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Benjamin Franklin Davis, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1878
Wartrace
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1943
Wartrace
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA

Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Davis was the second child and only son of Benjamin F. and Margaret Jennings Davis. He grew up in Wartrace and served with the 1st Tennessee during the Spanish-American War, including service in the Philippines.

Frank worked for the Cumberland Telephone Company, starting in 1900. This company later became Southern Bell. He did leave the telephone company for one year, 1910, when he managed the Wartrace Hotel.

Frank Davis was also a founder of the Wartrace Church of Christ.

Frank married Mary Jane Boyle on April 4, 1905. They had seven children:
Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Davis, III (1906-1995)
Mary Boyle Davis (1908-2002)
Ralph Houston Davis (1910-1990)
Polly Ann Davis (1912-1994)
Willellen Davis (1915-1998)
Robert Jennings "Pete" Davis (1922-1944);
Evelyn Davis (1926-2008) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Davis (1845 - 1881)
  Margaret Anita Jennings Davis (1843 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Boyle Davis (1886 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Polly Ann Davis Bohlander (1912 - 1994)*
  Robert Jennings Davis (1916 - 1944)*
  Evelyn Franklin Davis Ervin (1924 - 2008)*
 
 Sibling:
  Frances Eudora Davis Allen (1876 - 1965)*
  Benjamin Franklin Davis (1878 - 1943)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Wartrace
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: CarolynB
Record added: Dec 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63485413
Benjamin Franklin Davis, Jr
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Benjamin Franklin Davis, Jr
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Benjamin Franklin Davis, Jr
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