Samuel Llewelyn Morgan Davis

31 January 1857–10 January 1908 (Age 50)
Alltwen, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel Llewelyn Morgan

When Samuel Llewelyn Morgan Davis was born on 31 January 1857, in Alltwen, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Howell Davies, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Morgan, was 25. He married Mary Ann McIntosh on 14 May 1873. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in St John, Onaqui, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1870 and Clover, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1990, his occupation is listed as sheep raiser in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 10 January 1908, in Parker, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Parker Cemetery, Parker, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Llewelyn Morgan Davis
Hanna Sharp Friel
Marriage: 5 October 1891
Samuel Friel Davis
Lew Wallace Davis
Mary Margaret Davis
George Edward Davis
Eliza Gladys Davis
Portia Virginia Davis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1891Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 10
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 15
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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    Biography by son Samuel F. Davis

    A Biography of Samuel Llewellyn Morgan Davis By Samuel Friel Davis written some time before 1970 “Son, never drive from one rut into another.” My father and I were riding through a hayfi …

    Sources (25)

    • Samuel Morgon Davis, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Samuel Davis in household of John H Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel M in entry for Myron Maeser Crandall and Portia Virginia Davis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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