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Charles Augustus Davis

Birthplace: Princeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: August 29, 1897 (86)
Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Davis and Miranda (Jones) Davis Newton
Husband of Ruth Elizabeth Davis; Catherine Davis and Emma Davis
Father of Emily Maria Davis Munro; Charles Davis; Andrew Augustus Davis; Warren Edgar Davis; Aurelia Davis and 9 others
Brother of Lucretia Gay and Maria Louisa Pond
Half brother of Miriam Lyon Clark; Lucy Brick and Miranda Jones Clark

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About Charles Augustus Davis

Biographical Summary:

"...Charles Augustus Davis was born on October 13, 1810 at Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of James Davis (10/5/1786 to 9/29/1814) and Myranda Jones Davis (b. 11/16/1784 or 1804).

Charles A. Davis married Catherine Spring on January 10, 1833 at Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts. Catherine is the daughter of Elisha Spring and Catherine Wheeler Spring, both of Princeton, Massachusetts. Catherine and Charles had one child: James Davis born on August 4, 1837 and died on August 18, 1837 at Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Charles married his second wife, Ruth Elizabeth Kennan either on March 2 or April 11, 1839 at Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts. Ruth is the daughter of Andrew Kennan Jr. and Ruth Parminter Kennan of Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts. Ruth and Charles had 12 children.

Charles married his third wife, Emma David in 1835 at Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts. Emma died at Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah.

Charles married his fourth wife, Abigail Smith Abbott Brown, date unknown, probably after 1852 the year Charles and Ruth arrived in Salt Lake City with the handcart company (possibly the Harman Cutler company). No children from this union.

Charles married his fifth wife, Betsey Parminter.

Charles married his sixth wife, Nancy Flagg in Massachusetts sometime prior to 1845. The marriage may have ended in divorce as records show Nancy Flagg married. Solomon Trask on August 30, 1842 in Worcester, Massachusetts. Nancy is the daughter of Aaron and Susanna Flagg.and she has a twin sister named Sally Flagg, both born on May 28, 1814.

Charles married his seventh wife, Caroline Flagg. Not known if related to Nancy Flagg.

Charles Augustus Davis died on the 29th of August 1898 in Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah..."


Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Davis, Charles Augustas

Birth Date: 13 Oct. 1810 Death Date: 29 Aug. 1898 Gender: Male Age: 39 Company: William Snow/Joseph Young Company (1850)


cemetery record shows "DAVIS, CHARLES A" owns 21 adjacent plots of probable family members below. List names parents (MARANDA JONES and JAMES DAVIS) and birth-death locations

DAVIS, DON A --b.04/01/1886 -d.05/24/1889 DAVIS, THOMAS H --b.02/03/1888 -d.11/14/1891 STONE, BETTY MAE --b.8/22/1923 -d.7/16/1924 STONE, YVONNE --b.1/4/1921 -d.2/24/1921 DAVIS, WILLIAM --b.2/13/1918 -d.2/16/1918 DAVIS, MARY --b.10/14/1900 -d.10/16/1900 DAVIS, SARAH A --b.01/29/1877 -d.05/02/1878 DAVIS, WILLIAM C --b.11/27/1874 -d.10/04/1876 BECK, MITCHELL R --b.03/04/1887 -d.8/19/1970 BECK, RUTH DAVIS --b.12/18/1886 -d.3/30/1974 DAVIS, BARBARA --b.02/20/1895 -d.02/20/1895 DAVIS, JAMES A --b.01/23/1897 -d.02/08/1897 DAVIS, ORA ELIZABETH --b.10/16/1902 -d.4/2/1903 BECKSTEAD, MOSES --b.01/02/1857 -d.11/24/1916 BECKSTEAD, DAVID A --b.02/23/1895 -d.11/04/1896 BECKSTEAD, RUTH ALBINE --b.08/17/1883 -d.12/22/1954 DAVIS, SARAH H --b.03/05/1852 -d.07/30/1867 DAVIS, ALMIRA STOKER --b.08/01/1855 -d.12/8/1930 DAVIS, WARREN E --b.06/13/1848 -d.12/4/1926 DAVIS, RUTH KENNAN --b.10/13/1821 -d.05/19/1892 DAVIS, CHARLES A --b.10/13/1810 -d.08/29/1897

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Charles Augustus Davis's Timeline

October 18, 1810
Princeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
August 4, 1837
Age 26
December 18, 1839
Age 29
Hubbardston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
September 5, 1842
Age 31
Humbbardston, MA, United States
September 10, 1845
Age 34
Nauvoo, Illinois
June 13, 1848
Age 37
Fort Calhoun, Washington County, Nebraska, United States
June 7, 1851
Age 40
Big Cottonwood, UT, United States
March 5, 1852
Age 41
Big Cottonwood, UT, United States
September 8, 1853
Age 42
Ohio, United States