Josephine (Davis) Raftery

Josephine (Davis) Raftery (1912 - 2000)

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Josephine Raftery formerly Davis aka Galvin
Born in Pinetown, Beaufort, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 26 Nov 1931 (to Nov 1962) in Sarasota, Florida, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 1 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 1 Sep 2019
01:45: Robert Haviland edited the Primary Photo for Josephine (Davis) Raftery (1912-2000). [Thank Robert for this]
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Biography

Josephine Davis, daughter of William M. Davis and Josephine (Woolard) Davis, born in Pinetown, Beaufort County, North Carolina, 8 January 1912; died in Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, 13 December 2000, age 88; buried in Gulf Pines Memorial Park, Englewood, Sarasota County, Florida; homemaker; married first in Sarasota County, Florida, 26 November 1931, Clarence Edward Galvin; divorced from Clarence in Sarasota County, November 1962; married second in Sarasota County, September 1968, Thomas Joseph Raftery. [See below for sources.]

Timeline

(Non-family, contemporary events are indented.)

1912, Jan 8. Birth of Josephine Davis in Pinetown, Beaufort County, North Carolina.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

1920. "The Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees women the right to vote." History World.

1930, Apr 4. U.S. Federal Census. The Davis family renting for $5 per month in Sarasota County, Florida (no radio set). Head of household William Davis, age 48, first marriage at 23, born North Carolina, fisherman wholesale fish company; wife Josephine, age 45, first marriage at 20, born North Carolina; daughter Josephine, age 18, born North Carolina; son Millian, age 16, born Georgia, fisherman; daughter Isabelle, age 15, born Georgia; son James, age 10, born Georgia; daughter Elizabeth, age 9, born Florida; son Willard, age 6, born Florida; boarder Clempton Simpson.[1]

1931, Nov 26. Marriage of Clarence Edward Galvin and Josephine Davis in Sarasota County, Florida.[9][10]

About 1932. Birth of daughter Ellen R. Galvin in Florida.

1933, Aug 21. Birth of son Clarence Edward Galvin in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida.

1935. Florida State Census. The Galvin family renting in Englewood (outside of city limits), Sarasota County, Florida. Head of household Clarence E. Galvin, age 36, born Connecticut, high school, carpenter; wife Josephine, age 23, born North Carolina, high school, housekeeping; daughter Ellen R., age 2, born Florida; son C. E. Jr., age 1, born Florida.[3]

1937, Jan. This is the first month that Social Security taxes were collected. Social Security.

1940, May 9. U.S. Federal Census. The Galvin family renting on Highway 311, in Sarasota County, Florida. Head of household Clarence E. Galvin, age 41, highest school grade 7th, born Connecticut, carpenter; wife Josephine, age 28, 2d year high school, born North Carolina; daughter Ellen, age 7, 2d grade, born Florida; son Clarence E., Jr., age 6, 1st grade.[2]

About 1941. Birth of son John F. Galvin in Florida.

About 1943. Birth of son Dale Alling Galvin in Florida.

1945. Florida State Census. The Galvin Family living in Englewood (outside of city limits), Sarasota County, Florida. [Head of household] Clarence E. Galvin, age 46, born Connecticut, 10th grade education, carpenter; [wife] Josephine, age 33, born North Carolina, 8th grade, housewife; [daughter] Ellen R., age 12, born Florida, student; [son] Clarence E., Jr., age 11, born Florida, student; [son] John F., age 4, born Florida; [son] Dale A., age 2, born Florida.[4]

1948. Full-scale commercial television broadcasting. "Four television networks, (NBC, CBS, ABC, and DuMont), broadcasting over 128 stations, begin a full prime-time schedule (8 to 11pm, Eastern Time), seven days a week." Television in the US: History and Production.

1962, Nov. Divorce of Josephine and husband Clarence in Sarasota County, Florida.[11]

1968, Sep. Marriage of Josephine and Thomas Joseph Raftery in Sarasota County, Florida.[12]

1969, July 20. “That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong walks on the moon.

2000, Dec 13. Death of Josephine (Davis) (Galvin) Raftery in Busnell, Sumter County, Florida. Josephine was buried in Gulf Pines Memorial Park in Englewood, Sarasota County, Florida.[6][7][8]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. 2.0 2.1 1940 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. 3.0 3.1 State of Florida. Tenth census of the state of Florida, 1935.
  4. 4.0 4.1 State of Florida. Eleventh census of the state of Florida, 1945.
  5. Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Find A Grave.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Social Security Death Index.
  9. Florida Department of Health. Florida Marriage Index, 1927-2001, Volume 161, Certificate 15150.
  10. State of Florida. Marriage Records. Florida Marriages.
  11. Florida Department of Health. Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001.
  12. Florida Department of Health. Florida Marriage Index, 1927-2001, Volume 2689, Certificate 45959.
  • Florida Department of Health. Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001. Jacksonville, FL, USA: Florida Department of Health. [Ancestry.com. Florida, Divorce Index, 1927-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.]
  • Florida Department of Health. Florida Marriage Index, 1927-2001. Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida. AND Marriages records from various counties located in county courthouses and/or on microfilm at the Family History Library. [Ancestry.com. Florida, Marriage Indexes, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.]
  • Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007. [Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.]. [Name: Josephine Davis Galvin; Birth: 8 Jan 1912, Pinetown, NOrth Carolina; Death: 13 Dec 2000; Father: William M. Davis; MOther: Josephine Woolard; SSN: 262541858; Notes: Aug 1954: Name listed as Josephine Davis Galvin; Apr 1966: Name listed as Josephine Joyce; Aug 1969: Name listed as Josephine Raftery.
  • Social Security Death Index; U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing); [Josephine Raftery; SSN: 262-54-1858; Residence: Bushnell, 33513, Sumter, Florida; Born: 8 Jan 1912; Died: 13 Dec 2000; State (Year) SSN issued: Florida 1954.]
  • State of Florida. Marriage Records. Florida Marriages. Various Florida County Courthouses and State Archive, Tallahassee, Florida. Film Number 002115697. [Ancestry.com. Florida, County Marriage Records, 1823-1982 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.]
  • State of Florida. Tenth census of the state of Florida, 1935; (Microfilm series S 5, 30 reels); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida. Archive Series #S5, Roll 27. Precinct 9, Sarasota County. [Ancestry.com. Florida, State Census, 1867-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.]
  • State of Florida. Eleventh census of the state of Florida, 1945; (Microfilm series S 1371, 43 reels); Record Group 001021; State Library and Archives of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida. Archive Series #: S1371, Roll 39, Englewood, Sarasota, Florida. [Ancestry.com. Florida, State Census, 1867-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.]
  • Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings. [Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.]


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