Jeremiah Wilson Davis

1797–1860 (Age 63)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jeremiah Wilson

Jeremiah Wilson Davis was born about 1797, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Patience Ware on 25 April 1820, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died in 1860, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pyrmont, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Jeremiah Wilson Davis
Patience Ware
Marriage: 25 April 1820
John William Davis
Ned Davis
Rebecca Davis
Richard Davis
Catharin Davis
Patience Davis
Jeremiah Davis
Jesse Davis
Charity Rose Davis
Harriet Davis
William Davis
George William Davis
George William Davis

Spouse and Children

25 April 1820
Warren, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 15

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeremiah Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jeremiah W. Davis, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jeremiah Davis in entry for Jermiah Davis, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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