Frederick Clare Davern

4 March 1892–July 1970 (Age 78)
Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick Clare

When Frederick Clare Davern was born on 4 March 1892, in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Patrick Davern, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Faloon, was 35. He lived in Upper Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in July 1970, in Bronxville, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 78.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
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.
1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 13
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. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 21
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Eamon, Liam, Niall.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dábhoireann ‘descendant of Dábhoireann’. The original form of this name was Dubhdábhoireann ‘black one of the two burrens’ (from dubh ‘black’ + ‘two’ + boireann), apparently denoting The Burren, a rocky area in the north of County Clare. The family was famed for its learning, and ran a literary and legal school in County Clare.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick Clare Davern, "Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976"
  • Claire Davern in household of Patrick Davern, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clair Davern in household of Patrick Davern, "United States Census, 1900"

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