State of Maryland - Certificate of Death
William Franklin Davis

Submitted by Adina Watkins Dyer

    County: Caroline         Registration Dist. No. 64
    Villiage or City: Near Federalsburg R.F.D.

2. FULL NAME - William Franklin Davis
(a) Residence: Federalsburg, Md., R.F.D.

3. SEX - Male

4. COLOR or RACE - White


6. DATE of BIRTH - Aug. 3, 1841

7. AGE - 92 years, 5 months, 9 days

8-11. OCCUPATION - Retired Farmer, date last worked: 1903, total time in trade: 50 years

12. BIRTHPLACE - Caroline Co., Md.

13. Name - William McKendle Davis
14 Birthplace - Unknown

15. Maiden Name - Elizabeth Gouty
16. Birthplace - Unknown

17. INFORMANT - Mrs. Sallie Newell, Federalsburg, Md., R.F.D.

18. BURIAL - Place: Bethel, Md.  Date: Jan. 14th 1934

19. UNDERTAKER - J.T. Frampton & Son, Federalsburg, Md.

20. FILED - Jan. 13, 1934 J.T. Frampton

21. DATE of DEATH - Jan. 12, 1934

22. I hereby certify that I attended deceased from 1/5 1934 to 1/12 1934.  I last saw him alive on 1/11 1934 death is said
to have occured on the date stated above at 3:15 p.m.  The principal cause of death and related causes of importance were
 as follows:  Chronic Myocarditis

23. Blank

24. Signed (Drs. name not legible), Federalsburg

of William Franklin Davis


The funeral of WILLIAM FRANKLIN DAVIS, 92, native of this county and member of a well known Peninsula family,
who died Friday at the home of FRANK NEWELL, near here, where he had lived for many years was held Sunday.

Mr. DAVIS was a veteran of the Civil War, one of the few remaining G.A.R. members of this community. His wife,
 who died many years ago, was Miss RACHEL HORN.

Two sons survive, NORWOOD DAVIS and WAYNE DAVIS, both living near Philadelphia. Funeral services were
held from Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. R.C. Campbell, of Seaford. Burial was in the cemetery
 adjacent to the church.

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