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flag  Walter Moody  DAVIS

  (b. 10 November 1874Skowhegan, Maine, USA   d. 11 September 1947Windsor, Connecticut, USA )  
Summary: Walter Moody DAVIS was born 10 November 1874 in Skowhegan, Maine, USA. Walter Moody DAVIS was the child of John A DAVIS and Mary Louise MCFARLAND

He married  Ethel Frances SMITH BLACKDEN 18 May 1904 in Maine, USA .  Ethel Frances SMITH BLACKDEN  was born 1874 in , Maine, USA .  She died 1952 in , Connecticut, USA . 

Walter Moody DAVIS died 11 September 1947 in Windsor, Connecticut, USA.
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Walter Moody DAVIS married flag Ethel Frances SMITH BLACKDEN-- Date: 18 May 1904 Place: , Maine, USA
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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

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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:

Ancestry.com. Maine Marriages, 1892-1996 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com 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:

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

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Walter Moody DAVIS - Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 

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name: John A Davis
estimated birth year: 1842
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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
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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.
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www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

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

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

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

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1894
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USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
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USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

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name: Walter M Davis
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USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
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USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
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www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
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USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

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USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
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World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

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

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1910 Dexter, Penobscot, Maine
name: Walter M Davis
birthplace: Maine
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World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
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USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
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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

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
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USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
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www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

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

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USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
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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.
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USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
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USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

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

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

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1940 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
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Age: 65
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World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

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.

www.wikipedia.org - January 13, 1941

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

www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941

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


Naval History and Heritage Command (www.youtube.com) - June 7, 1942

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
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USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
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USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient
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Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

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World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:
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World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends
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Death
11 September 1947
Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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 is buried at:
Davis, Walter Moody, b. 1874, d. 1947, Sec #6
Smith, Ethel Frances, b. 1874, d. 1952, w/o Walter Moody Davis, Sec #6

Palisado Cemetery
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
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