Frank Lester Davidson

Brief Life History of Frank Lester

When Frank Lester Davidson was born on 17 October 1885, in Webber, Jewell, Kansas, United States, his father, John Wesley Davidson, was 27 and his mother, Alice Mary Graham, was 21. He married Verda T. Owen on 31 December 1907. He lived in Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 February 1964, in Webber, Jewell, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Lester Davidson
1885–1964
Laura Frances Smith
1891–1942
Marriage: 22 October 1910
Doris L Davidson
1912–2002
Alice L Davidson
1914–1987
Lois Mae Davidson
1915–2008

Sources (13)

  • Frank Davidson in household of J* Davidson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank L Davidson, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Frank Lester Davidson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1889

Historical Boundaries: 1889: Jewell, Kansas, United States

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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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