Kathryn A Allison1

#19461, (circa 1904 - )
Father*Austin Moody Allison2 (1875 - )
Mother*May E Beck2 (1876 - )


George Edwards Davisson b. c 1903, d. 1944
Child 1.Joan Kathryn Davisson+5 (1930 - 2015)
Her married name was Davisson.1 
Birth*circa 1904She was born circa 1904 at PennsylvaniaG.1 
5 January 1920She appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 in the household of Austin Moody Allison and May E Beck at 311 Vassar Avenue, Swarthmore, Delaware Co., PennsylvaniaG.3 
Marriage*4 January 1923She married George Edwards Davisson, son of Alexander Heron Davisson and Mary Patterson Edwards, on 4 January 1923 at Elkton, Cecil Co., MarylandG; (later ceremony at St. Francis de Sales Church, Philadelphia PA, 13 Jan 1923.)1 
4 April 1940She and George Edwards Davisson appeared on the census of 4 April 1940 at 311 Vassar Avenue, Swarthmore, Delaware Co., PennsylvaniaG; nei. J Victor (28) Allison and Emily L (22) Allison, fam. 46.4 


  1. [S1576] Pennsylvania WWI Veterans Service and Compensation Files, 1917-1919, 1934-1948, online Ancestry.com, Folder: Davis, Walter A - Day, Woodrow Wilson (Box 183), imgs. 1594-1596/3632. Control no. 80121. Application of Kathryn Allison Davisson, surviving unmarried widow, 24 Jan 1950. Application includes sworn statement dated 7 Mar 1945 that she is the wid. of Maj. George E Davisson who died in action in France 28 Dec 1944; that they were marr. in Elkton MD 4 Jan 1923, when she gave her name as Anna Mary Allison instead of Anna Kathryn Allison; that they later marr. with a religious ceremony 13 Jan 1923 at St. Francis de Sales Church, 47th Street and Springfield Ave., Philadelphia PA; that they have a dau. Joan Kathryn Davisson, b. 3 Oct 1930 and now res. with her; that she has since her marriage always been known as Kathryn A Davisson.
    Service record of George Edwards Davisson, b. Philadelphia 11 Aug 1903, res. 311 Vassar Ave., Swarthmore, Delaware Co. PA: Entered15 Jan 1941, Fort Riley KS, in domestic service to Jan 1944, in foreign service from Jan 1944 to 28 Dec 1944, when he d. in France.
  2. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Austin L [sic] (43), b. and parents b. PA, locomotive co. electrician; Maye E (44), b. and parents b. PA.
  4. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. George E (36), b. PA, life insurance salesman; Kathryn (36), b. PA; same place in 1935.
  5. [S1585] Legacy.com, online www.Legacy.com, Joan Davisson Knapp, b. 3 Oct 1930, dau. of Maj. George E Davisson and Kathryn A Davisson of Swarthmore PA; marr. Halsey George Knapp 16 Sep 1950, Swarthmore United Methodist Church; children Deborah Ann (deceased); Halsey G (marr. Evelyn Rogers, children Halsey G III and Evelyn Arden, res. Atlanta GA); Amy (marr. --- Rumford, children William Walker Rumford, V. Brook Ives Rumford (marr. Erin ---), and Bryce Knapp Rumford, of Glen Mills PA); and Gay (marr. --- Marini, children Deborah Knapp Marini and Kathryn Frances Marini, of Lewes DE). Citing Philly.com, 7 Mar 2015.