Hiram Davis

Hiram Davis
b. 15 September 1844, near Jonesboro, Grant County, Indiana, to Mark and Rebecca (Osborn) Davis
d. 31 August 1903, Haviland, Kiowa County, Kansas

m. 28 April 1869, New Sharon, Mahaska County, Iowa
Hannah Louisa Quaintance
b. 8 February 1845, Mt. Gilead, Ohio
d. 15 June 1924, Wichita, Kansas

Children with Hannah Louisa Quaintance:

  • Edgar Isaac
  • Clara Maria
  • Florence May
  • Sarah Elsie
  • Emma M.
  • Mabel Louisa
  • Hiram Carleton

Hiram emigrated from Indiana in 1852 to Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin, where he later became a schoolteacher. He joined Company F, 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry on 29 August 1862, and served as a private at the Kansas and Missouri border. He was discharged at Ft. Leavenworth on 6 May 1865.

A member of the Society of Friends, Hiram served as minister at the Timbered Hills Monthly Meeting, Crestline, Kansas, from 1888 to 1899 and then accepted a pastorate at Holisington Monthly Meeting, Barton County, Kansas, for two years.

Submitted by:
Evelyn Skelton Sell
Neosho MO
E-mail: esell904@peoplepc.com

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