Lorenzo William T Davis

17 August 1837–12 April 1920 (Age 82)
Orono, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Lorenzo William T

When Lorenzo William T Davis was born on 17 August 1837, in Orono, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Mark Davis, was 43 and his mother, Rhoda Patten, was 37. He married Sarah Louise Foss on 2 October 1861, in Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870 and Biddeford, York, Maine, United States for about 30 years. He died on 12 April 1920, in Saco, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Biddeford, York, Maine, United States.

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Lorenzo William T Davis
Sarah Louise Foss
Marriage: 2 October 1861
May E. Davis
Willie L. Davis
Walter F Davis
Charles F. Davis
Chester M Davis
Mark C. Davis

Spouse and Children

2 October 1861
Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Mark Davis


    Rhoda Patten





    Charles Henry Davis


    Henrietta M. Davis


World Events (8)

1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 1

An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or "Pork and Beans War". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lorenzo T Davis in household of Mark Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lore* T Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William L Davis in household of Mark Davis, "United States Census, 1850"

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