Clara Davis

1888–1969 (Age 81)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Clara

Clara Davis was born in 1888, in Georgia, United States as the daughter of Mr Davies and Mrs. Davis. She married John Wesley Sorrells on 20 March 1910, in Oconee, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Walton, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 218, Clarke, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died in 1969, at the age of 81, and was buried in Athens, Clarke, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Sorrells
1888–1943
Clara Davis
1888–1969
Marriage: 20 March 1910
Infant Son Sorrells
1911–1911
Cleveland Alden Sorrells
1912–1976
Alex W Sorrells
1916–
Margaret L Sorrells
1923–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1910
Oconee, Georgia, United States
children

(4)

    Infant Son Sorrells

    Male1911–1911Male

    Cleveland Alden Sorrells

    Male1912–1976Male

    Alex W Sorrells

    Male1916–Male

    Margaret L Sorrells

    Female1923–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Mr Davies

    MaleMale

    Mrs. Davis

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(4)

    Female1888–1969Female

    Ada Lou Davis

    Female1896–Female

    Riley Davis

    Male1898–Male

    John H Davis

    Male1900–Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 5

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Sorrells in household of J W Sorrells, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara W Sorrells in household of John W Sorrells, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Sorrells in household of J W Sorrells, "United States Census, 1940"

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