The Papers of Jefferson Davis
 
The Papers of Jefferson Davis
Senator Jefferson Davis, c1858 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
 

Eliza Van Benthuysen Davis

(1811-1863)

Eliza V. Davis

Eliza Van Benthuysen Davis married Joseph Emory Davis, Jefferson Davis' eldest brother, in 1827. (Photograph c1859).

For more information, see Janet Sharp Hermann, Joseph E. Davis: Pioneer Patriarch (1990), and the published volumes of The Papers of Jefferson Davis.

 

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