When Evelyn Pearl Davidson was born on 11 February 1888, in Texas, United States, her father, James Allen Davidson, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Weaver, was 31. She married William Armstrong Childress about 1904. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1950. She died on 22 April 1973, in Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Texas, United States.
Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name David + -son. As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.
Irish (Down) and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt .
Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Davidsson: patronymic from the personal name David .