John W Davis

Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Davis was born in 1858, in Henry, Missouri, United States, his father, Richard E Lee, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Jane James, was 16. He lived in Bethlehem Township, Henry, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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Richard E Lee
Eliza Jane James
John W Davis
Mary Malvina Lee

Parents and Siblings

    Richard E Lee





World Events (8)


Age 2

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Davis in household of Cyrus Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W Davis in the 1860 United States Federal Census
  • John Davis in the 1870 United States Federal Census

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