Mildred "Mittie" Ann Vernon

16 February 1893–2 March 1981 (Age 88)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mildred "Mittie" Ann

When Mildred "Mittie" Ann Vernon was born on 16 February 1893, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Paschal Mior Vernon, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Turney, was 35. She married Valentine Pleasant Davis on 12 March 1916, in Franklin, Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Stewarts Creek Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Franklin, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 March 1981, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Valentine Pleasant Davis
Mildred "Mittie" Ann Vernon
Marriage: 12 March 1916
Mary Lucille Davis
Infant Son Davis
Lillian Juanita Davis
Ester Inez Davis

Spouse and Children

12 March 1916
Franklin, Surry, North Carolina, United States



    Lillian Juanita Davis


    Ester Inez Davis


    Infant Son Davis


Parents and Siblings

    Paschal Mior Vernon





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 4

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vernon in Eure, France, named from the Gaulish element ver(n) ‘alder’ + the Gallo-Roman locative suffix -o (genitive -ōnis).2 French: habitational name from the same place as in 1 or from any of numerous other places in France with the same name and etymology.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mittie A Davis in household of Pleasant Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Davis in household of Pless L Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Millie A Vernon in household of Paschal Vernon, "United States Census, 1910"

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