Ann Davis

31 March 1791–21 March 1875 (Age 83)
Vowchurch, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Davis was born on 31 March 1791, in Vowchurch, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Davis, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Prosser, was 45. She married William Dalley Jr on 6 May 1819, in Leominster, Herefordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 21 March 1875, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dalley Jr
Ann Davis
Marriage: 6 May 1819
Ann Dalley
William Dalley III
James Dalley
Mary Dalley
Charles Edward Dalley
Susannah Dalley
Elizabeth Dalley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1819Leominster, Herefordshire, England
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 3
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 10
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 24
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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 (34)

    • Ann Davis in entry for James Dalley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ann Dally in entry for Ann Dally, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Ann Davies, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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