Ann Davis

16 November 1840–7 September 1925 (Age 84)
Stoke Abbott, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Davis was born on 16 November 1840, in Stoke Abbott, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Davis, was 42 and her mother, Lucy Davis, was 34. She married Edward Rittenhouse Cherry on 8 March 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 7 September 1925, in Menan, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Menan, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Rittenhouse Cherry
Ann Davis
Marriage: 8 March 1869
Annie Phylis Cherry
Susan Rebecca Cherry
Mary Jane Cherry
Lucy Ellen Cherry
William Griffin Cherry
George Francis Cherry
Samuel Henry Cherry
Albert Benjamin Cherry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 14
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (51)

    • Ann Davis in household of William Davis, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ann Cherry, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Anne Cherry, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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