Catherine Louise <I>Worthington</I> Davis

Catherine Louise Worthington Davis

Birth
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 18 May 1905 (aged 91)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Amphitheater, Lot 127 East.
Memorial ID 39555646 · View Source
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Age 92 years, 11 months, 2 days.

The Washington Post May 21, 1905
Funeral of Mrs. Catherine W. Davis
The funeral of Mrs. Catherine Worthington Davis was held yesterday at noon from the family residence, 1719 Connecticut Avenue. The service was conducted by Rev. Herbert S. Smith of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church. The interment was at Oak Hill in the Davis-Worthington lot. Mrs. Davis belonged to the Worthington family of Baltimore County, Maryland and the Davis family of Virginia. Some of her relatives are absent from the city. They were informed of the death and sent telegrams expressing their sorrow. They are her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer, who is in Europe and Mr. William Leonard Davis, her son, who is in Nevada. Present at the funeral were besides Miss Clara R. Davis, her daughter who lived with her, Mr. Joseph Pulitzer Jr., her grandson who came from New York and Mrs. William Leonard Davis, her daughter-in-law from New Orleans. Many floral tributes were received.

The New York Times May 19, 1905
Mrs. Catherine Worthington Davis
Washington, May 18. Mrs. Catherine Worthington Davis, widow of William Worthington Davis and the mother of Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer of New York died at her home here today. Mrs. Davis and her husband were cousins and also cousins of Jefferson Davis. The family has been a prominent one for many years in the society of Washington and Virginia.



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  • Added: 17 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 39555646
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Louise Worthington Davis (Jun 1813–18 May 1905), Find a Grave Memorial no. 39555646, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .