Hosea Van Noy Davis

19 December 1892–1 July 1949 (Age 56)
Avon, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hosea Van Noy

When Hosea Van Noy Davis was born on 19 December 1892, in Avon, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Abraham Peter Davis, was 37 and his mother, Charlotte Van Noy, was 28. He married Ella Mae Monahan on 26 April 1919, in Huntington, Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Head of the Harbor, Smithtown, Suffolk, New York, United States in 1930 and Smithtown, Suffolk, New York, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 1 July 1949, at the age of 56, and was buried in Smithtown, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hosea Van Noy Davis
1892–1949
Ella Mae Monahan
1892–1970
Marriage: 26 April 1919
Edward V Davis
1923–2001

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1919Huntington, Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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
    Age 14
    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.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 16
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    David
    Davies
    Daves

    Sources (15)

    • Hosea Van Noy Davis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Hosea Vannoy Davis, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Hosea Vannoy Davis, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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