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Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Charles W  DAVIS

  (b. October 1861 Waterville, Maine, USA   d. 10 March 1923 Lewiston, Maine, USA )  

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Charles W DAVIS was born October 1861 in Waterville, Maine, USA. Charles W DAVIS was the child of ?   and   ?

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Frances M PERKINS 12 October 1895 in Gardiner, Maine, USA .  They divorced. Frances M PERKINS  was born July 1851 in Damariscotta, Maine, USA.  She died 29 September 1917 in Augusta, Maine, USA.  She was the daughter of Enoch PERKINS and Mariam (Merriam) JONES.

Charles W DAVIS died 10 March 1923 in Lewiston, Maine, USA.

son of Wm. Davis and Sophie Reynolds of Waterville, Me. according to marriage record.

NOTE: Jessie Cobb visited Mrs. Davis the day she was murdered

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Charles W DAVIS married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Frances M PERKINS-- Date: 12 October 1895 Place: Gardiner, Maine, USA

Frances M PERKINS was the daughter of Enoch PERKINS and Mariam (Merriam) JONES

CHARLES W DAVIS - Groom Oct 12, 1895 Maine, United States Marriage 0 GARDINER GARDINER ME ME

Name of Groom: Charles W. DAVIS
Groom's Place of Residence: Gardiner, Me.
Name of Bride: Frances M. BARKER
Possible Alternate Name of Bride: Frances M. PERKINS
Bride's Place of Residence: Gardiner, Me.
Marriage Date: Saturday, 12 Oct. 1895
Marriage Certificate Number: Not available

name: C* W Davis
event type: Marriage
event date: 12 Oct 1895
event place: Fairfield,,Maine
gender: Male
estimated birth year:
father: Davis
spouse: Frances M Barker
spouse's father: Barker
spouse's mother:
film number: 9926
dgs number: 4544438
image number: 01189
2nd marriage for both
groom widowed, bride divorced
"Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 ," index and images, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ VZ3T-7W7 : accessed 06 Oct 2012), C* W Davis and Frances M Barker, 1895.


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Charles W DAVIS
Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, June 24, 1904

Charles W DAVIS
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, Monday, March 12, 1923

Charles W DAVIS
Grave Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine
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October 1861
Waterville, Maine, USA

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1895 Marriage / Partner
Charles W DAVIS and Frances M PERKINS 12 October 1895, Gardiner, Maine, USA

1900 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine

Name Charles W Davis
Residence Lisbon street, Lewiston city, Androscoggin, Maine
Birth Date Oct 1861
Birthplace Maine
Relationship to Head-of-Household Self
Spouse Name Francis M Davis
Spouse Titles
Spouse Birth Place Maine
Father Name
Father Titles
Father Birthplace Maine
Mother Name
Mother Titles
Mother Birthplace Maine
Race or Color (expanded) White
Head-of-household Name
Gender Male
Marital...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 14 Lowell, Lewiston
Alice Theinert Mrs., bds 14 Lowell
William A Theinert, overseer, Webster Woolen Co. Sabattus h 255 1/ 2 Sabattus


October 11, 1902, Charles filed for bankruptcy (Microfilm of original records in the Androscoggin County Building, Auburn, Maine, Court records v. 1-9(p.1-22) 1898-1920, Family History Library US/ CAN Film 1753454).

A petition in bankruptcy has been filed by Chas. W. Davis of Lewiston.
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, October 10, 1902


C. W. Davis of Lewiston has just had his carriage remodeled and painted and fitted up with new cushions.
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, May 28, 1904

C. W. Davis drove a party of Lewiston people to Gardiner Tuesday. On his return trip he will go fishing at Sand Pond.
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, June 29, 1904

1904-05 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 41 Spring, Lewiston
Sumner Erskine, shoemaker, bds 41 Spring

1906-07 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 63 Summer, Lewiston
Sumner Erskine, shoemaker, bds 63 Summer
Mrs. Alice Theinert, housekeeper, 63 Summer

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1908

Charles W. Davis
occupation: public carriage
address: 63 Summer

1910 - Roomer at 191 Park St, Lewiston

Name Charles W Davis
Birthplace Maine
Relationship to Head of Household - Roomer
Residence Lewiston Ward 3, Androscoggin, Maine
Marital Status Married (2nd marriage) for 15 years
Race White
Gender Male
Occupation Teamster
Immigration Year
Father's Birthplace Canada
Mother's Birthplace Maine
Family Number 191
Page Number 11
Household Gender Age
Lewis L Haskell M 50y
Ann M Haskell F 84y
Charles W Davis M 46y
Lester...

1910-11 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, laborer, rms 53 Park

1912-13 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, laborer, rms 53 Park

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

1914-15 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, rms 53 Park

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

1916-17 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, fireman, Wade & Dunton, rms 16 Park

1917 Death of Spouse/Partner
Frances M PERKINS died 29 September 1917, Augusta, Maine, USA


Name Charles Davis
Residence Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
Estimated Birth Year 1862
Age 58
Birthplace Maine
occupation fireman at hospital
Relationship to Head of Household
Gender Male
Race White
Marital Status Widowed
Father's Birthplace Maine
Mother's Birthplace Maine
Film Number 1820637
Digital Folder Number 4300992
Image Number 00701
Sheet Number 16
Household Gender Age
Mary J Buker F 65y
Charles Buker M 43y
Harry A...

1920-21 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, janitor, rms 137 Middle, Lewiston

10 March 1923
Lewiston, Maine, USA

Charles is buried at: Riverside Cemetery

Lewiston, Maine, USA
Lot S4L11G014
H. of Frances M. Davis

Added: 12/1/2010 12:13:19 PM - Updated: 10/2/2014 12:02:05 PM

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