Tyn Rhos Church Cemetery

View of old Tyn Rhos Log Church & dedication plaque for church.

Perry Twp.
Gallia County

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Davis, , David D., 1841 - 1914; Catharine (Griffiths), wife of David D. Davis, born Dec. 15, 1844, died Aug. 1, 1910
David D. Davis
, born in Wales, Dce. 24, 1841, departed this life in Gallia Co., O., March 30, 1914, in Harrison Twp., Gallia Co., O. David was the son of John D. & Mary (Richards) Davis who stayed in Wales when David came to America. David & Catharine were my 2nd great grandparents.
His obituary reads:
" David D. Davis was born in Wales, Dec. 25, 1841, departed this life in Gallia Co., O., March 30, 1914, aged 72yrs., 3mos. and 5 days. He was united in marriage with Catherine Griffith in the year 1872. To this union 5 children were born, 3 sons and 2 daughters. One son has preceeded him, his wife has also crossed over and brother and one sister of the deceased still live, Thos. D. Davis and Anna D. Edwards. The deceased was a veteran of the Civil War being a member of Co. D., 1st Regiment O.H.A. He was also a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. To die a Christian death was the great purpose of his life. He so blended graces and good qualities; so combined the traits and characteristics which distinguish men to be worthy of Antony's compliments to Brutus: "His life was gentle and the elements so mixed in him that Nature might stand up and say to all the world - this was a man". He found his inspiration at his..."(The last portion of the obituary is obliterated).
Catharine was born in Carmanshire, Wales, and died in Harrison Twp., Gallia, O. Her obituary states that she came to America with her parents in 1853 and settled near the Cora Community where she lived until March 1872 when she was united in marriage to David D. Davis. To this union were born five children. She left behind her husband, one sister Rachel Phillips of Columbus, Ohio and one brother, Daniel D. Griffith of Cora to mourn her loss. One sister, Mrs. B.L. Jones and brother John Griffith preceeding her to the great beyond.
"She was a most estimable lady, faithful, industrious wife and a loving mother." "She joined the Baptist church in early life and lived a faithful consistent Christian." "She was a loving mother and companion and Heaven and Heavenly things were the subject of her conversation in her late illness. She will be greatly missed, she gave herself for her devoted family, but we must have abiding faith in God. Remembering that 'Jesus says, What I do now ye know not, but ye shall know hereafter'". "By an act of faith let us lift our tearful eyes to yonder city beyond death's sea, and see her among those who have washed their robes in the blood of the lamb with their toils and cares forever over and..." The last sentence is obliterated except for the word "immortality".

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