Mary Elizabeth Plumb

6 February 1871–15 March 1954 (Age 83)
Salem, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Plumb was born on 6 February 1871, in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Jeremiah Plumb, was 20 and her mother, Sarah Jane Shields, was 16. She married James Richard Davis on 1 January 1888, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 18 South Price, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 15 March 1954, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Price City Cemetery, Price, Carbon, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Richard Davis
1856–1942
Mary Elizabeth Plumb
1871–1954
Marriage: 1 January 1888
Elmer Fulton Davis
1888–1946
Sarah Adie “Sadie” Davis
1890–1912
Alice Davis
1892–1893
Beulah Davis
1894–1904
Leonard Douglas Davis
1897–1969
Enid Lucille Davis
1902–1991
Jean Marie Davis
1905–1957
Blaine Davis Sr
1908–1946
June Davis
1910–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1888
Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Plum .

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

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Jemima Wimmer Powell - The Life Story of James Powell and Jemima Wimmer

This is the life story of James Powell and Jemima Wimmer, his wife. It was written by Tyrone Taylor Powell, a great great grandson and was presented at the James Powell Reunion in 1980. The story c …

Sources (3)

  • Mary Elizabeth Plumb Davis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mary E Davis in household of J R Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Davis in household of James R Davis, "United States Census, 1930"

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