William Davis

William Rueben Davis (1869 - 1956)

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William Rueben Davis
Born in Clark County, Indianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1905 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Dekalb, Dekalb County, Illinoismap
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William Rueben Davis was born on 20 May 1869 in Clark County, Indiana, the fifth child of Mary (Polly) Penrod and Milton Reese Davis.

He married Clementine Bullard in 1905. They had three sons before Clementine's death in 1913.

William passed away on 10 Jul 1956 in DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois and is buried at Elmwood Cemetry in DeKalb.

Born 20 May 1869. Clark County, Indiana. [1][2][3][4][5]

Died 10 Jul 1956. Dekalb, Dekalb County, Illinois. [6][7]

Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Dekalb, Dekalb County, Illinois.

Marriage Husband William Rueben Davis. PREF Y. Wife Clementine Bullard. PREF Y. Marriage 1905[8]

Marriage 6 Jun 1854. Scottsburg, Scott County, Indiana. [9][10] Child: Samuel Henry Davis. PREF Y. Child: James Andrew Davis. Child: John Riley Davis. Child: William Rueben Davis. Child: Isaac H. Davis. Child: Mary Sarah Elizabeth Ann Davis.


  1. Source: #S14 1880 Indiana Certainty: 4 1880 Indiana, Clark County, Charleston Township. Milton Davis - age 50, Mary - age 46, James A. - age 20, John R. - age 18, Milton E. - age 16, Will R. - age 11, Isaac H. - age 9, Mary E. - age 6.
  2. Source: #S14 1900 Illinois Certainty: 4 1900 Census Illinois, Coles County, Humbolt Township. John R. Hosea - (age not listed), Mary E. (Aug 1873) age 26, William S. - (July 1894) age 5, William R. Davis (boarder) - (May 1869) - age 31..
  3. Source: #S7
  4. Source: #S10
  5. Source: #S14 1870 Indiana Certainty: 3 Series: M593 Roll: 357 Page: 2 Previous PageNext Page Surname GivenName Age Sex Race Birthplace State County Location Year DAVIS MILTON 40 M W IN IN SCOTT FINLEY TWP 1870 Davis, Milton age 40 Farmer born-Indiana Polly age 37 Keeping House born-Indiana Samuel age 12 Working on farm born-Indiana James age 10 born-Indiana John age 8 born-Indiana Milton age 3 born-Missouri (Missouri is crossed out) Indiana William age 1 born Indiana
  6. Source: #S7
  7. Source: #S10
  8. Source: #S10
  9. Source: #S5 pg 27 Certainty: 4 Davis, Milton R married Penrod, Mary on 06 Jun 1854 Book 2B page 202
  10. Source: #S7
  • Source: S10 Media: Letter Sally Ann Mathews 25 Jun 2003 Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S14 Media: Census/Tax Federal Census 4 Aug 2001 Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S7 Media: Internet Gedcom Donna Gene Adams 4 Aug 2001 Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y

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