Henry S. Davis

28 May 1857–1951 (Age 93)
Coopers Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry S.

When Henry S. Davis was born on 28 May 1857, in Coopers Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Hamilton "Ham" Davis, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Jane Hall, was 23. He married Mary Bond on 24 June 1874, in Washington, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1857 and Charleston Township, Washington, Kansas, United States for about 50 years. He died in 1951, in Washington, Kansas, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Henry S. Davis
Mary Bond
Marriage: 24 June 1874
John Henry Davis
Miles Bond Davis
Ethel E Davis
Rose A Davis
Harry Davis
Bertha J Davis
Hannah Alice Davis
Elizabeth C Davis
Ruth Davis

Spouse and Children

24 June 1874
Washington, Kansas, United States


    John Henry Davis



    Ethel E Davis


    Rose A Davis



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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 4

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 25

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry L Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry S Davis in household of Robert H Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry S Davis, "United States Census, 1930"

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