Margaret Jane Davies (1863 - 1944)

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Margaret Jane Davies
1863 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Jane Davies was born in 1863. She was born to Davies David Davies and Sarah Lewis Davies, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1944 in Malvern, Australia at 81 years of age.


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Malvern, Australia
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Malvern, Australia


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Margaret Jane Davies passed away in 1944 in Malvern, Australia at 81 years old. She was born in 1863. She was born to Davies David Davies and Sarah Lewis Davies, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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In 1863, in the year that Margaret Jane Davies was born, on January 1st, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The Proclamation made the abolition of slavery in the Confederate states an official war goal. It also immediately freed 50,000 slaves, with the rest freed as Union armies advanced into Confederate states. The Proclamation wasn't a Congressional law - it was an Executive Order.

In 1888, by the time she was 25 years old, on August 7th, the body of a prostitute was found in the Whitechapel section of London. Martha Tabram had been stabbed 39 times - a possible but not confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper. On August 31st, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was found - stabbed and mutilated. On September 8th, the body of Annie Chapman was found - throat slit and disemboweled. On September 30th, Elizabeth Stride, also a prostitute in Whitechapel, was found dead from a slit throat. Within an hour, another body was discovered - Catherine Eddowes'. She was far more savagely murdered and it is thought that the Ripper had more time with her. Then, on November 9th, the body of prostitute Mary Jane Kelly was found in a boarding room in Whitechapel. Considered to be the probable fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims, Kelly's was the most savage of his murders.

In 1891, when she was 28 years old, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1908, Margaret was 45 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 1944, in the year of Margaret Jane Davies's passing, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

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Margaret Louisa Davies
around 1908 - Jan 16, 1945
Margaret Frances Davies
around 1919 - Oct 18, 1940
Margaret Eluned Davies
Died: Feb 12, 1944
Margaret Davies
around 1901 - Jun 15, 1944
Margaret Davies
around 1911 - Apr 16, 1941
Margaret Davies
around 1886 - Mar 14, 1941
Margaret (Massie) Davies

Glamorganshire, Australia
Margaret Davies

Inve, Australia
Margaret Dawn Davies
1940 - 1984
Dandenong, Australia
Margaret Davies

Morn, Australia
Margaret Anelia Davies

Heidelberg, Australia
Margaret Mary Davies
1923 - 1982
Ballarat, Australia
Margaret Davies

Fitzroy, Australia
Margaret Davies

Park, Australia
Margaret Mary Davies

Box Hill, Australia

Other Davieses

Davies David Davies

Malvern, Australia
Sarah Lewis Davies

Malvern, Australia
Mary Jane Davies
1858 - 1944
Melbourne, Australia
Rees Davies

Melbourne, Australia
Alf Herbert Davies
1878 - 1944
Melbourne, Australia
Davies Walter Davies

Melbourne, Australia
Rachael Mcghie Davies

Melbourne, Australia
James Jeremiah Davies
1874 - 1944
Melbourne North, Australia
Margaret Paterson Davies

Ffield, Australia
David Davies
1875 - 1944
Melbourne, Australia
Davies Isaac Davies

Melbourne, Australia
Rachael Davies

Melbourne, Australia
William James Davies
1880 - 1944
Northcote, Australia
Davies James Davies

Northcote, Australia
Sarah Brown Davies

Northcote, Australia
George James Davies
1888 - 1944
Collingwood, Australia
Davies George Davies

Melbourne, Australia
Margaret Muir Davies

Melbourne, Australia
Louisa Amelia Davies
1872 - 1944
East Melbourne, Australia

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Davies David Davies

Malvern, Australia
Sarah Lewis Davies

Malvern, Australia
Minnie Chtte Tremlett
1857 - 1944
E Mvern, Australia
Tremlett Elias Tremlett

E Mvern, Australia
Barbara Eliza Books Tremlett

E Mvern, Australia
Mary Ann Beasley
1854 - 1944
Mbeena, Australia
Quick John Beasley

Mbeena, Australia
Ellen Derrick Beasley

Mbeena, Australia
Euphemia Ellinor Wright
1857 - 1944
Malvern, Australia
Nash John Wright

Malvern, Australia
Jane Gordon Wright

Malvern, Australia
Sydney Thomas Hollole
1868 - 1944
Heidelberg, Australia
Hollole William Henry Hollole

Heidelberg, Australia
Mary Jane Eva Hollole

Heidelberg, Australia
Elizabeth Sarah Elkington
1894 - 1944
Cham, Australia
Thomas Comloquoy
1869 - 1944
Malvern, Australia
Mary Ann Montgomery Comloquoy

Malvern, Australia
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