Elizabeth Davis

Female1775–after 1816

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Davis was born in 1775, in North Carolina, United States. She married Samuel Beale Self on 23 August 1797, in Person, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She died after 1816, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Beale Self
1777–1850
Elizabeth Davis
1775–after 1816
Marriage: 23 August 1797
Peter Self
1804–1864
Benjamin Self
1807–1858
Self
1814–1814
Abraham Self
Samuel J Self
1805–1843
Charles W. Self
1808–1834
James Monroe Self
1810–
Happy Selfe
1811–1847
John Turner Self
1812–1869
William Sidney Self
after 1816–1858

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Davy, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Davie - Individual or family possessions: death: after 1816; Dickson, Tennessee, United States
  • Elizabeth Davy, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1797Person, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1776

    Age 1

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776

    Age 1

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 12

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    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.

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