Eliza Elizidia Davis

1870–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Eliza Elizidia

When Eliza Elizidia Davis was born in 1870, in Georgia, United States, her father, Edward Davis, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Griffis, was 25. She lived in Echols, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Edward Davis
1842–1880
Nancy Griffis
1845–
Eliza Elizidia Davis
1870–
Charles F Davis
1878–1958

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Davis

    Male1842–1880Male

    Nancy Griffis

    Female1845–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

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 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 23

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elizidia Davis in household of John Griffis, "United States Census, 1880"

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