Elizabeth Carolyn Davidson

17 February 1880–2 February 1967 (Age 86)
Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Carolyn

When Elizabeth Carolyn Davidson was born on 17 February 1880, in Lee, Virginia, United States, her father, Charles Henry Davidson, was 28 and her mother, Susan Catherine Barlow, was 25. She married Benjamin Franklin Vail on 25 July 1901, in Lee, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Amherst, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Court House Magisterial District, Amherst, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 2 February 1967, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Amherst, Amherst, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Vail
1871–1950
Elizabeth Carolyn Davidson
1880–1967
Marriage: 25 July 1901
Henry Edward Vail
1902–1980
Emmett Wesley Vail
1903–1961
Susan Carrie Vail
1905–1933
Carl Houseknecht Vail
1907–1987
Benjamin Franklin Vail Jr
1909–1974
Clara Beatrice Vail
1914–1951
Virginia Elizabeth Vail
1917–1996
Francis Scott Vail
1920–2000
Robert Vail
1924–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 July 1901
Lee, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Henry Edward Vail

    Male1902–1980Male

    Male1903–1961Male

    Susan Carrie Vail

    Female1905–1933Female

    Carl Houseknecht Vail

    Male1907–1987Male

    Benjamin Franklin Vail Jr

    Male1909–1974Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 14

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

David, Hebrew for beloved, and sun, son, meaning son of David

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Vaile in household of Frank B Vaile, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Davidson in household of Charles Davidson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth C Vail in household of Ben F Vail, "United States Census, 1920"

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