Elmira Newberry

Female5 July 1859–28 January 1917

Brief Life History of Elmira

When Elmira Newberry was born on 5 July 1859, in Greenville, Darke, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel K Newberry, was 33 and her mother, Lavinia Ireland, was 24. She married John W. Davis in 1871. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 28 January 1917, in Batavia, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Batavia, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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John W. Davis
Elmira Newberry
Marriage: 1871
Bertha May Davis
John D Davis
Ida Belle Davis
Barbara Bessie Davis
Chester Arthur Davis
Elliott Davis
Lena Ada Davis

Sources (22)

  • Elmina Davis in household of John W Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elmira Davis, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Elmira Newberry in entry for John Davis and Minnie Reinhardt, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 1

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 16

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress, fortified town’ (see Newbury ).

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Neubourg in Eure, France.

    History: Thomas Newberry emigrated from Devon, England, to Dorchester, MA, in 1634. Among his descendants were a number of very successful manufacturers and entrepreneurs, including the brothers Oliver (1789–1860) and Walter (1804–68) Newberry, whose prosperity was linked with the growth and development of Chicago.

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

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