Evaline Narcissus Grimes

11 April 1827–11 September 1910 (Age 83)
Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Evaline Narcissus

When Evaline Narcissus Grimes was born on 11 April 1827, in Adair, Kentucky, United States, her father, Obediah Grimes, was 20 and her mother, Lucinda Annie Jennings, was 27. She married John Mitchell Davis in 1845, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1846 and Union Township, Putnam, Missouri, United States in 1870. She died on 11 September 1910, in Bennington, Ottawa, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Ottawa, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mitchell Davis
Evaline Narcissus Grimes
Marriage: 1845
Isaac Mitchell Davis
Nathan Davis
Sarah Luellen Davis
Nancy Jane Davis
Susan Catherine Davis
William Henry Davis
George Washington Davis
Rev. Jacob Hamilton Davis
Obed Segal Davis
Martha E Davis
Mary Anna Davis
John Levi Davis
Warren Ernest Davis
Ira Newton Davis

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 3
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built
Age 8
The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 35
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grime .

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

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Sources (22)

  • Evaline Davis in household of W E Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eveline Davis in household of Jn M Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Evaline Davis in household of John M Davis, "United States Census, 1860"

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