Samuel Kirkwood Davis

January 1853–11 April 1953 (Age 100)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Samuel Kirkwood

When Samuel Kirkwood Davis was born in January 1853, in Ohio, United States, his father, Abner Davis, was 62 and his mother, Mary Vance, was 23. He had at least 3 daughters with Phoebe Wilson. He lived in Swan Creek Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Delta, York Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 11 April 1953, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Kirkwood Davis
Phoebe Wilson
Myrtle Davis
Dora A Davis
Ruby E. Davis

Spouse and Children



    Myrtle Davis




Parents and Siblings

    Abner Davis


    Mary Vance





    Reuben Abner Davis


    John W Davis


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 28

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • S ? ? Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel K Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel K Davis, "United States Census, 1920"

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