David Andrew Davis

7 June 1893–4 October 1965 (Age 72)
Swain, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of David Andrew

When David Andrew Davis was born on 7 June 1893, in Swain, North Carolina, United States, his father, David Rollins Davis, was 36 and his mother, Mary Jane Rose, was 31. He married Iva Laura Nelms on 20 December 1917, in Swain, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Robbinsville, Graham, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and District 436, Rabun, Georgia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 4 October 1965, in Kings Mountain, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Kings Mountain, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States.

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David Andrew Davis
Iva Laura Nelms
Marriage: 20 December 1917
Ella Wanda Davis
David Cleo Davis
Nathan Hamilton Davis
Joe Harvey Davis

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 11
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 19
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (22)

  • David A Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David A Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David A Davis in household of David R Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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