William Davis Obituary

Clark County Clipper, February 23, 1905


Davis - William Davis was born at Dayton, Ohio, September 5, 1822, departed this life at his home in Ashland, Kansas, February 22, 1905, aged 84 years, 5 months and 17 days.

Deceased was married to Huldah Haley in Jefferson county, Ohio, November 14, 1847.  From Ohio they moved to Indiana; from Indiana to Iowa and from Iowa to Montgomery county, Kansas.  From there they came to Clark county in 1885 and have since made this their home.

The old gentleman has been in failing health for a number of years and his death was no surprise.

Deceased was an honorable, upright citizen and leaves a good record.  He had been a Quaker all his life.  He leaves an aged wife and a large family of children and grandchildren behind. 

The remains were laid to rest in the Ashland cemetery this afternoon.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 8, 2005.

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