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John A Davis (1856 - 1920)

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John A Davis
Born in Breconshire, Walesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified 2 Sep 2019 | Created 18 Aug 2018 | Last significant change: 2 Sep 2019
21:16: Martha (Demi) Houston edited the Biography for John A Davis (1856-1920). (no creditable source that mother was Ann M Ball. ) [Thank Martha for this]
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Biography

John A Davis was born on May 2, 1856, in Breconshire, Wales, to Samuel F Davis and Ann _______. He married Mary Ann Walters in January 1879 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales and immigrated to the United States in Dec 1882. Together they had 14 children: Born in Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, Wales: Catherine "Cassie" born Oct 1880; Esther born 24 Nov 1882; Born in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania: Helen born 13 Nov 1886; Samuel born 9 Mar 1887; William born 30 Jun 1889; John born 1 May 1891; David born Apr 1893; Thomas born 13 Aug 1895; Arthur born 5 Nov 1898; and Edith born 22 Nov 1900; He died on November 27, 1920, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, at the age of 64.

Sources


  • Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861; Class: RG9; Piece: 3997; Folio: 22; Page: 38; GSU roll: 543219; Household schedule number: 173.
  • Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871; Class: RG10; Piece: 5316; Folio: 71; Page: 50; GSU roll: 848435; Household schedule number: 261.
  • United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls; Year: 1900; Census Place: Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Page: 16; Enumeration District: 0063; FHL microfilm: 1241420; Family number: 291.
  • United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.; Year: 1910; Census Place: Scranton Ward 21, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1360; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0146; FHL microfilm: 1375373; House number: 203.
  • United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.; Year: 1920; Census Place: Scranton Ward 4, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1579; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 120; House number: 306.
  • Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics; Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952; Film: 151; Film Description: 1920 Kent-1920 Montmorency.
  • Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993; Marriage Records. Ohio Marriages. Miami County Courthouse; Film Number: 000549804.
  • Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1911; Series 11.89 (50 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Box Number: 211; Certificate Number Range: 007529-010040; Certificate number: 07658; Certificate of Birth for Ruth A Davis.
  • Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1911; Series 11.89 (50 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Box Number: 99; Certificate Number Range: 100501-103500; Certificate number: 101661; Certificate of Birth for Annie Davis.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 062601-065450; Certificate number: 63482; Certificate of Death for Esther Sherman.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 118001-121000; Certificate number: 118311; Certificate of Death for John A Davis.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 096901-099750; Certificate number: 98948; Certificate of Death for Helen Francis.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 130501-133750; Certificate number: 131896; Certificate of Death for Samuel Davis.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 021601-024150; Certificate number: 023009; Certificate of Death for Alfred Davis.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 089771-093740; Certificate number: 090751; Certificate of Death for Annie Davis.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 044401-046950; Certificate number: 044638; Certificate of Death for William Davis.
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967; Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11; Certificate Number Range: 021601-024150; Certificate number: 023009; Certificate of Death for Mary Davis.


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