Roy Roosevelt Davis

23 August 1907–3 September 1968 (Age 61)
Forneys Creek Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Roy Roosevelt

When Roy Roosevelt Davis was born on 23 August 1907, in Forneys Creek Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States, his father, David Rollins Davis, was 50 and his mother, Mary Jane Rose, was 46. He married Ada Elizabeth Proctor from 1925 to 1926, in Swain, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 September 1968, in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Roosevelt Davis
Ada Elizabeth Proctor
Marriage: from 1925 to 1926
Christine Velvet Davis
Alma Lee Davis
Clifford Davis
Janavie Davis
Shiffley Davis
Cecil Davis
Billy Davis
Bobby Davis

Spouse and Children

from 1925 to 1926
Swain, North Carolina, United States


    Christine Velvet Davis


    Alma Lee Davis


    Clifford Davis


    Janavie Davis


    Shiffley Davis


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 4

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ray R Rabin in household of David Rabin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy R Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy R Davis, "United States Census, 1930"

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