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Adeline Lester Davis
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1826
Death: Oct. 16, 1894
Brown County
Illinois, USA

Married
Thomas Bunce
on Dec 15, 1844 in
Brown County Illinois

Second Marriage:
William Davis
on Feb 28, 1849 in
Brown County Illinois

Excerpt from Brown County History

Mr & Mrs Davis were the victims
of a tragic accident while on
their way to Mt Sterling. On a
cool October 16 morning in 1894,
the couple was struck by a west bound
train at the railroad crossing about one half mile west of Mt Sterling.
The buggy was splintered,the horse
killed and Mr & Mrs Davis were thrown
onto the pilot of the steam engine
and carried some distance.
A double funeral was held
for them at the Fargo Church

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Davis (1806 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph T Davis (1857 - 1857)*
  Anna Nokes (1857 - 1948)*
  Susan Davis Green (1862 - 1906)*
  Catharine Amelia Davis Leeper (1862 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cleaves Cemetery
Fargo
Brown County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: J.R.L.
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25982894
Adeline <i>Lester</i> Davis
Added by: J.R.L.
 
Adeline <i>Lester</i> Davis
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Added by: J.R.L.
 
 
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- Tom Black
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014

- Carol Leeper Albrecht
 Added: Nov. 10, 2012
 
 
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