George Graham Davey

George Graham Davey

Male 1850 - 1933  (83 years)
Person ID: I68767 


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  • Name George Graham Davey 
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    • RESIDED:NY,IA OCCP: CEM CARETAKER,JANITOR,FARMER

      OBIT: MANCHESTER IA DEMOCRAT-RADIO OCT 3 1933. EARLVILLE NEWS-GEORGE DA VEY AGED 83 YEARS DIED AT HIS HOME AT EARLVILLE WEDNESDAY EVENING AFTER A W EEKS ILLNESS. HIS COUSIN, CHARLES DAVEY, DIED THE SATURDAY EVENING PREV IOUS. BOTH MEN HAD BEEN RESIDENTS OF EARLVILLE FOR MANY YEARS. GEORGE D AVEY, WAS BORN IN WESTTOWN, NY, AUGUST 31 1850 AND DIED AT HIS HOME IN E ARLVILLE, SEP 27 1933. ON OCT 29 1873 HE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO EMMA A D AVEY IN GREENVILLE, NY. THREE YEARS LATER THEY MOVED FROM NEW YORK TO E ARLVILLE AND MR DAVEY HAD LIVED AT THE SAME RESIDENCE FOR THE PAST 58 Y EARS. OCT 29 1932 THEY CELEBRATED THEIR 58TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY. SIX C HILDREN WERE BORN TO THIS HAPPY UNION. THREE NOW DECEASED; AMZI, MRS MA E MERRICK AND HERBERT. HE LEAVES TO MOURN HIM THREE DAUGHTERS , MRS NET TIE TINKEY OF CEDAR FALLS, MRS RUTH STONECIPHER OF EARLVILLE AND IDA AT H OME, WHO HAS LOVINGLY CARED FOR HER PARENTS FOR MANY YEARS, ESPECIALLY S INCE HER MOTHER DEATH, APRIL 4 1932. A FOSTER SON, HARRY DAVEY, NOW OF J ESUP AND A FOSTER GRANDAUGHTER MISS ESTHER DAVEY OF CLINTON IOWA ALSO S URVIVE. FOR MANY YEARS MR DAVEY WAS CARETAKER OF THE FAIRVIEW CEMETERY A ND DUG THE FIRST GRAVE. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE EARLVILLE ME CHURCH FOR F IFTY-FIVE YEARS AND WAS ALSO JANITOR OF THE CHURCH FOR MANY YEARS. IN L ATER YEARS HE WAS ENGAGED IN FARMING AND GARDENING, AS HIS HEALTH WOULD P ERMIT. LAST THURSDAY HE WAS TAKEN SUDDENLY ILLL AND AFTER ONE WEEKS SUF FERING PASSED AWAY VERY PEACFULLY. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE EA RLVILLE ME CHURCH AT 2:OO OCLOCK SATURDAY AFTERNOON THE REV L C SMITH L OCAL PASTOR OFFICIATED. A MIXED QUARTET COMPOSED OF MRS L C SMITH, MRS H A B ERGMAN, ED IRMSCHER AND BEN HOLSCHER WITH MISS MAUDE MURLEY AS ACCOMPIA NIST SANG "SOMEWHERE THE SUN IS SHINING", "HOME OF THE SOUL", AND "HOME E TERNAL". THE PALL BEARERS WERE : A E LARSON, W I MILLE, BEN HOLSCHER, L OUIS KUEHNIE, W W BASKERVILLE AND ERNEST SAWYER. AMONG THOSE FROM OUT O F TOWN WHO ATTENDED THE FUNERAL WERE: HARRY DAVEY OF JESUP, MR AND MRS R ALPH HOOSIER OF DUNDEE, MR AND MRS CRAIG OF AURORA, MRS MAUDE DAVEY OF D UBUQUE, MR AND MRS FRANK BLAIR OF WATERLOO AND MRS WILLIAM TINKEY OF CE DAR FALLS.
    Born 31 Aug 1850  Westtown, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Sep 1933  Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F54496  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Emma Augusta Davey (ID:I70219),   b. 29 Oct 1850, Westtown, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1932, Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1873  Greenville, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
      1. George Amzie Davey (ID:I68707),   b. 28 Sep 1874, Greenville, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1924, Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
      2. Mary Elmira Davey (ID:I69666),   b. May 1875, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. DECEASED
      3. Charles Herbert Davey (ID:I69741),   b. 5 Aug 1877, Middletown, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1892, Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
      4. Emma J. Davey (ID:I70280),   b. Jul 1880, Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
      5. Alida Igola Davey (ID:I69204),   b. 29 Apr 1881, Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1963, Manchester, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
      6. Ruth J. Davey (ID:I70264),   b. Sep 1884, Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 65 years)
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1850 - Westtown, Orange, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1873 - Greenville, Orange, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1933 - Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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