Ethel Naomi " Maude" Davis

27 August 1895–16 December 1995 (Age 100)
Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States

The Life of Ethel Naomi " Maude"

When Ethel Naomi " Maude" Davis was born on 27 August 1895, in Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States, her father, John Walter Davis, was 46 and her mother, Lucinda Pelt, was 40. She married Montesco Porter on 24 March 1918, in Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States. She lived in Election Precinct 6, Jackson, Florida, United States in 1900. She died on 16 December 1995, at the age of 100, and was buried in Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States.

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Montesco Porter
Ethel Naomi " Maude" Davis
Marriage: 24 March 1918

Spouse and Children

24 March 1918
Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Walter Davis





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 3

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 28

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mrs. Maud Portor in household of Mr. Montasco Portor, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Maude Davis in household of John W Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Naoma Davis in household of J W Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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