Johana Schwarber

Brief Life History of Johana

When Johana Schwarber was born on 9 June 1868, in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Johannes Schwaber, was 33 and her mother, Anna Barbara Schneider, was 29. She married Arthur Lincoln Davis on 29 September 1887, in Lincoln, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 April 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Lincoln Davis
1865–1936
Johana Schwarber
1868–1943
Marriage: 29 September 1887
Estella Isabella Davis
1888–1967
Arthur Robert Davis
1890–1950
Allen Llewellyn Davis
1893–1947
Chester George Davis
1896–1945
Charles Leonard Davis
1898–1943
Webester Bascom Davis
1900–1963

Sources (38)

  • Johanna Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Johanna Schwarber, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"
  • Mrs. A L Davis, "Washington, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Dieter, Angelika, Bernd, Fritz, Hedwig, Helmut, Horst, Joerg, Kurt, Otto.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from an inflected form of Middle High German swarz, German schwarz, meaning ‘the black one or the dark one’.

German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Schwarz.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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