Thomas K Davis

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isssesseeeeessssssssMa)M OBSERVED FIFTY-SEVENTH FIFTY-SEVENTH FIFTY-SEVENTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Davis, Pioneers of Texas, Celebrated Celebrated Glad Event. Cornelius Davis of Damon's Mound In Brasoria county, one of the earliest pio neers of Texas, celebrated with his wife a few days ago thslr fiftv-sevanth fiftv-sevanth fiftv-sevanth wedding wedding anniversary. Mr. Davla has Jived in Texas more than 80 years, having been brought to this State' from Missouri when his parents moved here In 183S, he being then a baby. The story of Mr. Davis' career I filled with romantic and exciting Interest. His parents, Mr. and, Mrs. Thomas K. Davis, first settled on Chocolate bayou, nsar Alvin, his father taking an active part In the war for Texas Independence and serving serving through the battle of Ban Jacinto. Mr. Davis tells of the trip taken by him with his father to the capital of Texas, then at west coiumDia, wnen fresment Sam Houston ordered Dr. J. H. P, Phelps, the army surgeon, to bring the captive Santa Anna, Who was wounded In the fight, before him. In November, 1864, Mr. Davis married MlnS Adelaide Adriance. daughter of an other early Texas settler. Mr. Davis was at on time associated with John Flnnl-gan Flnnl-gan Flnnl-gan of Houston In the cattle business. H Is still in splendid health and prides him self that his dootors bills throughout his entire life did not total $35. D. of an of an

Clipped from The Houston Post14 Nov 1915, SunPage 4

The Houston Post (Houston, Texas)14 Nov 1915, SunPage 4
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