Alma Fuller Davis

14 April 1834–23 September 1889 (Age 55)
Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Alma Fuller

When Alma Fuller Davis was born on 14 April 1834, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, Daniel Coon Davis, was 30 and his mother, Sophronia Fuller, was 29. He married Lucy Ann Perry on 15 December 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 23 September 1889, in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Fuller Davis
Lucy Ann Perry
Marriage: 15 December 1857
Sophronia Elizabeth Davis
Eliza Ann Davis
Eunice Melvina Davis
Miriam Amelia Davis
Sarah A Davis
Alma G Davis
Mary Jane Davis
Daniel Elder Davis
Jesse Wells Davis
Rosalia Emeline Davis
Henry Davis

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  • Marriage
    15 December 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 3
    Michigan is the 26th state.
    Age 17
    Earliest Memorial: Henry Weaver BIRTH unknown DEATH 1851 BURIAL Bennington Cemetery Bennington, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA PLOT Section 2, Lot 141B MEMORIAL ID 27383443

    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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    Daniel Coon Davis (By Burnis Skinner)

    Davis was born in Petersburg, New York Feb. 23, 1804 and died 1 June 1850. He became a member of the Mormon Church when baptized at Council Bluffs, Iowa. In 1839, he was appointed master of the ferry …

    Sources (27)

    • Alma Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Alma Davis in entry for Mary Jane Weaver, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Alma Davis, "United States Census, 1880"

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