Evelyn Pearl Davidson

Female11 February 1888–22 April 1973

Brief Life History of Evelyn Pearl

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.

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Family Time Line

William Armstrong Childress
Evelyn Pearl Davidson
Marriage: about 1904
William Hugh Childress
Alice M Childress Geddie
Lloyd Joseph Childress
Johnny Lavell Childress
James Odel Childress
Imagene Childress

Sources (13)

  • Evelyn Childress, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Evelyn Pearl Davidson - Individual or family possessions: birth:
  • Evelyn Pearl Childress, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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.

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