Harold LeRoy Davis Sr

5 April 1918–13 August 1999 (Age 81)
Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Harold LeRoy

When Harold LeRoy Davis Sr was born on 5 April 1918, in Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, his father, David Shimp Davis, was 24 and his mother, Florence M. Cordrey, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Margaret Reeves Dare. He lived in Alloway Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 August 1999, in Niceville, Okaloosa, Florida, United States, at the age of 81.

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Harold LeRoy Davis Sr
Margaret Reeves Dare
Mr. Harold Davis Jr.

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    David Shimp Davis


    Florence M. Cordrey





    Dorothy Mae Davis


    Mildred F Davis


    Nellie G Davis


    Donald L Davis


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.

Age 22

New Jersey contributed extensively to help the United States during World War II. Over 9% of all allied war-based construction contracts were handled in New Jersey, including aircraft carriers, battleships, destroyers, and other naval ships. In addition, almost 500,000 New Jersey residents enlisted in the war (roughly 10% of the state's population).

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold H Davis in household of David S Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold Davis in household of David S Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold L Davis Sr in entry for F Mildred Davis Corona, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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