Hannah Davis

8 February 1816–14 August 1902 (Age 86)
Wayne Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Davis was born on 8 February 1816, in Wayne Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, her father, Daniel David Davis, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Sophia Ralston, was 27. She married James William Huntsman on 28 December 1831, in White Pigeon, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 14 August 1902, in Hebron, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Enterprise, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Huntsman
Hannah Davis
Marriage: 28 December 1831
Eliza Ann Huntsman
Sarah Jane Huntsman
Mary Ann Huntsman
Joseph Smith Huntsman
Mariah Huntsman
Hyrum Ralston Huntsman Sr
James Daniel Huntsman
Orson Welcome Huntsman
David Oran Huntsman
Louisa Margaret Huntsman
Aaron Davis Huntsman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1831White Pigeon, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 23
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Short History of Orson Welcome Huntsman

    Written by two Grand-daughters, Leora Ashton & Florence Kite Sometimes there appears among mankind one very different from the common run of the species. Different in that they ha …

    Sources (56)

    • Hannah Huntsman in household of James W Huntsman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hanna Davis in entry for Joseph Smith Huntsman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Han Huntsman, "United States Census, 1870"

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