George Edwin "Ted" Davis

14 March 1910–24 April 1996 (Age 86)
Ramah, McKinley, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of George Edwin "Ted"

When George Edwin "Ted" Davis was born on 14 March 1910, in Ramah, McKinley, New Mexico, United States, his father, Charles William Davis, was 39 and his mother, Harriet Martha Bloomfield, was 34. He married Beatrice "Bea" LaRue Cowley on 3 April 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 1930 and Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States in 1940. In 1940, at the age of 30, his occupation is listed as janitor in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States. He died on 24 April 1996, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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George Edwin "Ted" Davis
Beatrice "Bea" LaRue Cowley
Marriage: 3 April 1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1935Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport
    Age 1
    The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    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.
    1933 · Sons of Utah Pioneers
    Age 23
    Like the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, The National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers is an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and studying the history of the Latter-day Saints Pioneers of Utah and the West. The organization is open to All good men of every age and circumstance who have an interest in the early Utah Pioneers. It is not necessary to have pioneer ancestry to join.

    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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    Sources (23)

    • George Edwin Davis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • George Edwin Davis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • George Edwin Davis, "Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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