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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Wesley Sorrells
Clara Davis
Marriage: 20 March 1910
Infant Son Sorrells
Cleveland Alden Sorrells
Alex W Sorrells
Margaret L Sorrells

Spouse and Children

20 March 1910
Oconee, Georgia, United States


    Infant Son Sorrells


    Cleveland Alden Sorrells


    Alex W Sorrells


    Margaret L Sorrells


Parents and Siblings

    Mr Davies


    Mrs. Davis





    Ada Lou Davis


    Riley Davis


    John H Davis


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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.