Jewell Claudine Davis

Female27 January 1941–15 March 2000

Brief Life History of Jewell Claudine

When Jewell Claudine Davis was born on 27 January 1941, in Stamford, Jones, Texas, United States, her father, Robert Lee Davis, was 28 and her mother, Edna Leola Hill, was 29. She married Walter Albert Cardell on 7 September 1984, in Jones, Texas, United States. She died on 15 March 2000, in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States.

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Walter Albert Cardell
Jewell Claudine Davis
Marriage: 7 September 1984

Sources (13)

  • Anita Gail Compton, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Jewel C Davis, "Texas Marriages, 1966-2010"
  • Jewell Cardell, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1984Jones, Texas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 1

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

    Age 8

    One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

    1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

    Age 17

    Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

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