Amanda Viola Shaul

1885–1967 (Age 82)
Sheridan, Montcalm, Michigan, United States

The Life of Amanda Viola

When Amanda Viola Shaul was born on 18 March 1885, in Sheridan, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, her father, Dexter George Shaul, was 30 and her mother, Lydia Roslan B Durland, was 29. She married Franklin Bertram Davis on 1 July 1902, in Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Virgil Township, Jones, South Dakota, United States in 1930 and Presho Township, Lyman, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 4 December 1967, in Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States.

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Amanda Viola Shaul
Franklin Bertram Davis
Marriage: 1 July 1902
Bertram Frank Davis
Charles E Davis
Orville D Davis
Viola Amanda Davis
Walter Joseph Davis
Albert Davis
Elmer Joseph Davis
Lydia Rosetta Davis
Malvine Betty Davis
Gladys Margaret Davis
Lloyd George Davis

Spouse & Children

1 July 1902
Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Hebrew form of the Biblical name Saul .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Amanda V Davis in household of Frank B Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda Davis in household of Frank B Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amanda Davis in household of Frank Davis, "United States Census, 1920"

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