Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Fannie Ray Davis 1847 - 1917

Wife of
S.N. Davis
Oct. 5, 1847
Feb. 26, 1917
In heaven
there is one
angel more

Buried Leeper Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky.  Tombstone photographed 19 September 2012.

Miss Fannie Ray married Mr. S.N. Davis 6 December 1890 at the home of J.M. Ray in Livingston County.  Witnesses were G.W. Martin and J.M. Ray.

Silas N. Davis, age 77, and wife Fanny, age 62, were living on Dycusburg Road in 1910.[1] Silas was born 13 February 1831, died 11 June 1912 and was buried in Fraziers Grave Yard, according to his death certificate. [2]  Fanny Davis was born in Tennessee and was a widow at the time of her death. Her parents were Wiley Rhea [sic] and Betsie Dee, both born in Tennessee. [3] Fanny died of LaGripp, a forerunner of the deadly influenza pandemic later that year.

Original Livingston County, Kentucky Marriage Certificate
S.N. Davis and Miss Fannie Ray

[1] 1910 Livingston County, KY Census, Dist. 2, Roll T624_491, p. 2A, E.D. 100, Dycusburg Road, Ancestry.com.  Silas N. Davis had been married twice and Fanny had been married one time.
[2] Kentucky Death Certificate #15508 (1912), Silas N. Davis of Livingston County, Ancestry.com.
[3] Kentucky Death Certificate #8623 (1917), Fanny Davis of Livingston County, Ancestry.com.

Published 25 June 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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