Colonel James W. Davis III

1 January 1819–15 July 1898 (Age 79)
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James W.

When Colonel James W. Davis III was born on 1 January 1819, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Davis II, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Reece, was 32. He married Rachel Calvert McMahan about 1842, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 14, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Kilfoil Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1885. He died on 15 July 1898, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Colonel James W. Davis III
1819–1898
Rachel Calvert McMahan
1821–1863
Marriage: about 1842
Alfred Newton Davis
1843–1889
John Davis
1844–1903
William Morgan Davis
1846–1906
Sarah Elizabeth Davis
1848–1875
James Robert "Rob" Davis
1848–1910
Isaac Reece Davis
1850–1895
Samuel LaFayette Davis
1853–1920
Andrew "Andy" Boyd Davis
1854–1929
Hulda Jane Davis
1857–1877

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1842
Blount, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Alfred Newton Davis

    Male1843–1889Male

    John Davis

    Male1844–1903Male

    William Morgan Davis

    Male1846–1906Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Davis

    Female1848–1875Female

    James Robert "Rob" Davis

    Male1848–1910Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 16

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Davids in household of James Davids, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • James Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Davis, "United States Census, 1850"

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