Edith Ann Hailey

25 April 1860–5 March 1953 (Age 92)
Van Zandt, Texas, United States

The Life of Edith Ann

Edith Ann Hailey was born on 25 April 1860, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States. She married Fountain E. Davis on 14 July 1872, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Van Zandt, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 7, Cass, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 5 March 1953, at the age of 92, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Cedar Park, Williamson, Texas, United States.

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Fountain E. Davis
Edith Ann Hailey
Marriage: 14 July 1872
James Franklin Davis

Spouse and Children

    Fountain E. Davis



14 July 1872
Van Zandt, Texas, United States


World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 1

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire named Hailey, from Old English hēg ‘hay’ + lēeah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Edie A Davis in household of Fountain Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edith Haley in entry for James Franklin Davis, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Edith Hailey in entry for Founteen Davis, "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973"

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