Joseph Davis

17 January 1781–
Western, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Davis was born on 17 January 1781, in Western, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jonathan Davis, was 22 and his mother, Phebe Phelps, was 23. He married Ruth Davis on 27 December 1798, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Davis
1781–
Ruth Davis
1779–
Marriage: 27 December 1798
Jonathan Davis
1804–
Horace Aaron Davis
1806–1880
Lavina Davis
1808–
Joseph Davis
1815–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 December 1798
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Luther Davis

    Male1779–1838Male

    Male1781–Male

    Rachel Davis

    Female1783–Female

    Phebe Davis

    Female1785–Female

    Sally Davis

    Female1789–Female

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 5

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1812

Age 31

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Davis, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joseph Davis, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"
  • Joseph Davis, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.