Della J Davis

22 June 1880–13 January 1953 (Age 72)
Lenoir, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Della J

When Della J Davis was born on 22 June 1880, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Ivy Davis, was 24 and her mother, Sallie Green Malpass, was 23. She married William Isaac Howard on 5 March 1905, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pink Hill Township, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 13 January 1953, in Pink Hill, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pink Hill, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Isaac Howard
Della J Davis
Marriage: 5 March 1905
Lorena Howard
William Harvey Howard
Henrietta Howard
Jonas Howard

Spouse and Children

    William Isaac Howard



5 March 1905
Lenoir, North Carolina, United States


    Lorena Howard


    Henrietta Howard



    William Harvey Howard


Parents and Siblings

    John Ivy Davis


    Sallie Green Malpass




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 17

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Della Howard in household of Jonas Howard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Della Howard in household of Bill Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Della J Davis in household of John I Davis, "United States Census, 1900"

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