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flag   Charles W  DAVIS

  (b. October 1861Waterville, Maine, USA   d. 10 March 1923Lewiston, Maine, USA )  
Summary: Charles W DAVIS was born October 1861 in Waterville, Maine, USA. Charles W DAVIS was the child of

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.
Notes:
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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Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the complete abolition of slavery. He becomes one of the most famous figures in the abolitionist movement.

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Waterville, Maine, USA - Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY
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Waterville, Maine, USA
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Waterville, Maine, USA - Main Street
Waterville, Maine, USA
Main Street
Waterville, Maine, USA - Haines Theatre
Waterville, Maine, USA
Haines Theatre
Waterville, Maine, USA - Grand Stand, Central Maine, Park, Waterville, Me.
Waterville, Maine, USA
Grand Stand, Central Maine, Park, Waterville, Me.


Lewiston, Maine, USA - Lewiston, Me. M.C.R.R. Station
Lewiston, Maine, USA
Lewiston, Me. M.C.R.R. Station
Lewiston, Maine, USA - Lewiston, Me. Entrance Maine State Fair Grounds.
Lewiston, Maine, USA
Lewiston, Me. Entrance Maine State Fair Grounds.
Lewiston, Maine, USA - Androscoggin One Price Clothing Co.
Blue Store
88 Lisbon St.
Lewiston, Me.
Lewiston, Maine, USA
Androscoggin One Price Clothing Co.
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Lewiston, Maine, USA

Lewiston, Maine, USA - City Building and De Witt House, Lewiston, Maine
Lewiston, Maine, USA
City Building and De Witt House, Lewiston, Maine

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Charles W DAVIS married flag  Frances M PERKINS-- Date: 12 October 1895 Place: Gardiner, Maine, USA
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Frances M PERKINS was the daughter of Enoch PERKINS and Mariam (Merriam) JONES


FRANCES M BARKER - Bride
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
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name: C* W Davis
event type: Marriage
event date: 12 Oct 1895
event place: Fairfield,,Maine
gender: Male
age:
estimated birth year:
father: Davis
mother:
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 (familysearch.org/ 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
Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, June 24, 1904
Charles W DAVIS - The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, Monday, March 12, 1923
Charles W DAVIS
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Charles W DAVIS - Grave
Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine
Charles W DAVIS
Grave Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine
Birth
October 1861
Waterville, Maine, USA

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


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).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863


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.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...


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"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...



News 1869 - TELEGRAMS. TERRIFIC HURRICANE AT EASTPORT, ME. Great Destruction of Property and Life. THE STORM IN MAINE.
...LEWISTON, Me., Oct.9.---The Evening Journal has a report of a great freshet on Swift River, in...Read MORE...


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.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

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


News 1871 - Snapped Like Threads
The Bangor (Me.) Whig reports that, owing to the intense cold, the wires of the Western Union...Read MORE...


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...



USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...


News 1882 - Boiler Explosion
WATERVILLE, Me., Jan. 28. - The boiler in the steam mill of the Kennebec Framing Company at...Read MORE...



News 1884 - BURNED TO DEATH IN A LOCK-UP.
WATERVILLE, Me., April 3. - PETER VIGNE, a young man from Fairfield, Me., who was put in the...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

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

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

News 1886 - History of a Pill Box - Found in the Drawer of a Lewiston Sewing Machine
“Hello, what's this!” exclaimed a Lewiston sewing-machine agent, as he picked a pill-box out of the ...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

News 1889 - EXPLOSION. Gas Works Destroyed in Maine. A FATAL EXPLOSION. A Gashouse Explodes at Waterville, Maine, This Morning.
WATERVILLE (Me.), Oct. 24. - At 7 o'clock this morning the gashouse of the Lockwood Cotton Mills...Read MORE...


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

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

News 1891 - Don't Look
A Lewiston, Maine policeman has had two hotel keepers arrested on a charge of offering him $200 a...Read MORE...


USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...


News 1892 - Justice?
James Reiker, who hasn't got a red, has been in jail nearly four years in Lewiston, Maine, for a...Read MORE...


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. www.e-referencedesk.com/ ...Read MORE...


USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...


1895 Marriage / Partner
Charles W DAVIS and Frances M PERKINS 12 October 1895, Gardiner, Maine, USA
World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


News 1896 - Bicycles and Business. Hard Times Attributed in Part to the Wheeling Craze.
Now the bicycle is accused of responsibility for a lot of hard times in various lines of business....Read MORE...


