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Jacob James Davis
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1844
Tipton
Cedar County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1922
Meade County
South Dakota, USA

Jacob James Davis was the son of Jacob Davis and Mary Wheeler Humfreville. He married 1) Martha Ellen Brant in Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa on 4 December 1862 2) Mary Etta Tate on 18 April 1907 in Plankinton, Aurora County, South Dakota 3) Melissa A. Burnham on 26 June 1916 in Faith, Meade County, South Dakota. He served in the Civil War with the Union Army, enlisting as a Private in Davenport, Iowa on 31 March 1864 and served with Company A, 13th Regiment of Iowa Infantry Volunteers. He was taken prisoner during the Battle of Atlanta, Georgia on 22 July 1864 and was a prisoner at the Andersonville Prison for seven months. He was paroled on 28 February 1865 and was Honorably Discharged from the army on 21 July 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Davis (1799 - 1870)
  Mary Wheeler Humfreville Davis (1802 - 1867)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha Ellen Brant Davis (1844 - 1902)*
  Melissa A. Burnham Davis (1850 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Davis Hershiser (1867 - 1908)*
  Jacob John Davis (1869 - 1909)*
  Maude O. Davis Ashworth (1871 - 1948)*
  John Davis (1874 - 1931)*
  Edmund D. Davis (1875 - 1944)*
  Hayes Davis (1879 - 1961)*
  Ninevah E. Davis (1882 - 1940)*
  Aurora Davis Wayman (1907 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Narcissa Ana Davis Baxter (1824 - ____)*
  Charles Dickson Davis (1825 - 1875)*
  David Lewis Davis (1827 - 1899)*
  Jason H. Davis (1829 - ____)*
  Josephine Davis Brown (1840 - 1913)*
  Jacob James Davis (1844 - 1922)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Faith Cemetery
Faith
Meade County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Jack W. Davis
Record added: Feb 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33993514
Jacob James Davis
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Jacob James Davis
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Jacob James Davis
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- Bunnygirl
 Added: Mar. 1, 2013
IN HONOR OF MY GREAT GRAND UNCLE, VETERAN OF THE UNION ARMY
- KEN DOTY BROWN
 Added: Jan. 7, 2013
Co. A, 13th Iowa Infantry Regiment
- C & N Rasmussen
 Added: May. 24, 2012
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