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Eunice Russ Ames Davis
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1800
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1901
Dedham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

She was `very likely the first tri-racial Real Daughter of the National Society of The Daughters of the American Revolution, becoming a member in 1896. To be deemed a real daughter of the D.A.R. you must be a member who's father served the Revolutionary cause. Eunice was the daughter of Prince and Eunice Russ Ames. Prince Ames mother was Narragansett Native American and African American, his father was white. Eunice Ross was also bi or tri-racial with white and Penobscot Native ancestry. Prince Ames served at Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill. His wife started receiving her pension in 1838.
Eunice's first husband was Robert Amos with whom she had three children. Her second husband was Rev. John Davis, they had no children. Mrs. Eunice Davis was a founding member of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society. When she died at 100 years old in 1901, she was the oldest living female abolitionist in the Country. Her great granddaughter Helen R--- is the only known descendant to join the D.A.R. 
 
Burial:
Brookdale Cemetery
Dedham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Eglantine Path, Lot 0436
 
Maintained by: Leanne Keefer Bechdel
Originally Created by: geniebug
Record added: Oct 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30936528
Eunice Russ <i>Ames</i> Davis
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Eunice Russ <i>Ames</i> Davis
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- Emersons Plot
 Added: Jul. 18, 2013
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- Leanne Keefer Bechdel
 Added: Feb. 4, 2011

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Apr. 24, 2009
 
 
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