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NAME: Ritter, Mary Ann (m. Jonathan Davis)
Mary Ann, daughter of George and Patsy Ritter, died March 10, 1902, of heart disease and was buried March 12.
She was born in Kentucky, January, 1825. She migrated to Owen County, Ind., near Spencer, and grew to womanhood in Owen County. She united in marriage with Wm. Sloan in 1845 To this union 6 children were born, 4 girls and 2 boys. Jolin W. of Lyons, Kansas, and Martha survive her. Mr. Sloan died in 1857.
She was married to Johnathan Davis in 1859. Two children were born to this union, Albert and Emma A. Mr. Davis in 1879.
She has been a resident of Owen county all her life except one year In Iowa. She united with the United Brethren church in early life, and afterwards with the M. E. church, and lived a consistent member until her death. Mother Davis a true and devoted wife, kind and affectionate mother, quiet and peaceable neighbor.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Ward, of Patricksburg, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Abrell. Her remains now rest beside those of her second husband in the Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Submitted by Bruce W. Davis