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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sunday’s Obituary~Mr. Fred Davis, Sr.

Mr. Fred Davis was Richard Frederick Davis, son of Robert Richard Davis and his wife, Sarah Rivers. Fred, as he was known, was born 21 October 1837. He died on 7 November 1915.

Fred was twice married. His first wife,  Elizabeth McBride, bore his two sons, J. Fred and John W. Davis; his second wife, Lucy Hardy White bore him another son, Robert L. Davis.

Mr. [Richard] Fred Davis, Sr., an aged man of the Zoar section of the county died last Monday night and was buried at Zoar church cemetery at 4 PM Tuesday. Mr. Davis saw four years' service in the war between the states. He was a life long member of the Methodist church and leaves besides his wife, three children, Messrs. J. Fred, John W. and Robert Davis, a brother Mr. John W. Davis of Hartsville and one sister, Mrs. Hannah Grant of McFarlan, NC.

[1] James C. Pigg, "Obituaries from the Chesterfield Advertiser 1892-1926, Chesterfield County, SC "; Self-published, 2001. Obituary of [Richard] Fred Davis Sr.;[The Chesterfield Advertiser,10 November 1915, page 1, col. 5, Chesterfield County, SC.

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