Francis Chase Davis

14 August 1833–8 August 1905 (Age 72)
Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of Francis Chase

When Francis Chase Davis was born on 14 August 1833, in Meigs, Ohio, United States, his father, Eliakim Davis, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Gilliland, was 26. He married Celia Gholson on 31 December 1855, in Putnam, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Harrison Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Osage Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1900. He died on 8 August 1905, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Territory, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Osage Cemetery, Osage Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Chase Davis
Celia Gholson
Marriage: 31 December 1855
Martha Kitty Davis
Margaret Emily Davis
Milas L Davis
Judia Ann Davis
John Franklin Davis
William Sherman Davis
Edward Sheridan Davis
Eugene Chase Davis

Spouse and Children

31 December 1855
Putnam, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 3

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 27

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Francis C Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Francis Davis, "Find A Grave Index"

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