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James Alexander Davis
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1873
Thayer
Oregon County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 4, 1950
Oregon County
Missouri, USA

James A. Davis, third child of John H. Davis and Margareta A. Wasson, was born December 26, 1873 near Thayer and passed away May 4, 1950 at his home in Thayer, aged 76 years, 4 months
He was married to Alice Lee Wooldridge November 11, 1891 and to this couple, eight children were born. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, one sone, Herbert J. Davis of Memphis and three daughters, Mrs. L.A. Wyatt of this city; Mrs. H.A. Nelson of Oklahoma City; and Mrs. Aileen Field of West Memphis, Ark.' one brother, Ben Davis of Thayer, 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was baptised into the Methodist Church many years ago and has always been a faithful and devoted member. He was also a member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows and International Assoc of Machinists and was a faithful and proud member of both orders. Funeral services were held May 7 in the Methodist Church with Rev. H.T. Payne officiating. Burial in the Davis Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. The Oddfellows Lodge conducted services at the grave. The Thayer News, Vol 50, Dtd May 12, 1950. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henderson Davis (1845 - 1885)
  Margaret Ann Wasson Davis (1847 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Lee Wooldridge Davis (1871 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Son Davis (1895 - 1895)*
  Earl Pinkney Davis (1896 - 1922)*
  Pearl Frances Davis Terrell (1898 - 1946)*
  Bessie Lorene Davis Wyatt (1900 - 2004)*
  Herbert James Davis (1902 - 1983)*
  Clara Marie Davis Nelson (1904 - 1991)*
  Aline (Eileen) Shirley Davis Field (1907 - 1993)*
  Margaret Lucille Davis (1910 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  E. & H. Davis (1868 - 1868)*
  Charles Luther Davis (1869 - 1916)*
  James Alexander Davis (1873 - 1950)
  Benjamin Franklin Davis (1876 - 1954)*
  Lucinda Alley Davis (1879 - 1881)*
  John Wasson Davis (1883 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Davis Cemetery
Thayer
Oregon County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Larry Wyatt
Originally Created by: Frank Brown
Record added: Nov 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16522653
James Alexander Davis
Added by: Frank Brown
 
James Alexander Davis
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James Alexander Davis
Added by: Frank Brown
 
 
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My maternal grandfather; long gone but not forgotten
- Larry Wyatt
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