Jefferson Finis Davis1

M, #18070, b. 3 June 1808, d. 6 December 1889
     Jefferson Finis Davis was born on 3 June 1808 in Fairview, Todd County, Kentucky.1 He married Sarah Knox Taylor, daughter of President Zachary Taylor and Margaret Mackall Smith, on 17 June 1835 in Louisville, Kentucky.1 Jefferson Finis Davis died on 6 December 1889 in New Orleans, Louisiana, at age 81.1 He was buried in Richmond, Virginia.1
     He became a widower with the death of his wife, Sarah Knox Taylor on 15 September 1835 in Locust Grove, Louisiana, at age 21.1


Sarah Knox Taylor b. 6 March 1814, d. 15 September 1835
Last Edited29 Dec 2003


  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.