Martha Davis

29 December 1900–12 January 1986 (Age 85)
Blakely, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Davis was born on 29 December 1900, in Blakely, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Benjamin Davis, was 21 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth James, was 20. She married Fred Buddle on 6 June 1923, in Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 12 January 1986, in Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85.

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Fred Buddle
Martha Davis
Marriage: 6 June 1923

Spouse and Children

    Fred Buddle



6 June 1923
Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Elizabeth James




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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Davis in household of John Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Davis in household of John B Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Buddle, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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