Corinne Viola Davis

8 July 1907–15 January 1994 (Age 86)
Frackville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Corinne Viola

When Corinne Viola Davis was born on 8 July 1907, in Frackville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Davies Davis, was 48 and her mother, Mary Elmira Wilson, was 44. She married Lester Bretz on 31 December 1929, in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 15 January 1994, in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Lester Bretz
Corinne Viola Davis
Marriage: 31 December 1929

Spouse and Children

31 December 1929
Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Davies Davis


    Mary Elmira Wilson




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Corinne Bretz in household of Lester Bretz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrie V Davis in household of David D Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carrinne Davis, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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