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Davison, Jesse DeLong 1842-1894


Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 4/27/2012 at 03:32:33

Algona Upper Des Moines
May 16, 1894

An old settler of Portland township died Monday [May 14, 1894], Jessie D. Davison, who has been sick at his home in Burt about five weeks with pleurisy. The funeral is held this afternoon at 4 o'clock. Mr. Davison was 52 years of age, a veteran of the war, and brother of R. E. Davison of Bancroft and D. J. Davison of Portland. The Algona Grand Army post will attend the funeral, W. A. Chipman arranging that yesterday, Mr. Davison located his homestead in Portland in July, 1865, and was one of the best known and most respected of the settlers who came to the county after the war.


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