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Charles Augustus Davis

October 13, 1810–August 29, 1897

1 Born at Princeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; son of Miranda Jones and James Davis. 2 Married Catherine Spring, 1833; participated in plural marriage. 3 Baptized at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, 1843. 4 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1850. 5 Settled at Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah Territory, by 1860. 6 Served as a postmaster at Spanish Fork for twenty-five years. 7 Died at Spanish Fork. 8 (See Document 2.5)

Footnotes

  1. [1] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register: Dec. 10, 1845, to Feb. 8, 1846, p. 125 (1846), FHL microfilm 962798, item 1, FHL. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Apr. 2014), memorial no. 12250323, Charles Augustus Davis; Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, UT.
  2. [2] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p. 125. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org, accessed Aug. 2014), Charles Augustus Davis KWJH-CKV . Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing, 1913), 837.
  3. [3] “Family Tree,” database, Charles Augustus Davis.
  4. [4] Ibid.
  5. [5] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Apr. 2014), Charles Augustus Davis.
  6. [6] 1860 U.S. census, Spanish Fork, Utah Co., Utah Territory, p. 968, Charles A. Davis; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Oct. 2014); from NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1314.
  7. [7] Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 837.
  8. [8] Find a Grave, memorial no. 12250323.