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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday~Waterman John "Dub" Davis

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Waterman John Davis was born on 19 Feb 1922 in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina.1 He was the son of Waterman Jacob Davis and Ada Elizabeth Watson. After graduation from school he enlisted and served in the Army during World War II. He served as a Gunner on a B-29 stationed in Saipan.2
 
 Waterman J. Davis

He died on 25 Dec 2011 at the age of 89 in Oklahoma.3 Waterman was buried on 29 Dec 2011 at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery  in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma.4
 
Waterman John Davis was twice married. He and his first wife, Peggy had the following children:

i. Dorothy Ann Davis was born (date unknown).
ii. Roy John Davis was born (date unknown).
iii. Glenn Davis was born (date unknown).

Waterman John Davis and Nina Thorpe were married on 1 May 1965. Nina Thorpe was born on 15 Feb 1923.

The FindAGrave Memorial and tombstone of Waterman Jacob Davis can be viewed at:5

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82455489

Waterman Davis Nat., Grave Locator








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[1] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image, (http://www.findagrave.com : Accessed on 24 February 2014); Headstone for Waterman John "Dub" Davis; (19 February 1922–25 December 2011); Records of the Resurrection Memorial Cemetery; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA.
[2] National Archives and Records Administration, "U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 24 February 2014), Waterman J. Davis; citing National Archives and Records Administration.
[3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index database, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : <viewed|accessed> 24 February 2014), Waterman J. Davis, , South Carolina (Before 1951) derived from U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File,database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, 24 July 2011).
[4] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image, (http://www.findagrave.com : Accessed on 24 February 2014); Headstone for Waterman John "Dub" Davis; (19 February 1922–25 December 2011); Records of the Resurrection Memorial Cemetery; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA.
[5]  Ibid.
[6] http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/index.html







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