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Elonzo P Davis (1853 - 1937)

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Elonzo P Davis
Born in Arkansasmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 4 Jan 1882 in Delano, Kern, California, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Kern, California, United Statesmap
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Biography

Elonzo was born in 1853.

Elonzo P. Davis, one of Bakersfield's oldest residents, perhaps the oldest and associated with the life of the community ever since 1871, passed away at his home on Holtby Rd. last evening after a brief illness. According to present arrangements the funeral service will be held in the Flickinger-Digler Chapel on Monday at 10 o'clock. Interment to take place in the family plot in Union Cemetery.

Lou Davis, as he was widely known throughout the county, was a member of an old southern family, born in Arkansas in 1853, he having celebrated his eighty-fourth birthday last Nov. with his parents he crossed the plains in a covered wagon and after a short residence at El Monte in 1869, he came to Bakersfield two years later and this has been his home continuously in all the years since then.

Sources

  • "History of Central California" 1891
  • FindaGrave ID 11268061 [1]. Further info from that site is posted under Biography above; additional narrative info is available there


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