Lou Ora Davis

23 October 1859–23 April 1931 (Age 71)
Wayne, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lou Ora

When Lou Ora Davis was born on 23 October 1859, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Exum Davis, was 21 and her mother, Margaret Marie Sauls, was 15. She married Etheldred Leon Becton on 25 October 1877, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Nahunta Township, Wayne, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 23 April 1931, in Fremont, Wayne, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Fremont, Wayne, North Carolina, United States.

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Etheldred Leon Becton
Lou Ora Davis
Marriage: 25 October 1877
William or Willis Hugh Becton
Frank Pierce Becton
Margaret Maggie Becton
Bettie Elizabeth Becton
Sue Gertrude Becton
Ora Mayfield Becton
Coraleigh Becton

Spouse and Children

25 October 1877
Wayne, North Carolina, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    John Exum Davis


    Margaret Marie Sauls




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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 3

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Loisa Davis in household of Winny Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa Davis in household of John J Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ora Becton in household of Etheldred Becton, "United States Census, 1900"

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