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 Georgia L. <I>Davis</I> Mordecai

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Georgia L. Davis Mordecai

  • Birth 2 Oct 1891
  • Death 24 Dec 1983
  • Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 36565039

Georgia L. Davis was born in Goldsboro, Wayne Co, NC, 3rd of 4 children born to attorney Adam C. Davis, Jr. and his wife, Louisa "Lula" Borden. Her paternal grandparents were Dr. Adam C. Davis, Sr., and wife Lavinia, a wealthy physician and farmer in Lenoir Co., NC. Her maternal grandparents were Edwin Brownrigg Borden and (1st) wife Georgia Caroline Whitfield, weatthy farmer, banker, and manufacturer in Goldsboro.

Georgia married William Grimes Mordecai about 1920, son of Samuel Fox Mordecai and Elizabeth "Betty" Grimes of Raleigh and Durham, NC. Of interest, she was first cousin to Virgina Borden, who married Edward Waller Mordecai, William's brother.

Georgia was mother of one known child, Elizabeth Davis Mordecai (1921-2006), also buried here.

Georgia died in 1983 at age 92.

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  • Added: 30 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36565039
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Georgia L. Davis Mordecai (2 Oct 1891–24 Dec 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36565039, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .