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Grave has been located World War II Soldier flag male ancestor  Gilbert Marcel  DAVENPORT

  (b. May 24, 1919 Chester, Massachusetts, USA   d. June 25, 1997 Bedford, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 78
Cause of Death: Pneumonia (dementia, bladder cancer)

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Gilbert Marcel DAVENPORT was born May 24, 1919 in Chester, Massachusetts, USA. Gilbert Marcel DAVENPORT was the child of Amos Judson DAVENPORT   and   Ruth Edith WHITCHER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Allan J DAVENPORT and Nellie M RICKER (maternal)  Frank WHITCHER and Celeste (Celestia) BRUNELL

Gilbert Marcel was a soldier in World War II.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Margaret Louise BENEDETTI 05/08/1945 in North Adams, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Margaret Louise BENEDETTI  was born 27 February 1919 in North Adams, Massachusetts, USA.  She died 13 June 2018 in Wayland, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Lodovico Carlo BENEDETTI and Mary Lucy GRAZIOLA (GRAZIOLS).

Gilbert Marcel DAVENPORT died June 25, 1997 in Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: Retired business man

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Gilbert Marcel DAVENPORT married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Margaret Louise BENEDETTI-- Date: 05/08/1945 Place: North Adams, Massachusetts, USA
Margaret Louise BENEDETTI was the daughter of Lodovico Carlo BENEDETTI and Mary Lucy GRAZIOLA (GRAZIOLS)


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May 24, 1919
Chester, Massachusetts, USA


Name: Gilbert Marcel Davenport
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Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 24 May 1919
Event Place: Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Event Place: Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Birth Year (Estimated):
Father's Name: Amos J Davenport
Mother's Name: Ruth E Whitcher
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1920 - Chester, Massachusetts

Name: Gilbert Davenport
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1920
Event Place: Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
District: ED 6
Gender: Male
Age: 0
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race: White
Can Read:
Can Write:
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
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Birth Year (Estimated): 1920
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Immigration Year:
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1930 - Chester, Massachusetts

Name: Gilbert M Davenport
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Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
District: ED 102
Gender: Male
Age: 11
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1919
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
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World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.

USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.

USA 1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.

USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

1940 - Lee, Massachusetts

Name: Gilbert Davenport
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Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Lee Town, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Brother
Relationship to Head of Household: Brother
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Birth Year (Estimated): 1920
Last Place of Residence: Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts
District: 2-38
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World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

1942 - Military Enlistment

Name: Gilbert M Davenport
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 27 May 1942
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Event Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Residence Place:
Race: White
Citizenship Status: citizen
Birth...

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:

World History 1945 - August 6 – WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A United States B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Little Boy", on Hiroshima, Japan, at 8:15 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - August 9 - Atomic bombing of Nagasaki: A United States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins

USA 1958 - NASA formed

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day

USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

USA 1972 - Watergate

USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974

USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins

USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28

World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

USA 1980 - May 18 - Mount Saint Helens (in Washington State) erupted spewing ash and smoke sixty-three thousand feet into the air. Heavy ash covered the ground to the immediate northwest, and small particles were carried to the Atlantic coast.

USA 1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley

USA President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981

World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn

World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS

USA Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984

World History 1985 - May 16 - Hole in Ozone layer is discovered by British scientists

USA 1986 - Iran-Contra scandal breaks

USA 1986 - Space Shuttle Challenger accident

World History 1989 - In response to massive protests, the East German government allows East Berliners to cross into West Berlin. The dismantling of the Berlin Wall begins shortly after.

World History 1989 - December 3 - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and US President George H. W. Bush, declare the Cold War over

World History 1990 - German reunification officially completed according to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany

World History 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War

USA 1991 - Gulf War

USA 1991 - U.S. led coalition defeats Iraqi military forces and liberates Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm

World History 1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union; Effective legal dissolution of the U.S.S.R.

USA 1992 - Hurricane Andrew causes devastation in Florida and Louisiana

USA 1993 - World Trade Center bombing

USA 1995 - Oklahoma City bombing

1945 Marriage / Partner
Gilbert Marcel DAVENPORT and Margaret Louise BENEDETTI 05/08/1945, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA


Name: Gilbert M Davenport
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 25 Jun 1997
Event Place: Bedford, Massachusetts
Certificate Number: 033782
Birth Date: 24 May 1919
Birthplace: Massachusetts
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"Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003," database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:VZBC-Y83 : 4 ...Read MORE...

Gilbert is buried at: Newton Cemetery Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA PLOT Sect J-North, 152 DG

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