Born in Kentucky abt 1850 Moved Memphis TN. about 1882 to married unknown had a son Robert Morris Davis,b.1889 Shelby Co. TN. divorced and then married Mary T. Jones b. Mo. E.R. Davis died April 28 1927 and is buried in Memphis TN. His son Robert Moris Davis was raised by Mr. and Mrs Cleve Doyle of Ripley County Mo. til he was 14 then later married Lidia Myers 1922 in Randolph Co. Ar. the parents of Jewel Robert Davis born 1924 in Clay Co. Ar.
Evidently his name was Edmund R. Davis. Found for him was in the City Directory for 1883.
Edmund R. Davis was listed as a carpenter, boarding at 9 Front Street.
Checking the following directories:
1884 - Edmund R. Davis - worked at Hanauer Oil Works. Boarded at 9 Front Street
1885 - Not listed
1886 - Edward (I believe this is a mistake of the one who collected the
information for directory. This is the only year a Edward R.
was listed). - carpenter - lived at 8 Overton St.
1920 - Edmund R. Davis - carpenter - lived at 734 Chelsea Ave.
From "Index to death records of Shelby County,
Edmund Robert Davis died 4/28/1927 - 77 years old. Buried in Elmwood
Cemetery - Lot SG 10
From Funeral Home Records:
E.R. Davis (infant) 6 Overton St. 10/10/1886 - Buried: Elmwood Cemetery.
Eddie Davis - 6 Concord St. 6/22/1889 - 1 year 7 months of age
congestion - Elmwood Cemetery - Survivor: E.R.Davis
Robert M. Davis
Son of E. R Davis mother unknown
Randolph Co. Ar marriages:
DAVIS R M to MYERS L J 1922 20 0350
This would be Robert M. Davis to Lydia J. Myers
Robert Morris Davis, Infant Jewel Robert , Lidia Davis,Myers,
Taken about 1925 in Randolph or Clay Co. Ar.
NOTE: Children of Lydia ?and ? Leonard: John, Delbert, Wayne
Children of Lydia Leonard and ? Myers,Johnnie, William (Willie)
Children of Lydia Myers and Robert M. Davis: Jewel R.,Lamyul,Gladys,
Myrtle, Sis. Dec.