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Birth: Oct. 7, 1840
Ohio County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1930
Boonville
Warrick County
Indiana, USA

Davis (Doc) Addington,
Co. K 42nd Infantry

Amos Davis Addington (son of Joshua Addington and Sally Sarah Inglehart)2 was born October 27, 1840 in Ohio Co., KY2, and died March 03, 1930 in Boonville, IN.

He left home on his 21st birthday and went to his Aunt Sarah (Sally) Addington Cain and Uncle John Cain's home in Warrick County, Indiana.
He married (1) Eliza Ellen Cain on October 15, 1863 in Warrick Co., IN, daughter of John Cain and Sarah Elizabeth Addington.
He married (2) Hester (Butcher) Brammer on August 27, 1896 in Warrick County, Indiana. He married (3) Lizzie Hickerson on November 20, 1907.

Residence Warrick County IN;
Enlisted on 10/30/1861 as a Private.
On 10/30/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. IN 42nd Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)
Federal Pension Information: He applied for a pension on 5/25/1863, application # 23,541

Davis was mustered into the Army, Co. K 42nd infantry, in Warrick Co. Ind. to fight on the side of the North in the Civil War. He incurred a broken hip during the War from which he never fully recovered. He wore a built up shoe and walked with a cane to correct his limping. As soon as Davis was able, after his hip injury, he was made wagon master of his Company, going up and down the Kentucky and Tennessee Mountains. After he came home from the War, he studied to be a veterinary. The book from which he gained the most knowledge cost $4.00. People came from miles around to get him to doctor his livestock.

In 1881 Davis helped build Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Warrick County, south of Boonville, Indiana.
Davis bought a farm in Warrick County about three miles south of Boonville, on what is now the state road to Yankeetown, Ind. Here is where he and his wife Eliza lived and where their children were born. Their children attended Masters Grade School.
Davis also had a fruit orchard on his farm. Their house and barn were made with logs. They built an ice house in the barn. It was packed with saw dust and corn stalk pith pounded in between the walls. The boys cut blocks of ice in the winter and stored it there. It lasted most of the summer. Here is where they kept their milk, butter, eggs, vegetables, etc.

Sources: http://marshaswarrickweb.com/firstfamilies/addingtonhenry.htm
http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&2099107
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua Barnard Addington (1804 - 1867)
  Sally Igleheart Addington (1804 - 1860)
 
 Spouses:
  Eliza Ellen Cain Addington (1843 - 1892)
  Hester Butcher Brammer (1840 - 1905)
  Lizzie Hickerson Addington (1856 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  William Samuel Addington (1864 - 1943)*
  Alice Addington Taylor (1867 - 1923)*
  Harold Henry Addington (1872 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Emaline Addington Curtis (1833 - 1870)**
  Mary Jane Addington Bishop (1837 - 1925)*
  William B Addington (1839 - 1863)*
  Amos Davis Addington (1840 - 1930)
  Rachael Emmeline Addington Jones (1843 - 1902)*
  Andrew Jackson Addington (1844 - 1923)*
  Martha Emilye Addington Balls (1850 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery
Boonville
Warrick County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Zoeangel
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 21, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9486268
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Thank you for your service Private Addington
- Tim Beckman
 Added: Dec. 8, 2013

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Dec. 10, 2012

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