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Davis, Deloss, was born in the town of Theresa July 23, 1832. His father, Jesse Davis, was a native of Otsego county, but came into this county with his parents when a boy. He married Hannah Marsh of the town of Alexandria in 1827, and died December 6, 1884, aged eighty years. Deloss, the youngest son, was educated in the common schools, and is a farmer by occupation. In 1857 he married Susan M, daughter of Peter Dillenback of Alexandria Bay. They have one son and one daughter: Hiram P. and Flora D. Mr. Davis is one of the self-made men of his town, conservative and upright, taking an active interest in educational and religious institutions. He has served as assessor and one of the trustees of the village school during the erection of the present commodious building; held the office of elder of the Reformed church for many years, and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and its people.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898