Mrs. Sarah Davis Aged 87 Years Died Monday

Mrs. Sarah Davis, an aged and highly respected lady, died Monday morning at 6:30 o’clock at the home of her son, Fred Davis, two miles southwest of Astoria. Death was due to infirmities of advanced age.

Mrs. Davis was born in Astoria township on April 21, 1844. She had resided in this township all her life.

The deceased was a daughter of George W. and Hannah Sears. She was united in marriage to William Davis in March, 1862. Her husband died October 28, 1904. To this union eleven children were born, namely: George W. deceased, J. Grant Davis, Canton, Sarah and Albert, deceased, Mrs. Louisa Bryan, Littleton, Mrs. George Craig, Astoria, Charles Davis, Adair, John H. Davis, Woodland, Fred Davis, Enoch Davis and Lemuel Davis, all of Astoria.

Besides her children she is survived by the following sisters: Mrs. Thomas Furnace of Vermont and Mrs. Wesley Sears of Table Grove.

Mrs. Davis was a life long member of the United Brethren church.

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the U. B. Church, conducted by Rev. W. R. Seitzinger. Interment in the Oak Grove cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 1/6/1932

[Laura's note: There is a possibility her maiden name was Sayers, not Sears.]


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