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Samuel Davis
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1881
Modale
Harrison County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1941
Aitkin
Aitkin County
Minnesota, USA

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Son of Richard Davis and Susan Little. Husband of Bessie Layton.

It appears that Sam was either moved or a marker was placed for him near Bessie. No marker has been found in Lakeview Cemetery, Aitkin, Minnesota.


SAM DAVIS ~ September 23, 1941
Sam Davis, one of Aitkins county's most progressive farmers, passed away Tuesday night at his farm home a few miles northeast of town. The end came after a long period of illness, the last eight months of which he spent most of the time confined to his bed. Mr. Davis was but 59 years old at the time of his death and during the years he had lived here he had built up one of the most attractive farms in the county. He and Mrs. Davis were among the pioneers in the turkey industry. Their birds had become know in many states of the union for their fine quality. Sam Davis was born 17 November 1881 in Modale, Iowa the son of Richard and Susan Little, Iowa pioneers. He grew to manhood at the place of his birth and on December 31, 1903 he married Bessie Layton at Blair, Nebraska. They made their home in Modale for several years before moving to Aitkin in March 1913. Survivors are Mrs. Davis and four daughters, Mrs. Dale Alton (Velma) of Little Sioux, Iowa; Mrs. Dave LeDoux (Frances, Crosby; Mrs. Kermit Broselle (Wilma) Aitkin; Mrs. Eugene Wallis (Loretta) Little Sioux, Iowa; 3 grandchildren, Bobby Broselle, Leonard LeDoux, Judy Jean Wallis; three brothers, Tom, Mondamin, Iowa, Albert, Hornick, Iowa; William, Modale, Iowa; 2 sisters, Mrs. Kate Wallace, Modale; Mrs. Belle Ferris, Oregon. A son died in infancy. The body will lie in state at the home until tomorrow (Friday) when he will be brought to the Seavey funeral home where a Christian Science funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Arthur Porter, C.B.S. of Minneapolis will conduct the service and Miss ?? will bethe soloist with piano accompaniment by V. Escher. Paul bearers are W. T. Mount, B. Hassman, R. C. Williams, Albert Hassman, Jim bigger and C. V. Cline. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Davis (1844 - 1923)
  Susan Little Davis (1848 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie Layton Davis (1885 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Orvill Jacob Davis (1907 - 1909)*
  Frances L. Davis Groppo (1909 - 2006)*
  Velma LaFern Davis Alton (1911 - 1988)*
  Wilma Mary Davis Broselle (1915 - 2000)*
  Loretta Ann Davis Gushman (1921 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine Davis Wallace (1865 - 1949)*
  Albert Davis (1867 - 1957)*
  Thomas Davis (1872 - 1947)*
  Harriett Isbelle Davis Ferris (1873 - 1953)*
  Samuel Davis (1881 - 1941)
  William Madison Davis (1884 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wilhelm's Portland Memorial
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Wilson H north Alcove A, tier 3, vault 2
 
Created by: Odette
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67160818
Samuel Davis
Added by: Carolyn Arntson
 
Samuel Davis
Cemetery Photo
Added by: William Tatum
 
 
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- Odette
 Added: Dec. 2, 2015
 
 
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