Photo of William Davis is a digital clip of family photo graciously provided by Mrs. Carol Orwig or Beardstown, IL.

William Davis, born on 19 Mar 1840 in Cass Co., Virginia, Ill, and died 8 Jul 1920 in Cass Co., Eight Mile, Missouri - buried Wills Cem. at Peculiar, Mo. He was the son of Elijah and Elizabeth (Shoopman)Davis. He married Louisa Dobson, 18 Feb 1868 in Cass Co., Ill.
    They had six children:
  1. Mary Lenore Davis.
  2. Delia B Davis, b. 1868.
  3. Nancy Elizabeth Davis, b. 20 Nov 1870, Cass Co., Ill; d. 25 Sep 1960, Cass Co., Coleman, Mo..; m. William Robert Colville Sr., 19 Oct 1890, CassCo., Peculiar, Mo. - close to Knight School.
  4. William Edward Davis, b. 1872.
  5. John C Davis, b. 1874.
  6. Archie Lee Davis, b. 1879; d. 9 Nov 1882, Cass Co., Peculiar, Mo. b Wills Cem-Peculiar, Mo.

Photo of William and Louisa Davis Grave Stone, Wills Cemetary.
William Davis listings on Page 6 of Monroe Pcnct, Cass Co., IL Census for 1870.
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