Museum the New Llano Colony



Thomas "Tom" Davidson

Birth: He was born in 1888 in Pennsylvania.  

Description: In 1917 he was described as tall and slender with gray eyes and brown hair. In 1942 he was 5'5" tall, 145 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair and a fair complextion.  

Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information: Husband of Anna Elizabeth Davidson; Father of Alex and Oliver Davidson.  

Job in Colony: In 1927 he was harvesting sweet potatoes.

In June 1928 he and his son, Alex, Hough, Waters, McClurg, Dougherty, Rosenburg, Mardfin, Weislander and Harold Kemp were working hard to make up for time lost to rainy days.

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Post-Colony History: In 1930 he was living with his wife and sons in Pennsylvania while he worked as a laborer at a foundry.

In 1940 he was still living in Pennsylvania with his wife and younger son, Oliver, while he worked as a Pattern storager(?) for Westinghouse. In 1942 he was still employed by Westinghouse.  

Death: He died in 1947 of Carcinoma of the gall bladder and was buried at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park in Pennsylvania. He was employed by Westinghouse at the time.  

Sources: US Draft Registration: WWI and WWII; "Llano Colonist": October 29, 1927, June 30, 1928; US Census: 1930, 1940; FindAGrave.com