Elizabeth Davis

1777–9 June 1871 (Age 94)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Davis was born in 1777, in Virginia, United States. She married James William McPherson on 22 October 1795, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 9 June 1871, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, Harrison, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William McPherson
1767–1839
Elizabeth Davis
1777–1871
Marriage: 22 October 1795
John McPherson
1796–1888
Sarah Mc Pherson
1800–1865
Daniel Mc Pherson
1802–
Ann Mc Pherson
1809–
James Mc Pherson
1813–1876
Ruth McPherson
1817–1881
Elizabeth Mc Pherson
1823–
Eveline Mc Pherson
1825–
George McPherson
1797–1881
Jesse N McPherson
1798–1875
Mary Elizabeth McPherson
1803–1890
William Grinstead McPherson
1805–1876
Sarah Elizabeth McPherson
1805–1887
George Gary McPherson
1808–1880
Stephen McPherson
1810–1863
Samuel McPherson
1815–1881
Gary McPherson
1817–1880
Rachel McPherson
1819–
Ruth McPherson
1823–

Spouse and Children

    James William McPherson

    Male1767–1839Male

    Female1777–1871Female

MARRIAGE
22 October 1795
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States
children

(19)

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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 3

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1803

Age 26

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Davis McPherson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Mcpherson in entry for John Mcpherson, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Elizabeth Davis, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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