Lida Flora Belford

1882–1951 (Age 69)
Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Lida Flora

When Lida Flora Belford was born on 1 April 1882, in Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, United States, her father, George W. Belford, was 35 and her mother, Alice Annette Butts, was 30. She married Raymond Wright Davis on 20 July 1898, in Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hemet, Riverside, California, United States in 1910 and Mundy Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 24 December 1951, in Argentine, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69.

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Raymond Wright Davis
1875–1959
Lida Flora Belford
1882–1951
Marriage: 20 July 1898
Charles R. Davis
1899–1973
Bernice Adaline Davis
1902–1996
Chester Davis
1905–

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World Events (8)

1886
Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain
Age 5
"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""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 19
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

English: habitational name from a place in Northumberland named Belford, from Old English belle ‘bellshaped hill’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (14)

  • Lida F Davis in household of Ray W Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lida Davis in household of Ray W Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lida F Davis in household of Roy W Davis, "United States Census, 1900"

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