Eva May Davis

28 November 1893–23 February 1974 (Age 80)
Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States

The Life of Eva May

When Eva May Davis was born on 28 November 1893, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, her father, John Henry Davis, was 24 and her mother, Lillie Lenore McKenzie, was 21. She married Frank Charles Swartz on 25 December 1914, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 23 February 1974, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Somerset, Perry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Charles Swartz
Eva May Davis
Marriage: 25 December 1914
Alfred John Swartz
Lucille Swartz

Spouse and Children

25 December 1914
Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Lillie Lenore McKenzie




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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
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

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva Swartz in household of Frank C Swartz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eva D Swartz in household of Frank C Swartz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva May Davis, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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