Elizabeth Jean Davis

19 May 1940–19 October 1994 (Age 54)
Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jean

When Elizabeth Jean Davis was born on 19 May 1940, in Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States, her father, Willie McKinley Davis, was 39 and her mother, Iva Lois Blair, was 26. She died on 19 October 1994, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Willie McKinley Davis
1901–1995
Iva Lois Blair
1913–1983
Fred McKendrick Davis
1931–1990
Wiley Thomas Davis
1933–1994
Martha MaeBelle Davis
1937–1939
Elizabeth Jean Davis
1940–1994
Willie L. C. Davis
1942–2011

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 1

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 15

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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