Mary Francelia Davis

March 1867–5 February 1937 (Age 69)
Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Francelia

When Mary Francelia Davis was born in March 1867, in Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Davis, was 44 and her mother, Diana E Ellithorpe, was 35. She married Robert Sayers on 9 August 1924, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States. She lived in Beaver Township, Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 5 February 1937, in Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Humboldt, Iowa, United States.

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Robert Sayers
Mary Francelia Davis
Marriage: 9 August 1924

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9 August 1924
Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 17

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • M Francelia Davis in household of Florence Schenck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary F Sayers in household of Robert Sayers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francelia Davis in household of Joseph Davis, "United States Census, 1880"

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