Johana Schwarber

9 June 1868–4 April 1943 (Age 74)
Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life 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 City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, 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
Johana Schwarber
Marriage: 29 September 1887
Arthur Robert Davis
Estella Isabella Davis
Allen Llewellyn Davis
Chester George Davis
Charles Leonard Davis
Webester Bascom Davis

Spouse and Children

29 September 1887
Lincoln, Nevada, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Anna Barbara Schneider




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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

Age 2

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

Age 22

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

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Johanna Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Johanna Davis in household of Arthur L Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Johanna Davis in household of Arthur Davis, "United States Census, 1900"

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