James Emery Davis

23 October 1878–1964 (Age 85)
Guthrie, Iowa, United States

The Life of James Emery

When James Emery Davis was born on 23 October 1878, in Guthrie, Iowa, United States, his father, Ebenezer James Davis, was 31 and his mother, Harriet N. Porter, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Clara Belle Pollock. He died in 1964, at the age of 86, and was buried in Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa, United States.

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James Emery Davis
Clara Belle Pollock
Shannon Luvern Davis

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Parents and Siblings

    Ebenezer James Davis


    Harriet N. Porter




    Bertha Viola Davis


    Franklin Pierce Davis


    Hiram Elbert Davis




+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 5

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Emery Davis in household of Ebenezer James Davis, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • James Emery Davis, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • James Emery Davis, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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