Margaret Caroline Davis

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

The Life 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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Richard Francis Arnold
Margaret Caroline Davis
Marriage: 19 June 1943

Spouse and Children

19 June 1943

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World Events (8)


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

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 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"
  • Margaret Davis in household of John P Davis, "United States Census, 1930"

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