Flora Abbie Davis

12 December 1896–6 August 1975 (Age 78)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Flora Abbie

When Flora Abbie Davis was born on 12 December 1896, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, James Henderson Davis, was 23 and her mother, Lucy Ada Akers, was 18. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with James Beal Blevins. She lived in Lead Mines District, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Speedwell, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 6 August 1975, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saint Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery, Cripple Creek, Wythe, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Beal Blevins
Flora Abbie Davis
Clarence Vivian Blevins
James Russell Blevins
Marcus Everett Blevins Sr
Velma Marie Blevins

Spouse and Children



    Clarence Vivian Blevins


    James Russell Blevins


    Marcus Everett Blevins Sr


    Velma Marie Blevins


Parents and Siblings

    James Henderson Davis


    Lucy Ada Akers






    Berlie Davis


    Carlie Davis


    Josephus “Joe” Davis


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 3

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Addie F Blevins in household of James Blevins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Abbie Blevins in household of Juluis Blevins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Abbie Davis in household of James H Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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