Jere Walter Davis

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Personal and Family Information

Jere was born on 20 AUG 1938 in Woodruff County, Arkansas, the son of Sanford Kitle Davis and Mary Anne Gravenmier.

He died on 30 JUN 1999 in Antioch, Davidson Cty, Tennessee.[Note 1]

His wife was Frances Gillispie Webb, who he married on 20 FEB 1960 in Augusta, Arkansas. Their three known children were James Carl (1960-?), Mary Francis (1964-?) and Cynthia Jo (1965-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Jere Walter Davis
(1938-1999)

 

Sanford Kitle Davis
(1915-1996)

 

Sanford Kitle Davis
(1880-1971)

 

Robert Milford Davis
(1842-1918)

 
   

Mary Elizabeth Cash
(1844-1921)

 
   

Vivian Valeria Drennan
(1891-1969)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Mary Anne Gravenmier
(1912-1969)

 

Melvin Walter Gravenmier
(1882-1963)

 

Harmon Gravenmier
(1849-1890)

 
   

Susannah Ellis
(c1843-c1919)

 
   

Edith Ellen Franks
(1894-1960)

 

John H Franks
(1864-?)

 
   

Mary I Fulkerson
(1867-<1930)

 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth20 AUG 1938
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: no certificate on file at Tennessee Dept of Health 10/13/2011
Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Authors: US Federal Census
Date: APR 1940

Death30 JUN 1999
Place: Antioch, Davidson Cty, Tennessee
Age: 60y 5m 12d
Type: self inflicted gsw
See Note 1
Census9 APR 1940
Place: Augusta, Arkansas
Age: 1 born Ark
Address: dwelling 188 with parents and brother
Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Authors: US Federal Census
Date: APR 1940

Attributes

AttributeDateDescriptionDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Education1956Class of 1956, Laura Conner High, Augusta, Ark
Place: Augusta, Arkansas
See Note 2

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Notes

Note 1

Jere had heart problems, very similiar to his mother and brother. As I was led to understand by others, his condition showed as a severe slowing of heart action, his heart beat would drop to just one or two per minute..

After a long time,maybe years of this problem not responding very well to medical treatment, apparently it became more than he could bear and choose to end life at time of his choosing.

Note 2

Jere attended Ark State Teacher College in Conway, I don't know if he graduated or not. He met Fran there and they married 20 Feb 1960..

Sources

  1. Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Authors: US Federal Census
    Date: APR 1940
  2. Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Authors: US Federal Census
    Date: APR 1940