Re: Davis Family in Paxton, IL
Listed in the Glen Cemetery in Paxton, IL are –
DAVIS, Martin V – Co K,7th Ill Inf., Civil War, 1837 – 1926
DAVIS, Emily F – 1847 – 1925
On page 11 of the 1884 Historical Atlas of Ford Co, IL “M V Davis” is listed as a member of the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Paxton Post # 387.
On the same page, “J E Davis” was on the committee from Drummer’s Grove (Gibson City) to disburse bounty funds to soldier’s families after the Civil War.