Joseph H Davis

11 April 1911–27 April 1961 (Age 50)
Horse Cave, Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph H

When Joseph H Davis was born on 11 April 1911, in Horse Cave, Hart, Kentucky, United States, his father, Albert S Davis, was 45 and his mother, Myrtle Payton Harper, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Ruth M Hodge. He lived in Hart, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 2, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1961, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Joseph H Davis
Ruth M Hodge
Gordon Lee Davis

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    Ruth M Hodge




    Gordon Lee Davis


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    Hattie A Davis


    Alleen C Davis


    Edward G Jones



    Naomi Grey Davis


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 1

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 15

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph H Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joe Davis in household of Al S Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph H Davis, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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