Henry Tyler Davis

16 March 1823–
Vermont, United States

The Life of Henry Tyler

When Henry Tyler Davis was born on 16 March 1823, in Vermont, United States, his father, Elijah Davis, was 30 and his mother, Nancy Tyler, was 23. He married Eliza Ross on 28 December 1847. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1860 and Wakarusa Township, Douglas, Kansas, United States for about 10 years.

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Henry Tyler Davis
Eliza Ross
Marriage: 28 December 1847
Nellie Ellen Davis
George H Davis
Cora E Davis
Walter T Davis

Spouse and Children

28 December 1847



    George H Davis


    Cora E Davis


    Walter T Davis


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 10

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 38

Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry F Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry T Davis, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
  • H T Davis, "United States Census, 1880"

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