James Davis (1840 - 1920) MP

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Birthplace: London, Midlesex, England
Death: Died in Paris, Idaho
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"...James Davis (1840-1920) (son of George Davis and Mary A. Timson of London, England). Born August 9, 1840, at London. Came to Utah October, 1862, Kimball and Lawrence freight train.

Married:

Mary E. Fretwell April 23, 1864 (daughter of William K. Fretwell and Mary Ann Raby, married May, 1842, Yorkshire, England). She was born April 14, 1843, and came to Utah October 3, 1863, Daniel D. McArthur company.

Their children:

 
  • Mary F. born February 7, 1865;
  • Edward F. born April 4, 1866, married Isabell Budge October 1, 1890;
  • George William born October 24, 1868;
  • James H. F. born October 28, 1870, married M. E. Humphries September 25, 1895;
  • Emily E. born June 2, 1873, married R. W. Wallentine October 11, 1893;
  • Kate E. born Jan 21, 1875;
  • John Orson born September 10, 1876, married M. Hibbert September 16, 1895;
  • Norah Jane born February 21, 1878;
  • Ethel Olive born August 2, 1879, married J. Humphries September 15, 1897;
  • Cordelia born August 15. 1881, married D. Hymus September 18, 1901;
  • Stella born July 22, 1883, married D. L. Hays September 18, 1901.

High Priest; assisted in settlement of San Juan Valley, Utah, 1879-84; ward teacher over 28 years, and Sunday school worker 25 years..."

SOURCE: Esshom, Frank; "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah"; Salt Lake City, Utah; Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company; 1913; page 839

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Davis, James L.

Birth Date: 9 Aug. 1840 Death Date: 7 Feb. 1920 Gender: Male Age: 21 Company: Kimball and Lawrence Freight Train (1862)

SOURCE: http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/1,15791,4018-1-41934,00.html

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James Davis's Timeline

1840
August 9, 1840
London, Midlesex, England
1864
April 23, 1864
Age 23
1870
October 25, 1870
Age 30
Ceder City, Iron, Utah
1883
July 22, 1883
Age 42
Montezuma, San Juan, Utah
1920
February 7, 1920
Age 79
Paris, Idaho