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Sarah Charlotte (Davis) May (1887 - 1978)

Sarah Charlotte (Lottie) May formerly Davis
Born in Warren, Indiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 11 Sep 1907 in Tippecanoe County, Indianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jun 2015
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Sarah Charlotte "Lottie" (Davis) May, daughter of Samuel Pauling Davis Jr. and Martha Emma (Beazell) Davis, was born February 18, 1887 in Warren County, Indiana.

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George Edwin May married Sarah Charlotte "Lottie" (Davis) May on September 11, 1907 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.



Sarah Charlotte "Lottie" (Davis) May died March 24, 1978, age 91, in Phoenix, Arizona.


Sarah Charlotte "Lottie" (Davis) May was buried at the Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. Memorial page at Find A Grave Memorial #138249500



1890 Federal Census Records Destroyed 1900 Grant Township, Benton, Indiana,

In 1900, Samuel Pauling Davis Jr, a 44yo farmer b. IN, was living on a farm in Grant Township with his wife Martha Emma (Beazell) Davis, 40yo b. IN, and four children: Harriett 'Hattie' Florence, 14yo b. IN, Sarah Charlotte "Lottie", 13 yo b. IN, Samuel Albert, 8yo b. IN, and Vonna Frances, 6yo b. IN . He may have retired from active farming, as his occupation is listed as "Landlord". [7]





  • Fact: Residence (1900) Grant Township Boswell town, Benton, Indiana, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1910) Lafayette Ward 4, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1920) Lafayette Ward 5, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1930) Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1935) Same Place
  • Fact: Residence (1940) Ward 1, Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States
  • Fact: Burial Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States


  1. 1.0 1.1 Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration, Index only. []
  2. Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992, index only. FHL Film Number: 872059. []
  3. Tippecanoe County, Indiana; Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920, Inclusive Vol, W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O; Book: C-27; Page: 407. []
  4. Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992, index only. FHL Film Number: 872059. []
  5. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, index only; Original Record Located: County Clerk's O; Book: C-27; Page: 407. []
  6. Find A Grave" Memorial # 138249500
  7. 1900 Federal Census, Grant, Benton, Indiana; Roll: 360; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1240360; [ digital image]

  • Paternal relationship is also confirmed with a 23andMe test match between Charlotte's granddaughter JMP and Charlotte's first cousin twice removed Valerie Grunsted, third cousins. Predicted relationship from 23andMe: "4th Cousin based on 0.44% DNA shared across 2 segments." MCRA Samuel Pauling Davis SR and Frances Ann (Perry) Davis.

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