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.
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.