Biography of L. C. Davis
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Davis, L. C., was born in Marbletown, Ulster county, May 14, 1832, a son of Isaac B., one of the early settlers of Marbletown, whose wife was Lavina Freer, daughter of James Freer, of Slaterville, and they had six sons. Of this family, L. C. was the third child. In his early life he learned blacksmithing, which he followed a number of years. In 1855 he married Eudora, daughter of Abram T. Harding of Slaterville, and he then continued his trade up to 1880. when he took up undertaking, which he now follows. He held the office of town clerk nine years in Caroline, and was trustee of the school for twelve years, being then compelled to ask them to elect another man in his place. Mr. Davis has always taken an interest in religious matters in Slaterville, and in politics is a Democrat He has had four children, two daughters and two sons.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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