Timothy Bowen Davis

18 September 1842–21 April 1916 (Age 73)
Llanwenog, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Timothy Bowen

When Timothy Bowen Davis was born on 18 September 1842, in Llanwenog, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Titus Lazarus Davis, was 36 and his mother, Mary Gwenllian Bowen, was 23. He married Charlotte Hayball on 22 June 1887, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 21 April 1916, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Timothy Bowen Davis
Charlotte Hayball
Marriage: 22 June 1887
Eber Hayball Davis
Enos Hayball Davis
Timothy Bowen Davis
Orson Jacob Davis
Rachel Davis
Myrthen Davis
Cecil Hayball Davis
Henry Worthington Davis
Mary Hayball Davis
Hazel Hayball Davis

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  • Marriage
    22 June 1887Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 17
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 21
    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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    Brief Biography

    Timothy Bowen Davis was the son of Titus Davis and Mary Gwenllian Bowen Davies. Shortly after arriving in Utah, Timothy obtained property in the Promontory Utah area near that of his sister Gwennie an …

    Sources (60)

    • T B Davis in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Timothy Davies in household of Titus Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • F. B. Davis in entry for Eber Hayball Davis and Marie Hovey Lambert, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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