John Meeks Davis[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1825 - 1896  (70 years)


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  • Name John Meeks Davis 
    Initiatory (LDS) 10837  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 9 Sep 1825  Luce, Spencer, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) Jun 1840  , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1848  Rockyford Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1850/1852  Union Branch, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Endowed (LDS) 13 Jun 1889  MANTI Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 16 Feb 1896  Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Feb 1896  Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10775  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2015 

    Father James Davis,   b. 1793, (of), , , Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margarette Elsie Meeks,   b. 2 Aug 1804, , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 20 Dec 1968  LANGE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Abshire,   b. 29 Dec 1826, Luce, Spencer, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1899, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Jane Davis,   b. 27 Jun 1847, Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 America Jane Overlin,   b. 11 Feb 1824, , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1877  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1857  , Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Davis,   b. 21 Jun 1858, of, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Atha Davis,   b. of, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Susanna Davis,   b. of, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Ann Davis,   b. of, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Aug 1846 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      T7 R5, Sec 15, W/2 NE/4 NE/4
      T7 R5, Sec 15, E/2 NW/4 NE/4

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      70's Record, p 203
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p 839
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 13, p 325

      HISTORY:
      Treasures of Pioneer History, Vol 3, pp 336-337

      VARIANT BIRTH: 9 Sep 1823
      VARIANT FATHER: William Davis

      BIOGRAPHY: July of 1840 was sent on a mission to Greene and Jersey County, Indiana. Returned in August.

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes 1 & 2 by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      T7 R5, Sec 15, W/2 NE/4 NE/4
      T7 R5, Sec 15, E/2 NW/4 NE/4

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      70's Record, before 1850, LDS Archives, p 115
      70's Records, H. Black, p 203
      Early 70's and High Priests Index, p 38
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 13 p 325

      HISTORIES:
      Our Pioneer Heritage, DUP, 1963, Vol 12 p 281
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, p 839
      Treasures of Pioneer Herritage, Vol 3, pp 336-337

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Internet Research:
      Family Search: Family Group Record, 2 pages
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Overland Travel, 1 page

      VARIANTS:
      Birthdate: 9 Sep 1823
      Burial Place: Beaver, Utah

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, , p 203.

    2. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 839.

    3. [S11] Book - Treasures of Pioneer History, 6 vols., Carter, Kate B., Compiler, (Daughers of the Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1952-1957), , Vol 3, pp 336-337.

    4. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 13, p 325.

    5. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    6. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

    7. [S10929] .

    8. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).

    9. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.