Belle (Davis) Denney

Rosa Belle (Davis) Denney (1891 - 1918)

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Rosa Belle (Belle) Denney formerly Davis
Born in Scott County, Indianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 20 Feb 1911 in Scott County, Indianamap
[children unknown]
Died in Sycamore, Dekalb County, Illinoismap
Profile last modified 4 Sep 2019 | Created 3 Aug 2017 | Last significant change: 4 Sep 2019
13:54: Vern Peterson edited the Primary Photo for Rosa Belle (Davis) Denney (1891-1918). [Thank Vern for this]
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Rosa Belle Davis. Given Name: Rosa Belle. Surname: Davis. [1]

Rosa Belle Davis was born on 2 Jan 1891 at Scott County, Indiana, the first child of Sophia Levina Richey and Milton Edward Davis.

On 20 Feb 1911 she married Harry Darty Denney in Scott County, Indiana. The marriage license lists her year of birth as 1889, while the census records all indicate her birth as occurring in 1891. Her parents were married in 1890, making 1891 more probable.

Rosa Belle and Henry had two children, however the one child was stillborn. The other child was a daughter. Rosa passed away on 20 Oct 1918 in Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois

Born 2 Jan 1891. Scott County, Indiana. [2][3][4][5]

Died 20 Oct 1918. Sycamore, Dekalb County, Illinois. [6]

File Format: jpg. Scrapbook: Y. PHOTO

Note: #NI6.

Marriage Husband Harry Darty Denney. PREF Y. Wife Rosa Belle Davis. PREF Y. Marriage 20 Feb 1911. Scott County, Indiana. [7]

Husband Milton Edward Davis. PREF Y. Wife Sophia Levina Richey. PREF Y. Marriage 30 Mar 1890. Scott County, Indiana. [8][9] Child: Rosa Belle Davis. Child: Walter Irving Davis. Child: Henry William Amos Davis. PREF Y. Child: Grant Stanley Davis.


  1. Source: #S4
  2. Source: #S14
  3. Source: #S16
  4. Source: #S7 1900 Illinois Certainty: 4 1900 Census Illinois, Coles County, Humbolt Township. Milton Davis - (Feb 1830) age 70, Milton E. - (July 1866) age 33, Vina - (May 1873) - age 27, Rosa B. - (Jan 1891) age 9, Walter I. - (Feb 1893) - age 7, Henry W. - (Sep 1897) - age 2.
  5. Source: #S7 1910 Indiana Certainty: 4 1910 Census Indiana, Scott County, Viena Township. Davis, Vina L. - age 38, Rosa B. - age 19, Henry A. - age 13, Grant S. - age 8, Harry E. - age 1 1/12.
  6. Source: #S16
  7. Source: #S2 pg 2 Certainty: 4 Denney, Harry Darty married Davis, Rosa Belle on 20 Feb 1911 Bk 1906-14 pg 25 Bk 8 pg 288
  8. Source: #S15 pg 27 Certainty: 4 Davis, Milton E. married Richey, Sophia on 30 Mar 1890 book 5 page 250
  9. Source: #S17 Milton Reese Davis Civil War Pension Certainty: 4 Declaration for Original Pension of a Widow-Child or Children under Sixteen years of age Surviving. State of Indiana, County of Scott, ss: On this 15th day of January, A.D. one thousand nine hundred and seven personally appeared before me, a _____________ within and for the county and State aforesaid Sofa Louise V. Davis aged 34 years, who being duly sworn according to law, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension provided by Acts of COngress granting pensions to widows; That she is the widow of Milton Davis who was under the name of MIlton Davis at _______, on the 9th day of August, A.D. 1862. in Company D 4th Cav 77 Regiment Ind Vol. in the war of the Rebellion, who was discharged June 29, 1865 and died from heart disease on the 27th day of October, A.D. 1906 and bore at the time of his death the rank of Private, in ___________; that she was married under the name of Sofe Louise V. Davis to said Milton Davis on the 29th day of October, A.D. 1904 by Alex F. Neville J.P. at Underwood, Ind there being no legal barrier to such marriage; that neither she nor her husband had been previously married That she was married to Ed Davis on 30th March 1890 and he died on the 6th day of September 6th 1904. That Milton Davis was married to Mary Penrod on June 6th 1854 and she died July 12, 1887. that she has not in any manner been engaged in, or aided or abetted, the rebellion in the United States; that no prior application has been filed but Milton Davis was drawing a Pension Certificate No. 492507. She hereby appoints, with full power of substitution and revocation, George --eaire of Scottsburg Ind her attorney to prosecute the above claim; that her residence is ___________ and her post-office address is Underwood Indiana. Sofa Louise V. Davis (signature of claimant) C------ Richey Charles T. Deal
  • Source: S14 Media: Letter Janet Poyner Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S16 Media: Internet Gedcom Donna Gene Adams 4 Aug 2001 Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S4 Media: Interview Henry William Amos Davis Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S7 Media: Census/Tax Federal Census 4 Aug 2001 Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y

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