Phebey Davis

about 1813–1860 (Age 47)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Phebey

Phebey Davis was born about 1813, in North Carolina, United States. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Whitman B Blanton. She lived in DeKalb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1860, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Whitman B Blanton
Phebey Davis
about 1813–1860
Richard M Blanton
Gilbert Suratt Blanton
Sarah Ann C Blanton
Mariah Ellen Blanton
Rebecca Jane Blanton
Malinda Blanton
Zachary Taylor Blanton Sr
George Blanton
Palmyra Francis Blanton

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 6
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. 
1819 · Constitution of 1819
Age 6
The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital
Age 13
In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Phebey Blanton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Phebey Blanton in household of Whitman Blanton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • North Carolina, State Supreme Court Case Files, 1800-1909;

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