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Re: Davis-Ohio

Posted: 1038580772000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1046312818000
Surnames: Davis, DeMoss
I think the Silas Davis you have may be a father to my Silas Davis. Part of the history I have was given to me by another family member and I don't think it is entirely correct, but here is what I have. I hope we can connect!

(I have a Silas DAVIS born in KY but married in Preble Co., OH., and at some point moved to Rush Co., IN)

Silas DAVIS JR was born in 1795 in McAfee Station, Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., KY. He died between 1868 and 1875 in Elwood, Madison Co., IN. He was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Elwood, Madison Co., IN. Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery is located Southeast of Elwood just weat of State Road 37 on 1550. An old Church once stood opposite the Cemetery.

Silas DAVIS JR was married to Ruth DEMOSS (daughter of Peter DEMOSS and Mary MELLINGER) on 30 Dec 1819 in Preble Co., OH. Ruth Demoss found in:
Family Archive #400 Marriage Index: Selected
Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850
Married: Dec 30, 1819 in: Preble Co., OH
Spouse: Davis, Silas
Gender: F More: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film #
0564963. Ruth DEMOSS was born in 1789 in Nelson, KY. She died in 1871 in Elwood, Madison Co., IN. She was buried in 1871 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Elwood, Madison Co., IN. Silas DAVIS JR and Ruth DEMOSS had the following children:

I. John DAVIS was born in 1822 in Preble Co., OH.

John DAVIS was married to Malinda Jane DOBBINS on 17 Oct 1844 in Rush Co., IN. Malinda Jane DOBBINS was born in 1827 in Indiana. John DAVIS and Malinda Jane DOBBINS had the following children:

A. John Lihu DAVIS was born in 1845 in Indiana. He died on 6 Nov 1920 in Pipe Creek Twp., Madison Co., Indiana.

B. Margaret DAVIS was born in 1846 in Indiana.

C. Ruth DAVIS was born in 1847 in Indiana.

II. James DAVIS was born in 1824 in Preble Co., OH.

James DAVIS was married to Elizabeth ????. Elizabeth ???? was born in 1825 in Virginia. James DAVIS and Elizabeth ???? had the following children:

A. William DAVIS was born in Jul 1850 in Indiana.

III. Charles DAVIS was born in 1826 in Preble Co., OH. He died in Aug 1917 in Kanas. He does not have a headstone, but is buried beside Jemima at Fariview Cemetery north of Fulton, KS.

Charles DAVIS was married to Jemima Ellen MOTT (daughter of Samuel S MOTT and Euphemia OLDHAM) on 30 Jan 1845 in Rush Co., IN. Jemima Ellen MOTT was born on 17 Sep 1827 in Ohio. She died on 22 Feb 1893 in Fulton, Bourbon Co., Kansas. Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Ft Scott, Kansas Charles DAVIS and Jemima Ellen MOTT had the following children:

A. James Clinton DAVIS was born on 25 Dec 1845 in Rush Co., IN. He died on 3 Aug 1929 in Alexandria, Madison Co., IN. He was buried on 6 Aug 1929 in Parkview Cemetary, Alexandria, Madison Co., IN.

B. Amanda DAVIS was born on 31 Oct 1848 in Rush Co., IN. She died on 6 Dec 1938 in Fulton, Bourbon Co., Kansas. She Nickname Mandy.

C. Sarah DAVIS.

D. Martha DAVIS.

E. Eliza Jane "Jennie" DAVIS was born on 9 Feb 1863 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN. She died on 16 Nov 1946 in Ft Scott, KS. She was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fulton, KS.

F. William Silas DAVIS was buried in Clarksburg Cemetery, Ft. Scott, KS. He resided in Fort Scott, KS. Married, no children.
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