Edna Mercer Cozad

10 November 1880–18 January 1901 (Age 20)
Elvaston, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edna Mercer

When Edna Mercer Cozad was born on 10 November 1880, in Elvaston, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Benjamin Cozad, was 56 and her mother, Sarah Jane Rohrbough, was 40. She married Jonathan L Davis on 22 February 1898, in Labette, Kansas, United States. She died on 18 January 1901, in Edna, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Edna, Labette, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan L Davis
Edna Mercer Cozad
Marriage: 22 February 1898

Spouse and Children

    Jonathan L Davis



22 February 1898
Labette, Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Jane Rohrbough




    Ellen Josephine Cozad


    John G. Cozad


    Sylvester Comer Cozad




+14 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 1

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 10

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Variant of Cozart .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edna Cozatt, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Edna Cozatt in entry for Jonathan L. Davis, "Kansas Marriages, 1840-1935"
  • Cozad, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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