Benjamin Franklin Davis
Full Name: Benjamin Franklin Davis
Date of birth: April 2, 1830
Date of death: October 22, 1891
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Corsicana / Navarro
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, B.F. Davis, p. 22. Born 4/2/1833 in Davidson County, Tennessee, moved to Texas in 1852, "lived fourteen years in Anderson, Grimes County . . . and at Corsicana, his present home, ten."
Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
- Death notice, "Maj. B.F. Davis Dead," 10/22/1891, p. 1. "Corsicana . . . at one time represented this county in the legislature."
- Census of 1860 - B.F. Davis, Grimes County, age 30, born circa 1830 in Tennessee, farmer, in household with Matilda L. Davis and Abe Womack.
Census of 1870 - B.F. Davis, Brazos County, age 40, born circa 1830 in Tennessee, school teacher, in household with M.L. Davis
Census of 1880 - Benj. F. Davis, Corsicana, Navarro County, age 51, born circa 1829 in Tennessee, bridge contractor, wife Matilda L.
Benjamin F. Davis, marriage to Matilda S.L. Womack, 8/23/1853 in Grimes County.
Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- B.F. Davis, birth date 4/2/1830, death date 10/21/1891, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County.
Find a Grave.
- Wife's obituary, "Matilda Lenore (Womack) Davis," 7/26/1918. "w/o Benjamin Franklin Davis, Sr. married Aug. 23, 1853".
Navarro County Texas, Genealogical and Historical Website.
B.F. Davis, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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