Lela Roberta <I>Davis</I> Lamkin

Lela Roberta Davis Lamkin

Birth
Butte City, Glenn County, California, USA
Death 21 May 1948 (aged 76)
Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Burial Afton, Glenn County, California, USA
Memorial ID 87019897 · View Source
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LELA ROBERTA DAVIS was born on October 21, 1871 in Butte City, Glenn, California. She was the oldest of eight children born to James Nelson Davis (1845-1918) and Elizabeth Almira Brittan (1853-1908).


Lela married Clyde Callahan Lamkin of Nebraska City, Nebraska on October 21, 1912 in California. The couple did not have any children.


Siblings of Lela Davis Lampkin:

•Lela Roberta Davis Lamkin (1871 - 1948)
•George Maberry Davis (1873 - 1945)
•James Walter Davis (Butte City, CA) (1875 - 1877)
•Susie Clark Davis Boynton (1877 - 1970)
•Mary Almira Davis (1879 - 1888)
•Robert Edwin Davis (1884 - 1908)
•Alvera Davis (1889-1983)
•Lee Nelson Davis (1891 - 1903)

Lela and Clyde are buried in Marvin Chapel Cemetery in Afton, California; Glenn County. The cemetery is across the road from the original homestead of her grandparents, Izilla and Mayberry Davis, which her father James Nelson Davis also farmed. Her grandfather donated the land for the cemetery, and helped to build the church called Marvin Chapel. Also buried at Marvin Chapel cemetery are her siblings, James Walter Davis, Lee Nelson Davis, Mary Almira Brittan Davis and Robert Edwin Davis. In addition, her parents James Nelson Davis and Mary Almira Brittan Davis, and grandparents Izilla Kidwell and Mayberry Davis are laid to rest at Marvin Chapel, along with many other relatives.


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LELA D. LAMKIN
1871 - 1948
DAU. OF J.N. & E.B. DAVIS

ON LARGER MEMORIAL in background ...
ELIZABETH ALMIRA BRITTAN DAVIS
BORN JAN. 17, 1853 - DIED DEC. 5, 1908
BY HER LIFE ALONE, GRACIOUS AND SWEET
THE BETTER WAY WAS SHOWN.
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JAMES NELSON DAVIS
'Mother' 'Father'


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  • Maintained by: Maureen Davis
  • Originally Created by: Anna C
  • Added: 18 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 87019897
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lela Roberta Davis Lamkin (21 Oct 1871–21 May 1948), Find a Grave Memorial no. 87019897, citing Marvin Chapel Cemetery, Afton, Glenn County, California, USA ; Maintained by Maureen Davis (contributor 47531447) .