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Clara Davis Smith
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1859
Council Hill
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1951
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Clara Smith, 92, widow of W. H. Smith, died at 4 a.m. Monday at Mercy hospital. She had been ill for one week.

Friends may call after noon Tuesday at the Egelhof funeral home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the funeral home. The Rev. G. Dempster Yinger, of St. Luke's Methodist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Linwood cemetery.

She was born on Nov. 16, 1859, at Council Hills Station near Galena, Ill., a daughter of the late Jacob and Jane Davis. She came to Dubuque 50 years ago and lived at 767 Roberts street until she moved to the Bethany home six years ago. She was a member of St. Luke's Methodist church.

Surviving are a son, Earl C. Smith, of Chippewa Falls, Wis.; a daughter, Mrs. R. C. (Verna) McKinney, of Cleghorn, la.; a brother, Jacob Davis, of Custer, S. D., a niece, Miss Lucille Smith, of Dubuque; and two grandchildren and one great grandchild.

She was preceded by her husband in 1937.

(No citation for this obituary since it was found in my grandmother's genealogy files) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Davis (1829 - 1884)
  Jane Moyle Davis (1831 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  William H Smith (____ - 1937)
 
 Siblings:
  James T. Davis (1855 - 1929)*
  Newton Davis (1857 - 1927)*
  Clara Davis Smith (1859 - 1951)
  William Davis (1861 - 1883)*
  Theresa Davis Forbes (1864 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Kathryn Lightcap
Record added: May 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110875198
Clara <i>Davis</i> Smith
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