Posted by: Beth | August 2, 2012

MRIN-65 Lewis Parker Davis

Lewis Parker Davis

My paternal 3rd great grand uncle

MRIN-65

Please keep in mind that this is research in progress. I am working on gathering as many of the documents, stories and pictures as possible to put together as much of an accurate story about their lives as I can. Don’t take anything as fact until it is verified.

Lewis Parker Davis

  • Born: 16 Oct 1846 in Clinton County, Kentucky
  • Married: Mary A. Crist on 28 Mar 1867 in Putnam County, Missouri
  • Married: Mary Elizabeth (Crabtree) Shelton in Mar 1895
  • Died: 06 Mar 1920
  • Age: 73
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Buried: Thompson Cemetery in Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri
  • Parents: Ceburn Jefferson Davis and Virginia Young

Mary A. Crist (1st wife of Lewis)

  • Born: 03 May 1852 in Miami County, Indiana
  • Married: Lewis Parker Davis on 28 Mar 1867 in Putnam County, Missouri
  • Died: 25 Mar 1892 in Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri
  • Age: 39 years, 10 months, 22 day
  • Cause of Death:
  • Buried: most likely in the Thompson Cemetery in Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri (not verified)
  • Parents: James Crist and Amanda McIlvain

Children of Lewis and Mary A. Crist

  1. Lincoln C. Davis
    • Born: 08 Feb 1868
    • Married: Mary A. _____ about 1890
    • Died: 10 Jun 1958
    • Age: 90
    • Buried: Thompson Cemetery in Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri
  2. James M. Davis
    • Born: 29 Dec 1871 in Putnam County, Missouri
    • Married: Florence Kirby on 10 Jan 1893
    • Married: Etta Morgan on 10 Dec 1930
    • Married: Leah (Farnsworth) Wilson
    • Died: 20 Jan 1950 in Putnam County, Missouri
  3. Ora Davis (male)
    • Born:
    • Died: 21 May 1876
  4. Alva M. Davis (female)
    • Born: 06 Sep 1880
    • Died: 29 Jun 1888
  5. Una F. Davis
    • Born: Dec 1891
    • Married: Mr. Tinsley
    • Died: after 1920

Mary Elizabeth Crabtree (2nd wife of Lewis)

  • Born: 13 Oct 1848
  • Married: James D. Shelton on 24 Sep 1886
  • Married: Lewis Parker Davis in Mar 1895 in Putnam County, Missouri
  • Died: 26 Sep 1932 in Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri
  • Age: 83 years, 11 months, 13 days
  • Cause of Death:
  • Buried: Thompson Cemetery in Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri
  • Parents: Miles and Nancy Crabtree

Lewis and Mary Crabtree had no biological children together. Mary raised his children from his first wife. She lost her only biological child as an infant. The father was her first husband.

Sources: Coming Soon

    1. The Davis Family of Kentucky – 3 pages from an unknown book
    2. 1850 U.S. Census for District 1, Clinton County, Kentucky
    3. Year: 1860; Census Place: Richland, Putnam, Missouri; Roll: M653_641; Page: 421; Image: 419; Family History Library Film: 803641
    4. 1864 Lewis P. Davis – Missouri Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
    5. 1867 Marriage Record of Lewis P. Davis to Mary A. Crist
    6. 1870 U.S. Census for Richland, Putnam County, Missouri
    7. 1880 U.S. Census for Lincoln, Putnam County, Missouri
    8. 1900 U.S. Census for Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri
    9. 1910 U.S. Census for Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri
    10. 1920 U.S. Census for Union township, Putnam County, Missouri
    11. Obituary of Mary A. (Crist) Davis (transcribed on an ancestral file – scroll down to notes)
    12. Obituary of Lewis Parker Davis (transcribed on an ancestral file – scroll down to notes)
    13. Obituary of Mary E. (Crabtree) Davis (trascribed on an ancestral file – scroll down to notes)
    14. Newspaper Clipping about the 65th Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln C. Davis
    15. Find A Grave Memorial# 75245579 – Lewis Parker Davis (note: His burial was listed in the wrong cemetery. He was buried in the Thompson Cemetery in Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri. His memorial page has his burial in the Thompson Cemetery in Cullen, Pulaski County, Missouri. I have messaged the person who created the memorial to see if they would correct it.)
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