Thomas Eugene Davis
Navarro County, Texas


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Photo by Tom Smith, at Old Pursley Cemetery, 
Thomas Eugene Davis son of John Barton Davis and Christina Liming.

Thomas Eugene Davis was the son of Christina Liming, born FEB 19, 1873 in Illinois, and died JUN 23, 1890 near Pursley, Texas. He was the son of John Barton Davis and Christina Liming

The inscription reads
Son of
J. B. & C.A. DAVIS
FEB 19, 1873
JUN 23, 1890

John and Christina and children moved from Illinois in the Winter of 1878 to the Dresden, Texas area, stopping off in Cass Co, Peculiar MO for a time. They arrived for spring planting in the Dresden, Texas area, and she and two of the children were lost to Typhoid in the fall and winter of 1789. Burti, son of J.B. & C.A. Davis died Aug 20, 1879 died a month before his mom and along with Lona Leon and Chrtistina were buried together. Lona Leon Davis was born Jul 19, 1871 and Died Nov 1, 1879 right after his mom passed away. Their grave is under a large shade tree in Dresden Cemetery. John Barton married Mirilda Kimbrell and they had two children before John Barton Davis passed away about eight miles south of this location on 24 Nov 1920. Thomas Eugene Davis was son of Christina and John Davis. He is buried in the Old Pursley Cemetery close to John Barton Davis grave. Thomas Eugene Davis is mentioned in Charles W Augustin's will that his brother Charles Edward Davis received inheritance from.


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