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Jefferson Davis President of the Confederacy  in US census records

Davis was born on June 3, 1808, in what is now Todd County, Ky. He died in 1889 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • 1850- Living with his wife in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi--listed as a US Senator.
  • 1860 - Listed as a farmer in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • 1870 - Listed by himself in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • 1880 - Listed in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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