From left to right:
1. William Goldsby DAVIS (Oakford, IL) b. 12 Nov 1842 - d. 13 Oct 1916
2. James Henry DAVIS b. 7 Nov 1847 - brother to William Goldsby DAVIS
3. Cyrus BAILEY b. aft 1900 - grandson to William Goldsby DAVIS
4. William Welcome DAVIS b. 17 Apr 1902 - g-nephew to William Goldsby DAVIS
5. Welcome Henry DAVIS b. 29 Aug 1903 g-nephew to William Goldsby DAVIS
6. Freeman SHOWALTER b. bef 1900 - son of Joshua SHOWALTER - brother to Albert Earl SHOWALTER
7. Joshua SHOWALTER b. abt 1859 - father of Freeman SHOWALTER
8. Leo SHOWALTER b. 1 Mar 1908 - ?
9. Maybe - Pearl Edward DAVIS b. 15 Feb 1905 - husband of Eva May TISDALE - brother of Lee DAVIS
11. Lee DAVIS b. aft 1900 - son of Ed DAVIS
12. Hardy DAVIS b. 15 Jan 1873 - son of William DAVIS - husband of Alice BURTON
13. Rollie EMERSON b. bef 1893 - husband of Edna ???
14. Edna (nee ???) b. bef 1898 - wife of Rollie EMERSON
15. Adelaide BAILEY b. aft 1900 - sister to Cyrus BAILEY - granddaughter to William Goldsby DAVIS
16. DAVIS twins - names unknown - b. aft 1905 - anyone know these two girls ?
17. DAVIS twins' mother - name also unknown b. bef 1896 - anyone know this lady?
18. Charles William DAVIS - b. 13 Feb 1893 - son of William Goldsby DAVIS
19. Anna Marie (nee HALE) b. abt 1895 - wife of Charles William DAVIS
20. Albert Earl SHOWALTER b. 8 May 1887 - son of Joshua E. SHOWALTER - brother to Freeman & Earl Nolan SHOWALTER
21. Eliza Jane (nee STITH) DAVIS b. 27 May 1848 - wife of William Goldsby DAVIS
22. Anna Marie (nee KETCHUM) DAVIS b. 20 Jan 1875 - 1st wife of James Stephen DAVIS
23. Sarah Frances (nee DAVIS) EMRICK b. 22 Nov 1909 - g-niece to William
Goldsby DAVIS - daughter of James Stephen DAVIS & Anna Marie (nee KETCHUM) DAVIS
24. & 25. Etta (nee GOODEN) DAVIS b. 1 Oct 1871 (wife of # 52) and daughter, Cora DAVIS b. abt 1909
26. Kate (nee DAVIS) BAILEY b. abt 1880 - daughter of William Goldsby DAVIS - wife of B. C. BAILEY
27. ribbon in her hair - Ethel DAVIS b. 13 Apr 1892 - daughter of Sylvester W. DAVIS
28. Frank Stevenson "Dixie" DAVIS b. 27 Feb 1908 - g-nephew of William Goldsby DAVIS - son of Bert DAVIS
29. Myrtle Marie DAVIS b. 30 Jun 1902 - daughter of William Goldsby DAVIS - wife of Orly GODBY
30. Lydia Mary DAVIS b. 4 Dec 1904 - dau. of Ripley Elder DAVIS - wife of Thomas P. LANDRITH
31. Earl Nolan SHOWALTER b. 21 Nov 1888 - husb. of Fanny Winfred (nee EDLIN) - son of Mary Jane (nee DAVIS)
and Joshua E. SHOWALTER
32. Fanny Winfred (nee EDLIN) SHOWALTER b. 24 Oct 1891 - holding daughter, # 33
33. Freda SHOWALTER b. abt 1912 - dau. of Earl Nolan & Fanny SHOWALTER - wife of William Hamilton, Sr. & wife of George NELLINGER
34. James DAVIS b. bef 1890 (Oakford branch) - need help on this one too
35. Bert DAVIS b. 29 Jul 1888 - father of Frank S. "Dixie" DAVIS - husb. of Edith Rebecca (nee HAYWARD) DAVIS - brother to Mary Jane SHOWALTER, William Goldsby DAVIS, Frances Minerva DAVIS, Emma Senora DAVIS, Thomas
Edward DAVIS, Carolina DAVIS, Ripley Elder DAVIS, James Stephen DAVIS, Martha Ellen DAVIS, Nelson Jesse DAVIS, Oscar Rufus DAVIS, Benjamin Bowman DAVIS, John Harry DAVIS, Eva Ethel LIPPERT, Bertha Kitty LIPPERT.
