: 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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