Robert Lewis Davis

18 April 1882–4 October 1953 (Age 71)
Valley Falls, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Robert Lewis

When Robert Lewis Davis was born on 18 April 1882, in Valley Falls, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Davis, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Cooper, was 35. He lived in Jefferson, Montgomery, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Meriden, Rock Creek Township, Jefferson, Kansas Territory, United States in 1900. He died on 4 October 1953, at the age of 71.

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Robert Lewis Davis

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    Charles Davis


    Sarah Margaret Cooper




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
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

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lu Davis in household of Charles Davis, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Louis R Davis in household of Charles Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Lewis Davis, "Find A Grave Index"

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