Priscilla Duvall

15 March 1784–1861 (Age 76)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Priscilla

When Priscilla Duvall was born on 15 March 1784, in Maryland, United States, her father, Lewis Duvall, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Wheeler, was 36. She had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with John Davis. She lived in Jennings Township, Scott, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died in 1861, in Scott, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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John Davis
Priscilla Duvall
James Asa Davis
Martha Patsy Davis
John Lewis Davis
Nancy Davis
Jonathan R. Davis
Mary Ann Davis
Miss Davis
William T Davis
Robert J Davis
Master Davis

Spouse and Children

    John Davis





    James Asa Davis


    Martha Patsy Davis


    John Lewis Davis


    Nancy Davis


    Jonathan R. Davis


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: in most cases of French origin ( see Duval 1), taken to England by a Huguenot refugee from Rouen. It may also be from a pet form of an Old English female personal name, Dūfe, meaning ‘dove’.2 According to Black, this is also found as a Swedish variant of Scottish McDougall .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Priscilla Davis in household of John Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Priscilla Davis, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Priscilla Davis, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1804"

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