36. Ripley Elder DAVIS b. 18 May 1877 - holding son # 37
37. Lohman Edward DAVIS b. 8 Aug 1910 - husband of Rose Marie (nee EUBANKS) DAVIS
38. Edith Rebecca (nee HAYWARD) b. 16 Jan 1891 - wife of Bert DAVIS - holding daughter # 39
39. Oliva Iva (nee DAVIS) MILLS b. 1 Jul 1911 - wife of James MILLS - mother of James, Larry, Gilbert MILLS
40. Alice (nee DAVIS) EMERSON b. abt 1868 - daughter of William Goldsby DAVIS - mother of Rollie EMERSON
41. "Sadie" Sarah Ann (nee HAM) DAVIS b. 13 Dec 1871 - wife of William Goldsby DAVIS
42. Sarah Ann (nee CANNON) DAVIS b. 7 Jan 1850 - wife of James Henry DAVIS - mother of Bert DAVIS, et al
43. James Stephen DAVIS b. 27 Feb 1880 (with leg over rail) - son of James Henry DAVIS - husb. of Sarah Ann (nee CANNON) DAVIS
44. Lillian Rosalyn (nee KETCHUM) DAVIS b. 1 Jan 1878 - wife of Ripley Elder Davis - sister to Anna Marie (KETCHUM/KETCHAM) - holding son # 45
45. Arleigh DAVIS, Sr. b. 18 Aug 1912 - being held by mother, Lillian Rosalyn DAVIS
46. Iva Alta (nee SHOWALTER) FOUTCH b. 23 Sep 1890 - sister to: Bessie Ethel, Albert Earl, Earl Nolan, Leo Lloyd, James Freeman, Prpha Margaret, Delta Mable & Lena Viola SHOWALTER.
47. Orpha (nee SHOWALTER) CURRY b. 3 Feb 1894 - sister to Iva Alta, et al
48. Delta Mable (nee SHOWALTER) HOKE b. 28 Nov 1895 - sister to Iva Alta, et al
49. & 50. unknown. Two grown women, one holding baby, both standing on first stair landing. HELP !!!
51. Vernena J. (nee DAVIS) TRIMPE b. abt 1906 - daughter of Charles Jenkins DAVIS & Etta (nee GOODEN) DAVIS
52. Charles Jenkins DAVIS b. 23 Dec 1869 (Oakford branch) - son of William Goldsby DAVIS - husband of Etta (nee GOODEN) DAVIS
53. Thomas Edward DAVIS b. 25 Jan 1874 - brother to Bert DAVIS, et al
54. unknown - young man standing on dirt in front of boardwalk - anyone know who?
Dixie Davis 2 Mar 10:54:24 1999
As far as I know, all of the above individuals are deceased. Most of them buried around Cass, Menard, Mason, Sangamon counties in central Illinois. I have permission of the owner of this picture to post it on the web, and have permission to email it to any of you who are related.
As of now, this DAVIS family tree has over 4,900 souls. You are all welcome to ask questions, answer questions, and of course, contact me, a direct decendant of Goldsby DAVIS, who is the grandfather of Bert DAVIS, et al.