Delia A Davis (1919 - 1997)

A photo of Delia A Davis
Delia A Davis
1919 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Delia A Davis was born on February 13, 1919. She died on February 18, 1997 at age 78. We know that Delia A Davis had been residing in Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho.


Delia A Davis Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Delia Davis, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Davis family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Delia A Davis

First name


Middle name


Maiden name


Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases




Delia Davis was born on


Delia Davis died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Delia.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Delia A Davis?



Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Delia's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived



Unknown. Was Delia a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho


Did Delia finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Delia attend?


Share what Delia did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Delia's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Delia serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Delia Davis?
View other bios of people named Delia Davises
Back to Top

Delia A Davis Family Tree

Delia's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Davis family tree.

Delia's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Delia A Davis
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling


Click to add friends & family.

Delia's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Delia A Davis. Below are potential family photos that share Delia's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Delia during various points of her life


Share Memories about Delia

What do you remember about Delia A Davis? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Delia is remembered.

Delia Davis Obituary

This obit of Delia A Davis is maintained by Delia's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Delia A Davis died on February 18, 1997 at 78 years of age. She was born on February 13, 1919. We are unaware of information about Delia's surviving family. We know that Delia A Davis had been residing in Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Delia A Davis

1919 - 1997 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Delia's lifetime

In 1919, in the year that Delia A Davis was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1942, when she was 23 years old, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1965, at the age of 46 years old, Delia was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1978, Delia was 59 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1997, in the year of Delia A Davis's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

Other Biographies

Other Delia Davises

Delia v Davis
Born: around 1921
Texas, United States
Delia Lillian Davis
Feb 1, 1890 - Oct 15, 1966
Talladega, AL
Delia N Davis
around 1850 - Mar 14, 1919
Delia A Davis
around 1834 - Apr 15, 1899
Delia Davis
around 1868 - Feb 22, 1948
Delia Davis
around 1877 - May 27, 1931
Delia Davis
around 1877 - May 17, 1926
Delia Davis
around 1860 - Jul 21, 1920
Delia Davis
around 1873 - Feb 20, 1900
Delia (Collazo) Davis
Born: around 1961
Delia D. (Gutierrez) Davis
Born: around 1972
Delia P. (Martinez) Davis
Born: around 1970
Delia (Juarez) Davis
Born: around 1940
Delia (Mejia) Davis
Born: around 1955
Delia (Munoz) Davis
Born: around 1944
Delia (Ordaz) Davis
Born: around 1957
Delia J. (Rogers) Davis
Born: around 1953
Delia H. (Flores) Davis
Born: around 1947
Delia S. (Villanueva) Davis
Born: around 1958

Other Davises

Thelma Davis
Sep 27, 1916 - March 1985
Logan, Utah
Cleda Davis
Jul 12, 1894 - May 1976
Pocatello, Idaho
Arthur C Davis
Dec 7, 1921 - Apr 9, 2006
Boise, ID
Floyd Davis
Feb 18, 1922 - December 1976
William Davis
Mar 8, 1887 - September 1973
Blackfoot, Idaho
Bessie Davis
Mar 4, 1900 - May 1979
Durham, California
Vivian M Davis
Jan 15, 1926 - Feb 8, 2007
Culdesac, ID
James E Davis
Mar 15, 1924 - Jan 23, 1993
Kamiah, ID
Harold S Davis
Mar 23, 1919 - Jan 6, 2003
Provo, UT
Abram Davis
Feb 21, 1926 - Dec 13, 1990
Ernest E Davis
Apr 25, 1927 - Aug 24, 1985
Goldfield, NV
Eugene H Davis
Feb 2, 1925 - Nov 20, 2007
Snohomish, WA
K J Davis
Nov 26, 1926 - Jun 15, 1989
William K Davis
Jan 19, 1924 - Sep 1, 2003
Ocean Park, WA
Viola Davis
Jan 1, 1920 - May 3, 2011
Jerome, Idaho
Dena K Davis
Nov 13, 1924 - Apr 17, 2010
Saint George, UT
Leslie Davis
Jul 31, 1899 - December 1982
Seattle, Washington
Wayne K Davis
Mar 31, 1924 - Feb 6, 1997
Boise, ID
Virgil C Davis
Sep 18, 1902 - Mar 4, 1993
Post Falls, ID
Thornton Davis
Aug 8, 1900 - December 1962

Other Bios

Bonney Mcgivern
Jul 29, 1918 - December 1974
Winona Bateman
Sep 13, 1910 - Feb 15, 2002
Chugiak, AK
Sarah Deines
Oct 18, 1918 - December 1984
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Joseph Curtis
Oct 1, 1905 - November 1960
Jack E Haas
Dec 21, 1921 - May 13, 2001
Payette, ID
Elaine L Henscheid
Apr 21, 1924 - Apr 9, 2009
Meridian, ID
Taylor Johnson
Oct 27, 1904 - August 1978
American Falls, Idaho
Paul E Kucera
Dec 23, 1919 - Feb 16, 2003
Pocatello, ID
William Kerbs
May 19, 1924 - Jun 19, 2000
Rupert, ID
Lillie L Lemmon
Jul 20, 1919 - Oct 25, 1998
Mackay, ID
Richard Munkres
Apr 11, 1913 - December 1976
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Roy C Hart
Apr 3, 1909 - Oct 14, 2000
Bellevue, WA
Arthur Niemeier
Sep 10, 1904 - May 1981
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Mamie Leona Dees
Mar 18, 1925 - Oct 10, 2010
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Wayne A Randolph
Apr 28, 1925 - Nov 15, 2003
Gibbonsville, ID
Lillian C Meppen
Aug 23, 1922 - Oct 25, 1997
Idaho Falls, ID
John Jones
May 12, 1922 - February 1979
Independence, Missouri
Ralph W Summers
Apr 30, 1922 - Jun 11, 2003
Ririe, ID
Norma Robison
Sep 30, 1921 - Sep 20, 1995
Rigby, ID
Elaine Hanks
Jul 7, 1926 - Nov 1, 2004
Meridian, ID
Success Stories from Biographies like Delia A Davis
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.