Mary Elizabeth Corson

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Corson was born in 1840, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Peter Corson, was 47 and her mother, Margaret McCarthy, was 47. She had at least 1 son with Thomas Davidson. She lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1870. She died about 1906, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67.

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Thomas Davidson
Mary Elizabeth Corson
George Corson Davidson

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  • Mary E Davidson in household of Thomas Davidson, "United States Census, 1870"

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1848 · Cornerstone of the Washington Monument

President James K. Polk laid the cornerstone for the Washington Monument on July 4, 1848. Afterwards, each of the existing states are welcomed to do the same.


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

Name Meaning

Scottish (Kirkcudbrightshire and Dumfriesshire): variant of Carson .

English: variant of Curzon or sometimes possibly Corston, a habitational name from any of the places called Corston in Shropshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, or from Coston (Norfolk), earlier recorded as Kareston or Corestone.

Breton (Côtes-d'Armor): nickname from korson ‘glutton, greedy eater’. Compare Courson 3.

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

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