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
Ellie Alice Hood
Marriage: 2 September 1903
Elma Louise Davidson
Ruby Pearl Davidson
William Edgar Davidson

Spouse and Children


    Ellie Alice Hood


2 September 1903
Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States


    Elma Louise Davidson


    Ruby Pearl Davidson


    William Edgar Davidson


Parents and Siblings

    John G Davidson


    Martha Ann Freeman




    Mary I Davidson


    Docia Ann Davidson


    J G Davidson


    William S Davidson


    Thomas Marion Davidson


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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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