Leroy Davis

1832–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Leroy

When Leroy Davis was born on 22 May 1832, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Reece William Davis, was 42 and his mother, Martha Patsy Harris, was 43. He lived in Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Reece William Davis
1790–1854
Martha Patsy Harris
1789–1883
Elijah Henry Davis
1810–1864
David Boone Davis
1813–1893
Andrew Jackson Davis
1815–1846
Hardin Edward Davis
1821–1864
Scott Addison H. Davis
1823–1910
Hasten G. Davis
1825–1910
William Perry Davis
1827–1910
James Martin Davis
1828–
John Evan Davis
1830–1921
Leroy Davis
1832–
Dicey Ann Davis
1835–1905
Houston Reece Davis
1837–
Sarah Emily Davis
1838–1926
Columbus Franklin Davis
1848–1925

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 21

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1863

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Le Roy Davis in household of Reese Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Leroy Creson Davis, "Find A Grave Index"

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