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Mary Louise (Bocard) Davis (1869 - 1948)

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Mary Louise Davis formerly Bocard
Born in Harrison County, Indianamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 28 Dec 1890 in Frenchtown, Indianamap
[children unknown]
Died in Cook County, Illinoismap
Profile last modified 9 Aug 2017 | Created 8 Aug 2017
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Mary Louise Bocard was born 19 Sep 1869 in Harrison County, Indiana. She was a daughter of Mary Louise Bee and Charles Auguste Bocard.

On 28 Dec 1890 she became the second wife of Samuel Henry Davis, a son of Mary (Polly) Penrod and Milton Reese Davis. They had six daughters and three sons.

Mary passed away on 31 Aug 1948 in Cook County, Illinois. She is buried in Johnston City, Williamson County, Illinois.

Mary Louise Bocard. Given Name: Mary Louise. Surname: Bocard. [1][2][3]

Born 19 Sep 1869. Harrison County, Indiana. [4][5]

Died 31 Aug 1948. Cook County, Illinois. [6]

Buried 2 Sep 1948. Johnston City, Williamson County, Illinois.

Note: #NI9.

Marriage Husband Samuel Henry Davis. PREF Y. Wife Mary Louise Bocard. PREF Y. Marriage 28 Dec 1890. Frenchtown, Indiana. [7]


Note NI9Mary and Samuel had two miscarriages before their first child (Mary Gertrude Davis) was born. Mary's personality was much like that of her maternal grandfather Jean Baptise Boucard who was very stoic. Mary enjoyed quilting. When her eyesight began to fail, her daughter Leona Lucille Davis would thread Many needles for Mary before leaving for school in the morning.

Mary died at the home of her daughter Ada Davis Leonard.


  1. Source: #S14 1900 Illinois Certainty: 4 1900 Illinois, Williamson County, Lake Creek Precinct (Johnston City). Davis, S. H. - July 1857 (age 42), Mary - Sept 1869 (age 30), Edd - Feb 1886 (age 14), Mary G. - Oct 1895 (age 4), Aida - Feb 1897 (age3), Ida - Feb 1897 (age3), Samuel D. - Nov 1898 (age 1).
  2. Source: #S14 1910 Illinois Certainty: 4 1910 Illinois, Williamson County, Lake Creek Township, Johnston City. Samuel H. Davis - 52, Mary L. - 40, Gertrude - 15, Ada E. - 13, Ida A. - 13, Samuel D. - 11, Viola R. - 8, Edna M. - 6, Charley F. - 4. Samuel is listed as a Merchant - Hardware, Samuel and Mary are listed as having been married for 19 years, with 9 children born and 7 living.
  3. Source: #S14 1920 Illinois Certainty: 4 1920 Illinois, Williamson County, Lake Creek Township, Johnston City. Mary L. Davis - 50, Ida - 22, Dewey - 21, Viola - 18, Edna - 15, Frank - 14, Leona - 8, Freddie - 6.
  4. Source: #S3
  5. Source: #S7
  6. Source: #S7
  7. Source: #S7
  • Source: S14 Media: Census/Tax Federal Census 4 Aug 2001 Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S3 Media: Letter Janet Poyner Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S7 Media: Internet Gedcom Donna Gene Adams 4 Aug 2001 Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y

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