Neva Lillian Davis

March 1879–12 November 1948 (Age 69)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Neva Lillian

When Neva Lillian Davis was born in March 1879, in Alabama, United States, her father, George Washington Davis, was 20 and her mother, Lillian Ann Williamson, was 17. She lived in Election Precinct 10, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 12 November 1948, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 69.

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David Elbert McLendon
Neva Lillian Davis

Spouse and Children

    David Elbert McLendon



Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Davis


    Lillian Ann Williamson




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 16

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Neva L Mclindon in household of David E Mclindon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Neva D Mclendon in household of D M Mclendon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Neva L Mclendon, "United States Census, 1940"

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