Mary Davis (1881 - 1966)

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Mary Davis
1881 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Davis was born on July 14, 1881. She died in October 1966 at 85 years old. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.

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Mary Davis passed away in October 1966 at 85 years of age. She was born on July 14, 1881. There is no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.
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In 1881, in the year that Mary Davis was born, on April 28th, Billy the Kid escaped from the Lincoln County Jail in New Mexico. He killed James Bell and Robert Ollinger in the escape and then stole a horse and rode out of town. On July 14th, Pat Garrett shot and killed Billy the Kid in Billy's friend's home near Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

In 1892, by the time she was merely 11 years old, 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 1908, by the time she was 27 years old, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1957, by the time she was 76 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1966, in the year of Mary Davis's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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Edith Davis
Jan 20, 1885 - May 1979
Sadieville, Kentucky
Edith Davis
Oct 31, 1886 - May 1981
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George Davis
Dec 21, 1886 - March 1981
Winchester, Kentucky
Earl Davis
Aug 2, 1904 - Nov 22, 1990
Harrodsburg, KY
Bethia Davis
Sep 25, 1885 - May 1971
Louisville, Kentucky
Alvin Davis
Nov 7, 1894 - November 1971
Maysville, Kentucky
Shelby Davis
Feb 24, 1941 - December 1984
Carolyn E Davis
Aug 16, 1940 - Oct 16, 2008
Berea, KY
Alma Davis
Mar 2, 1939 - May 29, 2009
Mount Sterling, KY
Jeanette W Davis
Jul 22, 1924 - Nov 25, 2000
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
W E Davis
Nov 16, 1938 - Feb 15, 1997
Theodore R Davis
Sep 4, 1909 - Jan 26, 2000
Lexington, KY
Gerald Davis
Jul 16, 1941 - August 1985
Howard D Davis
Jun 30, 1943 - Sep 13, 2001
Ada Davis
Jan 17, 1877 - August 1963
Kentucky
Patricia S Davis
Sep 7, 1939 - Jul 29, 1994
Somerset, KY
Jacob M Davis
Mar 31, 1999 - Jul 3, 2002
Clay City, KY
Samuel R Davis
May 4, 1940 - Mar 13, 1999
Madisonville, KY
Warren H Davis
Oct 4, 1943 - May 29, 2005
Dayton, OH
Ralph Davis
May 2, 1940 - May 31, 1988
Covington, KY

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