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William Henry Davis
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1857
Mount Pleasant
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1930
Red Oak
Montgomery County
Iowa, USA

My GG Uncle.

1870 Jun 8 Census, Elias W. DAVIS age 45, wife Elizabeth age 41, son William H. age 13, Dau. Mary J. age 10 & Frank age 8 residing in rental house at 137 ?, Douds Station Township, County of Van Buren, IA, Post Office in Birmingham.

1879 - 1885 Lived in Mt Plesant, Des Moines, Council Bluffs, working as a stone cutter.
1885 moved to Red Oak, IA.

1895 Jul, Census, William H. DAVIS age 37, wife Lizzie age 23, Dau. Bessie age 1, also residing with them was John NORTHCUTT age 54, married, laborer.

1900 Census, William age 49, Wife Lizzie age 28, married 6 years, Dau. Bessie age 6.

1905, Census, William H. DAVIS age 47, wife Lizzie age 33, Dau. Bessie age 11.

1910 Census, William H. age 53, wife Lizzie age 37, Dau. Bessie age 16, Mother-in-law Rachel HUNTER age 65 Widow, 11 children with 9 living.

1920 Census, living with the family is Marie DURLAND (niece) age 20, Rachel HUNTER (mother-in-law) age 74.

1925 Jan 1 Census, IA, Montgomery, Red Oak, Coolbaugh St. William H. age 68, Wife Lizzie age 52, Dau. Bessie DARNOLD age 30, divorced.

1930 Apr 10 Census, William H. age 72, age 1st marriage 20, Wife Lizzie age 57, age 1st marriage 21.

William Henry DAVIS, occupation, granite & marble cutter, married to Elizabeth Baker, one known child, Bessie.  He was born April 13, 1857 in Henry Co., IL to Elias DAVIS, born in OH, & Elizabeth TENNEY, born in Augusta, ME, died July 2, 1930 in Red Oak, Montgomery, IA of angine pectin, W. S. Riley, M.D., burial July 2, 1930 in Evergreen Cemetery, R. H. Perryman, undertaker, informant was Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, wife.

1870 Census Farmhand, 1895-1910 Census Marble Cutter.
1885 Started Work For Seefeldt & Hobmon As A Stone Cutter & Up Till His Death.

Cemetery office confirmed that this burial is unmarked 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth A. Tenney Davis (1829 - 1904)
  Elizabeth Baker Davis (1872 - 1960)*
  Bessie Davis Darnold (1894 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Red Oak
Montgomery County
Iowa, USA
Plot: R421-8
Created by: Myron E. Timmons II
Record added: Jan 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46431128
William Henry Davis
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