Minerva Florence Davis

5 September 1873–12 September 1953 (Age 80)
Roane, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Minerva Florence

When Minerva Florence Davis was born on 5 September 1873, in Roane, West Virginia, United States, her father, Matthew Henry Davis, was 24 and her mother, Ida E. Carder, was 17. She married Stephen Lloyd Haley on 8 July 1894, in Roane, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Geary Magisterial District, Roane, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 September 1953, in Clendenin, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Laurel Point Cemetery, Roane, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Lloyd Haley
Minerva Florence Davis
Marriage: 8 July 1894
Mabel Haley
Howard Haley
Charles Leroy Haley

Spouse and Children

8 July 1894
Roane, West Virginia, United States


    Mabel Haley


    Howard Haley



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Haley in household of Steven L Haley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie F Haley in household of Stephen P Haley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Haley in household of S L Haley, "United States Census, 1920"

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