Joshua P DAVIS
1850 Edgar Co, IL. Property = $900, no occupation listed.
1860, Edgar Co, IL. He was a grocery merchandiser w/property = $3500/1900.
1870 Paris, Edgar Co, IL. Joshua had changed occupations, then an agriculture dealer and daughter, Mary, is still at home. Living with them is a 19 year old domestic servant, Lydia Julia.
1879 Paris Twp, Edgar Co, IL. Joshua was listed in the county history as being in agriculture.
1880 Paris, Edgar Co, IL. The census taker recorded Joshua's occupation as agriculture implement dealer. He and Sarah were living alone while daughter, Mary Huston, lived next door.
Death records have his birth year as 1826.
A huge gravestone marks the family plot and bears the names Davis and Huston (daughter, Mary). Individual stones mark each specific grave.
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