Eva Lena Davis

8 January 1867–10 February 1940 (Age 73)
Orland, Millgrove Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Eva Lena

When Eva Lena Davis was born on 8 January 1867, in Orland, Millgrove Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States, her father, James Moore Davis, was 36 and her mother, Margaretta Kellam, was 31. She married Roscoe Conklin on 10 November 1883, in LaGrange, Indiana, United States. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 10 February 1940, in Mount Clemens, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73.

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Marriage: 11 March 1898

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1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 1
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
Age 12
After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain
Age 20
"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Eva Davis in household of Margaretta Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eva L Davis, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Eva L Davis, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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