Richard Edward Davis

22 December 1931–18 June 2009 (Age 77)
Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States

The Life of Richard Edward

When Richard Edward Davis was born on 22 December 1931, in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, his father, Shem Davis, was 38 and his mother, Josephine Mary Gatzemeyer, was 41. He had at least 1 son. He lived in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1969 and Boise, Idaho, United States for about 2 years. He died on 18 June 2009, in Garden Valley, Boise, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Dry Creek Cemetery, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Shem Davis
Josephine Mary Gatzemeyer
Olive Margaret Davis
Deloris Anna Davis
Richard Edward Davis

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Age 2

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Story Highlight

Life history of Shem Davis, author unknown

Shem Davis The story of Shem Davis is one of hardship, sorrow, happiness and love for his family, having its beginning in the Teton Basin, Driggs, Idaho a short distance from the Wyoming border on Jan …

Sources (3)

  • Richard Edward Davis in household of Shem Davis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Richard Edward Davis in household of Shem Davis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edward Davis in household of Shem Davis, "United States Census, 1940"

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