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was a close reasoner and a good, debater, and was respected for his sincerity and perseverance; he married, first, Polly C. Bailey of Newbury, with whom he lived nine years; he then married Mary A. Gile of this town, and was the father of six children.

    Elder George Davis, born in -1812, died in 1872; he attained to the name of “Shouting Davis”; he was an irrepressible Christian, and his heavy voice startled many a worshiper, who was quietly listening to the preacher.