Elmer Malcom Davis
(1911-1974)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Melva I. Bicher

Elmer Malcom Davis 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 18 Jun 1911, Cumru Twp., Berks, PA 1 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Melva I. Bicher
  • Died: 13 Jan 1974, Reading, Berks, PA at age 62 3 4 5
  • Buried: Mohnton: Mohnsville Cemetery, Berks, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LXSY-JHZ.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 1 The 1940 census recorded owning a $4000 house at 133 E. Elm Street: John E. Bicher, baker, 52, living with wife Minerva, 51; daughter Melva Davis, looming at hosiery mill, 30; son-in-law Elmer Davis, knitting at hosiery mill, 29; grandson Donald Davis, 7; grandson Vincent Davis, 6; and granddaughter Marion Davis, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1950 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 7 The 1950 census recorded at 222 West Lancaster Avenue: Elmer M. Davis, 38, knitter in hosiery mill, living with wife Melva, power machine operator in hosiery mill, 40; son Donald M., 17; son Vincent J. 16; and daughter Marian E., 14. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Elmer married Melva I. Bicher, daughter of John Ellis Bicher and Minerva Schonour Glasmyre. (Melva I. Bicher was born on 27 Sep 1909 in Mohnton, Berks, PA,3 4 8 9 died on 22 Jun 2002 in Reading, Berks, PA 3 4 9 and was buried in Mohnton: Mohnsville Cemetery, Berks, PA 3.)


Sources


1 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQX2-B8W John E Bicher, Shillington Borough, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 6-81, sheet 7A, family 152, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3435.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Vincent John Davis, SSN 184260956.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/212099508.

4 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 3 Jun 2002, page B-8, obituary of Melva I. Davis.

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Elmer Davis, SSN 182-01-5285.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 2. Elmer Davis, 18 Jan 1911, 133 E. Elm St., Reading, Pa.

7 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBK-ZGCX Elmer M. Davis Shillington, Berks, PA.

8 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Mohnton Borough, Page 83.

9 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Melva B. Davis, SSN 166-18-1957.



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