Martin Joseph Davis

April 1842–about 1930 (Age 87)
Fannin, Texas, United States

The Life of Martin Joseph

When Martin Joseph Davis was born in April 1842, in Fannin, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Davis, was 24 and his mother, Eliza Ward, was 25. He had at least 2 daughters with Mary L.. He died about 1930, in Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Martin Joseph Davis
Mary L.
Mary Olive Davis
Harriett E.

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    Mary Olive Davis


    Harriett E.


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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 2

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 4

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

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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