Winnie Davis O'Hair

Brief Life History of Winnie Davis

When Winnie Davis O'Hair was born on 1 March 1895, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, John Sylvester O'Hair, was 23 and her mother, LeDora Flavilla Neal, was 21. She married Ira Frederick Sober on 5 June 1917, in Ellis, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ellis, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Parkman Township, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 15 April 1990, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Vassar Cemetery, Vassar, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States.

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Ira Frederick Sober
Winnie Davis O'Hair
Marriage: 5 June 1917
Letha Mae Sober
John Godfrey Sober
Dorothy Fay Hanion
Patsy Louise Sober

Sources (13)

  • Winnie D O Har in household of John O Har, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Winnie O'Hair, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Winnie Davis O'Hair Sober, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1901 · City Hall Built

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍr (see Hare ). This form of the surname is not used in Ireland.

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

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