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Birthplace

 

Name: Edgerton, MO

Population:

1909 - ???

2011 - appr. 547

Ancestries:

German, Irish ,English, Dutch, Scottish

 

 

Jim was born on August, 26 1909.

 

 

 

 


He grew up in

 

Name: Dearborn, MO

Population:

1909 - ???

2011 - appr./ca. 499

Ancestries:

German, English, Irish, French, Scottish

 

 

Map of Dearborn 1917

 

 

In Dearborn the Family owned and operated the "Davis Funeral Home" from 1905 to 1947.

In addition, the family ran a small shop, too.

Jim attended the High School in Dearborn, MO.

 

 High School

 

The Dearborn home where Jim Davis spent most of his boyhood years.

 

 

The Davis family home at June Street 56. The pictures are from 2017, the same year the house was demolished.

 

 

Now there is a parking lot where the Davis home used to be
 

 

In this place Lucian Davis had his funeral home. Now there is a new funeral home in the same spot.

 

In this building Lucian Davis had his morgue.
Itīs a very old building and has housed many different things over the years.
A bank, a hotel, an antique store and now it's an appartment complex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from Lucian Davis Funeral Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucian Davis was a valued and popular member of the township.


subsequent residence

 

 

Name: Kansas City, MO

Population:

1940/50 - 450,000

2012 - appr./ca. 464,310

Ancestries: German ,Irish,  English, Italian, French 

 

 

 

Jim lived here with his first wife Betty Norman. Presumably in 121 Ward Parkway.


Last Residence

1957-1981

 

 

Name: Northridge, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, CA

Population:

1960/70/80 - ???

2012 - appr./ca. 57,561

Street: 17260 Nordhoff St

 

                                                                                                       frontside                                                  backside

                                                                                                     Built: 1920

                                                                                3 beds 2 bathtrooms

                                                                                  1,792 Living Sq. Ft.

                                                                                37,164 Lot Sq. Ft.

 

For many years Jim lived there with his third wife Blanche and his daughter Tara Diane.
He liked to swim in the pool and work in his garden.

For Jim gardening was a good hobby to distract him after the tragic loss of his daughter Tara Diane.


After a life with ups and downs Jim passed away in his sleep in 1981 in this house.

His wife Blanche, the last survivor of the Davis Family lived there until her death in 2009.
After her passing, the house was sold und is now demolished. A new house was built in the same place.

 

pictures are from 2009