Died in Byron, Wednesday, July 27, 1897, Mrs. J. C. Davis, of dropsy and cancer of the stomach, aged 69 years. Deceased had been a terrible sufferer for the last three months. She was a resident of Byron Township for 42 years and a lady much beloved and respected. Besides her husband she leaves five girls and two boys, one of them being Mrs. Frank Emerson of this city. The funeral Thursday was one of the largest ever held in Byron.

Ogle Co. Reporter
August 4, 1897

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