Cozie Esco Davies

9 September 1870–12 December 1953 (Age 83)
Villa Ridge, Pulaski, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cozie Esco

When Cozie Esco Davies was born on 9 September 1870, in Villa Ridge, Pulaski, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Edward Davies, was 24 and his mother, Josephine Bryon Whitchurch, was 22. He married Georgia Taylor on 23 December 1900, in Cairo, Alexander, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in East Saint Louis Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1953, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cozie Esco Davies
Georgia Taylor
Marriage: 23 December 1900
Louise Josephine Davies
George Edward Davis

Spouse and Children


    Georgia Taylor


23 December 1900
Cairo, Alexander, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Edward Davies


    Josephine Bryon Whitchurch





    David Otis Davies


    Evalyn Elizabeth Davies


    Charles Henry Davies


    Joseph Edward Davies


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 22

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cozie E Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cozie E Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cozie E Davies, "United States Census, 1910"

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