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Family Group Record: Margaret Ann Biffle and Benjamine Oscar Davis

Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen
Researching this line: Betty Shrum Hanks

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   Benjamin Oscar Davis 
   Born: ca. 1848 Place: Missouri
   Married: December 10, 1868 (alternate date December 20, 1868) Place: Bollinger County, Missouri
   Died: Place:
   Parents: Augustus Davis and Minerva A. Henderson

   Margaret Ann Biffle  
   Born: December 26, 1851 Place: Wayne County, Tennessee
   Died: March 7, 1884 Place: Marquand, Bollinger County, Missouri
   Parents: Wilson McAlister Biffle and Nancy Isabell Howell


1 Eliza Belle Davis (the 1870 census gives her name as Mary, in 1880 she's listed as Eliza J.)
Sex Born: November 18, 1869 Place: Missouri
F   Married: December 22, 1889, James Bennett Place:
   Died: December 14, 1953 Place:

2 Emma/Emily Frances Davis
Sex Born: June 8, 1872 Place: Patton, Bollinger County, Missouri
F   Married: October 10, 1886, William Bluford Sayler Place:
   Died: March 11,1952 Place: Flat River, St. Francis County, Missouri

3 Wilson Augustus Davis
Sex Born: January 18, 1875 Place: Marquand, Bollinger County, Missouri
M   Married: March 15, 1895, Nellie Lee Lizenbee Place:
   Died: April 10/19, 1937 Place:

4 Columbus Napoleon Davis (or Columbus A.)
Sex Born: ca. 1878 Place: Missouri
M Married: July 5, 1902, Elsie Killian Place:
   Died: Place:

5 William Borden Davis
Sex Born: ca. 1881 Place: Marquand, Bollinger County, Missouri
M   Married: October 29, 1903, Naomi Ruth Place:
   Died: May 23, 1960 Place:

6 Nancy Davis
Sex Born: ca. 1883 Place: Marquand, Bollinger County, Missouri
F   Married: 1st: August 17, 1907, William Grounds; 2nd: Lukow Place:
   Died: ca. 1964 Place:

  • 1870 U.S. Census, German Twp, Bollinger County, Missouri, M593-759, p. 370
  • 1880 U.S. Census, Union, Bollinger County, Missouri, T9-0674, pg 411B, E.D. 190
  • 1920 U.S. Census, Crooked Creek, Bollinger County, Missouri, T625-905, pg. 6B, E.D. 1; Benjamin is living with a grandson, James F. Miller.
    Columbus Davis and William Davis and Nancy E. Grounds are found at Crooked Creek, T625-905, pg. 4B, E.D. 1.
    Wilson is found at Union Twp, T625-905, pg. 1B, E.D. 8

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