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Lewis Davis

DAVIS, AMES

Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 22:31:13

Lewis Davis, farmer, Sec 9, P O Boone, was born in Greene county, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1814, but was raised in Harrison county, Ohio, when thirteen years of age he lost his parents, which left him alone and friendless, his maternal uncle took him to Virginia and placed him in a still house, where he worked for four years, but not having a taste for that occupation, at the age of eighteen he went to farming in Ohio and remained till 1853 and removed to McLean county, Illinois, and in 1854 came to this county, where he now resides an downs 210 acres of land, having fine improvements and over 600 apple trees, he was married March 23, 1836, to Miss Mary A Ames, of Harrison county, Ohio, they have twelve children: Margaret N, Sarah E, C M, Jesse C, Elizabeth, Mary, Henry L, George A, A L, Catharine, Kesiah M and Amanda A, one dead James A

1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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