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...


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

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...


1900 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
Name Charles W Davis
Titles
Residence Lisbon street, Lewiston city, Androscoggin, Maine
Birth...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


News 1900 - Wm. Reed's Tragic Death. A Horrible Fatality in a Lewiston Stable Friday Evening.
A Surcharged Incandescent Electric Light Wire Pours Forth Its Fatal Voltage.

The Poor Victim...Read MORE...



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.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 14 Lowell, Lewiston
Alice Theinert Mrs., bds 14...Read MORE...


Bankruptcy
October 11, 1902, Charles filed for bankruptcy (Microfilm of original records in the Androscoggin...Read MORE...


News 1902 - They Held Hands. Rustic Couple From the Country Create a Whole Lot of Amusement on Lewiston Streets.
They were from the country – that – no one who saw the rustic couple would question for a minute....Read MORE...



News 1903 - THE ODLIN SLOT MACHINES - Taken from Him by the Deputy Sheriffs Yesterday to Be Destroyed Today.
The ex-city marshal Odlin's got a bunch of nickel-in-the-slot machines at his home on Newman...Read MORE...



World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

News 1903 - WONDERFUL ELECTRICITY. City Hall Has Been Thoroughly Wired and Everything is as Brilliant as Daylight.
The work of wiring City Hall was completed last evening and the lights were turned on for the first ...Read MORE...


USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...




1904
C. W. Davis of Lewiston has just had his carriage remodeled and painted and fitted up with new...Read MORE...


1904-05 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 41 Spring, Lewiston
Sumner Erskine, shoemaker, bds 41...Read MORE...


USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...Read MORE...


News 1904 - Passenger Train Wrecked
Lewiston, Maine, Sept. 27. - Three are dead, nine others seriously injured and some twenty more...Read MORE...


News 1905 - A Lewiston man is breaking his frisky young colt by a novel method.
He mounts his bicycle and leads his colt up and down the street as fast or as slow as he desires.
Lewiston Daily Sun - Lewiston, Maine - May 21, 1905

1906-07 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 63 Summer, Lewiston
Sumner Erskine, shoemaker, bds 63...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1908
Charles W. Davis
occupation: public carriage
address: 63 Summer
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News 1908 - C. O. JONES KILLED, HIS AIRSHIP BURNED - Aeronaut Dropped 500 Feet at Waterville, Me.
WIFE AND CHILD PRESENT
Bag of Dirigible Caught Fire and Machinery and Inventor Shot to Earth...Read MORE...


USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

News 1909 - Prisoner Escaped.
During the breakfast hour at the Lewiston police station, Monday, J. J. McKenney, jr., told Officer ...Read MORE...


1910 - Roomer at 191 Park St, Lewiston
Name Charles W Davis
Birthplace Maine
Relationship to Head of Household -...Read MORE...


1910-11 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, laborer, rms 53 Park

News 1911 - May 22 - The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May.

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News 1911 - Senator Frye Dies in Maine - Former President Pro Tem. of National Body Passes Away in Old Home
Lewiston, Maine, Aug. 9 - United States Senator William Pierce Frye died at the home of his...Read MORE...


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
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and ...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

1914-15 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, rms 53 Park

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...Read MORE...


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.

August 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France, and invades neutral Belgium. Britain then sends an...Read MORE...


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

1916-17 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, fireman, Wade & Dunton, rms 16 Park

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - America is at war. Amidst the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in congress, the House early...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...


1917 Death of Spouse/Partner
Frances M PERKINS died 29 September 1917, Augusta, Maine, USA
News 1917 - SPECTACULAR FIRE THREATENS WHOLE NORTH END WATERVILLE
900 Canoes and Two Large Ice Houses Burn Two Dwellings Damaged by Flames Two Alarms Sounded and...Read MORE...



World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25
Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5. - Action by Congress on equal suffrage - subject of...Read MORE...


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto. (Wikipedia)

The President's message again makes clear his desire that Congress repeal "war-time"...Read MORE...


1920
Name Charles Davis
Residence Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
Estimated Birth...Read MORE...


1920-21 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, janitor, rms 137 Middle, Lewiston


Death
10 March 1923
Lewiston, Maine, USA


Charles is buried at: Riverside Cemetery


Lewiston, Maine, USA

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