Ida Mae Davis

2 June 1904–26 November 1985 (Age 81)
Laurel, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ida Mae

When Ida Mae Davis was born on 2 June 1904, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Richard Davis, was 31 and her mother, Susan Keaton, was 18. She married William Bartlet Lockaby on 24 March 1923, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Precinct 6 Newcomb, Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Lily, Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 26 November 1985, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

William Bartlet Lockaby
Ida Mae Davis
Marriage: 24 March 1923
Baby Lockaby
Oscar Raymond Lockaby

Spouse and Children

    William Bartlet Lockaby



24 March 1923
Laurel, Kentucky, United States


    Baby Lockaby


    Oscar Raymond Lockaby


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 8

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 22

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ida Davis in household of James Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ida May Davis in household of James R Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ida Mae Lockaby in entry for William Bartie Lockaby, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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