Mary Davis (1889 - 1983)

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Mary Davis
1889 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Davis was born on April 26, 1889. She died in June 1983 at 94 years of age. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio.

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Mary Davis died in June 1983 at age 94. She was born on April 26, 1889. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships. We know that Mary Davis had been residing in Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio.
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1889 - 1983 World Events

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In 1889, in the year that Mary 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 1917, she was 28 years old when on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1952, she was 63 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1969, she was 80 years old when in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1983, in the year of Mary Davis's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Mary May Davis
around 1919 - Feb 4, 1945
Mary Ann Davis
around 1901 - Nov 14, 1940
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around 1916 - Mar 19, 1941
Mary L Davis
Born: around 1922
District Of Columbia, United States
Mary E Davis
Born: around 1905
Virginia, United States

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Dec 1, 1890 - August 1976
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Oct 11, 1933 - May 1979
Gertrude Davis
Dec 22, 1906 - July 1971
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Edna M Davis
May 29, 1936 - Feb 20, 1995
Franklin D Davis
Apr 26, 1936 - Nov 6, 2001
Westland, MI
Ben H Davis
Feb 15, 1935 - Oct 1, 2001
Cartersville, GA
Thurman Davis
May 25, 1936 - June 1970
Ben Davis
Dec 7, 1903 - September 1979
Corbin, Kentucky
Emmet Davis
Apr 2, 1934 - Jul 16, 1998
Corbin, KY
Dollie Davis
May 5, 1931 - Jan 14, 1998
Whitley City, KY
Elsie W Davis
Apr 6, 1898 - Mar 15, 1992
Williamsburg, KY
Elmer Davis
May 19, 1935 - August 1980
Manchester, Kentucky
Vernon R Davis
Jun 15, 1934 - Feb 28, 1996
Walled Lake, MI
Aubrey N Davis
Jun 8, 1992 - Sep 24, 2002
Lula M Davis
Sep 17, 1901 - Nov 4, 1990
Gracie A Davis
Mar 15, 1937 - Apr 16, 2001
Hampton, KY
Jackie B Davis
Aug 18, 1937 - Sep 24, 2005
Benton, KY
K R Davis
Nov 9, 1935 - Jun 15, 1989
Donald Davis
May 25, 1937 - June 1968
Jimmy Davis
Dec 31, 1936 - July 1979

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