Leona Davis

10 September 1910–2005 (Age 94)
Haileyville, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Leona

When Leona Davis was born on 10 September 1910, in Haileyville, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States, her father, William Leonard Davis, was 24 and her mother, Mae Catherine Reeves, was 18. She died in 2005, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 95.

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Leona Davis
1910–2005

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 2
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
Age 4
Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 25
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

(1997: 354880;2007: 790284; 2010: 1116357)English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .

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

Possible Related Names

David
Davies
Daves

Sources (3)

  • Leona Davis in household of May Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona Davis, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"
  • Leona Davis, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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