About William Alexander Davis
- After the death of his father-in-law Arthur Burns, William Alexander Davis became chief of the Cherokee in Jackson County, inheriting Sauta Cave and 640 acres. He sold this just before the Cherokee removal. (Source: History of Jackson Co., Alabama). (note: chiefsdoms are not hereditary)
- 1835, Henderson Roll
- Chapman Roll, Hamilton County, TN (Cherokee by Blood)
- William Alexander Davis also became a chief, marrying the daughter of Chief Arthur Burns about 1830.