Laura Catherine Davis

Born: Wednesday, September 12, 1855 in Tennessee

Died: Wednesday, February 12, 1936 in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois

Buried: Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Jackson County, Illinois

Lived: 80 years 5 months


Parents

Father:Abel Cartwright Davis (1827/IL - 1914/IL)

Mother:Leah Burkey (1834/IL - 1881)


Siblings

Sister: Harriet A. Davis (1862/IL - )

Sister: Mary Davis Lipe+ (1865/IL - )

Sister: Jennie Davis (1868/IL - )

Brother: Joseph Herbert Davis (1872/IL - 1962)


Spouse

Name: Thomas M. Etherton (1851/IL - 1890/IL)

  Date: 11/20/1873 (age: 18 years 2 months 8 days) - 02/17/1890 (death/spouse, 16 years 2 months 28 days)

  Place: Jackson County, Illinois


Children

Son: Bennie Etherton (1874 - 1876/IL)

Son: William Henry Etherton+ An indication that a portrait of this person is available (1876/IL - 1960/IL)

Son: Robert Lee Etherton+ (1879/IL - 1911/IL)

Son: Scott Earl Etherton+ (1881/IL - 1957/IL)

Daughter: Nellie Etherton Wunderle+ (1884/IL - 1967/IL)

Daughter: Bessie Viola Etherton Wayman+ (1887/KY - 1970)

Daughter: Clara Jane Etherton Doolin+ (1889/IL - 1977/IL)


Sources/Contributors

1880 Jackson County IL Census

Leah Davis Obituary

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900

1900 Jackson County IL Census

A Genealogical History of 3 Pioneer Families of Jackson County, Illinois

Sherry Kyle

Poplar Ridge Cemetery


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