Caleb B Davis

Caleb B Davis
b. 24 February 1809, Monongalia County, Virginia, to John and Elizabeth (Cole) Davis
d. 13 May 1891, Mears, Oceana County, Michigan

m. 15 December 1831, Monongalia County, Virginia
Sarah Wagner/Wagoner
b. 15 April 1812, Monongalia County, Virginia
d. 18 May 1888, Mears, Oceana County, Michigan

Children with Sarah Wagner/Wagoner:

  • Eugenius Wilson
  • Josephus
  • Alpheus W.
  • Bejamin F.
  • Caleb B., Jr.
  • Jacob J.
  • Sarah E. married Thomas Evans
  • Hattie E. married William Beals

Caleb brought his family to Indiana from Monongalia County, Virginia, in 1833. He resided in LaPorte County, Indiana, before leaving the state in 1879 from Galena, Indiana. His move to Indiana was made with a team and covered wagon, and he reached Kankakee Township on 10 September 1833.

From 1842 until his death in 1891, he was a preacher of the Christian or New Light church. He was a lifelong Democrat and took an active part in political affairs, serving as trustee and as justice of the peace.

Submitted by:
Vivianne L. Crowley
Michigan City IN

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