Evelyn Pearl Davidson

11 February 1888–22 April 1973 (Age 85)
Texas, United States

The Life of Evelyn Pearl

When Evelyn Pearl Davidson was born on 11 February 1888, in Texas, United States, her father, James Davidson, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Weaver, was 31. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with William Armstrong Childress. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 April 1973, in Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Armstrong Childress
Evelyn Pearl Davidson
William Hugh Childress
Alice M Childress
Lloyd Joseph Childress
Johnny Lavell Childress
James Odel Childress
Imagene Childress

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Davidson





    Emma Edith Davidson



    John Davidson



    Winnie Davidson


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Evia Davidson in household of Jim Davison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Childers in household of William A Childers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelyn Childress in household of William Childress, "United States Census, 1940"

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