Eliza M JENKINS Sarah Emma GUESS Mini tree diagram

John Tilford DAVIS3,1,2,2

1st Sep 18511,2 - 7th Feb 19391,2

Life History

1st Sep 1851

Born in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois.1,2

18th Dec 1870

Married Eliza M JENKINS in Waverly, Lafayette, Missouri.3

2nd Feb 1886

Death of Eliza M JENKINS in Aubry, Johnson, Kansas.4

4th Jul 1889

Married Sarah Emma GUESS in St John, Stafford, Kansas.2

6th Feb 1938

Death of Sarah Emma GUESS in Woodward County, Oklahoma.2

7th Feb 1939

Died in Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma.1,2

9th Feb 1939

Buried in Mooreland Cemetery, Mooreland, Woodward County, Oklahoma.1,2


  • Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
    Miss Eliza Jenkins
    Marriage 18 Dec 1870 Waverly, Lafayette County
    Spouse Name Mr John Tilford Davis
    Performed by Ed M Gantis, Minister
    Filed and Recorded 7 January 1871

    After Eliza's death he married a couple of years later, to Sarah EmmaGuess.  They later moved to Oklahoma.

    John Tilford & Sarah Emma (Guess) Davis
    Mooreland Cemetery
    Married 04 Jul 1889 in St John, Stafford, KS
    --  Oklahoma Cemeteries, Mooreland Cemtery, Woodward County, Oklahoma,http://www.okcemeteries.net/woodward/mooreland/davisjtse.htm

    The Woodward cemtery burial record has the full dates of birth anddeath.  His grave has only the year of birth and death, but thesematch with exact dates in undocumented genealogies.

    DAVIS   John Tilford Sr 01 Sep 1851     09 Feb 1939     h/o Emma
    DAVIS   Sarah Emma {Guess}  15 Mar 1856 06 Feb 1938     w/o John Sr
    --  Oklahoma Cemeteries, Mooreland Cemetery, Woodward County,Oklahoma, http://www.okcemeteries.net/woodward/mooreland/mooreland.htm

    Note that the date of death here is 9 Feb 1939.  09 Feb 1939.Genealogies say 7 Feb 1939.  Could the 9th be the date of burialreather than the date of death?

    John T. Davis, Sr
    Birth 1851
    Death 1939
    Burial Mooreland Cemetery, Mooreland, Woodward County, Oklahoma
    Created by Neville Wilson Apr 24, 2014
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #128496368,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Davis&GSiman=1&GScid=98978&GRid=128496368&


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