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  (b. 10 November 1874 Skowhegan, Maine, USA   d. 11 September 1947 Windsor, Connecticut, USA )  

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Walter Moody DAVIS was born 10 November 1874 in Skowhegan, Maine, USA . Walter Moody DAVIS was the child of John Augustus DAVIS   and   Mary Louise MCFARLAND and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John Augustus DAVIS and Maria Garcelon MOODY (maternal)  William North MCFARLAND and Louisa B MORRILL

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Walter Moody  married  Ethel Frances SMITH BLACKDEN 18 May 1904 in Maine, USA .  Ethel Frances SMITH BLACKDEN  was born abt. 1874 in Maine, USA.  Ethel Frances died abt. 1952 in Connecticut, USA. 

Walter Moody DAVIS died 11 September 1947 in Windsor, Connecticut, USA .

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Walter Moody DAVIS married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Ethel Frances SMITH BLACKDEN-- Date: 18 May 1904 Place: , Maine, USA

Name of Groom: Walter M. DAVIS
Groom's Place of Residence: Lisbon Falls, Me.
Name of Bride: Ethel B. CROWELL
Possible Alternate Name of Bride: Ethel BLACKDEN [View alternate record]
Bride's Place of Residence: Lisbon Falls, Me.
Marriage Date: Wednesday, 18 May 1904
Marriage Certificate Number: Not available

Ethel Blackden was married (1) to Walter M. CROWELL

Maine, Marriage Records, 1705-1922
Groom's Name: Davis Walter M
Groom's Residence: Lisbon Falls, ME
Bride's Name: Blackden Ethel
Bride's Residence: Lisbon Falls, ME
Marriage Date: 18 May 1904
Certificate: 0

Source Information: Maine Marriages, 1892-1996 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2003.
Original data: Maine State Archives. Maine Marriages 1892-1996 (except 1967 to 1976). Maine. Index obtained from Maine Department of the Secretary of State, Maine State Archives

Name: Walter Moody Davis
occupation: motorman
Spouse: Ethel Blaedon Crowell
Marriage Date: 18 May 1904
Marriage Place: Brunswick
Registration Place: Winslow, Kennebec
Birth Date: abt 1875
Age: 29
Spouse Age: 28
Father: William L
Mother: Ehie J
Spouse Father: Horace A
Spouse Mother: Mary

Source Information: Maine, Marriage Records, 1705-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922. Augusta, Maine: Maine State Archives

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His family - 1870 Lewiston, Maine
name: John A Davis
estimated birth year: 1842
gender: Male
age in 1870: 28y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John A Davis M 28y Maine
Mary L Davis F 22y Maine
William Davis M 5m Maine
Sarah Fowler F 19y Massachusetts
John A Mcfarland M 17y Maine
Rose A Miles F 28y Maine
1870 U.S. Census
1874 Birth
10 November 1874
Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Bloomfield)
1880 Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
name: Walter M. Davis
residence: Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
birthdate: 1875
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Son
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: John A. Davis
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name: M. Louise Davis
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Male
martial status: Single
age (expanded): 5 years
occupation: At School
nara film number: T9-0475
page: 175
page character: C
entry number: 1744
film number: 1254475
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self John A. Davis M 37 Maine, United States
wife M. Louise Davis F 32 Maine, United States
son Walter M. Davis M 5 Maine, United States
dau Vesla L. Davis F 2 Maine, United States
moth Mariah G. Davis F 79 Maine, United States

1880 U.S. Census
Mr Walter Davis of Lewiston has returned from Dexter and Pittsfield

Lewiston Saturday Journal
Lewiston, Maine
Aug 2, 1894
1900 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
name: Walter M Davis
titles & terms:
residence: Lewiston city, Androscoggin, Maine
birth date: Nov 1876
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Son
spouse's titles & terms:
spouse's birthplace:
father: John A Davis
father's titles & terms:
father's birthplace: Maine
mother: Mary S Davis
mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (expanded): White
head-of-household name: John A Davis
gender: Male
marital status: Single
years married:
estimated marriage year:
mother how many children:
number living children:
immigration year:
occupation: electric conductor
enumeration district: 0012
page: 3
sheet letter: B
family number: 66
reference number: 63
film number: 1240587
image number: 00428
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self John A Davis M Maine
wife Mary S Davis F Maine
son Walter M Davis M Maine
daughter Vesta S Davis F Maine
son William N Davis M Maine

1900 U.S. Census

Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Bloomfield)
Business Section, Water Street
1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Walter M Davis, conductor, bds 31 Union, Lewiston
1904 Marriage / Partner
Walter Moody DAVIS and Ethel Frances SMITH BLACKDEN 18 May 1904, , Maine, USA

Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Bloomfield)
The Wesserrunsett, 1905

Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Bloomfield)
Madison Avenue, 1905

Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Bloomfield)
The Eddy, 1906

Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Bloomfield)
Looking up the Kennebec, 1907
1910 Dexter, Penobscot, Maine
name: Walter M Davis
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Dexter, Penobscot, Maine
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year:
occupation: truckman
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
family number: 327
page number: 14
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Walter M Davis M 36y Maine
wife Ethel F Davis F 34y Maine

1910 U.S. Census
World War I Draft Registration
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918


NAME: Walter Moody Davis
BIRTH: Nov 10, 1874
RESIDENCE: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
1920 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
name: Walter M Davis
residence: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
estimated birth year: 1875
age: 45
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Self
gender: Male
race: White
occupation: teamster for private family
marital status: Married
father's birthplace:
mother's birthplace:
film number: 1820182
digital folder number: 4294452
image number: 01165
sheet number: 17
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Walter M Davis M 45y Maine
wife Ethel Davis F 44y Maine
Warren L Manchester M 38y Massachusetts
1920 U.S. Census
1930 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
name: Walter Davis
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
gender: Male
age: 46
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Maine
estimated birth year: 1884
occupation: chauffeur for private family
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
enumeration district number: 0239
family number: 124
sheet number and letter: 5B
line number: 76
nara publication: T626, roll 268
film number: 2340003
digital folder number: 4531872
image number: 00792
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Walter Davis M 46 Maine
wife Ethel C Davis F 45 Maine
boarder Warren L Matthews F 48 Massachusetts

1930 U.S. Census
1940 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Name: Walter Davis
Age: 65
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1875
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Maine
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
House Number: 73
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 14B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 292
Household Members:
Name Age
Walter Davis 65
Ethel Davis 64

1940 U.S. Census
Walter M. Davis
Walter M. Davis, 72, of 75 Pleasant Street, Windsor, died Thursday morning at St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Skowhegan, Me., the son of John and Louise McFarland Davis, and lived in Windsor for 20 years. He retired a year ago as superintendent of Palisado Cemetery. Besides his wife, Mrs. Ethel Davis, he leaves a brother, William Davis of Southboro, Mass.; a sister, Miss Vesea Davis of Boston and several nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Merwin and Leek Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be at the Palisado Cemetery.

The Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, September 12, 1947
Walter Moody DAVIS - Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut   Thanks to Sue
Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut

Thanks to Sue
1947 Death
11 September 1947
Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock)

Walter is buried at: Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut

Added: 5/3/2012 4:51:00 PM - Updated: 1/5/2021 7:07:06 PM
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