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Zachariah Davis

Birthplace: Bedford, TN, USA
Death: Died in Gonzales, Gonzales, TX, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Davis and Elizabeth "Betsy" Davis (Davidson)
Husband of Rosanna Davis
Father of Elizabeth Ann McCoy; Susan McCoy; Eliza Jane McCoy; Nancy Rose McCoy and Emmaline Forrester
Brother of John Davis (Immortal 32 Gonzales Ranger); James (Twin) M Davis; Raleigh "Rollo" Davis; Elizabeth Jane McKinney and George Washington Davis

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About Zachariah Davis

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about Zachariah Davis

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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about Zachariah Davis

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


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

Bedford, TN, USA
April 1, 1824
Age 20
January 11, 1828
Age 24
Alabama, United States
Age 24
Alabama, United States
Age 37
January 1845
Age 41
Age 44
Gonzales, Gonzales, TX, USA