John Phillip Davis

12 January 1822–31 December 1887 (Age 66)
Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John Phillip

When John Phillip Davis was born on 12 January 1822, in Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Davies, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Philips, was 28. He married Maria Davies on 11 April 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States in 1880. He died on 31 December 1887, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Phillip Davis
Maria Davies
Marriage: 11 April 1846
Hannah Davies
Sarah Davies
Mary Davis
Ann Davies
Jane or Jennie Davis
Joseph Phillip Davis
William Daniel Davis

Spouse and Children

11 April 1846


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 9

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Age 21

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John P Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John P Davis in entry for Jennie W Elliott, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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