Warren Edgar Davis Sr

13 June 1848–4 December 1926 (Age 78)
Calhoun, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Warren Edgar

When Warren Edgar Davis Sr was born on 13 June 1848, in Calhoun, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Augustus Davis, was 37 and his mother, Ruth Kennan, was 26. He married Almira Stoker on 18 December 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Spanish Fork Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 4 December 1926, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Warren Edgar Davis Sr
1848–1926
Almira Stoker
1855–1930
Marriage: 18 December 1871
Warren Edgar Davis Jr.
1872–1952
William Charles Agustus Davis
1874–1876
Sarah Almira Davis
1877–1878
John Stoker Davis
1879–1959
James Alfred Davis
1881–1961
Ida May Davis
1884–1956
Ruth Eleanor Davis
1886–1974
Archie Dean Davis
1889–1953

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1851
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Fox, Iowa, United States* 1853: Calhoun, Iowa, United States *Renamed Calhoun in 1853
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    David
    Davies
    Daves

    Story Highlight

    The Miracle of the Flour Barrel

    A Story about Warren & Almira Davis (Jessica Reed’s Maternal Great, Great, Great Grandparents) Warren Davis was born in Pottawattamie, Iowa on 13 June 1848. At age 23, on 18 December 1871, he mar …

    Sources (44)

    • Warren Edgar Davis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Warren Edgar for Warren Edgar Davis and Mae Myrtice Sheppard Sapp (26 Aug 1940) "License and Marriage Certificates", "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Warren E Davis in entry for John Stoker Davis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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