Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Evan Davis” in chapter 1 of Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1:
...on, which Mr. Davis did not read over:
Three brothers came to America from Wales in the early part of the eighteenth century.
They settled at Philadelphia.
The youngest of the brothers, Evan Davis , removed to Georgia, then a colony of Great Britain.
He was the grandfather of Jefferson Davis.
He married a widow, whose family name was Emory.
By her he had one son, Samuel Davis, the father ...
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