Amanda Baldwin Davis

b. 8 November 1855, d. 20 April 1944
  • Amanda Baldwin Davis was born on 8 November 1855 in Coldsprings, Polk County, Texas.
  • Moses Davis and Emily Amanda Baldwin appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Coldspring, Polk County, Texas, enumerated next to Amanda's brother James, with whom their mother and two nephews are living.. Other members of the household included Amanda Baldwin Davis, Joseph William Davis. Also in the household was overseer Jonathan Baxter and one farm worker.
  • She married M. Jones on 4 April 1867 in Polk County, Texas.
  • She married Joel Selman Willis circa 1874.
  • The following appeared on 24 March 1886 in The Galveston Daily News: (Waco, March 23) Mrs. Amanda Davis, a venerable and universally beloved lady, died this morning at the residence of Dr. J. S. Willis. Her sons, Colonel Wm. B. Denson, of Galveston, and Mr. Joe. Davis, of Dayton, Tex., reached here on Sunday. Her daughter, Mrs. Dr. Willis, and her husband were telegraphed to in California, but can not reach here.
  • Amanda Baldwin Davis became a widow at the 6 July 1886 death of her husband Joel Selman Willis.
  • Amanda Baldwin Davis died on 20 April 1944 at age 88 in Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, . Informant was Mrs. A. M. Waldrop, Bryan.
  • She was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2016

Family 1: M. Jones

Family 2: Joel Selman Willis b. 6 October 1849, d. 6 July 1866