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Jefferson Davis, Jr.

Birthdate: (21)
Birthplace: Briarfield Plantation, Warren, Mississippi, United States
Death: October 16, 1878 (21)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States (YellowFever)
Place of Burial: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jefferson Davis, President, CSA and Varina Davis (Howell), First Lady, CSA
Brother of Samuel Emory Davis; Margaret Howell Hayes; Joseph Evan Davis; William Howell Davis; Varina Anne Davis and 1 other

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About Jefferson Davis, Jr.

Jefferson Davis is Dorothy Willard's fourth cousin 7 times removed.

Dorothy Willard (Duncan)→John Henry Duncan, Dorothy's father

→Emma Duncan (Whitman), Henry's mother→Mary Jane Whitman (Stodghill), Emma's mother→Joel Stodghill, Mary Jane's father→Lucy Stodghill (Higginbottom), Joel's mother→

Dolly Higginbotham (GatewoodA), Lucy's mother→Catherine Gatewood (Penn), Dolly's mother→Mary Penn (Taylor), Catherine's mother→John Taylor, Mary's father→James Taylor

John's father→Elizabeth Taylor (Nin), James's mother→Sarah Allerton, mother of Elizabeth Nin and Elizabeth Lee→Elizabeth Lee, Elizabeth Nin's sister→Richard Taylor, Elizabeth Lee's son→Zachary Taylor, Ricahrd Taylor's son→Sarah Knox Davis (Taylor) Zachary's daughter and Confederate President Jefferson Finis Davis's wife→Jefferson Davis who is the son of Confederate President Jefferson Finis Davis and Sarah Knox Davis (Taylor).

Son of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Varina Howell Davis; worked in a bank in Memphis, Tennessee; died at 21 of yellow fever.

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Jefferson Davis, Jr.'s Timeline

January 16, 1857
Briarfield Plantation, Warren, Mississippi, United States
October 16, 1878
Age 21
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Richmond, Virginia, United States