1851–1887
Mrs. A. L. Davison

Introduction

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Born: 1851, Cuy­a­ho­ga Falls, Ohio.

Died: March 10, 1887, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

Buried: Park Ce­me­te­ry, Car­thage, Mis­sou­ri.

Biography

Fannie’s fa­ther was killed when she was 10 years old. Af­ter her mo­ther’s re­mar­riage to ho­tel­i­er Hen­ry War­ner, the fa­mi­ly moved to Car­thage, Mis­sou­ri.

Fannie mar­ried court re­port­er Asa Lee Da­vis­on, and they moved to Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, then Ma­di­son, Wis­con­sin.

Several of her songs ap­peared in pub­li­ca­tions from the Fill­more Bro­thers of Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio, in­clud­ing Songs of Gra­ti­tude (1877), Joy and Glad­ness (1880) and The Voice of Joy (1882).

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