Jasper Newton Davis

2 September 1890–15 February 1954 (Age 63)
Ozark, Franklin, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jasper Newton

When Jasper Newton Davis was born on 2 September 1890, in Ozark, Franklin, Arkansas, United States, his father, Joseph Sebern Davis, was 24 and his mother, Eudora Dosha Spicer, was 23. He married Dolphia Bailey on 23 November 1915, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Hogan Township, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 15 February 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Jasper Newton Davis
Dolphia Bailey
Marriage: 23 November 1915
Docha Elizabeth Davis
Myrtle Bertha Davis

Spouse and Children

23 November 1915
Franklin, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1893: Johnson, Arkansas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jasper M Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jasper N Davis in household of Joseph S Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jasper N Davis in household of Joseph S Davis, "United States Census, 1900"

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