Margaret Caroline Davis

10 July 1923–7 August 2001 (Age 78)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Caroline

When Margaret Caroline Davis was born on 10 July 1923, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, John Phillip Davis, was 42 and her mother, Caroline May Lemmon, was 41. She married Richard Francis Arnold on 19 June 1943. She lived in Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Vallejo, Solano, California, United States in 2001. She died on 7 August 2001, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Francis Arnold
1918–2004
Margaret Caroline Davis
1923–2001
Marriage: 19 June 1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1943
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1927
    Age 4
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
    1928 · The Tower Theater
    Age 5
    The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 21
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

    Possible Related Names

    David
    Davies
    Daves

    Sources (12)

    • Margaretha Caroline Davis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Margaret Davis in household of John P Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Caroline Davis - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth: 10 July 1923; Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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