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DAVIS, Harmar D. 'Hiram' 1861 - 1940


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 7/25/2021 at 13:49:54

"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Monday, April 8, 1940
Page FIVE, Column 1


... --Word has been received of the death of Hiram DAVIS (sic), at his home in Marshalltown. Mr. and Mrs. DAVIS formerly lived in Fairfield. Their niece, Mrs. Jessie HISEL 207 North "B" St. spent last week in their home. ...


"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Tuesday, April 9, 1940
Front Page, Column 7

Short services to be held in Evergreen cemetery on Wednesday

H. D. DAVIS, 79, former well known Jefferson county resident passed away at his home in Marshalltown (note: in Marshall Co., IA) yesterday at 3:30 a.m.

Short services will be held at the grave in the Evergreen cemetery at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Harmar D. DAVIS was born in West Newton, Westmoreland county Pennsylvania on April 5, 1869 (sic - 1861). He was a former resident of Jefferson county where he lived almost 60 years of his life.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. H. D. DAVIS, two daughters, Mrs. C. R. SWANSON of Centerville and Mrs. G. F. SWANSON of Marshalltown; three grandsons and three great-grandsons; three sisters, Mrs. J. F. RODGERS, Mrs. Margaret RATCLIFFE, Mrs. Ella BERRAY of Fairfield. One daughter Mrs. Carl RIGGS preceded him in death in December, 1937. Five brothers had preceded him in death.


"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Thursday, April 11, 1940
Page FIVE, Column 3


... --Mr. and Mrs. Richard SWANSON, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert SWANSON, Mrs. Hiram DAVIS, came to Fairfield yesterday to attend the burial of the late Hiram DAVIS. The Mrs. SWANSONs are daughters of the deceased and Richard SWANSON is a grandson. ...

(same publication and page, but Column 4 -- )

... --Attending the funeral services held in Marshalltown at 11:00 a.m., yesterday for Hiram DAVIS, who passed away at his home on Sunday April 7, were the following: Mr. and Mrs. J. T. RODGERS, Clarence RODGERS, Mrs. Edith OGDEN, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. BERRAY, Mr. and Mrs. Burdette RODGERS, Mrs. Margaret RATCLIFFE and Mr. and Mrs. Henry BROWN all of Fairfield.


"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Saturday, April 20, 1940
Page EIGHT, Column 1

... Several families from here attended the funeral of H. D. DAVIS at Fairfield Wednesday afternoon. The DAVIS' were former residents of Libertyville moving from here to Fairfield, then from there to Marshalltown where they resided at the time of Mr. DAVIS' death. He was well known and well liked here by all as he was always in a good humor, with a friendly smile and cheery greeting for all he met. He will be missed by scores of friends.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, IA, in Lot 3rd.108. His wife was Maude L. WRAY, who died in 1941 and is buried with him.


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