Roscoe C Davis

17 June 1887–5 June 1938 (Age 51)
Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Roscoe C

When Roscoe C Davis was born on 17 June 1887, in Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel L Davis, was 22 and his mother, Frances L. Hocker, was 18. He married Effie Leigh Howey on 11 July 1908, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Brunswick, Frederick, Maryland, United States in 1930. He died on 5 June 1938, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 50.

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Roscoe C Davis
Effie Leigh Howey
Marriage: 11 July 1908
Frances Lavern Davis
George Howey Davis

Spouse and Children


    Effie Leigh Howey


11 July 1908
Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States


    Frances Lavern Davis


    George Howey Davis


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel L Davis


    Frances L. Hocker




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 5

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 14

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roscoe C Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roscoe C Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roscoe C Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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