Robert Davis settled upon the farm he now occupies on section 33, Noble township, in 1878. He is a native of Pennsylvania, born October 12, 1847. He grew to manhood in Venango county, was brought up on a farm and educated in the public schools. He was married in 1872, to Martha Bartley, and they settled in Butler county, where they remained until coming here. They have five children - William, Elmer, Mary, Cora and Ida.
Contributed by Lisa Varnes-Rex from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 658.