Sally Davis (1891 - 1974)

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Sally Davis
1891 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Sally Davis was born on December 7, 1891. She died in January 1974 at 82 years old. We know that Sally Davis had been residing in New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia.


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Sally Davis passed away in January 1974 at age 82. She was born on December 7, 1891. We have no information about Sally's surviving family. We know that Sally Davis had been residing in New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia.
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In 1891, in the year that Sally Davis was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1904, Sally was just 13 years old when the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1934, Sally was 43 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1961, Sally was 70 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1974, in the year of Sally Davis's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Sally A. (Farnham) Davis
Born: around 1955
Sally M. (Brown) Davis
Born: around 1971
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Born: around 1965
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Born: around 1959
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Born: around 1958
Sally H. (Cook) Davis
Born: around 1970
Sally (Sterett) Davis
Born: around 1951
Sally K. (Semple) Davis
Born: around 1965
Sally E. (Franklin) Davis
Born: around 1969
Sally J. (Ashley) Davis
Born: around 1967
Sally D. (Coincidence) Davis
Born: around 1954
Sally A. (Stuckey) Davis
Born: around 1971

Other Davises

Ida Davis
May 8, 1889 - Jan 26, 1991
Modest Town, VA
Ada Davis
Jan 28, 1900 - February 1983
Chilhowie, Virginia
Florence Davis
Aug 21, 1885 - January 1975
Painter, Virginia
Nannie D Davis
Jul 11, 1903 - Oct 22, 1996
Rocky Mount, VA
Margie W Davis
Oct 18, 1886 - Feb 21, 1988
Melfa, VA
Ethel Davis
Apr 23, 1904 - January 1978
Charlottesville, Virginia
Hettie Davis
Jun 6, 1897 - May 1979
Buffalo Junction, Virginia
Eva Davis
Feb 4, 1894 - November 1978
Falls Church, Virginia
Ruby Davis
Jun 2, 1896 - December 1979
Saluda, Virginia
Nervia Davis
Nov 7, 1896 - January 1985
Bolivia, North Carolina
Viola Davis
Mar 10, 1890 - June 1982
Amherst, Virginia
Rentha Davis
Apr 30, 1897 - January 1977
South Boston, Virginia
Anna Davis
Sep 13, 1889 - April 1974
Chesapeake, Virginia
Addie Davis
Mar 8, 1902 - March 1974
Chesapeake, Virginia
Mamie Davis
Jul 2, 1890 - March 1974
Rebecca Davis
Jul 10, 1901 - August 1973
Ida Davis
Nov 3, 1878 - March 1974
Charlottesville, Virginia
Ida Davis
Oct 2, 1878 - January 1977
Norfolk, Virginia
Daisy Davis
Jun 2, 1890 - November 1984
White Marsh, Virginia
Goldie Davis
Dec 20, 1905 - Apr 3, 1993
Pembroke, VA

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Virginia Beach, VA
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