Robert grew up in the family of Robert Burns Davis/Ethel Jane Sulham
DNA recently reveals maternal connection to Marion Frances (Burns) Patten
1930 United States Federal Census about Robert Davis Name: Robert Davis;Home in 1930: Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Age: 10; Estimated birth year: abt 1920; Relation to Head of House: Son; Parent's Name: Ethel; Race: White Household Members: Name Age
Name: Robert B Davis Temporarily Absent: Yes Age: 19 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1921 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: New Hampshire Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Stepson Home in 1940: Milford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Map of Home in 1940: View Map Street: Elm Street House Number: 65 Inferred Residence in 1935: Milford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Residence in 1935: Same House Sheet Number: 10A Attended School or College: Yes Highest Grade Completed: High School, 4th year Weeks Worked in 1939: 0 Income: 0 Income Other Sources: No Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age
From Neighborhood News INC; Bedford Bulletin; Bedford New Hampshire - (Sep/4/2008); Robert Burns Davis Robert Burns Davis, 88, died peacefully on Aug. 28, 2008, at the Mid-State Medical Center in Meriden, Conn. He was born on May 18, 1920, to William Noble and Ethel Sulham Davis. After graduating from Milford High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, he worked for General Electric in Schenectady, N.Y. He served in the Army during World War II until 1946. He retired from New England Telephone & Telegraph Company after 36 years of service. He was a life member of the American Legion Riccardi-Hartshorn Post No. 23 in Milford, a life member of Masonic Bible Lodge No. 27, F&AM of Goffstown, and a member of Masonic Island Pond Lodge No. 44, F&AM in Vermont. Mr. Davis was past commander of Amoskeag Power Squadron in Manchester, past district commander of the United States Power & Sail Squadron, and a member of Winooski Power & Sail Squadron in Burlington, Vt. He enjoyed sailing, gardening, woodworking, hunting and fishing. Mr. Davis was always active in church and community, served on school boards in New Hampshire and was church treasurer in Westmore, Vt. Family members include his wife of 59 years, Phyllis Goodwin Davis; his daughter, Jane, and her husband, Ronald Goldberg, of Cheshire, Conn.; two sons, William Davis and his wife, Beverly, of Brownington, Vt., and Jeffrey Davis and his wife, Terri, of San Jose, Calif.; as well as grandchildren Paul Goldberg; Jim, Cameron and Ian Davis; and Bill, Andy and Michelle Davis. There are no calling hours. A memorial service takes place at the Westmore Community Church Fellowship Hall on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at 2 p.m. Contributions may be made to the Westmore Community Church Memorial Fund or the Westmore Ladies Aid Society Scholarship Fund.
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