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Francis Marion Davis

"Dr. Davis"
10 April 1859–27 August 1937

Francis Marion Davis was born on 10 April 1859 to Silas Davis and Caroline Mitchell in Clinton, Indiana. He came to Utah Territory in 1892 and settled in Tooele, Utah Territory, as a physician. He married Annie Lang and then Phoebe Elkington after Annie died. In addition to working as a physician, he served as mayor of Tooele. He died on 27 August 1937 in Tooele.[1]

  1. [1] Francis Marion Davis, death certificate, 27 Aug. 1937, “Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1964,” database with images, FamilySearch,; “State and Local Obituaries,” Deseret News, 28 Aug. 1937, 13 ; Olla Hiss, “Care of the Sick,” in History of Tooele County (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Tooele County, 1961), 162.