EDITH PEAVEY FRENCH



BIRTH: Abt 1872 in Eastport, Washington County, Maine
DEATH:
FATHER: FRENCH, Eliphalet Webster
MOTHER: MOWE, Annah Lincoln - Abt 1842 in Eastport, Washington County, Maine

MARRIAGE: Abt 1895 - Lewis Lee DAVIS - BIRTH: Nov 1867 in Illinois

CHILDREN:

1. Louis L. DAVIS - Birth: Abt 1896 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

2. Lita M. DAVIS - Birth: Abt 1901 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa



Mrs. Edith French Davis is member no. 73155 of the DAR, Vol. 74, page 61, a descendant of Theophilus Wilder.



CENSUS: 1880 U.S. Federal - Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
MOWE, Robert - age 62 - b. abt 1818 in Maine - Occupation: Ship Broker
Wife - Phebe Ann - age 59 - b. abt 1821 in Maine
Granddaughter - Margie M. FRENCH - age 15 b. abt 1865 in Maine
Granddaughter - Nellie R. FRENCH - age 13 - b. abt 1867 in Maine
Race: White
Robert's father was born in New Hampshire and his mother was born in Maine
Phebe's father was born in New Hampshire and his mother was born in Maine
(Notes: These granddaughters are the Children of Anna. Alice(Ellen was living with her parents in 1870 So they would not have been hers.)
(Roll: T9-496 - Pg 171)

CENSUS: 1900 U.S. Federal - Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
DAVIS, Louis L. - age 32 - b. Nov 1867 in Illinois - Occupaton: Implement business
Wife - Edith P - age 37 (changed to 27?) b. 1872 in Maine
Son - Louis L Jr - age 4 - b. Oct 1896 in Iowa
Race: White
Married for 6 years - (1894)
Louis and Edith can read and write.
They rent their home at 217 4th Street.
Edith has had one child - one living.
Louis' parents were born in Virginia
Edith's parents were born in Maine
This seems to fit and be the daughter of Eliphalet and Annah Mowe French. She was born in Maine.
There was no other Edith P in the 1900 census who born in Maine.
(Roll: T623_467 - pg 16)

CENSUS: 1910 U.S. Federal - Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
DAVIS, Louis L - age 43 - b. ab1867 in Illinois
Wife - Edith - age 38 - b. abt 1872 in Maine
Son - Louis L. Jr - age 14 - b. abt 1896 in Iowa
Dau - Lita M. - age 9 - b. abt 1901 in Iowa
Race: White
They have been married for 15 year - (1894/1895)
Edith has had 3 children - 2 living.
They can read and write.
They rent their home at 1210 South 5th Street.
This census gives Louis' fathers birth place as Virginia and mothers as Maryland
Edith's parents were born in Maine
(Roll: T624_1663 - Pg 7a)

These census families seem to fit with Edith Peavey French, dauther of Eliphalet Webster & Annah Lincoln 'Mowe' French.


SOURCES:

INFORMATION: Stoddard Sojourners < stodfamily@yahoo.com >.

CENSUS: 1880 U.S. Federal - Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland

CENSUS: 1900 U.S. Federal - Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

CENSUS: 1910 U.S. Federal - Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington




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