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I found the following an ancestry.com. The two Jane M. Davis' in 1850 &
1860 look to be the same. Most of the children you show are a good match.
Good luck with further research, Steve
1850 Federal Census, Iowa state, Linn county, Film M432_186, Page 32,
Dwelling 488, Family 505
Jane M. Davis, age 35, fem, Occup. [blank], Real Estate Value 500, b. VT
Caroline C. Davis, age 2, fem, b. NY, attended school within year
Annie(Annis?)Davis, age 4, fem, b. NY, attended school within year
Mary F. Davis, age 6, fem, b. RI, attended school within year
Linny(Lucy?) J. Davis, age 9, fem, b. Mass, attended school within year
Morris S. Davis, age 11, male, b. Ohio, attended school within year
1860 Federal Census, Iowa state, Johnson county, Film M653_327, Page 307,
Dwelling 2119, Family 2010
Jane M. Davis, age 47, fem, Occup. Teacher, b. VT
Lucy Davis, age 18, fem, b. Mass
Mary Davis, age 17, fem, b. RI, , attended school within year
Nettie Davis, age 14, fem, b. RI (ditto mark), attended school within year
Cornie(?), age 12, fem, b. RI (ditto mark), attended school within year
1852 Iowa State Census Index, has 3 matches for "Davis" in Rapids township,
JANE DAVIS, Page 021
JAMES DAVIS Page 017
JAMES DAVIS Page 020
1854, Iowa State Census, Johnson co, Iowa City Township, Film FHL #1022206
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NAME OF HEAD OF FAMILY
PG LN LAST-NAME FIRSTNAME/MI MALES FEMALES VOTERS MILITIA ALIENS
10 30 Davis Jane 1 4 . . . 5
I am looking for information on Jane M. Cushing, born circa 1813 possibly in
VT, married circa 1838 to Asher A. Davis.
There is a Jane M. Davis listed in the index for the 1860 Census for Iowa
City, Johnson Co., IA, but I do not have access to the full census. She is
on page 307 per this index.
If you do, I would appreciate it very much if you would look at the census
for me and provide me with more info on this Jane. She may be a divorced
The Jane I am looking for had children named Murray (or Murry), Lucy, Mary,
Annetta, and Carlyle (or Carlisle).
Both young men served in the Civil War. Carlyle served with the 44th
Infantry, Company D.
She may also be listed in the 1850 census in Linn Co. IA on page 32 if you
happen to have access to that info, I would appreciate it as well to confirm
if it is the same Jane M. Davis.
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Would anyone have access to look up 2 obits. of my G,G,G, Grandparents
Charles Smith born February 22 1831 in Indiana died May 9 1911 in Iowa City
buried May 11 In the Oakland Cemetery and his wife Ruth Cross Smith born
December 22 1828 in Ohio and died November 5 1909 in Iowa City burial
November 7 1909 in the Oakland Cemetery at Iowa City. Any help would be
appreciated!!! The Iowa Historical Library in Des Moines doesn't have Iowa
City newspapers for these years in their archives.
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