Edith Davis (1882 - 1976)

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Edith Davis
1882 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Edith Davis was born on August 13, 1882. She died in March 1976 at age 93. We know that Edith Davis had been residing in West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.


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Edith Davis passed away in March 1976 at 93 years old. She was born on August 13, 1882. We are unaware of information about Edith's immediate family. We know that Edith Davis had been residing in West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.
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In 1882, in the year that Edith Davis was born, on April 3rd, 34 year old outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back of the head by trusted friend and partner Robert Ford. Suspected of colluding with the Governor of Missouri, brothers Robert and Charley Ford were arrested, indicted, plead guilty, sentenced to be hung - then pardoned by the Governor. All in one day.

In 1890, by the time she was just 8 years old, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1908, Edith was 26 years old when President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1937, at the age of 55 years old, Edith was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1976, in the year of Edith Davis's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Feb 12, 1900 - Jul 15, 1971
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Apr 6, 1943 - Jan 26, 1996
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Mar 13, 1951 - December 1983
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Sep 9, 1948 - December 1986
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Mar 9, 1949 - Jul 12, 2010
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Feb 17, 1874 - November 1974
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Mar 10, 1888 - May 1980
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Apr 8, 1952 - Sep 14, 2008
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Maryann Davis
Sep 30, 1951 - November 1986
Horace Davis
Dec 26, 1953 - Jun 4, 1999
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Aug 13, 1952 - September 1982
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Dec 15, 1954 - Nov 8, 1995
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