Catherine J. Davis

1841–
Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States

The Life of Catherine J.

When Catherine J. Davis was born in 1841, in Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States, her father, James W Davis, was 24 and her mother, Martha Ann Rebecca Tucker, was 23. She married Thomas E. Branch on 22 November 1865, in Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Darvills, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

Thomas E. Branch
1834–
Catherine J. Davis
1841–
Marriage: 22 November 1865
Ada Alexina Branch
1866–1959
Anna Rebecca Branch
1869–1926
Edmund W. Branch
1869–1896

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1865
Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
children

(3)

    Ada Alexina Branch

    Female1866–1959Female

    Anna Rebecca Branch

    Female1869–1926Female

    Edmund W. Branch

    Male1869–1896Male

Parents and Siblings

    James W Davis

    Male1817–1870Male

    Martha Ann Rebecca Tucker

    Female1818–Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1841–Female

    Charles C. Davis

    Male1842–Male

    Dr James Monroe Davis

    Male1848–1919Male

    Lauizianna Davis

    Female1850–Female

    Thomas Davis

    Male1853–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 3

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kate J Branch in household of Thomas E Branch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cathrine J Davis in household of James W Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catharine I Davis in household of James W Davis, "United States Census, 1850"

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