Rose Mary Davis

Brief Life History of Rose Mary

When Rose Mary Davis was born in July 1892, in San Mateo, California, United States, her father, Antone Davis, was 41 and her mother, Mary Thomas, was 22. She married Charles Greener on 19 June 1918, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States. She lived in Judicial Township 4, San Mateo, California, United States for about 10 years and San Francisco, California, United States in 1920.

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Charles Greener
1883–1960
Rose Mary Davis
1892–
Marriage: 19 June 1918

Sources (6)

  • Rose Greener in household of Charles Greener, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rose Mary Davis - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth-name: Rose Mary Davis
  • Rose Davis in household of Antone A Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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