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Melissa Ann Watkins Davis
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1827
Maryland, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1900
Harford County
Maryland, USA

BIRTH: Maiden name given in Bible. Melissa Ann Watkins was born September 26th, 1827 and (William and Melissa) were married January 25th Eighteen hundred and fifty three.

MARRIAGE: William J. Davis m. Melissa A. Watkins date Jan 21 1853 License #6 Harford H3 W99

CENSUS: 1900
Mallissa Davis 72 born Sep 1827 widowed 47y 6 ch 5 lvg born MD parents born MD
E Virginia Davis 34 dau born Sep 1865 single
Elisha Davis 37 son born Apr 1863 married 6y 1 ch
Sallie M Davis 33 dau (should be in law) born MD Mar 1867 married 6y 1 ch 0 lvg
Henry Bond 24 handyman black
1900; Census Place: Dublin, Harford, Maryland; Roll T623_624; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 153.

DEATH: Index says Mary A. Davis died July 29 1900 age 73y Harford Co. MD. Mary A. Davis died Prospect Harford Co age 73y July 29 1900 native of Harford Co housewife, female white widow 5 children living wife of Wm Davis, parents not listed, heart disease, Dr. W.L. Arthur

OBIT: Mrs. Ann Davis widow of the late William J. Davis, died suddenly on Sunday evening at her home near Prospect. She went into the yard to look after some young chickens, and not returning in due time one of the family went in search of her and found her lying close to the gate. Her life was so nearly extinct that she merely gasped once or twice after she was found. Dr. Arthur was called and attributed her death to heart trouble. Mrs. Davis was about 74 years of age. She leaves one son, Mr. Elisha Davis, of Prospect, and four daughters, Mrs. Robert Fulton, of Bryansville, PA; Mrs. Daniel W. Bay, of Whiteford; Mrs. J. Duncan Almony, of Taylor, and Miss Virginia Davis. She was buried on Wednesday at Slateville Presbyterian Church, Rev. K.J. Steward conducting the services. THE AEGIS & INTELLIGENCER: Aug 3, 1900 Bel Air MD. 
 
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 Parents:
  Abel Watkins (1786 - 1846)
  Rachel James Watkins (1788 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  William James Davis (1830 - 1896)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Sophrone Davis Almony (1863 - 1934)*
 
 Sibling:
  William J. Watkins (1823 - 1905)*
  Melissa Ann Watkins Davis (1827 - 1900)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
TOMBSTONE: Melissa A. Davis Sep. 26, 1827-died July 29, 1900. Our Dear Mother is now at rest
 
Burial:
Slateville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Delta
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Christos Christou Jr.
Record added: Jun 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112990806
Melissa Ann <i>Watkins</i> Davis
Added by: Christos Christou Jr.
 
Melissa Ann <i>Watkins</i> Davis
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