The following was submitted by: Betty Chinn (great-grandniece of Charles Henry Davolt). Please contact Betty for more information on this family.
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C.H. Davolt and family, L to R, back to front:
Hod (William H.)
Johnny (Charles Benjamin)
Charley and Clara (Cad) Davolt
Descendants of Charles Henry Davolt
CHARLES HENRY DAVOLT (WILLIAM LAFAYETTE STUDIVENT3, JAMES ADAM2, JOHN ADAM1) was born 11 Nov 1856 in Henry, IA, and died 13 Jul 1922 in Kelso, Cowlitz, WA. View a copy of his Obituary. He married CLARA LOUISE OLSON 16 Dec 1882 in Freeport, Cowlitz, WA, daughter of OLIFF OLSON and EUNICE HUNTINGTON . She was born 4 Aug 1859 in Monticello, Cowlitz, WA Territory, and died 15 Feb 1940 in Kelso, Cowlitz, WA. Clara's sister Lulu Arabelle Olson married Charles' brother, George Franklin Davolt, m. 14 Dec 1892 in Freeport, Cowlitz, WA; at Capt. O. Olson's home.
Children of CHARLES DAVOLT and CLARA OLSON are:
i. CLAUD OLSON DAVOLT , b. 11 Sep 1884; d. Feb 1979, Eugene, Lane, OR. He married PEARL W. UNKNOWN . She was born 19 Jun 1888, and died Feb 1986 in Eugene, Lane, OR.
ii. WILLIAM HARDING DAVOLT , b. 30 May 1887; d. Jan 1983, Olympia, Thurston, WA; m. JESSIE , 7 Feb 1914; b. 3 Aug 1889; d. Jun 1983, Olympia, Thurston, WA. Went by the nickname "Hod Davolt". He was captain of the track team and one of the best distance runners in the Northwest; graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1908.
iii. BERTHA DAVOLT , b. Aft. 1891; m. FRED A. HARTMAN , 1941, Kelso, Cowlitz, WA; at home.
iv. CHARLES BENJAMIN DAVOLT , b. 14 Sep 1891; d. 19 Aug 1989, White Salmon, Klickitat, WA. Went by the name "Johnny" or "John Pants".