Research Goal for John Isaac Davis:
Find an Arkansas Death Certificate for John Issac Davis as well as an obituary.
John Isaac DAvis is the son of Nathan Davis and Mary Jane Edge. He was born 20 December 1892 in Prairie County, Arkansas.
His father died or disappeared before 1894, when his mother, Mary Jane Davis married John L. Burson in Prairie County, Arkansas.
John is listed as a step-son in the 1900 census, household of John L. Burson.
His mother and step-father haven't been located in the 1910 U. S. Census. John I. Davis marries Tennie (Tennessee ) Pugh in Prairie County, Arkansas in 1913.
John Isaac Davis completed his WWI Draft Card 5 June 1917 while living in Prairie County, Arkansas. He was 25 years of age, Natural born in Des Arc, Prairie County, Arkansas. His occupation was farmer, share cropping for Henry Bethell. He had a wife and two children. He also had a stiff left foot caused by _____ above great toe.
According to the Woodmen of the World Marker at Whippoorwill Cemetery Des Arc, Prairie County, Arkansas, he died August 23, 1919. The birthdate on the marker matches the birth date on his WWI Draft Application.
Here is a link to a picture of his Woodmen of the World Marker on Findagrave:
Source Information Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
Source Information Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
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