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Benjamin DavisAge: 70 years18351905

Benjamin Davis
Birth about 1835 31 27
Birth of a brotherThomas R. Davis
about 1838 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Francis Davis
about 1840 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice Nancy Davis
1844 (Age 9 years)
Census 1 October 1850 (Age 15 years) Age: 15
Marriage of a siblingPleasant F. ReppRebecca Ann DavisView this family
22 December 1853 (Age 18 years)
MarriageSarah A View this family
1855 (Age 20 years)

Marriage of a siblingSimeon Silas DavisSarah RoushView this family
4 May 1862 (Age 27 years)
Death of a brotherThomas R. Davis
17 May 1863 (Age 28 years) Age: 24 years 11 months 2 days
Death of a motherElizabeth ‘Eliza’
3 March 1876 (Age 41 years) Age: 68 years4 months18 days
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Death of a fatherGeorge Davis
6 November 1876 (Age 41 years) Age: 76 y, 7 m, 15 d
Burial of a brotherJames Francis Davis
1892 (Age 57 years)
Note: This may or may not be James, son of George--the family lived in Brown Township, Montgomery County, for 20 years, moving to Iowa when James was about 11 or 12; he is living in Iowa with his parents in 1860, and then in the 1870 census is in their household with a wife named Amanda; there is a marriage record for James Davis marrying Amanda Allen in 1869 in Montgomery County, and in this cemetery, the stone is for James Davis and Amanda Allen Davis, with the right ages for birth (she lived a lot longer than he did, though). Since there are a lot of Davises in that cemetery, and during the 1830, 1840, and 1850 censuses there were Davis households living near George's, before they moved, it is certainly possible that James moved back there and lived near cousins. All circumstantial evidence, which is why I'm saying maybe.
Death of a sisterRebecca Ann Davis
before 1900 (Age 65 years)

Death of a brotherJohn H Davis
1900 (Age 65 years)

Note: John H is listed as aged and infirm in the 1900 census, living with niece and nephew, and is not found in the 1910 census as far as I can tell.
Death of a brotherSimeon Silas Davis
1905 (Age 70 years)
Death after 1905 (Age 70 years)

Note: Because he might be listed in the 1905 Iowa census, if he's the same person who had married Sarah A Davis and lived in Guthrie County, Iowa.
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elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Rebecca Ann Davis
Birth: about 1829 25 21Indiana, United States
Death: 1900 census shows her brother still living with his neice and nephew the Colleges, but no Rebecca Repp, widowbefore 1900
4 years
elder brother
4 years
4 years
younger brother
Thomas R. Davis
Birth: about 1838 34 30Indiana, United States
Death: 17 May 1863Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa, United States
3 years
younger brother
James Francis Davis
Birth: about 1840 36 32Indiana, United States
Burial: 1892Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, United States
5 years
younger sister
Family with Sarah A - View this family
Marriage: 1855


Because he might be listed in the 1905 Iowa census, if he's the same person who had married Sarah A Davis and lived in Guthrie County, Iowa.


This is a possible spouse, I have them listed in the 1860 census in an adjacent Guthrie County, Iowa, married for 5 years; the oddity is that they have living with them a Geo. W. Wolfe, age 11--and 4 days earlier, in the census of George Davis his father, in Adams Township, Dallas County, they also list a Geo. Wolfe, age 11. Coincidence? Especially since in the 1870 census George Wolfe, age 20, is still living with Benjamin and Sarah Davis, in Guthrie County, Iowa, listed as a farm hand.

Things to make you wonder--except I have no marriage record for him, and no sure way, other than George Wolfe, to link him to George Davis (well, except he named one of his kids George, but it was a popular name).