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Surnames: MORLAN DAVIS JONES
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Bible Records Page 4 (continued)
By the way....I do not know who has possession of the family bible. When Larry Allan
died, it was my understanding that all of his genealogy research would be donated to the
Iowa Genealogy Society. That is not the case, though they are in possession of some
The following is extracted from the "Hawkeye Heritage" a publication of the Iowa
Genealogical Society in Des Moines. This was published in Summer 1996. It was submitted
by Larry Allan, who was a well known researcher of these families.
His submission was several pages long.
I will transcribe it a little at a time. Abrreviations & spelling are as they were in
"Title: Bible Records -- Davis and Jones
Bible Records of William and Abigail (Davis) Jones
William Jones is believed to have been born in N.C. or Lincoln County, KY. The family
moved from Casey County, KY, to Washington County, IN in 1820 then to Warren Township,
Putnam County, IN. They migrated to Appanoose and Wayne Counties in Iowa in 1851.
Family Record, p. 4 Baptisms (Although it says 'baptisms' the wording refers to
"Above the title: Louisa Jane Morlan departed this life January 8, 1904
W & Louisa Jane Family
Mary Abigail Morlan was born June 9th, 1842
Louisa Caroline Morlan was born June 9th, 1845
Lusinthy Ann Morlan was born June 5th, 1849
William Marion was born September 2th, 1851
Malinda Elizabeth Morlan was born the 29th of December 1853
Jonathan Henry Morlan was born January 24th, 1856
Martha Jane Morlan was born January the 8th, 1858
Robert Lewis Morlan was born February 17th, 1860
Sarah Matilda Morlan, May 30th, 1862
Albert Blewferd Morlan was born April 18th, 1866.
J.T. & S.A.M. Davis family
Ellen Abigail Davis was born October 14th, 1855
Alice Palmira Davis was born July 16th, 1862
Louisa Caroline Davis was born July 31st, 1863
Lavina Viola Davis was born August 31, 1865
Sarah Jane Davis was born December 7th, 1867
Newton Marion Davis was born [there is no date published]
Della D. Davis was born May 7th, 1873."
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