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Davis, Mary Elizabeth
MAIDEN NAME: Cherry AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 21 Dec 1855 DIED: 19 Jun 1941 BURIED: 22 Jun 1941 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Lewisville, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co., Oregon
Name of father Alpheus Cherry
MARRIAGE - Sam'l A. Davis & Mary E. Cherry m 10 Oct 1880 at home of James Cherry by P. Holman, MG. Wit: James Cherry & I.E. Holman. Vol c, page 32
1900 OR CENSUS - Mary E. Davis (b Dec 1856, OR, mother of no children) enumerated with husband of 19 years Samuel (b July 1848, MO)  
1920 OR CENSUS - Mary E. Davis, age 64, b. Oregon, is enumerated with husband Samuel A., age 68, b. Missouri.
OSBH DC (Polk County 1941) #74 - Mary Elizabeth Davis, female, married (Sam Davis), b. 21 Dec 1855 in Lewisville, Oregon, d. 19 Jun 1941 in Dallas, Oregon (203 Birch St) at the age of 85 yrs 6 mos 28 dys, name of father Alpheus T. Cherry (b. Deep Creek Virginia), name of mother Mary E. (b. Montgomery, Missouri), interment Smith Cemetery 22 Jun, undertaker Henkle & Bollman, informant Mrs. C. C. Gardner of Dallas.
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Davis, wife of Sam Davis, native born Polk county pioneer, passed away last Thursday afternoon at her home in Dallas after a brief illness. Mrs. Davis was in her 86th year. She was born at Lewisville on December 21, 1855. 
She was married almost 61 years ago, November 10, 1880, to Mr. Davis. They had resided in the county practically all thgeir lives and in Dallas for a great many years. 
Mrs. Davis is survived by her husband and one nephew, Al Cherry of Dallas. 
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Henkle & Bollman chapel with Rev. J. Kenneth Wishart, pastor of the Evangelical church, officiating. Burial was in the Smith cemetery at Lewisville. 
Itemizer Observer (Thursday) 26 Jun 1941, 1:5
Mary E.
1855 - 1941
[shares marker with husband Samuel Davis, and parents Alpheus and Margaret Cherry]
OSBH DC (Polk County 1941) #74
Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, 1879-1889, page 6
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Bridgeport, ED 174, FA#28)
1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Dallas, ED 383, pg 294B) 
IO 26 Jun 1941, 1:5
ROW: 34-8  

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