Cloyd Woodrow Davis

3 March 1916–28 March 2006 (Age 90)
Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life Summary of Cloyd Woodrow

When Cloyd Woodrow Davis was born on 3 March 1916, in Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States, his father, Clarence Delwin Davis, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ethel Ferrin, was 28. He married Edith Allred on 24 February 1938, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years and Supervisorial District 1, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 28 March 2006, in Citrus Heights, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Sylvan Cemetery, Citrus Heights, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cloyd Woodrow Davis
Edith Allred
Marriage: 24 February 1938
Ronald Cloyd Davis
Sue Davis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1938Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 5
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
    Age 25
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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 (43)

    • Cloyd Woodrow Davis, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Cloyd Woodrow Davis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Cloyd Woodrow Davis, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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