Mary Emeline <I>Buchanan</I> Davis

Mary Emeline Buchanan Davis

Trimble County, Kentucky, USA
Death 17 Jan 1886 (aged 41)
Ono, Shasta County, California, USA
Burial Ono, Shasta County, California, USA
Memorial ID 34495774 · View Source
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Weekly Shasta Courier
Shasta, Shasta County, California
Saturday, February 6, 1886
ED. COURIER:--It now becomes my sad duty to announce to your numerous readers the death of Mrs. Mary Emeline Davis, a devoted wife and loving mother--consort of J. P. W. Davis. She breathed her last at her residence, near Ono, on Sunday night, at about 12 o'clock, P. M., January 17th. Mrs. Davis was born in Trimble county, Kentucky, on the 29th day of March, A. D. 1844--the daughter of Rev. F. C. Buchanan. She was married to Mr. Davis on the 31st day of January, 1863, in Howard county, Indiana. Mrs. Davis crossed the plains with her husband to California, in 1864, and landed in Healdsburg, Sonoma county, on the 15th day of June, '64, where she is well and favorably known. She is the mother of eight children, seven of whom are now living in Shasta county--three of whom are married, and are mothers, and four of the younger are left with their father. One, an infant dead, lies buried on Sunny Hill.

Mrs. Davis has suffered for several years from that dreadful disease, consumption. A few weeks before her demise dropsey set in and the two complaints were more than her frail body could stand. She died easy, as if passing into a gentle slumber. Four minutes before her death she called her husband to her bedside and told him that she was dying; these were her last words.

The funeral services were very feelingly conducted by her Pastor, Rev. W. S. Kidder, at the Ono church, on Tuesday, at 2 o'clock, January 19th--after which the remains were conducted to the new graveyard in Ono, and there interred. The reputation of Mrs. Emma Davis is so well known that it is hardly worth our while to state that she died beloved and respected--she was a member of the Baptist church, at Ono, and the members of that denomination assisted and attended the burial services as well as the interment. Mrs. Davis leaves several very young and beautiful children, and the general bereavement of the family is deeply felt by the general public. Mrs. Davis was a kind mother and a loving wife.

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  • Added: 5 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34495774
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Emeline Buchanan Davis (29 Mar 1844–17 Jan 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34495774, citing Ono Cemetery, Ono, Shasta County, California, USA ; Maintained by J. L. Cobb (contributor 46947837) .