Christopher Columbus Davis1

#6851, b. 6 Jan 1849, d. 15 Jan 1929
Last Edited:29 Jun 2015
FatherAbsalom Davis1 b. 14 Nov 1816, d. 6 Feb 1899
MotherPriscilla Williams1 b. 28 Feb 1819, d. 29 Jan 1895
RelationshipSon of Absalom Davis

Child of Christopher Columbus Davis and Nancy C Biddle

Children of Christopher Columbus Davis and Margaret Ann Bisher

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthChristopher Columbus Davis was born on 6 Jan 1849 on a farm at Fulton County, IN.1
Census1850, household memberChristopher Davis (given age 2) was enumerated as a household member living with Absolem Davis (given age 30) on the 1850 Census at Henry Township, Fulton County, IN.2
Census1860, household memberCristopher Davis (given age 11) was enumerated in the household of Absalom Davis (given age 49) on the 1860 Census at Henry Township, Fulton County, IN.3
MilitaryChristopher Columbus Davis served in the military He was a member of the U.S. Army following the Civil War, and took part in many engagements which were necessary to finally place the Indians in the western states under control.1
Census1870, household memberChristopher Davis (given age 21) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Absalome Davis (given age 55), living in Henry Township, Fulton County, IN. He worked as a farm laborer.4
MarriageChristopher Columbus Davis married first Nancy C Biddle on 20 Nov 1873 at Fulton County, IN.5
MarriageChristopher Columbus Davis married second Margaret Ann Bisher, daughter of Joseph Bisher and Mary (--?--), on 26 Dec 1883 at Fulton County, IN.5
ResidenceAt the time of his brother Elmore's death in 1914, Christopher Columbus Davis lived in Rochester, Fulton County, IN.6,1
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 77, when his wife, Margaret Ann, died of cancer on 2 Oct 1926 at Rochester, Fulton County, IN.7
DeathChristopher Columbus Davis died of stomach cancer on 15 Jan 1929 at the home of his son William, east of Rochester, Fulton County, IN, at age 80.1
BurialHe was buried at Rochester IOOF (Odd Fellows) Cemetery in Rochester, Fulton County, IN. His burial plot is in Section 4, row 9.1,8

Citations:

  1. [S508] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1996.
  2. [S836] 1850 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  3. [S837] 1860 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  4. [S838] 1870 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  5. [S1225] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Marriages, 1836-1983. 2 volumes. 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538: Tombaugh House, 1985 & 1992.
  6. [S503] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The Rochester Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1998.
  7. [S507] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1997.
  8. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com