Biography of Myrin B. Davis
Monroe County, MI Biographies

MYRON B. DAVIS was born in Rush, Monroe county, N. Y., Dec. 24, 1823, and with his parents, Ethan and Alice M. (Case) Davis, moved from there to Monroe county in 1835, settling near Dundee. March 5, 1845, he married Mary T., daughter of Justus and Lura (Bushnell) Tremain. Their children are: Lucius B., born Feb. 9, 1847; Myron A., May 23, 1852; Lura M., June 29, 1862, died May 12, 1874. Mr. Davis was always an active member of the Presbyterian church, he being the second elder elected on its organization in Petersburgh. For many years was supertendent of the Sunday school, trustee in church 30 years, and treasurer for several years. Among the offices he has held township clerk for nearly two years, member of village council one or two years, and treasurer about the same length of time. For a number of years he was actively engaged in business in Petersburgh, and through his means the first steam grist mill was buih in 1883. He died April 9, 1889.

History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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