Amanda E. Davidson

5 December 1848–25 November 1933 (Age 85)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Amanda E.

When Amanda E. Davidson was born on 5 December 1848, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Calvin Davidson, was 31 and her mother, Malinda Anglin, was 20. She married James A Booker on 28 December 1864, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 6, Hickman, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 5, Hickman, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 25 November 1933, in Bon Aqua, Hickman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

James A Booker
Amanda E. Davidson
Marriage: 28 December 1864
William Bradley Booker
Mary Rene Booker
Letta Jane Booker
Alex Thomas Booker
George Robert Booker
John B. Booker
James Vinnie Booker
Tea Thanning Booker
Arminta Booker
Ollie Mai Booker

Spouse and Children

28 December 1864
Dickson, Tennessee, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Susan C. Davidson


    Miranda Davis


    Martha Jane Davidson



    George W Davidson


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 14

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 24

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Amanda A Booker in household of Jas A Booker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Booker in household of Jim Booker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Manda E Booker in household of James A Booker, "United States Census, 1900"

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