Robert Eggward Davis

28 October 1888–9 March 1963 (Age 74)
Wise, Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert Eggward

When Robert Eggward Davis was born on 28 October 1888, in Wise, Virginia, United States, his father, John Quincy Adams Davis, was 38 and his mother, Lucy E Powers, was 38. He married Rosa Florence Oney on 19 March 1911, in Carter, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 3 Olive Hill, Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1963, in Olive Hill, Carter, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Olive Hill, Carter, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Eggward Davis
Rosa Florence Oney
Marriage: 19 March 1911
Glenn Ireland Davis

Spouse and Children

19 March 1911
Carter, Kentucky, United States


    Glenn Ireland Davis


Parents and Siblings

    John Quincy Adams Davis






    James Patrick Davis


    Jesse Melvin Davis


    Martha Ellen Davis


    Pheby Davis


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

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.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert E Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert E Davies, "United States Census, 1930"

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