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William Alexander Davis

Also Known As: "Dr. Chief William Alexander Davis"
Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Albemarle County, Virginia
Death: October 1862 (68-76)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Alexander Davis and Mary Davis
Husband of Susan Morgan and Mary Davis
Father of FNU Davis; Laura Cornelia Davis; Sarah Ophelia Mayes; John Lowrey Davis; William Henry Davis and 3 others
Brother of Lucia Polson; Jane Virginia proctor; Myra Davis; Nancy Proctor and Rhoda Davis
Half brother of Rhoda Davis

Managed by: Erica Howton
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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.

Links

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25249805/william-davis



            
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William Alexander Davis's Timeline

1790
1790
Albemarle County, Virginia
1830
November 6, 1830
Age 40
Cherokee Nation, Lauderdale, Tennessee
1832
1832
Age 42
1834
1834
Age 44
1836
1836
Age 46
1838
1838
Age 48
1840
1840
Age 50
1846
March 25, 1846
Age 56
Flint District, Cherokee Nation, IT, now, OK