Nathaniel Baker Davis

9 February 1783–13 December 1866 (Age 83)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nathaniel Baker

When Nathaniel Baker Davis was born on 9 February 1783, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Davis, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Baker, was 33. He married Nancy Pierce on 1 February 1807. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 13 December 1866, in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Baker Davis
Nancy Pierce
Marriage: 1 February 1807
Benjamin F Davis
Reverend Jacob Davis
Sarah M Sally Davis
Lorenzo D Davis
Anna Maria Davis

Spouse and Children

1 February 1807


    Benjamin F Davis


    Reverend Jacob Davis


    Sarah M Sally Davis


    Lorenzo D Davis


    Anna Maria Davis


Parents and Siblings




    Mary Cheever Davis


    Benjamin Davis



    Oliver Davis


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 4

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 25

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel B Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nathaniel B Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathaniel B. Davis in entry for Sarah Lee, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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