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Mrs Marian Brock Holmes Davison
Birth: Mar. 12, 1929
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1956
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA

Born Marian Brock Holmes in Brooklyn NY. Married ENS John Walter Davison Jr in Waterford, VA on July 4, 1953. She was a great advocate of inoculation against polio after the second grade she taught participated in clinical trials of the Salk vaccine, but she missed inoculations for pregnant wives in Corpus Christi, TX, and did not mention the fact when she took Kathy to be inoculated. Left us desolate when she died ten days later in the same iron lung as did a friend who visited her and then was found to have polio. Marian was one of the last to die of polio in the US;

"Oooh, you luckies!" she used to say to me and her brother Bill,"You get to FLY!"

Graduated Sweetbriar College 1950 and attended Katherine Gibbs secretarial school before becoming an elementary school teacher. She was the second grade teacher of my brother who is the sponsor of the memorial of our daughter Kathryn Ann Davison van Noppen. He also did a great job of locating the geographic coordinates of her stone by triangulation from recognizable stones, comparing the satellite views of Google Maps and the ANC explorer 
Family links: 
  William Cheesborough Holmes (1892 - 1953)
  Dorothy Fenelon Brock Holmes (1899 - 1991)
  John Walter Davison (1931 - 2016)*
  Kathryn Ann Davison Van Noppen (1955 - 1996)*
  Marian Brock Holmes Davison (1929 - 1956)
  William Patton Holmes (1931 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Wife of LTJG J W Davison, USN
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 1, Site: 495-A
GPS (lat/lon): 38.8811, -77.07639
Maintained by: Hank Davison
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49226563
Mrs Marian Brock <i>Holmes</i> Davison
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Mrs Marian Brock <i>Holmes</i> Davison
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- Linda Claxton
 Added: Nov. 16, 2015
Here am I Lord, with the child Thou gavest me.
- Jack Davison
 Added: Jun. 9, 2015
Mrs. Marian Brock Holmes DavisonMay GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which may come here to pay tribute and view too ! Yes, as you so have blessed us and all these UNITED STATES of North America ! Thank you for your being ! :: Sweet Briar in...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Dec. 30, 2014
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