William A. Davis

b. 19 March 1838, d. 26 July 1866
  • William A. Davis was born on 19 March 1838 in Batavia, Genesee County, New York.
  • William Davis and Emeline Williams appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1840 in Batavia, Genesee County, New York. Other (counted but unnamed) members of the household apparently included William A. Davis, Sarah Louise Davis, Isaac Davis, Eliakim Williams Davis, Emeline Davis and Lucy Davis. Also in the household were three additional females: one age 60-69, one age 20-29, and one age 10-14.
  • Emeline Williams and William A. Davis appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in DeSoto County, Mississippi, enumerated in the large household of Jane Hancock (age 44), born in Virginia, next to the large household of Arthur Davis (age 42) born in North Carolina. And Emeline's daughters Sarah and Emeline are enumerated a few households away with Richard C. and Elizabeth A. Guy Hancock (age 45), born in Virginia.
  • William A. Davis died on 26 July 1866 at age 28 in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Research Note: A source of information for the Williams &c families is Families of Dickerman Ancestry: Descendants of Thomas Dickerman, an Early Settler of Dorchester, Massachusetts (1897). Note, though, that comparison to available documentation reveals a number of errors.
  • Last Edited: 20 Sep 2015