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Benjamin Newton Davis/Martha Selma (Baxley)Davis
Posted by richard r beckner on 2/8/2010, 9:13 am
I've traced back to CSA soldier Benjamin Newton Davis, he lived approx. five miles se of Humboldt per his obit. Wifes name given was Martha Selma Baxley davis of whom I can find nothing concrete, I have a hunch she was related to Samuel Baxley (sister maybe) as Benjamin and Samuel both came from Berkeley County WVa. Benjamin's son Calvin was my great grandfather,his daughter Martha Mildred was my Grandmother she married a son of John Joseph Beckner of Iola (Garland Gish Beckner). Calvin died shortly after his father. He was married to Ida M Allen daughter of Elijah Allen and Sophronia DeWitt. I am in need of any information on Benjamin Newton Davis's ancestors etc, info of any kind on Martha Selma Baxley, and Elijah Allen b13Dec1844 in Frank county Ia, or Ill, d. 12April1924 in Seneca Mo. I have some pictures and am willing to share....
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