Vivia Earl

30 September 1886–13 December 1971 (Age 85)
Luther, Lake, Michigan, United States

The Life of Vivia

When Vivia Earl was born on 30 September 1886, in Luther, Lake, Michigan, United States, her father, Oscar G. Earl, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Anna Rau, was 25. She married William Meredith Davies on 29 August 1906, in Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lexington Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Alliance, Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 13 December 1971, in Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Alliance City Cemetery, Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Meredith Davies
Vivia Earl
Marriage: 29 August 1906
Margaret Davies
John Wayne Davies
Donald Davies
Clair Davies
Robert Davies
Eugene Frost Davies

Spouse and Children

29 August 1906
Stark, Ohio, United States


    Margaret Davies


    John Wayne Davies



    Clair Davies


    Robert Davies


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Oscar G. Earl


    Margaret Anna Rau




World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 1

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: originally, like most of the English names derived from the ranks of nobility, either a nickname or an occupational name for a servant employed in a noble household. The vocabulary word is a native one, from Old English eorl ‘nobleman’, and in the Middle Ages was often used as an equivalent of Norman count.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viva C Davie in household of Oscar G Earl, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vivia D Earl in household of Oscar G Earl, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vivia E Davies in household of William M Davies, "United States Census, 1930"

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