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 Alexander George Davis

Alexander George Davis

Birth
Ontario, Canada
Death 14 Dec 1913 (aged 84)
Myton, Duchesne County, Utah, USA
Burial Myton, Duchesne County, Utah, USA
Plot A3_10_1
Memorial ID 46729 · View Source
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Born to Isaac Davis & Sarah Saulsbury Davis. The information on his death certificate for his father's name is incorrect according to other family records and some researchers.

Alexander George Davis was baptized into the LDS Church in Upper Canada, near Niagra Falls.

He traveled with the Isaac M. Stewart Emigrating Company organized by Ezra T Benson President of the Church of Latter day Saints in Pottawatomie Co. Iowa, emigrating to the Great Salt Lake Utah.

Excerpt from a journal written by a member of the company:
Having cal[le]d a meeting according to appointment on the 13th of June 1852 and organized the 9th fifty.

Isaac M. Stewart Company (1852):
Davis, Alexander ( age 25)
1 in family, 0 oxen, 2 cows, 0 horses, 0 Sheep,0 Waggons [sic], 0 loos Cattle [sic
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Married Emily Frances Oliver 8 Dec 1861, in Payson, Utah County, Utah.

They had 10 children--9 of whom grew to adulthood.

Emily became a midwife and delivered many children.
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1880 US Census
Monroe, Sevier, Utah Page Number 508D

Alexander DAVIS Self M Male W 52 CANADA Farmer NY NY
Emily DAVIS Wife M Female W 37 IL Keeping House KY KY
Alexander DAVIS Son S Male W 17 UT Laborer CANADA IL
William DAVIS Son S Male W 15 UT Works On Farm CANADA IL
Levi DAVIS Son S Male W 14 UT Works On Farm CANADA IL
Sarah DAVIS Dau S Female W 12 UT At Home CANADA IL
George DAVIS Son S Male W 10 UT CANADA IL
Amy DAVIS Dau S Female W 4 UT CANADA IL
Luther DAVIS Son S Male W 2 UT CANADA IL
Isaac DAVIS Son S Male W 4M UT CANADA IL

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Information from Utah death certificate:

Name: Alexander George Davis
Informant: LA Davis [Levi Alonzo Davis- his son]
Death date: Sunday, 14 Dec 1913
Death place: Myton, Wasatch, Utah
Birth date: Dec 15, 1838
Birthplace: Canada Death certificate of his daughter, Amy T Davis Barton said his birthplace was New Castle, Canada.
Age at death: 85 years
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Race or color: White
Spouse's name: not given
Father's name: Alexander Geo. Davis [Isaac Davis according to other family records]
Mother's name: unknown

The Utah State Historical Society had his plot listed as:
A3.5_14_6 in the original memorial.


Gravesite Details Thanks to Blaine & Elaine Berger for helping to maintain this memorial and others in the Myton Cemetery.

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