Olive Percy Davis

18 May 1877–25 February 1969 (Age 91)
Sycamore, Colusa, California, United States

The Life of Olive Percy

When Olive Percy Davis was born on 18 May 1877, in Sycamore, Colusa, California, United States, her father, Ezekiel Howell "Howell" Davis, was 47 and her mother, Sybil Sebia Jeffreys, was 31. She lived in Colusa, Colusa, California, United States in 1930 and Colusa Judicial Township, Colusa, California, United States in 1940. She died on 25 February 1969, in Colusa, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Grimes, Colusa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Howell "Howell" Davis
Sybil Sebia Jeffreys
Alfred J Davis
Winfred Howell Henry Davis
Rebecca Louise Davis
Olive Percy Davis

Parents and Siblings

    Ezekiel Howell "Howell" Davis


    Sybil Sebia Jeffreys




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 14

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 24

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Percy Davis in household of Winfred H Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olive Percy Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olive P Davis in household of Sebia Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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