News:
  First Name:  Last Name:
Log In
Advanced Search
Surnames
What's New
Most Wanted
  • Photos
  • Documents
  • Headstones
  • Albums
    All Media
    Cemeteries
    Places
    Notes
    Dates and Anniversaries
    Calendar
    Reports
    Sources
    Repositories
    DNA Tests
    Statistics
    Change Language
    Bookmarks
    Contact Us

    Stephen Brown Davis

    Male 1807 - 1875  (68 years)


    Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

    • Name Stephen Brown Davis 
      Born 19 Sep 1807  Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
      Gender Male 
      Land Purchase 08 Jun 1833  Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Detroit land office
      Land Purchase 01 Apr 1837  Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Detroit - US Land Purchase
      Land Purchase 10 Oct 1839  Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Ionia
        ||US Land Purchase
      Census 1840  Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Males-- 1 bet 10-15, 1 bet 15-20, 5 bet 20-30 nad 1 bet 30-40
        Females -- 1 under 5, 1 bet 5-10, 2 bet 15-20 and 1 bet 20-30
        ||Federal
      Land Purchase 01 Mar 1846  Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Milwaukee||US Land Purchase
      City Directory 1847  3rd Ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • page 11
      Land Purchase 01 Mar 1848  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Election 08 Feb 1849  [3
      • Elected Janesville Plank Road Director
      Purchase 23 May 1849  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      • livery stable from Mr. Kane May
      Occupation 1850 
      Livery Stable 
      Election 04 Feb 1850  [5
      • Director of Milwaukee and Rock River PLank road
      Census 03 Sep 1850  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Election 19 Apr 1852  [6
      • director of Green Bay, Milwaukee and Chicago RR
      Law Suit 15 Sep 1853  [7
      • Milwaukee and Miss RR for putting omnibus agent off train
      Property 10 Feb 1854  Corner of Mason and Cass Streets, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Five Lots
      City Directory From 1857 to 1858  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Mukwonago Plank Rd 8th ward
        ||
      Census 1860  Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Census 1870  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      DeathCause 17 Oct 1875 
      • Thrown from wagon
      Died 17 Oct 1875  Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
      SBDavisdc1875.jpg
      SBDavisdc1875.jpg
      Funeral 20 Oct 1875  his residence on the South Side, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
      • The service was conducted by Rev. W. H. Thorp of St. James Church, and were in accordance with the ritual of the Episcopal denomination. Messrs.George D. Dousman, Col. George Bingham, A. N. Dickson, Elisha Edgerton, Elisha Starr and John Burnham, life long friends of the deceased were pall-bearers. The caske was covered with floral emblem and manifestations of a deep sense of the sad and sudden loss of a true friend were very noticable on the sorrowful occasion.
      Buried 20 Oct 1875  Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
      Obituary 22 Oct 1875  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
      • Mr. S. B. Davis, one of the pioneers of Kalamazoo, but of late years of Milwaukee died in that city last Friday. Deceased was the father of Mrs. D. B. Merrill. In early days deceased was the senior proprietor of the stage line running out of this place but when the Central road passed through here he moved to Chicago and subsequently to Milwaukee. We are informed that deceased was killed by being thrown from a wagon by a runaway team.
      Notes 
      • Grand Fire commenced in the hayloft of livery barn of S.B. Davis and J. Davis NW corner of Broadway and Huron (329 Broadway)||Grand fire of Milwaukee
      • The Copartnership heretofore existing between Bissell Humphrey and S. B. Davis known as "B. Humphrey & Co." is this day disolved by mutual consent.
      • Coroner's Report filed
      • Assumes agnecy for Michigan cetral RR steamship line [15]
      • Suffers $4,000 loss as stable burns [6]
      • moves livery stable to fireproof building [6]
      • His newly purchased carriage on display at Davis livery stable [5]
      • Davis, George Feb 19, 1838 age 2 yrs s/o S.R. & Helina Davis Davis, Helen Dec 6, 1839 age 11 mo d/o S.R. & Helina Davis [16]
      Person ID I1103  My Family Tree
      Last Modified 15 Feb 2010 

      Father John Davis,   b. 14 May 1783, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1849, Lima, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
      Mother Mary Horton Brown,   b. Apr 1790, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 1864, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
      Family ID F569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Pauline Hilton,   b. 18 Mar 1810, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1878, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
      Married Abt 1828 
      Children 
      +1. John Davis,   b. 08 Sep 1828, Benton, Yates, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years)
      +2. Anna M. Davis,   b. Abt 1831, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1890, Petosky, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
      +3. Mary W. Davis,   b. 01 Aug 1833, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1920, 413 East State Street, Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
      +4. George Davis,   b. 06 Dec 1840, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1902, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
       5. Hannah\Laura Davis,   b. Abt 1845, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1875  (Age ~ 29 years)
       6. Minnie Davis,   b. 13 Jul 1846,   d. 14 Feb 1849, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
      +7. Lolla Davis,   b. Abt 1851, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1890, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
      Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 
      Family ID F247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1807 - Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 08 Jun 1833 - Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 01 Apr 1837 - Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 10 Oct 1839 - Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 01 Mar 1846 - Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 01 Mar 1848 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsPurchase - 23 May 1849 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 03 Sep 1850 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsProperty - 10 Feb 1854 - Corner of Mason and Cass Streets, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCity Directory - From 1857 to 1858 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Oct 1875 - Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsObituary - 22 Oct 1875 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 
      Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

    • Sources 
      1. [S204] Death of an Old Citizen, Milwaukee Sentinal.

      2. [S207] Portrait and Biographical Record of Waukesha, Co.,, (Excelsior Publishing, Chicago, IL 1894).

      3. [S365] Milwaukee Sentinel, page 2 column 3.

      4. [S365] Milwaukee Sentinel, page 2 column 7.

      5. [S365] Milwaukee Sentinel, page 2 column 5.

      6. [S365] Milwaukee Sentinel, page 2 column 2.

      7. [S365] Milwaukee Sentinel, page 3 column 1.

      8. [S118] Portrait & Biographical REocrd of Kalamazoo Allega, (Chapman Bros.).

      9. [S179] S B Davis Death Certificate.

      10. [S180] Coroner's Report for S B DAvis, State of Wisconsin.

      11. [S183] S. B. Davis' Obit, Kalamazoo Gazette, (10/22/1875).

      12. [S365] Milwaukee Sentinel, page 8 column 1.

      13. [S185] Forest Home Cemetery 2405 West Forest Home Ave., Forest Home Cemetery.

      14. [S178] Kalamazoo Gazette, Page 3 col. 2.

      15. [S365] Milwaukee Sentinel, page 2 column 4.

      16. [S460] Lima Center Cemetery, Genealogical Society of Washtenaw Co., Michigan Inc.