John Davidson

1928–2002 (Age 74)
Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Davidson was born in 1928, in Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Davidson, was 23 and his mother, Ellen Bishop KERR, was 22. He died in 2002, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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John Davidson
Ellen Bishop KERR
James Davidson
Robert Kerr Davidson
John Davidson
Alexander Leslie Davidson
Jeanette Davidson

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World Events (8)

1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 6

The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.

Age 12

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Age 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John Davidson - Individual or family possessions: birth: 1928; Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Davidson - Individual or family possessions: male

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