Percy Herman Davis

3 October 1925–22 August 1978 (Age 52)
Dan River, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Percy Herman

When Percy Herman Davis was born on 3 October 1925, in Dan River, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Lacy Oliver Davis, was 29 and his mother, Viola Lee Ricketts, was 30. He married Dorothy Lewis on 2 November 1946, in Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. He lived in Tunstall Magisterial District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States for about 5 years. In 1978, at the age of 52, his occupation is listed as tobacco farmer in Danville, Virginia, United States. He died on 22 August 1978, in Memorial Hospital, Danville, Virginia, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Percy Herman Davis
1925–1978
Dorothy Lewis
1927–2012
Marriage: 2 November 1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 November 1946
Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941

Age 16

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Herman Davis in household of Lacy O Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Percy H Davis in household of Lacy Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Percy Herman Davis in entry for Herman Clare Davis and Julie Dianne Dee, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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