Date of Death: 29 Dec
Subject: Mary B. (Stafford) Harris Davidson
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 14 Jan 1916, p. 4
Mary B. Stafford was born June 30, 1864 [sic], in Rock Bluff, Cass county, Neb., and died December 30, 1915, at Mercy Hospital, Council Bluffs, Iowa. She bore her suffering with Christian patience.
She was married to James Harris in the year 1887. To this union two children were born, when her husband died, and in 1894 she married Daniel B. Davidson. To this union five children came to bless the home.
Mrs. Davidson leaves to mourn her loss her seven children, Mrs. Jennie Wolfe, of Newark, N. J.; Frank Harris, of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Ola Maurey, San Francisco, Cailf.; Dewey, Sidney, Lelah and Irene [sic] Davidson, all of Council Bluffs, Iowa; three brothers and five sisters, A. D. Stafford, of Sacramento, Calif.; Zelma Harris, of Fillmore, Mo.; Mrs. Fannie Eakin and W. M. Stafford, of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Mrs. Emma George, of St. Joseph; Mrs. Elsie McIntyre and J. S. Stafford, of Oregon, Mo.; Mrs. Jessie Lance, of Fillmore, Mo.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Bennet [sic] at the M. E. church at Fillmore and remains were laid to rest in the Fillmore cemetery.
"Mother, sister, we have parted From this earthly home below-- May we meet you in a mansion Far above this world of woe."