Bio: Davis, Gordon (80th Birthday - 1958)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Davis, Schmidtke 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 24, 1958 

Davis, Gordon (80th Birthday - July 1958) 

Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmidtke and Elgene attended a birthday party Wednesday evening in the Gordon Davis home in honor of the 80th birthday of Mr. Davis. 




Gordon Davis

In about 1876, Gordon and Viola Davis brought land in the Town of Fremont and made a home for his family which consisted of a daughter Abbie Maria, and Sherman, who were born in New York, and Gordon who was born in the Town of York. Gordon remained on the farm until 1947 when he sold it. He was married to Viola Hannah Brown on May 20, 1901. To this couple were born seven children: Clare, deceased; Flossie, Mrs. Otto Schrnidtke; Doris, Mrs. Charles Schwanebeck; Ione, Mrs. Richard Miller; Arleigh; Donna, Mrs. Norman Freedlund; Lorraine, deceased. This farm now belongs to Milton Rand.

Hosea Whiston Davis and Nancy Bowman were married in Stockhold, New York, on April 13, 1863.

1920 Federal Census, Clark, Wisconsin

Gordon M Davis, white married male
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: New York

Household Members
self Gordon M Davis M 41y (1878 - Wisconsin)
wife Viola H Davis F 39y Wisconsin
son Clare B Davis M 17y Wisconsin
dau Flossie O Davis F 15y Wisconsin
dau Doris J Davis F 12y Wisconsin
dau Ione Davis F 9y Wisconsin
son Arleigh B Davis M 6y Wisconsin
dau Donna A Davis F 4y9m Wisconsin




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