Hannah Davis

30 January 1794–18 December 1864 (Age 70)

The Life Summary of Hannah

Hannah Davis was born on 30 January 1794 as the daughter of Jno. Davis and Mary. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1859. She died on 18 December 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Ostler
1798–1865
Hannah Davis
1794–1864

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 6
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803
Age 9
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 25
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

Possible Related Names

David
Davies
Daves

Sources (8)

  • Anna Ostler in household of Elizabeth Ostler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Ostler, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Hannah Foster, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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