Davis Arvin

1813–1870 (Age 57)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Davis

When Davis Arvin was born in 1813, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jamison Wade Arvin Sr., was 43 and his mother, Nancy Thornton, was 32. He married Catharine Wells on 3 September 1837, in Estill, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died from 1 January 1870 to 18 July 1873, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Davis Arvin
Catharine Wells
Marriage: 3 September 1837
Nancy Thoronton Arvin

Spouse & Children

  • Male1813–1870Male

  • Catharine Wells


3 September 1837
Estill, Kentucky, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Nancy Arvin


  • John Arvin


  • Male1807–Male

  • Mary Frances Arvin


  • Jamison Arvin Jr.


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 5

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Irvin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Davis Arvine in household of Aulden Stacy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Davis Arvine in household of Aulden Stacy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Davis H Arvin, "United States Census, 1840"

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