)*
  Henry Arthur Davis (1863 - 1920)*
  Tomye Davis Beazley (1874 - 1934)*
  Charley A. Davis (1876 - 1916)*
  Winfield Davis (1883 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Source:Kathleen Bell-St.Francis Co.Cemetery Records
 
Burial:
Forrest City Cemetery (Original City Cemetery)
Forrest City
St. Francis County
Arkansas, USA
Plot:
 
Created by: Paul V. Isbell
Record added: Aug 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15132609
Thomas A. R. Davis
Added by: Arlene Schroeder
 
Thomas A. R. Davis
Added by: Arlene Schroeder
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- Arlene Schroeder
 Added: Jul. 19, 2011
 
 
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