William Davis
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William Howell Davis (1861 - 1871)

William Howell "Billy" Davis
Born in Richmond, Richmond County, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Biography

William Davis died young.

William Howell Davis BIRTH 16 Dec 1861 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA DEATH 16 Oct 1872 (aged 10) Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA BURIAL Hollywood Cemetery Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA PLOT Section Lawn Lot A MEMORIAL ID 6662410 ยท

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Billy Davis, who was said to bear a strong resemblance to his father, was born in the Confederate White House and suffered from a number of illnesses during his short life. Reportedly hard of hearing by 1866, he attended schools in Canada and Maryland before dying of diphtheria at his parents' home in Memphis. Initially buried in that city, Billy was re-interred in the family plot at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, in 1893.

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See also:

  • Tennessee County Court (Grainger County); Probate Place: Grainger, Tennessee Image
William H Davis
Probate Date 1 Nov 1871
Probate Place Grainger, Tennessee, USA
Inferred Death Year 1871
Inferred Death Place Tennessee, USA
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