Nellie Davis (1914 - 1974)

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Nellie Davis
1914 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Nellie Davis was born on December 12, 1914. She died in July 1974 at 59 years of age. We know that Nellie Davis had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland.

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Nellie Davis died in July 1974 at 59 years of age. She was born on December 12, 1914. We are unaware of information about Nellie's immediate family. We know that Nellie Davis had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland.
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In 1914, in the year that Nellie Davis was born, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1922, by the time she was merely 8 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1950, she was 36 years old when 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 1964, at the age of 50 years old, Nellie was alive when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1974, in the year of Nellie Davis's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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1895 - 1963
Geelong, Australia
Nellie Eliza Ell Davis
1883 - 1963
St Kilda, Australia
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1907 - 1961
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Jesse Davis
Sep 26, 1917 - Jan 27, 1990
New York, NY
Bertha Davis
Nov 5, 1895 - September 1966
Wilmington, North Carolina
Platt Davis
Jul 1, 1918 - January 1979
Nehemiah Davis
Aug 25, 1920 - Jul 11, 2004
Philadelphia, PA
Alice C Davis
Jan 6, 1913 - November 1992
Wilmington, NC
William A Davis
Oct 15, 1926 - Apr 10, 1990
Beaufort, NC
Mary Davis
Mar 12, 1917 - Jun 26, 1997
Bronx, NY
Harry S Davis
Apr 3, 1901 - Sep 15, 1994
Shallotte, NC
Joseph Davis
Sep 6, 1889 - November 1969
Autryville, North Carolina
Joe Davis
Mar 16, 1918 - Oct 31, 2009
Rowland, NC
Rupert S Davis
Jan 22, 1919 - Dec 14, 1992
Fairmont, NC
Richard Davis
May 23, 1917 - August 1975
Woodrow Davis
Oct 28, 1912 - March 1973
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thurman O Davis
Aug 11, 1914 - Apr 9, 1989
Sneads Ferry, NC
James A Davis
Feb 25, 1922 - Jul 14, 2006
Fayetteville, NC
Charles H Davis
Aug 1, 1921 - Oct 6, 1988
Olympia, WA
Will Davis
Jul 4, 1885 - November 1968
Lumberton, North Carolina
Willie H Davis
Sep 1, 1917 - Feb 21, 2000
Henderson, NC
Grace E Davis
Jul 13, 1917 - Feb 26, 1991
Brevard, NC
Eva E Davis
Feb 14, 1944 - Apr 14, 2004
Vanceboro, NC

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Lake Waccamaw, NC
Ola Lane
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Marshel Hemingway
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Waymon Willis
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George Mckeithan
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Clarkton, North Carolina
Ralph Hester
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Proctorville, North Carolina
Thomas A Padrick
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Goldsboro, NC
Sallie H Bordeaux
Jan 14, 1917 - Jan 6, 1999
Wilmington, NC
Malalieu Murphy
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Missouri City, TX
John Woody
Dec 30, 1911 - January 1987
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Harry F Watters
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Linwood Cochran
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