William Davis

1753–1824 (Age 71)
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Davis was born in 1753, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Davis, was 37 and his mother, Mary Jones, was 35. He died in 1824, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

John Davis
1716–1785
Mary Jones
1718–1780
Susannah Davis
1735–
Mary Davis
1740–
John Davis
1742–1829
Rebecca Davis
1744–
Jane Davis
1746–
Sarah Davies
1746–
William Davis
1753–1824

Parents & Siblings

  • John Davis

    Male1716–1785Male

  • Mary Jones

    Female1718–1780Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 48

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 55

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 62

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • William Davis, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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