William Davidson

24 November 1892–28 October 1955 (Age 62)
Ohio, United States

The Life of William

When William Davidson was born on 24 November 1892, in Ohio, United States, his father, William Davidson, was 34 and his mother, Hannah E. Middleton, was 27. He married Jennie Belle Shaw in 1920, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Flushing, Flushing Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Mill Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 28 October 1955, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Davidson
1892–1955
Jennie Belle Shaw
1891–1967
Marriage: 1920
Davidson
1935–1935

Spouse and Children

    Male1892–1955Male

    Jennie Belle Shaw

    Female1891–1967Female

MARRIAGE
1920
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
children

(1)

    Davidson

    Male1935–1935Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Davidson

    Male1858–1936Male

    Hannah E. Middleton

    Female1864–1918Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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Sources (3)

  • William Davidson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Davidson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Davidson in household of William Davidson, "United States Census, 1900"

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