Icabod DAVIS
Mary Ann POOL
Rufus King DAVIS
(1831-1917)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Prudence Ann HAGAN

2. Sarah Jane SIMMERS

Rufus King DAVIS 1 2

  • Born: 28 Feb 1831, Goshen, Belmont Co, OH 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Prudence Ann HAGAN on 8 Feb 1855 in Tuscarawas Co, OH 1
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Jane SIMMERS on 31 Oct 1881 in Elkhart Co, IN 2
  • Died: 24 Aug 1917, Mahaska Co, IA at age 86 2 4
  • Buried: Forest Cem, Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co, IA 2
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bullet  General Notes:

1850 OH CENSUS, Belmont Co, Goshen Twp:
Rufus K. Davis, 19, blacksmith, b. OH.
He was living with the family of Charles P. Davis, 23.

U.S., CIVIL WAR DRAFT REGISTRATION RECORDS, June 1863 - Belmont, Harrison, Tuscarawas, Guernsey and Noble Co, OH:
Salem Twp, Rufus K. Davis, 34, farmer, married, b. OH.
(Listed next to Henry Davis, 29, also of Salem Twp.)

1880 IA CENSUS, Mahaska Co, Monroe Twp:
R. K. Davis, 49, farmer, b. OH, parents b. MD;
Sarah J., wife, 36, keeping house, b. OH, father b. Canada, mother b. OH;
Rufus, son, 10, at school, b. IA, parents b. OH.

1900 IA CENSUS, Keokuk Co, Prairie Twp:
Rufus K. Davis, Feb 1831, 59, married 36 yrs, b. OH, parents b. OH, farmer;
Sarah J., wife, Mar 1845, 55, b. OH, father b. Canada (Eng.), mother b. VA.

1910 IA CENSUS, Mahaska Co, Oskaloosa:
Rufus K. Davis, Sr., 79, 1st marriage, married 43 yrs, b. OH, parents b. VA, farmer, farm;
Jennie Davis, wife, 65, 1st marriage, married 43 yrs, b. OH, father b. Can. Eng, mother b. VA.

FIND A GRAVE - Forest Cem, Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co, IA:
Rufus King Davis, Sr.
1831-1917
Sarah Jane Simmers Davis
1845-1925


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Rufus married Prudence Ann HAGAN, daughter of Charles HAGAN and Margaret BALIS, on 8 Feb 1855 in Tuscarawas Co, OH.1 (Prudence Ann HAGAN was born in Dec 1833 in OH 5 and died between 1900 and 1910 in Tuscarawas Co, OH 6.)


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Rufus next married Sarah Jane SIMMERS on 31 Oct 1881 in Elkhart Co, IN.2 (Sarah Jane SIMMERS was born in 1845,2 died in 1925 in Mahaska Co, IA 2 and was buried in Forest Cem, Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co, IA 2.)


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Sources


1 OH Marriages, 1800-1958.

2 Find A Grave.

3 U.S., Civil War Draft Registration Records, 1863-1865.

4 1870 OH Census.

5 1900 OH Census.

6 Ancestry.com One World Tree.


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