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Matthias M Davis
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1829, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1859
Laclede County
Missouri, USA

History has it that Mathias Davis was killed shortly before the Civil War started during an arguement about the war. Mathias was supposedly buried on the spot that he fell on. No stone known of or location, just close to Orla Bridge and Orla Mill in Laclede Co, Mo. Mathias was my great great grandfather. S/O Charles Crow Davis and Cynthia Shaver Davis, and father of James Newton Davis, my grandmother, Nancy Davis Brown's father. Matthias married Mary Young who was the daughter of Hiram Young.

80-80 (blank) 1850
DAVIS, Mathias 21 m AR fmr he was killed before the Civil War near
Orla MO;
Mary (Polly) 23 f IN d/o Hiram L. YOUNG and Nancy Gibson
, she and her children are in the Hiram YOUNG household #246 Wright Co MO
James (Newtonl) 7/12 m MO m 1 Sep 1870 to Rachel BOHANNON d/o
Elijah BOHANNON and Rachel ODLE; see 1850 Wright Co MO #503.
Matthias DAVIS, born to Charles C DAVIS and Cynthia SHAVER, in Randolph Co Ar in
1829, died before Civil War at Orla, MO in 1859. Matthias married Mary YOUNG about
1848,and the following children, James Newtonl DAVIS b 1848 in Wright Co Mo,
married Rachel BOHANNON, Nancy J DAVIS b 1852, Charles C DAVIS b 1852 Wright Co
Mo married 1875 Laclede Co Mo to Mary DURBIN Cynthia DAVIS b 1856 Wright Co Mo m
1882 Lebanon Mo by W H Gourley JP to Janes J (BIG JIM) MASSEY Margaret DAVIS b
1859 in Webster Co Mo married Solomon SNOW 1884 in Laclede Co Mo by WH Gourley,

Orla Orla was west of central in Franklin Township; a post-office since 1886. Originally called Ball's Mill (q.v.), for an old Tennessean who built a mill there. He gave the post-office the name Orla for one of his sons. Later Ball killed a man and leaving his clothes on the bank of the Osage, disappeared. Years later he came back to the community and died there. Very rough, wild country. Also spelled Orle, Orley. (--Place Names.) There was a post-office at Orla in 1901-1902, as listed in Missouri Manual, for those years, on page 389.

Matthias M. Davis was born March 16, 1829 in Randolph Co., Arkansas and died December 8, 1859 on the north bank of the Osage Fork River near the Orla bridge in Laclede Co., Missouri. He married Mary "Polly" Young in Wright Co., Missouri. He was the son of Charles Crow Davis and Cynthia Shaver.

children:James Newton Davis ,

Charles Crow Davis ,

Margaret Ellen Davis Snow 
Family links: 
  Charles Crow Davis (1800 - 1878)
  Cynthia Shaver Davis (1800 - 1883)
  Mary Ann Young Davis (1826 - 1880)*
  Charles Crow Davis (1852 - 1945)*
  Cynthia Jane Davis Massey (1856 - 1926)*
  Margaret Ellen Davis Snow (1859 - 1945)*
  Abijah Elijah Davis (1820 - 1852)*
  Eliphas Davis (1822 - 1890)*
  Lucinda Ray Davis Johnstone (1823 - 1904)*
  Lurana D Davis Helms (1826 - 1905)*
  Susanna Davis Jones (1828 - 1865)*
  Matthias M Davis (1829 - 1859)
  Elizabeth S. Davis Jones (1831 - 1860)*
  Amelia Davis Helms (1834 - 1887)*
*Calculated relationship
Orla Mill Cemetery
Laclede County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Pasture near Orla Mill and Orla Bridge
Created by: Logan
Record added: Sep 05, 2006
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Matthias M Davis
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Matthias M Davis
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