William Albert Everard Davidson

28 February 1885–1964 (Age 78)
Belmont, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William Albert Everard

When William Albert Everard Davidson was born on 28 February 1885, in Belmont, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, his father, Henry Vincent Davidson, was 31 and his mother, Mary Martha Corneil, was 26. He married Margret Maud Henderson on 14 February 1910, in Nipissing, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1885 and Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died in 1964, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

William Albert Everard Davidson
Margret Maud Henderson
Marriage: 14 February 1910
Thomas Winston Davidson
Gwendolyn Marguerite Davidson
David Carlyle Davidson

Spouse and Children

14 February 1910
Nipissing, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Vincent Davidson


    Mary Martha Corneil




    John Albert Davidson


    Henry Ethelbert Davidson


    Marshall Davidson



    William Edward Davidson


+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 1

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 21

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 49

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

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)

  • E William Davison in household of Henry Davison, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • W E Davidson in entry for Gwendolyn M Davidson, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Wm E Davidson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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