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Joseph Salzer aka Salcer J. Davey, Orphan Train Rider

Jacob Salzer 1880 - 1967

Jacob Salzer was sent to Illinois in 1894 and lived with John and Elizabeth Davey. He adopted their name and was known as Salcer Jacob Davey the remainder of his life. He married Enez B. Murray in 1908 and had daughters Dorothy, Roberta and Birdena. On his death certificate only the Daveys were listed as his parents. In 1930 he owned a general store in Rockford.

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