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Capt Elionia Davis
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1807
Salem
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1898
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA

Civil War Veteran--CAPT CO G, 13 R.K.S.M.
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Born in rural Salem, WV, he was married to Sophia L Davis (maiden name, Davis) on Aug 14, 1828 in Salem, Harrison Co, WV.
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Emporia Weekly Republican, Januarys 3, 1895; page 4, column 2

Birthday Dinner

Capt. Davis celebrated his 87th birthday Monday, by having a family reunion at his residence, 417 Cottonwood street. The Captain read an entertaining history of his family. Excellent music was rendered by members of the family, after which an elegant dinner was spread and the service was perfect. The Captain received many costly and beautiful presents. The members were: Mrs. Mary Bolter, of Lawrence; Mrs. Amy Ott, of Gardner; Mrs. H. C. Clark and Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Davis, of this city. Captain and Mrs. Morris were also present. A grand good time was had by all.

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Emporia Weekly Gazette, January 6, 1898; Page 7, column 1

Saturday morning bout 7 o'clock, Captain E. Davis died at his home, 102 Exchange street. He had been sick but a short time although age had made him weak. Captain Davis was born in Harrison county, West Virginia in 1807 and came to Kansas in 1857 settling in Johnson county; later he came to Lyon county in 1868. He moved to Emporia twelve years ago. He was married in West Virginia and his wife has been dead sixteen years. Ten children survive him. Mrs. Henry Clark and T.B. Davis live in Lyon county. He was a captain in the state militia and was taken prisoner once by Quantrel (sic). 
 
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 Parents:
  George I. Davis (1783 - 1863)
  Amy Davis Davis (1785 - 1820)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia L. Davis Davis (1810 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Darius King Davis (1832 - 1919)*
  Irving Chapin Pindle Davis (1836 - 1909)*
  Amy Davis Ott (1841 - 1917)*
  Thomas Benton Davis (1843 - 1924)*
  Sarah Jane Davis Clark (1847 - 1940)*
  James Monroe Davis (1854 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elionia Davis (1807 - 1898)
  Elizabeth Davis Kennedy (1810 - 1889)**
  Eliza Jane Davis Davis (1817 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
CAPT CO G
13 R.K.S.M.
 
Burial:
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Plot: 9 - 90 & 91 - Row 3, Space 3
 
Maintained by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Originally Created by: Joe Gibbens
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57001095
Capt Elionia Davis
Added by: Joe Gibbens
 
 
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- Becky Doan
 Added: Jan. 31, 2014
Age 90. Born on the last day of the year, died on the first day of the year, 90 years and one day later.
- Judy
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013
Descendant of William Davis 1754-1834 NJ Revolutionary War.
- Mayflower Pilgrim 332
 Added: Aug. 31, 2012
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