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Davis Henry Bays
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1839
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1905
Harrison County
Iowa, USA

Husband of:
Elizabeth McGahan Shearer 'Married 1862'
Louisa Comstock Ransford 'Married 1886'
Eliza J Snyder Brown 'Married 1890'
Christian Standard
Vol. 41. Cincinnati, December 2, 1905. No. 48.
The world to-day mourns the loss of a grand and noble man, Davis H. Bays, born March 5, 1839; departed this life Oct. 24, 1905, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. James Lang, Persia, Ia. Married to Mrs. J. Shearer in 1861, who died March 23, 1884. Married to Mrs. J. Brown in 1890, who patiently and devotedly cared for him during his prolonged illness. As a minister of the gospel, his activity and ingenuousness could not be excelled. His motto was, "Prepare to meet they God. He was conscious till the end came, as he "walked through the valley of the shadow of death," his Saviour leading the way, truly could he repeat the well-chosen text; II. Tim. iv. 7-8: "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith," etc. For the sorrowing, heart-broken wife, children and friends, our prayers go up in tender sympathy, and may they ever remember that "Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal."
Father of:
Mary E. Bays
Flora E. Bays
George W. Bays
Charles W. Bays
Henry W. Bays
Clara E. Bays
Myrtle E. Bays
Jessie E. Bays
Maude E. Bays
Born near near Corpus Christi, Texas
Per Cindy Findagrave Contributor #47675215
what is present day Kleberg County, Texas
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Jane McGahan Bays (1842 - 1885)*
  Flora Elizabeth Bays Tupper (1865 - 1935)*
  Clara E. Bays Atkins (1874 - 1949)*
  Myrtle Estella Bays Doyle (1876 - 1930)*
  Maude Esta Bays Laing (1882 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Valley View Cemetery
Harrison County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Cody-Cookson
Record added: Aug 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75739948
Davis Henry Bays
Added by: dmeans5
Davis Henry Bays
Added by: dmeans5
Davis Henry Bays
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Added by: Ron Rader
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Honoring Michigan Early Photographers. In, 1879, Davis was an itinerant tent photographer in Bandera, Texas. From 1892-1895 he was a photographer in Hastings, Michigan.
- Randy Gladstone
 Added: Oct. 4, 2016

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