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James L. Davey

James L. Davey

Male 1864 - 1938

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  • Name  James L. Davey  [1, 2
    Born  Oct 1864  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa State Census  1895  Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (Listed with Ida F., Ralph "A.," and "Cail" C. Davey:) James L. Davey, age 30, born in Henry County, Iowa, white
    Census  1900  Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • (Married to Ida, living with her and sons Ralph R. and Cecil C. Davey, as well as with a servant, farm laborer, "Cifford" P. Little:) Line number 43; dwelling number 115, family number 118: James Davey, head of household, white, male, born in October 1864, age 35, married, married for 14 years, born in Iowa, father born in England, mother born in Pennsylvania, occupation farmer, could read, could write, could speak English, a farm (not a house), number of farm in schedule: 123
    Iowa State Census  1905  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • (Listed with wife Ida and sons Cecil and Ralph Davey:) J. L. Davey, Card Number: 195; Post Office Address: New London: New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; Roll: IA_90
    Census  1910  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • (Married to Ida F., living with her and sons Ralph R. and Cecil C. Davey:) Line number 62: dwelling number: 31, family number: 31: James L. Davey, head of household, male, white, age 45, married (once), years of present marriage 24, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace England (English), mother's birthplace Pennsylvania, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry general farm, employer, could read, could not write, owned home, free of mortgage, a farm (not a house), number of house in the schedule: 33
    Iowa State Census  1925  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (Abridged Census:) Name: James Davey; Census Date: 1 January 1925; Residence County: Henry; Residence State: Iowa; Locality: New London; Birth Location: Iowa; Marital Status: Married; Gender: Male; Birth Year: abt 1865; Race: White; Relation to Head: Head; Mother: Marie Shopbell; Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania; Father: Louis Davey; Father's Birthplace: England; Marriage Place: Iowa; Spouse Name: Ida Davey; Line: 1; Roll: IA1925_1752
    Census  1930  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (Married to Ida F. Davey, living with her:) Line number 23: South Pine Street, dwelling number: 9, family number: 9: James L. Davey, head of household, owned home, value of house or monthly rental $3500, owned a radio set, did not live on a farm, male, white, age 65, married, age at first marriage 22, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Pennsylvania, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation road work, nature of industry grading roads, occupation code 9871, wage earner, not actively employed at time of census, unemployment code: 3, was not a veteran
    Alt. Death  30 Mar 1936  [8
    Died  30 Mar 1938  [2, 8
    Buried  Burge Cemetery, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I41594  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Ida Florence "Addie" Prickett,   b. 28 Dec 1868, near New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1946, Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Jan 1887  near New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Ralph R. Davey,   b. Sep 1889, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1913
    >2. Cecil C. Davey,   b. 28 Aug 1891, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1977
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F15522  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Cora Alice Lee at the Rebekahs Summer Party, 1904 (Also pictured: James L. and Ida Florence 'Addie' (Prickett) Davey, Edna (Weller) Bangs and Wilna Lyman)
    Cora Alice Lee at the Rebekahs Summer Party, 1904 (Also pictured: James L. and Ida Florence "Addie" (Prickett) Davey, Edna (Weller) Bangs and Wilna Lyman)
    The original headline for this photograph was as follows: "THE REBEKAHS had a melon party each year at the James Davey farm north of New London. This picture was taken at the 1904 melon party. Back row: Emmett Morrow, James Davey, George Countryman. Second row: D. W. Brown and daughter Marjorie, unidentified, Mrs. George Countryman, Mamie Beckman Miller, Edna Weller Bangs, Bess Moore, Dr. G. M. Van Ausdall, William Dietz. Third row: Cora Lee, Mrs. William Dietz, Mrs. James Davey, Mrs. Ellis (aunt of Yoma McKinnon), Caroline (Mrs. George) Shelledy, Clara Magers, Mrs. D. W. Brown. Fourth row: Nora (Mrs. G. M.) Van Ausdall, Ollie Oberman, Grace Moore, Bee Lyman Hunter. Front row: Neva Morrow, Luella Brown, Walter Brown, Wilna Lyman, Nettie Lyman."

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1752

    2. [S476] Burge Cemetery, Henry County, Iowa - Burials, (published by the Iowa Genealogical Society, 1987, publication #0335; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa

    4. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa; enumeration district: 27, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 6A, page number: 15; enumeration date: June 14, 1900

    5. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; Roll: IA_90

    6. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; enumeration district: 37, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 17B, page number: 156; enumeration date: April 21, 1910

    7. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London town, New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; enumeration district: 44-15, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 1A, page number: 214; enumeration date: April 2, 1930

    8. [S5204] Davey, Ida Florence "Addie" (Prickett) - Obituary, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, front page, March 11, 1946; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).