John Wesley Davis

John Wesley Davis
b. 14 October 1838, Wayne County, Indiana, to Moses and Elizabeth (Potter) Davis
d. 11 August 1907, Pardeeville, Columbia County, Wisconsin

m. 16 March 1866, Columbia County, Wisconsin
Zelnora French
b. 4 July 1843, Bloomfield, Vermont
d. 15 February 1931, Pardeeville, Columbia County, Wisconsin

Children with Zelnora French:

  • Myron
  • Ella married [–?–] Albee
  • Alfred
  • Arthur
  • William
  • Minnie married [–?–] Simpson

John lived in Wayne County and Wayne Township in Bartholomew County, Indiana, before emigrating in 1850 to central Wisconsin with his recently widowed mother and two younger siblings. He was a member of the Fifth Wisconsin Regiment in the Civil War.

Submitted by:
Glen Simpson
Trinity NC

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