James Dale Davis

9 January 1769–9 August 1823 (Age 54)
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Dale

When James Dale Davis was born on 9 January 1769, in Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, James C Davis, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Blakey, was 24. He died on 9 August 1823, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 54.

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James C Davis
Sarah Blakey
Fielding Davis
John Davis
James Dale Davis
William Davis
Thomas Davis
Joseph Davis
William Davis

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Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 7

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 23

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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  • 10. James C. Davis in The descendants of Capt. Thomas Carter of "Barford," ...

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