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Davis, Oakley F. 1827-1908

DAVIS, WILSON, GREATHEAD, EVANS

Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 6/25/2010 at 20:41:11

Oakley F. Davis, who died at Elkader Nov. 22, was a brother of James Davis of this place. He was born in Carmarthanshire, S. Wales, Nov. 1, 1827. Besides his brother, James, he is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Greathead of Fayette county, and Mrs. Evans of McGregor.

Mr. Davis was a soldier of the civil war, a member of Co. F, 4th Iowa Infantry. He had been a resident of Elkader for over 50 years. At an early day he was landlord of the Turkey River House. For years he worked at his trade as carpenter and many of Elkader's buildings were erected under his direction.

~Iowa Postal Card, Fayette, Iowa
Dec. 3, 1908


 

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