Georgiana Davey

31 October 1886–March 1974 (Age 87)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Georgiana

When Georgiana Davey was born on 31 October 1886, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Ira P. Davey, was 30 and her mother, Emma Beam, was 24. She lived in Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years and Wanaque, Passaic, New Jersey, United States in 1930. She died in March 1974, in Passaic, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Pompton Lakes, Passaic, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira P. Davey
1856–1926
Emma Beam
1862–
Ada Davey
1885–
Georgiana Davey
1886–1974
Myrtle Davey
1888–
Davey
1890–
Viola Davey
1892–
Edward Davey
1894–1958
Thomas Davey
1897–
Charlotte Davey
1900–

Parents and Siblings

    Ira P. Davey

    Male1856–1926Male

    Female1862–Female

siblings

(8)

    Ada Davey

    Female1885–Female

    Female1886–1974Female

    Myrtle Davey

    Female1888–Female

    Davey

    Male1890–Male

    Viola Davey

    Female1892–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894

Age 8

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Davy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Georgianna Davey in household of Eugene Beaga, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Georgiana Davey in household of Eugine Beggs, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Georgiana Davey, "United States Census, 1930"

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