Zachariah Davis (c.1804 - c.1848)

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Birthplace: Bedford, TN, USA
Death: Died in Gonzales, Gonzales, TX, USA
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Name: Zachariah Davis

Father: Daniel Davis

Mother: Elizabeth Davidson

Birth Date: 1804

City: Duck Creek Area

County: Shelbyville

State: TN

Country: USA

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Name: Zachariah Davis

Spouse: Rosanna Shinault

Parents: Daniel Davis, Elizabeth Davidson

Birth Place: Near Shelbyville, Duck Creek Area, TN

Birth Date: 1804

Death Date: 1848


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Zachariah Davis was born 1804 near the Duck river near Shelbyville, Tennessee and his wife Rosanna was born june 15, 1805. She was the daughter of Isaac and Margaret Chinault, people described Rosanna as a beautiful, petite woman with dark curly hair and sparkling eyes. The family of six received a sitio of land West of Hallettsville on Mustang creek in Lavaca County arriving Febuary 20, 1831 according to land records. In 1844 DANIEL DAVIS sold 2000 acres along the Guadalupe River to his son Zachariah. After the defeat at the Alamo, the Davis' Gonzales properties were burned. According to reports, the family destroyed the improvements on their ranch and farms, took their best bloodline horses and joined the Runaway Scrape and fled toward Houston, Texas to return later after Texas Independence. Zachariah and Rosanna had daughters Elizabeth Ann, Susan, and Eliza Jane who married Prospect, Green, and Joseph L. McCoy, respectively, all sons of Joseph Hill and Catherine Clark McCoy.

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Zachariah Davis's Timeline

1804
1804
Bedford, TN, USA
1823
1823
Age 19
1824
April 1, 1824
Age 20
1828
January 11, 1828
Age 24
Alabama, United States
1828
Age 24
Alabama, United States
1841
1841
Age 37
TX, USA
1848
1848
Age 44
Gonzales, Gonzales, TX, USA