Category Archives: Davidson History

Voice Recordings of Jane Davidson, Her Children and Their Spouses.

Click here for other great Davidson stuff In the fall of 1963, Grandma Davidson and all of her children and their spouses gathered for a party at Helen and Mont’s house, and, you guessed it, Mont got out his tape … Continue reading

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My Aunts and Uncles were Wascally Wabbits.

Click here for other great Davidson stuff I was stunned to learn on Facebook recently from my cousin Trudy Davidson Vancott that our old Aunts and Uncles were wascally wabbits. She informs us that when the entire Davidson clan (including … Continue reading

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1943 Voice Recording of Lamont (Montie) Toronto

Made in 1943, this is the earliest known voice recording of Lamont Toronto. I didn’t even know it existed until just a few months ago when we found it among mom’s things. Although it seems of little historical significance, it … Continue reading

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Life Changing Decisions

Our ancestors, as teenagers, made life changing decisions, as did we all, that had great impact upon us and our children, including, whether or not any of us would even be here…

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Helen’s Funeral Celebration, Audio, Photos.

September 12, 2009 Click the link to download the audio file or click the ► play buttons below to just listen. Family Prayer [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Chapel Service [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Grave … Continue reading

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Helen Davidson Toronto – Last Days

Sept. 10, 1912 ~ Sept. 8, 2009 For the past year, mother has been staying at the Cottonwood Creek care center. Two weeks ago, after she began a fairly rapid decline in strength and began to lose weight we brought her … Continue reading

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Jane S. Davidson Autobiography.

Click on any photo to download or view the full size copy.Click here for other great Davidson stuff In cleaning out my mom’s house, I also came across a copy of Grandma Davidson’s history which she wrote out in 15 … Continue reading

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The “Look”.

Sally captured this picture of mom on her visit here in July and as sometimes happens in photography, something extraordinary is captured quite by accident. Aside from the fact that the lighting makes it look like her hair is glowing and her skin is radiating from … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Scottish Shortbread

Click here for other great Davidson stuff A couple of days ago, my wife made some of my Grandma’s Scottish shortbread. Since Grandma Davidson immigrated here from Hopeman Scotland, we’re talking about a seriously amazing original recipe, no doubt handed … Continue reading

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James Davidson – Missionary to Congo Natives

What follows is the journal and autobiography of James Davidson, brother of my grandfather Daniel Davidson. He found Christ at age 12 in the Presbyterian church, and later became a Baptist missionary to teach in the jungles of the Belgian … Continue reading

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