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The Davis Children Pictured on front are four of the Davis children in a portrait taken shortly after the war. Pictured from left to right are Jefferson Davis, Jr. (Jeff 1857-1878), Margaret (Maggie 1855-1909), William (Billy 1861-1872) and Varina Anne (Winnie 1864-1898). The Davis had two other children, Samuel (1852-1854) and Joseph (1859-1864). It was Joseph who died during the war in April 1864 when he fell from the railing of the rear portico. (Photograph by Notman, 1865) Postcard measures 4 x 6.