Posted By:Allen Davis
Subject:Alfred Greenwood Davis
Post Date:August 29, 2004 at 11:48:37
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Forum:Coles County, IL Genealogy Forum
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Searching for descendents of Alfred Greenwood Davis, born c1834, Clark County, IL to Greenwood Davis and his wife, Polly Elledge; died 5 May 1885, "near Chico," Butte County, CA, burial site unknown; married twice: 1)first married 6 march 1854, Clark County, IL, Mary Myers, born c1834, KY, died c1863, Clark County? IL, burial site unknown; 2) second married 3 October 1867, Coles County, IL, Mary Jane Davis Dallas, born 11 May 1843, Lawrence County, IN (father was Bluford G. Davis), died 26 March 1922, Coles County, IL, buried Liberty Cemetery, Hutton Township, Coles County, IL. After Alfred Greenwood Davis' death, Mary Jane married Commodore Perry Davis (she was first married to William T. Dallas, then to Alfred Greenwood Davis). Children of Alfred's first marriage: Clara S. Davis m. John U. Hancock; Henry (or hardin?) A. Davis; Austin Davis, m. Louisa Starr. Children of Alfred's second marriage: Ida Davis m. 1) Peter Shafer, 2) Joshua Johns; Ora Davis married Emery A. Johns; Earnest Davis; Alice Davis married Henry Oscar Redman. Please contact me if you have information about any of Alfred Greenwood's descendents, and/or his actual burial site in California. Allen W. Davis,