Edwin A. Davis1,2

#6868, b. 11 Mar 1891, d. 6 Feb 1933
Last Edited:21 Nov 2010
FatherChristopher Columbus Davis2 b. 6 Jan 1849, d. 15 Jan 1929
MotherMargaret Ann Bisher2 b. 7 Dec 1861, d. 2 Oct 1926
RelationshipGrandson of Absalom Davis

Children of Edwin A. Davis and Gladys Jones

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationHis occupation was canner. He was employed for many years by the American Canning Machinery Corporation. He was sent to Russia by the company in 1930 and 1931 where he superintended the construction of eight factories at Krimaskia, Russia. The factories consisted of five for the packing of corn, three for peas and two for tomatoes. For the four months before his death, he operated a grocery store at Fourteenth Street and College Avenue.1
MasonicLdgEdwin A. Davis was a member of the masonic lodge in Millford, IL.1
BirthHe was born on 11 Mar 1891 on a farm in the Burton neighborhood near Rochester, Fulton County, IN.1
MilitaryEdwin A. Davis served in the military about 1917 during WWI with the 8th Company of the Second Training Battalion of the 158th Depot Brigade, which was stationed at Camp Sherman, Ohio. He was a member of the local post of the American Legion.1
ResidenceAt the time of his mother's death in 1926, Edwin A. Davis lived in Millford, IL.2
MarriageHe married Gladys Jones on 30 Jul 1926 at Cambria, WI.1
ResidenceAt the time of his father's death in 1929, Edwin A. Davis lived in Rochester, Fulton County, IN.3
DeathHe died of stomach cancer on 6 Feb 1933 at his home on 1329 College Avenue, Rochester, Fulton County, IN, at age 41.1
BurialHe was buried in Cambria, WI.1

Citations:

  1. [S509] 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. [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.
  3. [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.