Elizabeth Davis

5 January 1795–
New Hackensack, Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Davis was born on 5 January 1795, in New Hackensack, Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, William Davis, was 36 and her mother, Phebe Schott, was 24. She married Silas Deuel Jr about 1813, in Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Silas Deuel Jr
1783–
Elizabeth Davis
1795–
Marriage: about 1813
Hannah Deuel
1818–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1813
Columbia, New York, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    William Davis

    Male1759–1807Male

    Phebe Schott

    Female1771–1838Female

siblings

(13)

    Anna Davis

    Female1784–Female

    Mary Davis

    Female1787–Female

    Mary M Davis

    Female1787–1869Female

    Jenny Davis

    Female1789–Female

    Phoebe Davis

    Female1791–1877Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 32

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Davis, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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