Photo of Cyrus Wright Davis was extracted from family photo sent by Mr. Boyce W Davis of Prescott, AZ and Mrs Carol Orwig of Beardstown, IL as both had copy of same photo.
Cyrus Wright Davis, born on 20 Aug 1851 in Morgan Co., Meredosia, Ill, and died 14 Mar 1925 in Cass Co., Peculiar, Mo; buried Wills Cem.-Peculiar, Mo. He was the son of Elijah and Elizabeth (Shoopman)Davis. He married Kate Fellows 10 Oct 1878. Her parents were Samuel and Mary Fellows. Her stepfather was Tho. E. Wright. They married at home of bride's parents, and did not give her mother's maiden name. Source: Mary Jane Stock at She has copy of marriage cert. He was 26 and she was 17. They had seven children:
  1. Edith May Davis, b. 6 Jul 1880, Cass Co., Coleman, Mo.; d. 3 May 1943, Cass Co., Pleasant Hill, Mo.; m. Claude Dodson.
  2. George Elmer Davis, b. 5 May 1884, Cass Co., Coleman, Mo.; d. 8 Jun 1927; m. Eva Harris.
  3. Mary Davis, b. Apr 1886.
  4. Edgar Davis, b. 1883.
  5. Myrtle Davis, b. May 1898.
  6. Velma Davis.
  7. Edmund C. Davis.
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