Edward Davis

1850–4 January 1889 (Age 39)
New Washington, Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Davis was born in 1850, in New Washington, Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, Dr. Solomon Davis, was 41 and his mother, Hannah Jane Rodgers, was 43. He died on 4 January 1889, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 39.

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Dr. Solomon Davis
Hannah Jane Rodgers
Nancy Adaline Davis
Mary Jane Davis
William Taylor Davis
Susan Elma Davis
Charlotte Emeline Davis
Sarah E. Davis
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Davis
Edward Davis

Parents and Siblings

    Dr. Solomon Davis


    Hannah Jane Rodgers




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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 1

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 6

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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