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.

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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.
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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 1924, she was 33 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1944, by the time she was 53 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1950, when she was 59 years old, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

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
Indiana
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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