Delia Davis (1880 - 1974)

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Delia Davis
1880 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Delia Davis was born on January 27, 1880. She died in August 1974 at 94 years of age. We know that Delia Davis had been residing in Milford, Sussex County, Delaware.


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Delia Davis died in August 1974 at 94 years of age. She was born on January 27, 1880. We have no information about Delia's surviving family. We know that Delia Davis had been residing in Milford, Sussex County, Delaware.
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In 1880, in the year that Delia Davis was born, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1892, Delia was just 12 years old when on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1946, Delia was 66 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1952, she was 72 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1974, in the year of Delia Davis's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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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

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Margaret Davis
Jan 21, 1902 - July 1972
New Castle, Delaware
Margaret Davis
Oct 20, 1887 - September 1972
Newark, Delaware
Edna Davis
May 29, 1886 - April 1975
Wilmington, Delaware
Alice Davis
Apr 23, 1905 - September 1984
Wilmington, Delaware
Stella Davis
Mar 18, 1896 - January 1979
Wilmington, Delaware
Evelyn Louise Davis
Feb 14, 1926 - Jun 3, 2011
Wilmington, Delaware
Agnes Davis
Nov 28, 1923 - Nov 28, 2004
Wilmington, DE
Winnie Davis
Nov 25, 1923 - Oct 15, 1993
Dover, DE
Conaway Davis
Feb 24, 1960 - Oct 9, 2009
Shiva M Davis
Dec 28, 1971 - Dec 15, 1995
New Castle, DE
K Davis
Jan 25, 1972 - September 1994
Mary E Davis
Dec 6, 1911 - Aug 19, 1999
V L Davis
Aug 9, 1959 - January 1989
Jody M Davis
Oct 26, 1962 - Jun 24, 1999
Brian A Davis
Feb 8, 1961 - Oct 26, 2002
New Castle, DE
M D Plant Davis
Dec 9, 1974 - November 1999
Donald Eric Davis
Jan 28, 1962 - Jun 16, 2005
Claymont, DE
Shelly A Davis
Apr 10, 1967 - Oct 27, 2000
Dover, DE
Rodney L Davis
Mar 20, 1960 - Sep 24, 1995
Glenn Davis
Dec 27, 1960 - February 1981

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Nov 5, 1893 - July 1982
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Edna Holt
Aug 20, 1897 - July 1986
Wilmington, Delaware
Florence Callaghan
Nov 10, 1892 - December 1974
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Sarah Johnson
Mar 10, 1894 - January 1984
New Castle, Delaware
Frances Harrington
Nov 3, 1897 - April 1980
Harrington, Delaware
Mary Marvel
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Jane Bedford
Jul 7, 1880 - June 1975
Smyrna, Delaware
Elizabeth T Burns
May 10, 1894 - Mar 31, 1988
Townsend, DE
Martha Dever
Feb 22, 1893 - June 1979
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Josephine H Poore
Dec 21, 1901 - Dec 21, 1998
Smyrna, DE
Stephanie W Copes
Jan 22, 1972 - Jun 8, 2008
Dagsboro, DE
Thomas F Redden
Jul 13, 1955 - Aug 17, 2010
Bel Air, MD
May Romig
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Atco, New Jersey
Ann M Murray
Dec 5, 1901 - Mar 26, 2000
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Margaret Staker
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Kirkwood, Delaware
Ethel Cowan
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