Nellie Davis (1891 - 1978)

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Nellie Davis
1891 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Nellie Davis was born on May 23, 1891. She died in July 1978 at 87 years old. We know that Nellie Davis had been residing in Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana 47246.


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Nellie Davis died in July 1978 at 87 years old. She was born on May 23, 1891. We have no information about Nellie's family or relationships. We know that Nellie Davis had been residing in Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana 47246.
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In 1891, in the year that Nellie Davis was born, 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 1901, she was just 10 years old when the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1915, when she was 24 years old, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1927, by the time she was 36 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1978, in the year of Nellie Davis's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Nellie Evelyn Davis
around 1905 - Sep 24, 1940
Nellie B Davis
Born: around 1916
North Carolina, United States
Nellie E E Davis
Born: around 1895
Vermont, United States
Nellie (Wyld) Davis
Carlton, Australia
Nellie Davis
Hawthorn, Australia
Nellie Jackson Davis
Fitzroy, Australia
Nellie Bryant Davis
Melbourne, Australia
Nellie Victoria Davis
1897 - 1977
Nuna, Australia
Nellie May Eliza Davis
1904 - 1975
Hamp, Australia
Nellie May Davis
1882 - 1971
Ballarat, Australia
Nellie Davis
1893 - 1968
Clif, Australia
Nellie Davis
1891 - 1965
Cant, Australia
Nellie Beatrice Davis
1903 - 1965
Warr, Australia
Nellie May Davis
1895 - 1963
Geelong, Australia
Nellie Eliza Ell Davis
1883 - 1963
St Kilda, Australia
Nellie Grace Davis
1907 - 1961
Park, Australia
Nellie Wilson Davis
St Kilda, Australia
Nellie Jackson Davis
Swan, Australia
Nellie Estelle Davis
1888 - 1956
Macl, Australia
Nellie Jackson Davis
Carlton, Australia

Other Davises

Roberta K Davis
Aug 10, 1943 - Apr 16, 2005
Seymour, IN
Ruby Davis
Nov 7, 1910 - Jul 4, 2005
Wabash, IN
Annie Davis
Apr 3, 1919 - January 1982
Gary, Indiana
Ronald L Davis
Sep 1, 1951 - Dec 30, 2000
Sharon Davis
Sep 24, 1950 - October 1983
Loretta Davis
Jul 12, 1950 - May 29, 2009
Indianapolis, Indiana
Oleatha E Davis
Dec 14, 1921 - Jul 12, 1988
Barbra E Davis
Feb 28, 1947 - Jul 4, 2006
Dryden, VA
L Davis
Oct 12, 1948 - May 16, 2010
Alma Davis
Jan 25, 1891 - March 1980
Indianapolis, Indiana
Joseph H Davis
May 26, 1950 - Feb 6, 2006
Indianapolis, IN
Mark E Davis
Jun 9, 1951 - Mar 8, 2011
I Davis
Jan 14, 1951 - December 1991
Indianapolis, IN
James Marquis Davis
Jun 9, 1950 - Mar 5, 2008
Diboll, Texas
Stella Davis
Feb 10, 1875 - March 1968
Logansport, Indiana
Joyce Davis
Sep 26, 1890 - October 1976
Indianapolis, Indiana
David P Davis
Nov 12, 1953 - Mar 1, 1998
Carthage, IN
Merl L Davis
Dec 29, 1956 - Jun 21, 2003
Bakersfield, CA
G A Davis
Apr 24, 1954 - August 1988
Joseph E Davis
Nov 30, 1932 - Jul 4, 2000
La Fontaine, IN

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Roberta K Davis
Aug 10, 1943 - Apr 16, 2005
Seymour, IN
Mary Ellis
Feb 26, 1915 - July 1980
Edinburgh, Indiana
Mathew H Eggers
Oct 5, 1869 - Oct 15, 1968
Franklin, IN
Chloie Carmichael
Mar 27, 1901 - October 1979
Nashville, Indiana
Mary Bailey
Jan 11, 1894 - August 1969
Russell Springs, Kentucky
Sola Wade
Aug 10, 1886 - September 1979
Edinburgh, Indiana
Josephine Haden
Dec 5, 1892 - October 1975
Seymour, Indiana
Lucy R Hemphill
Oct 4, 1884 - May 15, 1971
Franklin, IN
Effie Pike
Jul 16, 1900 - October 1984
Columbus, Indiana
James Michael Kimbler
Jul 11, 1951 - Jun 6, 2011
Whiteland, Indiana
Fred L Cherry
Jul 2, 1950 - Dec 24, 2005
Scottsville, KY
S M Maynard
Mar 11, 1941 - Apr 15, 1987
Catherine Pickens
Nov 30, 1867 - Nov 15, 1966
Columbus, IN
Pauline M Boggs
Sep 6, 1912 - Jan 12, 1998
North Vernon, IN
Minnie M Collins
Feb 7, 1877 - Jul 15, 1966
Clifford, IN
Florence Fulton
Mar 22, 1875 - July 1968
Shelbyville, Indiana
Ethel Parmerlee
Aug 3, 1886 - October 1979
Whiteland, Indiana
Edna Kasting
Dec 27, 1885 - July 1977
Louisville, Kentucky
Richard Hornberger
Jun 30, 1950 - December 1986
Indianapolis, Indiana
Myrtle Wheeler
Apr 26, 1885 - July 1977
Edinburgh, Indiana
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