Edgar D. Davidson

4 April 1879–18 June 1949 (Age 70)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Edgar D.

When Edgar D. Davidson was born on 4 April 1879, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, John G Davidson, was 33 and his mother, Martha Ann Freeman, was 32. He married Ellie Alice Hood on 2 September 1903, in Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1930. In 1930, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as retired hardware saleman in Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States. He died on 18 June 1949, in Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Wichita, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar D. Davidson
1879–1949
Ellie Alice Hood
1880–1970
Marriage: 2 September 1903
Elma Louise Davidson
1904–1946
Ruby Pearl Davidson
1907–1981
William Edgar Davidson
1920–1967

Spouse and Children

    Male1879–1949Male

    Ellie Alice Hood

    Female1880–1970Female

MARRIAGE
2 September 1903
Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States
children

(3)

    Elma Louise Davidson

    Female1904–1946Female

    Ruby Pearl Davidson

    Female1907–1981Female

    William Edgar Davidson

    Male1920–1967Male

Parents and Siblings

    John G Davidson

    Male1846–1910Male

    Martha Ann Freeman

    Female1846–1919Female

siblings

(10)

    Mary I Davidson

    Female1866–Female

    Docia Ann Davidson

    Female1867–1941Female

    J G Davidson

    Male1868–Male

    William S Davidson

    Male1870–Male

    Thomas Marion Davidson

    Male1871–1928Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

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.

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)

  • Edgar Davidson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar Davidson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edgar Davidson in household of John D Davidson, "United States Census, 1880"

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