Ellen H Davis

Female21 June 1868–1948

Brief Life History of Ellen H

When Ellen H Davis was born on 21 June 1868, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Elias Davis, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Parker, was 26. She married Samuel Burgott on 16 November 1884, in St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Spring Brook, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1948, in Weston, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80.

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Levi Dean
Ellen H Davis
Marriage: 10 May 1907

Sources (6)

  • Ellen Dean in household of Levi Dean, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellen Davis, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Ellen Davis in household of Elias Davis, "United States Census, 1870"

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  • Marriage
    10 May 1907
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    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.

    1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

    Age 2

    P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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