Margaret Davis (1892 - 1973)

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Margaret Davis
1892 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Davis was born on October 29, 1892. She died in December 1973 at 81 years of age. We know that Margaret Davis had been residing in Williamsburg, Sierra County, New Mexico 87942.


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Margaret Davis passed away in December 1973 at 81 years old. She was born on October 29, 1892. We are unaware of information about Margaret's family. We know that Margaret Davis had been residing in Williamsburg, Sierra County, New Mexico 87942.
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In 1892, in the year that Margaret Davis was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1911, she was 19 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1937, at the age of 45 years old, Margaret was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1941, Margaret was 49 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1973, in the year of Margaret Davis's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Gertrude Davis
Jul 26, 1890 - November 1986
State College, Pennsylvania
Frank Davis
Jun 11, 1916 - July 1982
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Alice L Davis
Dec 25, 1915 - Oct 27, 1990
Gardiner Davis Jr
Feb 22, 1923 - Dec 7, 1994
Boise, ID
Mark Davis
Dec 4, 1924 - Sep 29, 2010
New Mexico
Jimmie Davis
Jun 17, 1921 - Feb 2, 1989
Frank Davis
Jun 26, 1910 - Jul 11, 1992
Grants, NM
Bennie Davis
Jul 26, 1929 - July 1979
Joe Davis
Jul 9, 1904 - November 1977
Gamerco, New Mexico
Haskie Davis
Mar 11, 1922 - Jul 28, 1996
Albuquerque, NM
Bertha Davis
Jun 13, 1923 - Jan 29, 1990
John P Davis
Nov 27, 1978 - Aug 11, 2002
Anna Davis
Jul 1, 1887 - June 1984
Fort Bayard, New Mexico
Eldon Davis
Nov 14, 1920 - April 1986
Seaside, California
Reuben Davis
Dec 10, 1878 - March 1971
Newhall, California
Pearl Davis
Oct 10, 1875 - Feb 15, 1968
Gamerco, NM
Velma Davis
Dec 23, 1903 - August 1982
Los Lunas, New Mexico
Raymond Davis
Jan 5, 1908 - January 1984
San Marcos, California
J D Davis
Feb 20, 1923 - Jun 15, 1990
Jack Davis
May 23, 1909 - April 1984
Paris, Texas

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James Ward
Jan 10, 1888 - June 1976
Hatch, New Mexico
Pedro Chavarria
Jun 29, 1917 - October 1979
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Emmett Lyons
Oct 20, 1902 - March 1984
Kansas City, Kansas
Julie Johnson
Dec 29, 1890 - March 1983
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Harlie E Cooley
Aug 16, 1923 - Aug 5, 2004
Laguna Hills, CA
Howard M Klein
Feb 24, 1923 - Aug 10, 1996
Las Cruces, NM
Mozelle T Epps
Sep 29, 1920 - Feb 26, 1999
Alamogordo, NM
William Degman
Aug 2, 1925 - February 1976
Blue River, Oregon
Acel Reynolds
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Luna, New Mexico
Cecil Hyde
Jul 2, 1924 - May 1972
J W Arnold
Sep 27, 1921 - Mar 13, 2005
Farmersville, CA
Ernest C Robinson
Feb 20, 1924 - Nov 18, 1987
Chowchilla, CA
Salvador E Gutierrez
Jul 4, 1920 - Aug 23, 1998
Ontario, CA
Luter Washington
Mar 31, 1893 - December 1983
Pixley, California
Jesus Espinoza
Jan 1, 1911 - Dec 7, 1996
El Paso, TX
Jesus Dominguez
Mar 19, 1919 - March 1979
Anthony, New Mexico
Luciano Gutierrez
Jan 11, 1907 - May 8, 1996
El Paso, TX
Robert Bowman
Jan 26, 1922 - May 1986
Anthony, New Mexico
Raymond H Duquesne
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Iva E Snyder
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