When William Jackson "Jack" Davis was born on April 23, 1838, in Rising Fawn, Georgia, his father, William, was 50 and his mother, Margaret, was 34. He married Isabella Vaught and they had three children together. He then married Alice Davis and they had seven children together. He died on February 10, 1919, in Mena, Arkansas, at the age of 80, and was buried there.When Isabella Vaught was born on January 1, 1844, her father, John, was 22 and her mother, Sarah H Austin, was 19. She married William Jackson "Jack" Davis in 1861. She had three children by the time she was 24. She died as a young mother in 1874 in Polk County, Arkansas, at the age of 30.