Evelyn Pearl Davidson

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

The Life Summary 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 married William Armstrong Childress about 1904. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. 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
1878–1957
Evelyn Pearl Davidson
1888–1973
Marriage: about 1904
William Hugh Childress
1905–1987
Alice M Childress Geddie
1907–1998
Lloyd Joseph Childress
1912–1978
Johnny Lavell Childress
1916–1980
James Odel Childress
1918–1995
Imagene Childress
1920–1975

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1904
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +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

    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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

    David

    Sources (11)

    • Evia Davidson in household of Jim Davison, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Evie Childress in entry for Johnie Lavelle Childress, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
    • Evelyn Pearl Childress, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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