Benjamin Franklin Davis

Born: April 2, 1864 (at Bedford, Indiana)
Died: June 18, 1942
Buried: Greenton Cemetery, Odessa, MO

Benjamin was a farmer

Married: Sara Martha Jemima Jordan, December 30, 1896, Odessa, MO

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Sara...
 Born: December 12, 1873: (West Virginia)
Died: September 18, 1964
 
Buried: Greenton Cemetery, Odessa, MO

FOUR Children:
1. Ruby married John Ford
 Two children, Martha and John
2. Noble maried Gladys Scott
One child, Jimmie
3.
Mildred married Cameron Morrison
 Five children, Carmen, Franklin, Sarah Lee, Mariena, Ronnie
4. Chester married Ruby Bertz
 Two children, Bobbie and Dorothy

Benjamin joined the Christian Church in Odessa about 1890 and was ordained an
Elder in 1922.  He served over 20 years as a Church Elder.

Also see "Continuing the History of Lafayette County" p. 361, Vol. I, 2002.  Lafayette
County Historical Society.  Excerpt written by Robert Kinder and Tawahna (Davis)
Hoffman, great-great-grandchildren.