Joseph D. Davis

4 February 1848–23 May 1937 (Age 89)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Joseph D.

When Joseph D. Davis was born on 4 February 1848, in Indiana, United States, his father, Richard Davis, was 38 and his mother, Edna Catherine Thomas, was 30. He married Mary Catherine Krittlebaugh on 15 August 1868, in Queen City, Adams, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Prescott, Adams, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 23 May 1937, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph D. Davis
Mary Catherine Krittlebaugh
Marriage: 15 August 1868
Mahala Edna Davis
Howard Andrew Davis
Silas Owen Davis
Lavina Catherine Davis
Jessie C Davis
Beulah M Davis

Spouse and Children

15 August 1868
Queen City, Adams, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 3

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 24

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Davis in household of Richard Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph D Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph D Davis, "United States Census, 1900"

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