John Lyle Davis

13 January 1888–19 April 1937 (Age 49)
Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States

The Life of John Lyle

When John Lyle Davis was born on 13 January 1888, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States, his father, Jared Moroni Davis, was 48 and his mother, Harriet Jane Osborn, was 40. He married Mabel Maria Knutti on 17 April 1915. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Tono, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 19 April 1937, in Tenino, Thurston, Washington, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lyle Davis
Mabel Maria Knutti
Marriage: 17 April 1915
Clayton John Davis
Donald Fay Davis
Harriet Marie Davis
Kenneth Lyle Davis
Virginia Davis

Spouse and Children

17 April 1915


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 1

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 14

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Lyle Davis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Lyle Davis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lyle Davis, "United States Census, 1920"

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