Esther Jane Davis

7 July 1841–14 July 1925 (Age 84)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Esther Jane

When Esther Jane Davis was born on 7 July 1841, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Davis, was 38 and her mother, Lydia Vanatta, was 38. She married William Harvey Denniston on 7 June 1877. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Springfield Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Shenango Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 14 July 1925, in Economy, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Harvey Denniston
1843–1903
Esther Jane Davis
1841–1925
Marriage: 7 June 1877
Denniston
1878–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 June 1877
children

(1)

    Denniston

    Male1878–1878Male

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Davis

    Male1803–1880Male

    Lydia Vanatta

    Female1803–1879Female

siblings

(6)

    Leander Davis

    Male1830–1909Male

    John Milfred Davis

    Male1834–1929Male

    Daniel Davis

    Male1836–1919Male

    Lemuel H. Davis

    Male1837–1889Male

    Alfred Davis

    Male1838–1929Male

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 22

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Jane Davis in household of Samuel Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Esther Dennison in household of Greer Dennison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Esther J Denniston in household of Harvey Denniston, "United States Census, 1900"

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