Leo P. Davis

2 June 1899–16 May 1997 (Age 97)
Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leo P.

When Leo P. Davis was born on 2 June 1899, in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Flemming Davis, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Jane Murley, was 22. He married Bertha C. Wright on 6 July 1923, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Saunemin, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Forrest Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 16 May 1997, in Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Livingston, Illinois, United States.

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Leo P. Davis
Bertha C. Wright
Marriage: 6 July 1923
Delpha Mae Davis

Spouse and Children


    Bertha C. Wright


6 July 1923
Monroe, Kentucky, United States


    Delpha Mae Davis


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 1

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 27

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)

  • Leo Davis in household of John F Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leo Davis in household of James F Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leo Davis, "United States Census, 1940"

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