Friday, May 7, 2010

African American Genealogy Carnival: They Served With Honor: In Memoriam African Americans in the Military 1914-1953




THE DAVISS MEN OF NAVASOTA TEXAS








Upper left: Corporal Owens C Daviss U.S Army WW 11 served in France: Son of James Penn and Betty Owens Daviss.

Upper Right: Carpenter Mate 11 Henry/Harry E Daviss U.S. Navy WW11 served in British West Indies and beyond: Son of James Penn and Gertrude Sims Daviss.

Center: Sgt Spencer Daviss US Army WW11 and Korean Conflict served also in India: Son of James Penn and Gertrude Sims Daviss.

Lower Left: PFC Isaiah T Daviss US Army WW11 served in Africa Italy and France: Son of James Penn and Gertrude Sims Daviss.

Lower right: PFC Theodore R Daviss US Army WW11 served in England and the Pacific: Son of James Penn and Gertrude Sims Daviss.

And on the right is S-Sgt James Parker Daviss WW11: son of James Penn and Gertrude Sims Daviss.

14 comments:

A_CAIN said...

Vicky,
Thank you for sharing about the Davis Men of your Family. You have FIVE men who chose to serve and that is just awesome!!!

-AMY
www.ReconnectedRoots.com

A_CAIN said...

Vicky,
Thank you for sharing about the Davis Men of your Family. You have FIVE men who chose to serve and that is just awesome!!!

-AMY
www.ReconnectedRoots.com

Angela Y. Walton-Raji said...

Where did you get that wonderful collage of your military men in the family?

Great image!

Renate said...

Your family had definitely contributed to the safety and protection of our country! I really like the collage. Well done! :)

Renate

Ms Vicky said...

Thank you Angela! From what I am told,the picture was presented to my grandmother Gertrude Sims Daviss from her sons while in the military.

Ms Vicky said...

Thanks A_Cain! five on the Collage and one more on the post. I have a stong suspicion that there was another son Wright Cuney Daviss that also served.

Ms Vicky said...

Thanks much Renate! And thats just one line. Looking for more (smile)

Terrence Garnett said...

This is absolutely wonderful Vicky!

Ms Vicky said...

Thanks so much Terrence. I appreciate your comment.

Mavis said...

Great tribute to the service men in your family! I still have to get mine written.

Ms Vicky said...

Thanks much Mavis! I will be waiting to read yours.

Sandra Taliaferro said...

Vicky,

Thanks for sharing your Daviss Military men. Agreat tribute.

Sandra

Ms Vicky said...

Thanks for taking time to read it Sandra. I appreciate that.

J said...

Great tribute to the military branches of your family. The Davis men would be proud of you to honor them in this forum. Thanks for sharing.