Sylvia Davis

1908–5 June 1993 (Age 85)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Sylvia

When Sylvia Davis was born in 1908, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, William Hugh Davis, was 51 and her mother, Mary Sophine Hansen, was 29. She lived in Marshall, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Madill, Marshall, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 5 June 1993, in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

William Hugh Davis
Mary Sophine Hansen
Charles L. Davis
Lillian Davis
Vera Margaret Davis
Norie M. Davis
Clifford Unger Davis
Sylvia Davis
Effie Dorothy Davis
William Hugh Davis
Chester Arthur Davis
Everett John Davis

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 0

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.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 2

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Salvia N Davis in household of William H Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sylvia Davis in household of William H Davis, "United States Census, 1920"

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