Modean Davis

1914–1996 (Age 81)
Sweet Water, Marengo, Alabama, United States

The Life of Modean

When Modean Davis was born on 3 June 1914, in Sweet Water, Marengo, Alabama, United States, her father, Richard Randolph Davis, was 38 and her mother, Maudie Roberta Perkins, was 34. She married William Spencer Baker about 1940, in Alabama, United States. She died on 4 February 1996, in Linden, Marengo, Alabama, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

William Spencer Baker
Modean Davis
Marriage: about 1940

Spouse and Children

about 1940
Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Norman Davis



    R.T. Davis


    Leona B Davis


    Nonabee Davis


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 3

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Modine Davis in household of Randolph R Davis, "United States Census, 1920"

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