Elijah Henry Davis

1810–1864 (Age 54)
Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elijah Henry

When Elijah Henry Davis was born on 6 March 1810, in Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Reece William Davis, was 20 and his mother, Martha Patsy Harris, was 21. He married Susannah Jane Taylor on 27 November 1826, in Dobson, Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 3 July 1864, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Henry Davis
1810–1864
Susannah Jane Taylor
1809–1865
Marriage: 27 November 1826
Jonathan Davis
1830–1867
William Jones Davis
1831–1862
Squire Boone Davis
1831–1908
Jones Davis
1832–
Juliana Davis
1833–1858
Pauline Davis
1834–
Martha M Davis
1836–
Justina A Jestin Davis
1837–1929
Martin J Davis
1840–1862
Druzila Jane Davis
1843–1860
Mary Emiline Davis
1846–1872
Hardin Lafayette Davis
1848–1918
Lucinda Emeline "Ellen" or"Cinda" Davis
1850–1910
Susan Caroline Davis
1853–1928

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1826
Dobson, Surry, North Carolina, United States
children

(14)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1818

Age 8

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elijah Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elijah H Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elijah Davis, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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