Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday ~ George W. Davis (1831 - 1880), Hooksett, New Hampshire

This tombstone was photographed at the Riverside Cemetery, Hooksett, New Hampshire


GEORGE W. DAVIS
Died
Sept. 3, 1880
AE. 48 yrs, 10ms
16 ds. 

George W. Davis, born 20 October 1831 in Meredith, New Hampshire, died 5 September 1880 in Hooksett, New Hampshire; married Rosetta Maria Eastman on 29 September 1853 in Manchester, New Hampshire.  She was the daughter of Stephen Clough Eastman and Ruhama Betsey Rogers, born 16 October 1829 in Orange, Vermont, died 1 September 1924 in Antioch, Illinois and was buried in Hooksett, New Hampshire.  She remarried to Daniel Ordway on 13 May 1881.

The fraternal symbols of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (the three links of chain) and the Masons (the compass and square) are on George W. Davis’s tombstone.

Children:
1. Cora Belle born 1853 m. Edward Sloan d. 13 March 1932 in Waukegan, Illinois
2. George C. Davis, born 25 August 1858 in Hopkinton, NH?, d. 25 August 1859        
3. Clarence G. born 25 August 1858, died 1863
4. Georgie St. Clair , born 28 May 1866 in Manchester, New Hampshire, died 1873
5. Alice, born 1867


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Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ George W. Davis (1831 - 1880), Hooksett, New Hampshire", Nutfield Genealogy, posted September 29, 2015 ( http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2015/09/tombstone-tuesday-george-w-davis-1831.html : accessed [access date]).

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