JOSEPH CHARLES DAVIS

B. June 8, 1889 in Ivanhoe, Lake County, IL
D. October 31, 1965 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Simon A. Davis born May 1864 in Illinois, son of Joseph F. Davis (1828-1883) and Barbara W. (Simpson) Davis (1829-1899); married Helena Harrington on April 6, 1886 in Lake County, IL; died 1948; buried in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
  • Mother: Helena Linnie (Harrington) Davis born June 9, 1864 in Kenosha, Kenosha County, WI daughter of John Harrington and Mary Ann (Kuns) Harrington; died March 29, 1933 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; buried in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
  • Wife 1: unknown
  • Wife 2: Vera Ann Howard born March 22, 1891 in Grant Township, Lake County, IL daughter of Orlando A. Howard (1863-?) and Nellie Elizabeth (Rogers) Howard (1864-1936); married Joseph Charles Davis in 1909; died February 16, 1923 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Vera Ann (Howard) Davis buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Wife 3: Minnie A. Redman born May 8, 1903 in Chicago, Cook County, IL daughter of Albert Redman and Emma (Grimm) Redman; married 1) Frederick O. Eggert on January 6, 1923 in Cook County, IL; married 2) Joseph Charles Davis in 1939; died June 27, 1995 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Minnie A. (Redman) Davis buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children from first wife:
    1. Elizabeth Davis born about 1908, died about 1916
  • Children from Vera Ann (Howard) Davis:
    1. Elizabeth Marie (Davis) Ames born September 3, 1914 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; married Robert Howard Ames (1909-1992); Elizabeth died January 31, 1976; Elizabeth and Robert are buried in Avon Cemetery, Avon, Rock County, WI
    2. Elinor Linnie (Davis) born September 15, 1916 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; married Sherwood Jerome Deppen (1917-1988) on September 22, 1940 in Rockford, Winnebago County, IL; Elinor died October 17, 1987 in Rockford, Winnebago County, IL; Elinor and Sherwood are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, IL
  • Stepchild from Minnie B. (Redman) Eggert and Frederick O. Eggert
    1. Frederick Otto “Bus” Eggert born March 20, 1923 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Marietta Davis on June 29, 1946 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; Frederick died October 15, 2002 in Libertyville, Lake County, IL; cremated
  • Siblings:
    • George William Davis born March 11, 1887 in Ivanhoe, Lake County, IL; married Anna Fredricka Brickner (1885-1975) daughter of John Brickner (1846-1931) and Christina (Kaiser) Brickner (1854-1935) on December 5, 1908 in Indiana; residence last known in Paris, Kenosha County, WI; George died March 8, 1948; Anna died July 5, 1975 in Kenosha County, WI; burial location unknown for George and Anna.
    • Ralph Harrington Davis born June 1894 in Lake County, IL; married Zella Jenette Huson (1894-1961) daughter of Marshall Booth Huson and Mary (Marble) Huson; Ralph died 1964 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; Ralph and Zella are buried in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
    • Mildred Unette (Davis) Redman born October 1, 1902 in Lake County, IL; married William L. Redman (1900-1965); Mildred died April 7, 1992; Mildred and William are buried in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Simon Davis, head, born May 1864, age 36, married for 14 years, born in Illinois, father born in Wales, mother born in Scotland, occupation: farmer; Halena Davis, wife, born June 1864, age 35, married for 14 years, 4 children born, 3 children living, born in Wisconsin, father born in England, mother born in Germany; George Davis, son, born March 1887, age 13, single, born in Illinois; Joseph Davis, son, born June 1889, age 10, single, born in Illinois; Ralph Davis, son, born June 1894, age 5, single, born Illinois

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for the Village of Round Lake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household  members were: Simon A. Davis, head, age 46, married once at age 24, born in Illinois, father born in Wales, mother born in Scotland, occupation: own income; Hellena Davis, wife, age 46, married once at age 24, 4 children born, 4 children living, born in Wisconsin, father born in England, mother born in Germany; Joseph Davis, son, age 20, married once for 8/12 of a year, born in Illinois, occupation: laborer – general; Ralph Davis, son, age 15, single, born in Illinois; Mildred Davis, daughter, age 7, single, born in Illinois; Mark Letts, boarder , age 38, married once for 4 years, born in Iowa, father born in New York, mother born in Ohio, occupation: painter – general work; Jenett Letts, boarder, age 37, married once for 4 years, born in Illinois, father born in Wales, mother born in Scotland; Daisy Letts, boarder, age 7/12, single, born in Illinois; Mathew Steele, boarder, age 21, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, occupation: cashier – in bank

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for the Village of Round Lake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Joseph Davis, head, age 30, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, occupation: carpenter – house; Vera Davis, wife, age 29, married, born in Illinois, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Illinois; Elizabeth Davis, daughter, age 5, single, born in Illinois; Eleanor Davis, daughter, age 3 4/12, single, born in Illinois

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for the Village of Round Lake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Joseph C. Davis, head, age 41, widowed, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Wisconsin, occupation: carpenter – general building; Elizabeth N. Davis, daughter, age 15, single, born in Illinois; Eleanor L. Davis, daughter, age 13, single, born in Illinois; Minnie B. Eggert, housekeeper, age 26, divorced, born in Illinois, parents born Illinois, occupation: housekeeper – private family; Frederick O. Eggert, roomer, age 7, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for the Village of Round Lake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL, the household members living on Park Avenue are: Joseph Davis, head, age 50, married, highest grade completed: 7, born in Illinois, living in same house in 1935, occupation: carpenter – building construction; Minnie Davis, wife, age 36, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, living in same house in 1935; Frederick Davis, son, age 17, single, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, living in same house in 1935