John Davis

5 September 1829–11 April 1885 (Age 55)
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John

When John Davis was born on 5 September 1829, his father, James Davis Jr, was 45 and his mother, Lydia Saunders, was 37. He married Eliza Ann Douglass on 28 March 1858, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Linn, Oregon, United States in 1860 and Oregon, United States in 1870. In 1880, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 11 April 1885, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

John Davis
1829–1885
Eliza Ann Douglass
1831–1900
Marriage: 28 March 1858
Davis
1859–1859
John Franklin Davis
1860–1946
Annie Rowena Davis
1861–
Lydia Jane Davis
1863–1942
Catherine Amelia Davis
1865–1919
Stephen James Davis
1868–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1858
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Catharine Davis

    Female1817–1899Female

    Nancy Mary Davis

    Female1818–1881Female

    Martha Stillman Davis

    Female1820–Female

    Stephen Davis

    Male1822–Male

    James Davis

    Male1824–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 6

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1846

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Davis, "United States Census, 1880"

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