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Elva Clay Cowley Davis
Birth: Jan. 13, 1906
Sevier County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1998
Sevier County
Utah, USA

She is the daughter of Joseph Curtis Cowley 1869-1942) and Minnie Ann (Wall) Cowley)(1875-1953) and was married to Stanley Heber Davis (1902-1984) and is the mother of 6 children.

Daughter Davis (1933-1933)

The children of Elva and Stan Davis are:

1. Raymond S Davis (1928- )
2. James Farrel Davis (1931- )
3. Daughter Davis (1933-1933)
4. Clyde Jay Davis (1939- )
5. Enid Davis (1941- )
6. Karen Davis (1945- ).

Elva Clay Cowley Davis, 92, of Venice, Utah, died March 11, 1998 in Richfield, Utah.

She was born January 13, 1906, in Venice, Utah, to Joseph Curtis and Minnie Ann Wall Cowley. Elva married Stanley Heber Davis, November 24, 1926, in the Manti LDS Temple. He preceded her in death, December 4, 1984.She was the last surviving member of her family. She was an active member of the LDS Church and held many leadership positions. She was a visiting teacher for 43 years. Elva and her husband served as ordinance workers in the Manti Temple from 1972 to 1978. She really enjoyed having her grandchildren and great-grandchildren visit her. She loved gardening and flowers. Above all she loved her friends and neighbors in Venice.

She is survived by children, Raymond S. (Wyona) Davis, Bountiful; James Farrel (Marilyn) Davis, Venice; Clyde Jay (Kathy) Davis, Des Moines, Wash; Enid (Don) Jamison, Venice; Karen (Max) Turpin, Washington, UT; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband; parents; 12 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 14, 1998, at 12 noon in the Venice LDS Ward Chapel. Burial will be in the Venice Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Neal S. Magleby and Sons Mortuary, Richfield, UT.
Brothers and sisters of Elva

1. Laura May Cowley (1892-1922) married to Roy Buchanan (1891-1975)

2. Elmo Jay Cowley (1894-1895)
3. Joseph Elmer Cowley (1895-1985)
4. Fannie Louise Cowley (1897-1950) married to Leigh Richmond Allred (1895-1971)
5. Francis Charles Cowley (1900-1965) married to Eliza Venola Ohlwler (1896-1995).

6. Naomi Clarissa Cowley (1902-1995) married to Clarence Emron Buchanan (1896-1968)
7.Anthony Oscar Cowley (1903-1967) married to Irene Shaw
8.Elva Clay Cowley (1906-1998) married to Stanley Davis (1902-1984)
9. Angus Wayne Cowley (1910-1960) married to Ruby Dixon
10.Jessie Cowley (1915-1982)
11. Elda Marian Cowley (1920-1986) married to George Albert Olsen (1911-2006)

1930 United States Federal Census
about Elva C Davis
Name: Elva C Davis
Home in 1930: Venice, Sevier, Utah
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Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1906
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Stanley H Davis
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Stanley H Davis 27
Elva C Davis 24
Raymond S Davis 1

1940 United States Federal Census
about Elva C Davis ..Name: Elva C Davis
Respondent: Yes
Age: 34 ....Estimated Birth Year: abt 1906
Gender: Female .....Race: White
Birthplace: Utah
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1940: Venice, Sevier, Utah
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Inferred Residence in 1935: Venice, Sevier, Utah
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 1A
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Stanley H Davis 37
Elva C Davis 34
Raymond S Davis 11
James Farrel Davis 8
Clyde Jay Davis 1

Social Security Death Index
about Elva C. Davis
Name: Elva C. Davis
SSN: 529-07-....
Last Residence: 84701 Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States of America
Born: 13 Jan 1906
Died: 11 Mar 1998
State (Year) SSN issued: Utah (Before 1951)

Family links: 
  Joseph Curtis Cowley (1869 - 1942)
  Minnie Ann Wall Cowley (1875 - 1953)
  Stanley Heber Davis (1902 - 1984)
  Stillborn Davis (1933 - 1933)*
  Laura Mae Cowley Buchanan (1892 - 1922)*
  Elmo Jay Cowley (1894 - 1895)*
  Joseph Elmer Cowley (1895 - 1985)*
  Francis Charles Cowley (1900 - 1965)*
  Naomi Clarissa Cowley Buchanan (1902 - 1995)*
  Elva Clay Cowley Davis (1906 - 1998)
  Jessie Cowley (1915 - 1982)*
  Elda Marian Cowley Olsen (1920 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Venice Cemetery
Sevier County
Utah, USA
Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Sep 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15730827
Elva Clay <i>Cowley</i> Davis
Added by: Max Turpin
Elva Clay <i>Cowley</i> Davis
Added by: Enid Jamison
Elva Clay <i>Cowley</i> Davis
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