Mark Davis

Mark Davis
b. 10 August 1800, Surry County, North Carolina, to William and Ann (Marshall) Davis
d. 20 June 1870, Flint, Mehaska County, Iowa

m. 27 May 1822, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Rebecca Osborne
b. 7 October 1802, Guilford County, North Carolina, to David and Elizabeth (Thompson) Osborne
d. 24 August 1884, Laton, Rooks County, Kansas

Children with Rebecca Osborne:

  • Mary Ann (1823-1886)
  • William (1825-1850) married Rebecca Small
  • Rachel (1827-1901)
  • David (1829-1836)
  • Ruth (1832-1893) married Isaac Jay
  • Elizabeth (1834-1836)
  • Nathan (1837-1907) married Hannah Malinda Hutchens
  • Stephen J. (b. 1840)
  • Hiram M. (1844-1903)
  • Clarkson (b. 1847)

Mark came to Indiana before 1822, living in Wayne, Henry, and Grant counties, and emigrated in 1852 to the Little Baraboo Valley, Wisconsin, a Quaker settlement. He became one of the justices in the town of Woodland, Wisconsin, when it was formed in 1857. He was a Quaker preacher and sold land to the Baraboo Monthly Meeting for the Friendswood burial ground. The family moved on to Iowa in 1865. While he did not serve in the Civil War, two or three of his sons did.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA
E-mail: lahope@jps.net

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