Mary Davis

16 December 1874–22 February 1876 (Age 1)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Davis was born on 16 December 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Edward William Davis, was 48 and her mother, Jemima Nightingale, was 40. She died on 22 February 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 1.

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Edward William Davis
Jemima Nightingale
Jane Nightingale Davis
Joseph Nightingale Davis
Franklin Nightingale Davis
John Nightingale Davis
Alice Davis
Kate Nightingale Davis
William Nightingale Davis
Mary Davis

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 2

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Anna Davis in household of Edw W Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Davis, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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