Electronic library-Portrait and biographical album of Des Moines County, Iowa, containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county ALEXANDER DAVIS, residing in Burlington Township, Des Moines Co. Iowa, was born in Belmont County, Ohio, (Oct. 4, 1805), and is a son of Elijah and Hannah (Shulk) Davis, both of whom were natives of New Jersey. They were the parents of seven children: Lewis, Daniel and Michael, all deceased; Elijah, a resident of Virginia; Tyler W. ; Phcebe, widow of John Graham, resides in the State of Missouri. The father of these children moved to Ohio at a very early day, and about the year 1818 removed to Tyler County, Va., where he remained until his death, which occurred about 1828, at the age of sixty-five. His wife survived him until 1843, her death occurring at the age of eighty-five. More about LEXANDER DAVIS who married Susan Steenrod... http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/desmoines/pba1888/pba1888-d.htmhttp://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/desmoines/pba1888/pba1888-d.htm ancestry.com Alexander Davis (Unknown - 1897) Born in Belmont, Ohio, USA to Elijah Davis and Hannah Shulk. Alexander married Susan Steenrod and had 7 children. He passed away on 13 Mar 1897.