Ellen Davy (1880 - 1977)

A photo of Ellen Davy
Ellen Davy
1880 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Ellen Davy was born on April 6, 1880. She died in April 1977 at age 96. We know that Ellen Davy had been residing in San Leandro, Alameda County, California.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Ellen Davy 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 Ellen Davy, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Davy family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Ellen Davy

First name

Ellen

Middle name

Unknown.

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Ellen Davy was born on

Death

Ellen Davy died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Ellen.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Ellen Davy?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

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

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Ellen a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

San Leandro, Alameda County, California

Education

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

Professions

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

Personal Life & Organizations

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

Military Service

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

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Ellen Davy?
View other bios of people named Ellen Davies
Back to Top

Ellen Davy Family Tree

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

Ellen's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Ellen Davy
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Ellen's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Ellen during various points of her life.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Ellen

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

Ellen Davy Obituary

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

Ellen Davy passed away in April 1977 at 96 years old. She was born on April 6, 1880. There is no information about Ellen's family or relationships. We know that Ellen Davy had been residing in San Leandro, Alameda County, California.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Ellen Davy

1880 - 1977 World Events

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

In 1880, in the year that Ellen Davy was born, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

In 1896, when she was 16 years old, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1905, by the time she was 25 years old, acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1954, she was 74 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1977, in the year of Ellen Davy's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

Other Biographies

Other Ellen Davies

Ellen Jane Henderson Davy

Camberwell, Australia
Ellen Sarah Tucker Davy

Coburg, Australia
Ellen Leure Davy

Qnscliff, Australia
Ellen Davy
1846 - 1937
Qnscliff, Australia
Ellen Jane Davy
1896 - 1934
Fitzroy, Australia
Ellen Julia Davy
1899 - 1933
Warnambool, Australia
Ellen Amelia Duffy Davy

Colac, Australia
Ellen Cornall Davy

S Kilda, Australia
Ellen Davy
around 1938 - Jun 18, 1942

Other Davies

Simon Davy
Jul 24, 1910 - June 1980
Los Angeles, California
Clement Davy
Jun 24, 1905 - December 1985
Las Vegas, Nevada
Lucy A Davy
Sep 8, 1906 - Feb 28, 1988
Patricia J Davy
Dec 11, 1950 - Jan 15, 2003
James Anthony Davy
Feb 21, 1928 - Jan 11, 2008
Loleta, California
Minnie Davy
Jun 6, 1912 - Oct 13, 2007
Las Vegas, Nevada
Jesse Davy
Feb 19, 1909 - Jul 11, 1995
Imperial Beach, CA
Harry S Davy
Apr 5, 1913 - Mar 11, 1994
Burkburnett, TX
Blanche Davy
Oct 25, 1899 - February 1980
California
James Lawrence Davy
Feb 7, 1926 - Feb 25, 2006
Dana Point, CA
Wilfred Davy
Oct 22, 1916 - August 1978
Arthur Benjamin Davy
May 24, 1925 - Feb 4, 1987
San Leandro, CA
William I Davy
Jun 30, 1942 - Mar 14, 2006
Brownsville, CA
John Edward Davy
Jul 15, 1917 - Feb 7, 2010
Fortuna, California
Cathy E Davy
Aug 21, 1955 - Oct 19, 2001
Bingen, WA
Paul M Davy
Jul 2, 1921 - Nov 16, 2004
Coronado, CA
Glida Davy
Feb 18, 1893 - April 1987
California
Howard Edward Davy
Oct 6, 1962 - Jun 28, 2011
Marietta, GA
Richard E Davy
May 19, 1961 - Jun 27, 1991
Regina Davy
Nov 2, 1892 - October 1978
Santa Barbara, California

Other Bios

Angelina B Cantrall
Aug 3, 1879 - Nov 15, 1966
Oakland, CA
Epsia Abbott
Feb 26, 1890 - March 1980
Oakland, California
Pasqual Baclig
May 3, 1876 - Aug 15, 1970
Oakland, CA
Ana Andrade
Sep 1, 1897 - January 1987
Newark, California
Anna Borchert
Jul 15, 1883 - March 1976
Alameda, California
Lizzie Brown
Mar 13, 1881 - November 1971
Oakland, California
Eva Bowers
Jan 9, 1881 - Jul 15, 1970
San Leandro, CA
Grace M Holmes
May 1, 1884 - Aug 15, 1970
San Leandro, CA
Matilda Hilderbrand
Nov 29, 1882 - Nov 15, 1970
Oakland, CA
Loretta Hobson
Apr 20, 1890 - Jan 15, 1967
Oakland, CA
Anna Dutcher
Mar 25, 1883 - August 1978
San Leandro, California
Rose G Dudley
Jun 25, 1885 - Jun 15, 1967
Oakland, CA
Florence A Dake
Jan 2, 1888 - Feb 15, 1972
Hayward, CA
Angela Carlevaro
Oct 6, 1885 - Jan 15, 1968
Calistoga, CA
Eumelia Griego
Apr 17, 1897 - January 1980
Oakland, California
Maria Garcia
Feb 24, 1882 - September 1975
Livermore, California
Valentina Garcia
Feb 13, 1871 - Mar 15, 1969
Union City, CA
Helen G Grigsby
Jun 20, 1876 - Nov 15, 1969
Oakland, CA
Freddie Grayson
Oct 14, 1896 - January 1985
Oakland, California
Ada H Callaway
Oct 8, 1874 - Sep 15, 1967
Oakland, CA
Success Stories from Biographies like Ellen Davy
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.