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
1856–1931
Nancy Ellen Davis
1861–1918
Marriage: 13 October 1878
Harlend O. Fitzpatrick
1880–1967
William Ivory Fitzpatrick
1884–1922
Ira “Sanford” Fitzpatrick
1887–1940
Lillie May Fitzpatrick
1890–1971
Raymond Ray Fitzpatrick
1892–1980
Hurschel Fitzpatrick
1896–1988
Cecil Chloe Fitzpatrick
1899–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1878
Coles, Illinois, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas T. Davis

    Male1835–Male

    Sidney Lamb

    Female1839–1880Female

siblings

(7)

    Martha Ellen Davis

    Female1856–1923Female

    Mary Elisabeth Davis

    Female1858–Female

    Charles Davis

    Male1859–1927Male

    Female1861–1918Female

    Eliza Davis

    Female1865–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

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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