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
Hannah Elizabeth Davis
Marriage: 13 December 1875
Laura Olivia Thompson
James Joseph Thompson
Nelson Franklin Thompson
Mary Ann Thompson
Henry Davis Thompson
Caroline Thompson
George Davis Thompson
Harry Davis Thompson
Elizabeth Thompson
Arthur Leon Thompson
Gail Wendell Thompson
Vincent Gerald Thompson
Lillian Penelope Thompson

Spouse and Children

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


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World Events (8)


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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