Nancy Ellen Davis

4 March 1861–13 December 1918 (Age 57)
Clark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nancy Ellen

When Nancy Ellen Davis was born on 4 March 1861, her father, Thomas T. Davis, was 25 and her mother, Sidney Lamb, was 22. She married Silas Fitzpatrick on 13 October 1878, in Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ashmore, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Westfield, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 13 December 1918, at the age of 57, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Kansas Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Fitzpatrick
Nancy Ellen Davis
Marriage: 13 October 1878
Harlend O. Fitzpatrick
William Ivory Fitzpatrick
Ira “Sanford” Fitzpatrick
Lillie May Fitzpatrick
Raymond Ray Fitzpatrick
Hurschel Fitzpatrick
Cecil Chloe Fitzpatrick

Spouse and Children

13 October 1878
Coles, Illinois, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas T. Davis


    Sidney Lamb




    Martha Ellen Davis


    Mary Elisabeth Davis


    Charles Davis



    Eliza Davis


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 10

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 16

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy E Fitzpatrick in household of S Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy E Fitzpatrick in household of Silas Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy E Fitzpatrick in household of Silas Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1900"

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