Sophia <I>Kogler</I> Davey

Sophia Kogler Davey

Death 20 Dec 1938 (aged 72)
Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Burial Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Plot Block A3 Section 20 Lot 14 Grave 6
Memorial ID 176489361 · View Source
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Death came yesterday to Mrs. Sophia Davey, Montana resident for more than a half century and widow of former Mayor W. H. Davey, in her home, 518 West Park Street, after an illness of several weeks.

Mrs. Davey was born on a ship in midocean while her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kogler of Borden Monheim, Germany, were coming to the United States to make their home.

She came to Montana when a girl with her parents. She met Mr. Davey, a restaurateur here, soon after her arrival. They were married in Butte on Nov. 13, 1893. Mr. Davey served as mayor of Butte from 1901 to 1903 and then elected to office carried every ward in the city, an unprecedented event in the Mining city’s elections up to that time. Mr. Davey died Jan. 21, 1936.

Mrs. Davey was a devout member of St. Patrick church. She had many friends among the old-time residents of the city and was prominent here socially and in church work around the turn of the century.

She is survived by a brother, Peter Kogler, of Butte, who was at her bedside when the end came. There are also a number of relatives in New York.

The body was removed to the White funeral home. Funeral arranged are pending word from relatives.

Montana Butte Standard
Butte, Montana
Wednesday, December 21, 1938 - Page 2

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  • Created by: Suzanne Andrews
  • Added: 19 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176489361
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sophia Kogler Davey (12 Jun 1866–20 Dec 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176489361, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Suzanne Andrews (contributor 47490425) .