BENJAMIN DAVIS

1867–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of BENJAMIN

When BENJAMIN DAVIS was born in 1867, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Marion Davis, was 29 and his mother, Amelia "Millie" Hickey, was 24. He lived in District 2, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

James Marion Davis
1838–1930
Amelia "Millie" Hickey
1843–1877
JOHN DAVIS
1866–
John William DAVIS
1866–
BENJAMIN DAVIS
1867–
William Davis
1867–
Benjamin DAVIS
1869–
ROBERT DAVIS
1873–1923
VESTA DAVIS
1876–
Verta C. DAVIS
1876–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1838–1930Male

    Amelia "Millie" Hickey

    Female1843–1877Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1866–Male

    John William DAVIS

    Male1866–Male

    Male1867–Male

    William Davis

    Male1867–Male

    Benjamin DAVIS

    Male1869–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 11

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Benjman Davis in household of James Davis, "United States Census, 1870"

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