Thomas Daniel Davis

15 June 1893–23 April 1963 (Age 69)
Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Daniel

When Thomas Daniel Davis was born on 15 June 1893, in Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, John Davis, was 30 and his mother, Mary Margaret Rees, was 24. He married Anna DaVeda Olsen on 23 May 1917, in Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 23 April 1963, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Daniel Davis
1893–1963
Anna DaVeda Olsen
1895–1976
Marriage: 23 May 1917
Max Daniel Davis
1918–2011
Beth Elaine Davis
1922–1997
Beverly Jeane Davis
1925–1930
John Robert Davis
1925–2020
Thomas Dee Davis
1936–2020

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1917Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    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.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 13
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 19
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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 (31)

    • Thomas Daniel Davis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Thomas Daniel Davis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Thomas D Davis in entry for Max Daniel Davis, "Nevada, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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