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
Elizabeth Carolyn Davidson
Marriage: 25 July 1901
Henry Edward Vail
Emmett Wesley Vail
Susan Carrie Vail
Carl Houseknecht Vail
Benjamin Franklin Vail Jr
Clara Beatrice Vail
Virginia Elizabeth Vail
Francis Scott Vail
Robert Vail

Spouse and Children

25 July 1901
Lee, Virginia, United States


    Henry Edward Vail



    Susan Carrie Vail


    Carl Houseknecht Vail


    Benjamin Franklin Vail Jr


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+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

Possible Related Names

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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