Lydia Lora Danvers

Brief Life History of Lydia Lora

When Lydia Lora Danvers was born on 10 July 1878, in Eastland, Texas, United States, her father, Charles Lionell Danvers, was 48 and her mother, Lydia Frances Bevill, was 35. She lived in Parker, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 12 December 1942, in Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lionell Danvers
1830–1893
Lydia Frances Bevill
1842–1937
Martha Danvers
1866–
Clara Etta Danvers
1868–1946
Mary L Danvers
1871–1947
Liddie L. Danvers
1872–
Robert Henry Danvers
1873–1920
Lelia Elma Danvers
1876–1954
Lydia Lora Danvers
1878–1942
Minnie L. Danvers
1882–

Sources (4)

  • Liddie Danvers in household of Chas Danvers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia Lora Danvers - Government record: birth-name: Lydia A, Danvers
  • J F Johnson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Fitzroy.

English (Leicestershire): of Norman origin, a habitational name with fused preposition d(e) for someone from Anvers, the French name of the port of Antwerp in what is now Belgium.

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

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