From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana page 707-708:

David Davis, section 4, Jackson Township, owns and resides on the farm where his father, Abner Davis, settled in 1836.  Abner Davis was born in New York, December, 1795.  His wife, Polly Bardsley, was born in Fairfield, Conn., in 1798, and came to Steuben County in company with Jonas and Benjamin Twichell and their families.  They settled on the land which is now in possession of their children.  The father died March 20, 1843, and the mother Feb. 28, 1881, aged eighty-three years.  David Davis was born in Chenango County, N.Y., in 1830, and was six years of age when his parents moved to Steuben County.  He has made agriculture his life-work and has been successful, owning now one of the finest farms in the township.  He was married Dec. 25, 1866, to Frances Morse, a native of Geneva, N.Y., daughter of John and Susan Morse, who moved to Steuben County in 1863, and still reside in Jackson Township.  Mr. and Mrs. Davis have three children -- Horace, Lola, and Susie.