Source: Leah Davis Obituary


Leah Burkey and Abel Cartwright Davis married 19 Dec 1850. They had 10 children of which 5 reached mature years: Laura Etherton, Charles, Hattie Blackwood, Mollie Lipe, Jennie McLaughlin, and Joseph Herbert Davis.

Their daughter Harriet A "Hattie" Davis married Charles Austin Blackwood 5 Aug 1880. Harriet and Austin Blackwood presumably are buried in Poplar Ridge w/out stone markers. Harriet died before 1894.

Obituary (transcribed as published) Taken from the book "Missouri Obituaries 1880-1881-1882" abstracts of obituaries published weekly in the "St. Louis Christian Advocate".

DAVIS, Mrs. Leah, wife of A.C. Davis, Esq., born Feb 11, 1831; died Oct 12, 1881. Married in 1850. Joined M.E. Church in 1862 in Poplar Ridge Church. Left husband & 6 children. Letter written from Murphysboro, Ill., by J.J. Prather. (published 11/9/1881)

Type: Public Announcement

Date: 1881-11-09


Pages that use this source:

Leah Burkey

Abel Cartwright Davis

Harriet A. Davis

Jennie Davis

Joseph Herbert Davis

Laura Catherine Davis