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Walter Davis
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1921
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1979
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Son of Alonzo Davis and Mary Crafton Davis.

Married to Rosalie Lawrence on July 29, 1940 in Jefferson County, Arkansas.

Walter and Rosie were the parents of:
Infant Daughter Davis(unk-unk)
Walter Davis Jr
Grace Davis King
Ruth Davis Lee
Charles Davis
Freddie Davis Sheard
Emmer Jean Davis Sneed
Melvin Ellis Davis(1951-1977)
Alonzo Davis(1955-2013)
Elmer Lee Davis(1956-2003)
Harold Willis Davis(1958-unk)
Rose Mary Davis White
Jeanette Davis James
Patricia Ann Davis
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1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Walter Davis
Age: 18
Estimated birth year: abt 1922
Gender: Male
Race: Negro (Black)
Birthplace: Arkansas
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Melton, Jefferson, Arkansas
Street: Bayou Bartholomew Road
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Lincoln, Arkansas
Residence in 1935: Rural, Lincoln, Arkansas
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Sheet Number: 1A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 5
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: Farm
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 2
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 3rd grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 35
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 48
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Walter Davis 18
Rachel Jones 32 [aunt[]

Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
Name: Walter Davis
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Birth Year: abt 1919
Residence: Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Rosalie Lawrence
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 18
Spouse's Residence: Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas
Marriage Date: Aug 1940
Marriage License Date: 29 Jul 1940
Marriage County: Jefferson
Event Type: Marriage
FHL Film Number: 2397875

Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1939, 1955-1994
Name Walter Davis
Event Type Death
Event Date 16 Aug 1979
Event Place Chicago, Cook
Address 3035 W Jackson
Gender Male
Age 57
Marital Status Married
Race Black
Occupation Laborer
Birth Date 16 Sep 1921
Birthplace , , Arkansas
Funeral Home R P Price Funeral Chapel
Cemetery Pine Bluff Arkansas
Father's Name Alonzo Davis
Mother's Name Mary Crafton
Spouse's Name Rosie Lawrence
Informant's Name Mollie D Smith
Entry Number 618350 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rosie Lee Lawrence Davis (1923 - 2015)*
 
 Children:
  Melvin Ellis Davis (1951 - 1977)*
  Alonzo Davis (1955 - 2013)*
  Elmer Lee Davis (1956 - 2003)*
  Harold Willis Davis (1958 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
Pine Bluff
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: May 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70069544
Walter Davis
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Salute To Our Veterans Who Sacrificed So Much For So Many. Rest Forever In The Loving Arms Of Our Heavenly Father.
- Sue Moore-Hardy
 Added: Dec. 22, 2011
 
 
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