Martha Davis (1889 - 1969)

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Martha Davis
1889 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Martha Davis was born on November 5, 1889. She died in March 1969 at 79 years of age. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Sylvester, Worth County, Georgia.


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Martha Davis died in March 1969 at 79 years of age. She was born on November 5, 1889. We have no information about Martha's family or relationships. We know that Martha Davis had been residing in Sylvester, Worth County, Georgia.
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In 1889, in the year that Martha Davis was born, on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In 1898, Martha was just 9 years old when on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1904, when she was only 15 years old, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1954, she was 65 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 1969, in the year of Martha Davis's passing, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

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Soloma Davis
Mar 15, 1889 - October 1983
Minerva Davis
Jul 2, 1870 - Mar 15, 1970
Alice P Davis
Jun 5, 1882 - Mar 15, 1972
Albany, GA
Regie Davis
Feb 2, 1901 - Sep 15, 1971
Mollie Davis
Apr 12, 1894 - April 1976
Tallahassee, Florida
Nora B Davis
May 1, 1884 - Oct 15, 1967
Albany, GA
Johnnie L Davis
Dec 6, 1927 - Jun 30, 2008
Hopkins, SC
Mattie Davis
May 12, 1888 - September 1985
Iona W Davis
Dec 15, 1900 - Sep 15, 1997
Emma Davis
Apr 30, 1890 - January 1976
Sallie S Davis
Jan 18, 1874 - Nov 15, 1973
Albany, GA
India Davis
Jul 28, 1884 - May 1973
Alice Davis
Sep 18, 1928 - Sep 30, 2008
Abbeville, GA
Jessie B Davis
Sep 3, 1917 - Jul 15, 1993
Jannie Davis
Nov 23, 1893 - April 1973
Plains, Georgia
Luce Davis
May 11, 1912 - Dec 24, 1999
Billy J Davis
Mar 31, 1951 - Mar 19, 2009
Tifton, GA
Mollie Davis
May 4, 1900 - January 1977
Elberton, Georgia
Mamie Davis
May 28, 1888 - April 1975
Washington, Georgia
Jimmue Davis
Apr 28, 1950 - Jun 15, 2007
Columbus, GA

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Oct 20, 1884 - May 15, 1966
Tifton, GA
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Mar 15, 1889 - October 1983
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Dec 25, 1902 - June 1983
Quincy, Florida
Emma Martin
Jun 1, 1888 - June 1976
Albany, Georgia
John Fenn
Apr 15, 1886 - Dec 15, 1973
Arabi, GA
Tempie N Everett
Jul 10, 1872 - Sep 15, 1967
Vienna, GA
Minnie Simpson
Aug 15, 1894 - October 1981
Moultrie, Georgia
Alice G Summers
Aug 9, 1877 - Apr 15, 1968
Cordele, GA
Alonzo Vickers
May 1875 - December 1966
Fitzgerald, Georgia
Peggy Thompson
Jun 16, 1873 - Nov 15, 1968
Alice D Worsley
Sep 20, 1888 - Jan 15, 1970
Julia C Stringfield
May 6, 1899 - Aug 15, 1988
Cordele, GA
Melynda Adams
Nov 10, 1946 - May 1981
Lula Taylor
Sep 24, 1889 - June 1970
Cordele, Georgia
Elizabeth Covin
Nov 15, 1875 - November 1985
Albany, Georgia
Mary L Carswell
Jul 7, 1879 - Sep 15, 1967
Tifton, GA
Minerva Davis
Jul 2, 1870 - Mar 15, 1970
Mattie Dorminy
Sep 2, 1899 - January 1978
Fitzgerald, Georgia
Lena S Leggett
Jul 1, 1896 - Oct 15, 1967
Albany, GA
Florence L Lominec
Jul 1, 1894 - Jul 15, 1973
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