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John William Davis
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1862
Jamestown
Fentress County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 3, 1945
Chesterfield
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA

Obituary 3 May 1945 -- Following an illness, John William Davis, 83, died at his home in Chesterfield at 7 p.m. Thursday. A son of Benjamin (there is evidence that Benjamin died 3 years before the birth of John ?) and Elizabeth Morgan Davis, he was born April 17, 1862 in Jamestown, Tenn. He is survived by five daughters and two sons, namely: Mrs. Floeale Naville, Alton; Mrs. May Hampton, Mrs. Bessie Rhodes, Mrs. Esther Ambrose, Mrs. Margaret Gibson, Carlinville; W. E. Davis of Edwardsville and Harry E. Davis of Chesterfield. Also surviving are 31 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Abbie Johnson of Everett, Kansas. Rev. Herman C. Rhodes officiating. Interment was in Emerick cemetery, formerly the Meece cemetery. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Cordelia Fones Davis (1872 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Wiley Earl Davis (1892 - 1976)*
  Elnora Lena Davis Hampton (1894 - 1984)*
  Hannah Elizabeth Davis Rhoads (1896 - 1975)*
  Ralph Davis (1898 - 1910)*
  Edith Esther Lea Davis Fox (1911 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Emrick Cemetery
Carlinville
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Becky Bowman
Originally Created by: Odette
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
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John William Davis
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John William Davis
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