Chester Davis

1854–1890 (Age 36)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Chester

When Chester Davis was born in 1854, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Joseph Davis, was 32 and his mother, Diana E Ellithorpe, was 23. He married Elizabeth C Leiber on 21 June 1881, in Greene, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died in 1890, in Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Humboldt, Iowa, United States.

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Chester Davis
Elizabeth C Leiber
Marriage: 21 June 1881
Grace L Davis
Charles Davis
Charles Clarence Davis

Spouse and Children

21 June 1881
Greene, Iowa, United States


    Grace L Davis



    Charles Davis


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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 0

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 9

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

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chester Davis in household of Joseph Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chester in entry for Charles Davis and Marie Lood, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Davis in entry for Clyde Beattie and Harriet Davis, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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