Hannah Elizabeth Davis

15 November 1857–2 December 1903 (Age 46)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Hannah Elizabeth

When Hannah Elizabeth Davis was born on 15 November 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, her father, George Davis, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ann Sparks, was 24. She married James Godson Thompson on 13 December 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 2 December 1903, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Clarkston City Cemetery, Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Godson Thompson
1854–1915
Hannah Elizabeth Davis
1857–1903
Marriage: 13 December 1875
Laura Olivia Thompson
1876–1967
James Joseph Thompson
1878–1958
Nelson Franklin Thompson
1880–1880
Mary Ann Thompson
1882–1967
Henry Davis Thompson
1883–1950
Caroline Thompson
1886–1950
George Davis Thompson
1888–1948
Harry Davis Thompson
1890–1944
Elizabeth Thompson
1892–1972
Arthur Leon Thompson
1894–1945
Gail Wendell Thompson
1896–1954
Vincent Gerald Thompson
1898–1898
Lillian Penelope Thompson
1899–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1875
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 13

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Story Highlight

Hannah Elizabeth Davis Thompson

Hannah Elizabeth Davis, the third child of George Davis and Mary Ann Sparks Davis, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah 15 Nov. 1857. Her father and mother had recently migrated from England. The family …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Tompson in household of James G Tompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Tompson in household of Jones G Tompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Davis in household of George Davis, "United States Census, 1870"

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