Mary Catherine Davidson

Brief Life History of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Davidson was born on 22 October 1854, in Hilliard, Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, Alexander Davidson, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Wilkin, was 29. She married George W. Wilcox in March 1872. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 April 1891, in Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Dublin, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. Wilcox
Mary Catherine Davidson
Marriage: March 1872
Curtis Riley Wilcox
Bertha L. Wilcox
Curry James Wilcox
Frank Wilcox
Bessie M. Wilcox
Ray O. Wilcox

Sources (26)

  • Catharine Davidson in household of Alexander Davidson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Katie Davidson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Katie Davidson in entry for Wade N. Bean and Bessie Wilcox, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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