Catherine J. Davis

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
Catherine J. Davis
Marriage: 22 November 1865
Ada Alexina Branch
Anna Rebecca Branch
Edmund W. Branch

Spouse and Children

22 November 1865
Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States


    Ada Alexina Branch


    Anna Rebecca Branch


    Edmund W. Branch


Parents and Siblings

    James W Davis


    Martha Ann Rebecca Tucker





    Charles C. Davis


    Dr James Monroe Davis


    Lauizianna Davis


    Thomas Davis


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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.

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.

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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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