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Philander David

   Philander David was born June 16, 1846 in Danby Township, Ionia County and departed this life July 23, 1927 at the age of 81 years one month and seven days. In March 1864 he enlisted in Company C. 2nd Michigan Infantry, at Portland and was wounded June 1864 at Weldon Railroad by a gun shot through the left lung breaking a rib in two places. He was honorably discharged in June 1865 at Whitehall hospital. Pa. In January 1866 he was united in marriage to Mary Davenport of Danby. To this union were born five children. George, Almond and Carrie, who died in early childhood, Iva and Maud, who reside near Mulliken. Mrs. David departed this life August 13, 1908. The following year he was united in marriage to Frances Austin of Grand Ledge who departed this life Jan. 17, 1926. He has been a resident of Mulliken the past 38 years. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Iva Strong and Mrs Maud David[sic], of this place, 12 grand children, three great grand children and two brothers, Alfred of Ionia and Frank of Hastings and one sister, Mrs Jane Guilford of this place to mourn their loss.
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Mulliken, MI
MICH 2nd Inf Co C
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Grand Ledge Independent
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November 1998
Bob Frei
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