Elena Rebecca Andrews

1880–1966 (Age 85)
Colusa, Colusa, California, United States

The Life of Elena Rebecca

When Elena Rebecca Andrews was born on 5 July 1880, in Colusa, Colusa, California, United States, her father, William Henry Harrison Andrews, was 35 and her mother, Martha Sabria Curtis, was 33. She married John Stephen Davidson on 11 November 1899, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 March 1966, in California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Elena Rebecca Andrews
John Stephen Davidson
Marriage: 11 November 1899
Magrett Smith
Carlos A Davidson
Robert Davidson
Hazel June Davidson
Shirley W Davidson

Spouse & Children

11 November 1899
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


  • Magrett Smith


  • Carlos A Davidson


  • Robert Davidson


  • Female1911–1990Female

  • Shirley W Davidson


Parents & Siblings

  • William Henry Harrison Andrews


  • Female1847–1916Female



  • Frank Alfred Andrews


  • Ray Chester Andrews


  • Female1872–1957Female

  • Nellie Emeline Andrews


  • Female1878–1958Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 2

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lena Davidson in household of John S Davidson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena R Davidson in household of John S Davidson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lena R Davidson in household of John S Davidson, "United States Census, 1920"

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