Jane Davidson

12 May 1891–
Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland

The Life of Jane

When Jane Davidson was born on 12 May 1891, in Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, her father, Thomas Davidson, was 34 and her mother, Grace Moffat Gordon, was 35. She lived in Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Davidson
1856–
Grace Moffat Gordon
1856–
Janet Gordon Davidson
1880–
Alison Selkerk Davidson
1881–
Thomas Gordon Davidson
1883–
Agnes Gordon Davidson
1886–
Elizabeth Gordon Davidson
1888–
Jane Davidson
1891–
David Davidson
1893–
Marion Davidson
1895–1970

Parents and Siblings

    Male1856–Male

    Grace Moffat Gordon

    Female1856–Female

siblings

(8)

    Janet Gordon Davidson

    Female1880–Female

    Alison Selkerk Davidson

    Female1881–Female

    Thomas Gordon Davidson

    Male1883–Male

    Agnes Gordon Davidson

    Female1886–Female

    Elizabeth Gordon Davidson

    Female1888–Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 5

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.
1908

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 33

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Davidson in household of Thomas G Davidson, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Jane Winhart Gordon Davidson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Davidson - Government record: birth-name: Jane Wishart Gordon Davidson

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