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Davidson, Julia A. (Julia Amy)



  • Existence: April 2, 1863 - December 12, 1933

Biographical Information

Davidson was born to Jasper Newton Davidson and Levanda J. Huff of Whitesville, Indiana on April 2, 1863. Davidson's father, Jasper Newton Davidson, was a member of the Purdue Board of Trustees from 1889 until 1895. She attended the Central Normal School in Lagoda, Indiana for three years and married James M. Waugh on December 11, 1889. Davidson's husband, James, was a civil engineer who graduated from Purdue in 1883. After their marriage, the couple settled in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Davidson wrote a book, Early Trail and Centennial History of Methodist Episcopal Church: The Path of a Century, in 1925. In 1927, she compiled a book that traced the history and genealogy of the Davidson family. Davidson was also involved with the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Julia A. Davidson papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 89
Scope and Contents The papers consist of two homework assignments in penmanship, reading, and orthography from 1871.
Dates: 1871