Zachariah Davis

1778–27 July 1860 (Age 82)
All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

The Life of Zachariah

When Zachariah Davis was born in 1778, in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States, his father, William Hezekiah Davis Jr, was 31 and his mother, Mary Bryan, was 29. He married Hannah King Davis about 1805, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 27 July 1860, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Davis
1778–1860
Hannah King Davis
1790–1860
Marriage: about 1805
Archibald Agustus Davis
1807–1880
Robert McKnight Davis
1815–1860
Griffith Davis
Vididia Davis
Essy Davis
1810–1857
Earle Archibald Davis
1813–1885
Elizabeth Davis
1815–
Rebecca Davis
1818–
Lydia Davis
1823–
Griffin "Griff" Davis
1825–1880
Mary Polly Davis
1826–1880
Bazzil Davis
1828–
William Hezekiah Davis
1830–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1805
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1781

Age 3

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 10

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Zachariah Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Zachariah Davis, "United States Census, 1850"

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