Samuel J Davis

11 May 1876–26 June 1953 (Age 77)
Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life of Samuel J

When Samuel J Davis was born on 11 May 1876, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States, his father, David H Davis, was 37 and his mother, Eugenia Dutch Estes, was 28. He married Maggie Emma McIntyre on 21 December 1899, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Plano, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 8 Ball Play, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 26 June 1953, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Crestwood Memorial Cemetery, Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States.

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Samuel J Davis
Maggie Emma McIntyre
Marriage: 21 December 1899
Flossie Viola Davis
Elbert Austin Davis
Grady H Davis
Truman Hoyt Davis
Troy Louie Davis
Willie Mae Davis
Vera M Davis
Preston Eugene Davis

Spouse and Children

21 December 1899
Alabama, United States



    Elbert Austin Davis


    Grady H Davis


    Truman Hoyt Davis



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Eugenia Dutch Estes




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1877: Cherokee, Alabama, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sam Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sam Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel J Davis, "United States Census, 1920"

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