Myrtie Frances Davis

9 August 1889–30 September 1970 (Age 81)
Wilson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Myrtie Frances

When Myrtie Frances Davis was born on 9 August 1889, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, her father, William John Davis, was 23 and her mother, Willie Jane Davis, was 18. She married Wiley Durward Lamm on 3 February 1909, in Cross Roads Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cross Roads Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 30 September 1970, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wiley Durward Lamm
Myrtie Frances Davis
Marriage: 3 February 1909
Wiley Durward Lamm
Nellie Lou Lamm
Maurice Hall Lamm

Spouse and Children

3 February 1909
Cross Roads Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States


    Wiley Durward Lamm


    Nellie Lou Lamm


    Maurice Hall Lamm


Parents and Siblings

    William John Davis






    Arlesia Rose Davis


    John E Davis


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 8

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Myrtie F Lamm in household of Wiley Lamm, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Lamm in household of Wiley Lamm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mertie Davis in household of Willie J Davis, "United States Census, 1900"

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