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Elizabeth Jane “Eliza” DavisAge: 41 years18321873

Name
Elizabeth Jane “Eliza” Davis
Given names
Elizabeth Jane
Surname
Davis
Nickname
Eliza
Married name
Elizabeth Jane Liles
Birth 1832 32 34

Birth of a brotherKinchen Davis
January 1834 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Davis
about January 1834 (Age 2 years)
Note: His approximate date and place of death are deduced from his 22 Jul 1832 Northampton County, NC will and its probate at the March 1834 Northampton County Court session.
Birth of a brotherDrewry T. Davis
about 1839 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherWinborn C. Davis
about 1841 (Age 9 years)
Census September 17, 1850 (Age 18 years)
Census June 18, 1860 (Age 28 years)
Death of a brotherWinborn C. Davis
July 1863 (Age 31 years)
Cause: while a prisoner of war
Note: In a January/February 1864 muster roll for his unit, included in his Compiled Military Service File (see the corresponding source for a multimedia link to the file), he is reported as dead in Union captivity from wounds sustained at Gettysburg, PA on 2 Jul 1863, but his date of death is recorded as unknown.
Death of a brotherDrewry T. Davis
March 27, 1865 (Age 33 years)
Cause: of diarrhea while in Union captivity
Burial of a brotherDrewry T. Davis
March 1865 (Age 33 years)
MarriageCarter F. LilesView this family
August 3, 1869 (Age 37 years)
Census August 15, 1870 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Jane Liles
October 16, 1871 (Age 39 years)
Death before 1873 (Age 41 years)

Note: Her date of death upper bound is deduced from the fact that her husband, Carter F. Liles, remarried in July, 1873 (to Ella Edwards). Her daughter, Mary Jane Liles, appears in Carter F. Liles' 1880 census record with his new household. Additionally, her daughter Mary Jane is explicitly remembered in her father's, Arthur Davis', will signed 3 Jan 1879, without mention of Elizabeth Jane.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 21, 1826Northampton Co., NC, USA
11 months
elder sister
6 years
herself
2 years
younger brother
6 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Louisa Liles - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: September 4, 1878Wiccacanee Twp., Northampton Co., NC, USA
Mother’s family with Giles Lewter - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: January 1, 1821
10 months
half-brother
6 years
half-brother
Family with Carter F. Liles - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: August 3, 1869Northampton Co., NC, USA
2 years
daughter
Mary Jane Liles
Birth: October 16, 1871 22 39NC, USA
Death: November 3, 1960Roanoke Rapids Hospital, Roanoke Rapids, Halifax Co., NC, USA
Carter F. Liles + Ella Edwards - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: July 24, 1873Wiccacanee Twp., Northampton Co., NC, USA
6 years
step-daughter

Death
Her date of death upper bound is deduced from the fact that her husband, Carter F. Liles, remarried in July, 1873 (to Ella Edwards). Her daughter, Mary Jane Liles, appears in Carter F. Liles' 1880 census record with his new household. Additionally, her daughter Mary Jane is explicitly remembered in her father's, Arthur Davis', will signed 3 Jan 1879, without mention of Elizabeth Jane.