Nicholas “Nick” Davis was a Busy Man

Nick Davis was born 23 April 1781, in Virginia.  He was a busy man during his life and managed to wear a wide variety of hats.

  • He was a US Marshall.
  • He was a Captain in the War of 1812.
  • He owned several hundred acres of land in Limestone County, Alabama.
  • He raced horses.
  • He was admired by others as a country gentlemen.
  • He was one of the framers of Alabama’s first constitution.
  • He was president of the Alabama Senate.

Nick Davis died 29 September 1856 in Alabama.  A major road running through Limestone and Madison Country is named after him.  I can see why, Nick Davis had a lot going on and he was a busy man.