Jacob James Davis

Jacob James Davis

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  • Name Jacob James Davis 
    Nickname Jake 
    Born 31 Jul 1917  Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Pine Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
    of Father
    BirthPlace
    of Mother
    Immigration
    Year
    OccupationVeteranStreet
    6245Harry W.Davisheadmalewhite187446marriedPennsylvaniaOhioPennsylvaniafarm laborer
    6345Zella I.Daviswifefemalewhite188436marriedOhioOhioPennsylvanianone
    6445Elvry H.Davissonmalewhite19137singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
    6545Deletta S.Davisdaughterfemalewhite19155singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
    6645Jacob J.Davissonmalewhite19182 312singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=bp9g_915   
    Census 1930  Pine Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
    of Father
    BirthPlace
    of Mother
    Immigration
    Year
    OccupationVeteranStreet
    5042HarryDavisheadmalewhite187357marriedPennsylvaniaOhioPennsylvaniafarmer
    5142ZellaDaviswifefemalewhite188347marriedOhioPennsylvaniaOhionone
    5242ElveryDavissonmalewhite191218singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
    5342DelilaDavisdaughterfemalewhite191416singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
    5442JakeDavissonmalewhite191812singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
    5542BessieDavisdaughterfemalewhite19228singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
    5642EdwardDavissonmalewhite19255singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhionone
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=4czh_914   
    Census 1940  Pine Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
    of Father
    BirthPlace
    of Mother
    Immigration
    Year
    OccupationVeteranStreet
    5544HarryDavisheadmalewhite187466marriedPennsylvaniafarm laborer
    5644ZellaDaviswifefemalewhite188456marriedOhio
    5744JacobDavissonmalewhite191921singlePennsylvaniarailroad carpenter
    5844BessieDavisdaughterfemalewhite192218singlePennsylvania
    5944EdwardDavissonmalewhite192515singleOhio
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=z0v5_913   
    Draft Registration 16 Oct 1940  Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jake registered for the draft October 16, 1940 in Meadville. It was noted that he was 6' tall, weighed 168# and had brown eyes, red hair and a light complexion. At that time he was working for the Pennsylvania Railroad at New Castle. 
    World War II Draft Registration Card
    World War II Draft Registration Card
    Jacob James Davis
    Military Service 11 Jan 1943  Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was inducted at Erie on January 11, 1943, and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, 1466th Base Unit from January 19, 1943 until November 10, 1945. He was in the foreign service from January 13, 1944 until February 12, 1945. He was honorably discharged as a Sergeant November 10, 1945 at Richmond Army Air Base, Richmond, Virginia.
     
    Military Pension Application
    Military Pension Application
    Jacob James Davis
    Died 29 Dec 1986  Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • cause of death: metastatic cancer
    • from the January 7, 1987 issue of the Linesville Herald:
      JACOB JAMES DAVIS
      Jacob James Davis, (unreadable) West Erie Street Extension, RD 2, Linesville, died Monday, Dec. 29, 1986, at his residence following a long illness.
      Davis was born in Pine Township, July 31, 1917, a son of Harry and Zella Rose Davis. He married Ione Partch July 27, 1973. She survives.
      He was a life-long mechanic in the Linesville area and had worked for Warren Bros. Trucking, Linesville. He also was employed as a bus driver in the Linesville School District for 26 years. He also was active in farming in the Linesville area. He attended Linesville United Presbyterian Church. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the US Army Air Corp. He was a member of American Legion Post 462, Linesville and Linesville Grange.
      Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two sons, James C. Davis, Linesville and Richard Carr, Titusville; four daughters Cherrie Hornstein, Conneaut Lake, Vicki Morian, Conneaut Lake, Nancy Bernardez, Linesville, and Jean Nicolls, Conneautville; one sister, Bessie Johnson, Binghamton, NY; two brothers, Edward S. Davis and H. Elvry Davis, both of Linesville; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Deletta Manos.
      Friends were received at William H. Houghton Funeral Home, Linesville, where services were held Wednesday, Dec. 31 with the Rev. James Mehler of Linesville United Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment was at Linesville Cemetery. The family suggested memorial contributions be made to the Linesville Historical Society.
    Age 69 years 
    Buried 31 Dec 1986  Linesville Cemetery, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section V, Lot 614, Grave 3
    Davis, Jacob James
    Davis, Jacob James
    1917-1986
    Plot: Section V, Lot 614, Grave 3
    Pennsylvania Veterans' Burial Card
    Pennsylvania Veterans' Burial Card
    Jacob James Davis
    Person ID I10874  Local Families
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2019 

    Father Harry Walter Davis,   b. 14 Aug 1872, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1947  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Zella Irene Rose,   b. 30 Jul 1883, Denmark Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1978, West Mead Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married Between 1910 and 1911 
    Family ID F3807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ione Partch,   b. 27 Mar 1922, Steamburg, Conneaut Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1999, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1973 
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2004 
    Family ID F3856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Irene Myers,   b. 19 Apr 1922, Espyville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 2007, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 30 May 1941  Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 27 May 2018 
    Family ID F3857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Dec 1986 - Linesville Cemetery, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Jacob James Davis
    Jacob James Davis
    photo taken while stationed in Alaska during World War II
    Jacob James Davis
    Jacob James Davis
    wearing his World War II Army Air Corps uniform