Camilla Davis

29 December 1893–22 March 1985 (Age 91)
Coffee, Alabama, United States

The Life of Camilla

When Camilla Davis was born on 29 December 1893, in Coffee, Alabama, United States, her father, Robert Lee Davis, was 24 and her mother, Miriam Roberta Tomocklee Phillips, was 20. She married Alexander Lloyd Pate on 29 December 1910, in Holmes, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 22 March 1985, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Lloyd Pate
Camilla Davis
Marriage: 29 December 1910
Jewell Pate
Horace Pate
Myrtle Pate
Lee Roy Pate

Spouse and Children

29 December 1910
Holmes, Florida, United States


    Jewell Pate


    Lee Roy Pate




Parents and Siblings



    Mary Etta Davis



    Eula Davis


    Essie Davis



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 2

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
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.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Camilla Davis in household of Robert Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Camella Davis in entry for Lee Roy Pate and Katherine Barentine, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Camella Davis in entry for Lee Roy Pate and Katherine Barentine, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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