Pearl Davisson

26 August 1896–
Sardis, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Pearl

When Pearl Davisson was born on 26 August 1896, in Sardis, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Isaac Lynch Davisson, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Agnes "Maggie" Maxwell, was 27. She lived in Sardis Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1900.

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Isaac Lynch Davisson
Margaret Agnes "Maggie" Maxwell
Gussie Ruhama Davisson
Margaret Davisson
Clifford Wayne Davisson
Chester Ogden Davisson
Pearl Davisson
Opal Maud Davidson
Zadok Alfred Davisson
Margaret Davisson

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 31

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Pearl Davisson in household of Isaac L Davisson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pearl M Davisson in household of Isaac L Davisson, "United States Census, 1900"

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