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Quaker Families Davidson - Davison - Old Tryon Co. N.C.
Alexander Davidson & Henrietta Clayton Alexander Davidson & Sarah Ellis
Benjamin Wilson Davidson & Elizabeth Latta
Elijah Barton Davidson & Margaret Murphy Ellis Davidson & Margaretta Wright
George Davidson & Catherine Penelope Reese George Davidson & Barzilla Atkins
Henry Davidson & Ellen Stuart James Davidson and Mary Bean Jeremiah Davidson & Laura Edwards
John Davison, Guilford Co NC
John Davidson & Ruth Clements John Davidson & Violet Winslow Wilson
John P. Davidson & Mahala Wood John Davidson of N.C. John Davidson & Margaret Wilson
John Davidson and Tabitha ( ? ) John Davidson and Tabitha ( ? )
Joseph Davidson & Sarah Joseph Davidson, Sarah Nesbit & Emma S. Hart
Joseph Davidson & Sarah Peavy Joseph Davidson & Winnie Mae ( ? )
D. Davidson and Polly
Obediah Davidson & Eleanor Carpenter Robert Davidson & Isabelle Ramsey
Sidney Green Davidson & Delphia Atkins William L. Davidson & Camelia
William Davidson & Margaret McConnell
William Lee Davidson & Mary Brevard
John Alexander & Rachel Davidson
Alexander Brevard & Rebecca Davidson Maj. John Graham & Isabella Davidson
William McLean & Mary "Polly" Davidson John W. Murray & Nancy Mary Davidson
Davidson of Tennessee John Davidson and Hannah Hughson
Descendents of George DAVIDSON Col
Bute County, North Carolina Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1767-1779
14 February 1776
Our Sovereign Lord the King against William Davison & William Saunders,
they being brought before the Court for passing a Counterfiet Dollar on
being heard and the Evidences against them produced & heard also, the
Court are of Opinion that they & each of them remain in the Sheriffs
Custody until they and Each of them Enter into recognizance, for their
appearance and next Court; Upon which the said William Davison & William
Saunders, with Robert Caller Jun'r & David Tanner their Securities Entered
into recognizance Payable to our said Sovereign Lord the King & his Successors,
the said William Davison & William Saunders Each in the sum of twenty pounds
proc. and the said Robert Caller Jun'r and David Tanner Each in the sum of
Ten pounds proc. to be levied on their several & respective goods and Chattles
lands and Tenements to be Void on Condition they and Each of them the said
Davison and Saunders appear at next Court, and not to depart from thence without
Bute County, North Carolina Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1767-1779
15 February 1776
George Williams came into Court and Entered into a recognizance in the sum
of twenty pounds proc money payable to our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs
& Successors To be void upon Condition the said George Williams appear at the
next Court to be held for this County, and there prosecute William Davison &
William Saunders for passing Counterfiet money.
North Carolina Census Years
North Carolina---November 21, 1789
1784, 1785, 1786, 1787, 1798
Rutherford Co., North Carolina was created in 1779 from the larger
Burke & the old Tryon County. It consisted of all the area west of
the old Mecklenburge Co. and "west" to the present state boundary.
In 1778, Lincoln was created from the old Tryon Co.
In 1779, part of Rutherford was created from Rowan & Tryon was discon't.
In 1791, part of Buncumbe was created from, Burke & Rutherford
In 1841, Cleveland was created from part of Lincoln & Rutherford
In 1842, McDowell was created from part of Burke & Rutherford.
In 1855, Polk was created from part of Henderson & Rutherford.
NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES
COUNTY FORMED PARENT(s)
Alamance 1849 Orange.
Albemarle* 1664 Original County. Dissolved 1739.
Alexander 1847 Iredell, Caldwell, Wilkes.
Alleghany 1859 Ashe.
Anson 1750 Bladen.
Archdale* 1705 Bath. Name changed to Craven 1712.
Ashe 1799 Wilkes.
Avery 1911 Caldwell, Mitchell, Watauga.
Bath* 1696 Original County. Disolved 1739.
Beaufort 1712 Name changed from Pamptecough.
Berkeley* 1670 Albemarle. Name changed to Perquimans 1681.
Bertie 1722 Chowan.
Bladen 1734 New Hanover.
Brunswick 1764 New Hanover, Bladen.
Buncombe 1791 Burke, Rutherford.
Burke 1777 Rowan.
Bute* 1764 Granville. Divided into Warren, Franklin 1779.
Cabarrus 1792 Mecklenburg.
Caldwell 1841 Burke, Wilkes.
Camden 1777 Pasquotank.
Carteret 1722 Craven.
Caswell 1777 Orange.
Catawba 1842 Lincoln.
Chatham 1770 Orange.
Cherokee 1839 Macon.
Chowan 1685 Name changed from Shaftesbury.
Clarendon* 1664 Original County, Discontinued 1667.
Clay 1861 Cherokee.
Cleveland 1841 Rutherford, Lincoln.
Columbus 1808 Bladen, Brunswick.
Craven 1712 Name changed from Archdale.
Cumberland 1754 Bladen.
Currituck 1670 Albemarle.
Dare 1870 Currituck, Tyrrell, Hyde.
Davidson* (TN) 1783 Washington (TN). Ceded to U.S. in 1790.
Davidson 1822 Rowan.
Davie 1836 Rowan.
Dobbs* 1758 Johnston. Divided into Glasgow, Lenoir 1791.
Duplin 1750 New Hanover.
Durham 1881 Orange, Wake.
Edgecombe 1741 Bertie.
Forsyth 1849 Stokes.
Franklin 1779 Bute.
Gaston 1846 Lincoln.
Gates 1778 Chowan, Hertford, Perquimans.
Glasgow* 1791 Dobbs. Name changed to Greene 1799.
Graham 1872 Cherokee.
Granville 1746 Edgecombe.
Greene* (TN) 1783 Washington (TN). Ceded to U.S. in 1790.
Greene 1799 Name changed from Glasgow 1799.
Guilford 1770 Rowan, Orange.
Halifax 1758 Edgecombe.
Harnett 1855 Cumberland.
Hawkins* (TN) 1787 Sullivan (TN). Ceded to U.S. in 1790.
Haywood 1808 Buncombe.
Henderson 1838 Buncombe.
Hertford 1759 Bertie, Chowan, Northampton.
Hoke 1911 Cumberland, Robeson.
Hyde 1712 Name changed from Wickham.
Iredell 1788 Rowan.
Jackson 1851 Haywood, Macon.
Johnston 1746 Craven.
Jones 1778 Craven.
Lee 1907 Chatham, Moore.
Lenoir 1791 Dobbs.
Lincoln 1779 Tryon.
Macon 1828 Haywood.
Madison 1851 Buncombe, Yancey.
Martin 1774 Halifax, Tyrrell.
McDowell 1842 Burke, Rutherford.
Mecklenburg 1762 Anson.
Mitchell 1861 Watauga, Yancey.
Montgomery 1778 Anson.
Moore 1784 Cumberland.
Nash 1777 Edgecombe.
New Hanover 1729 Craven.
Northampton 1741 Bertie.
Onslow 1734 New Hanover.
Orange 1752 Bladen, Granville, Johnston.
Pamlico 1872 Beaufort, Craven.
Pamptecough* 1705 Bath. Name changed to Beaufort 1712.
Pasquotank 1670 Albemarle.
Pender 1875 New Hanover.
Perquimans 1681 Name changed from Berkeley.
Person 1791 Caswell.
Pitt 1760 Beaufort.
Polk* 1847 Henderson, Rutherford. Abolished 1848.
Polk 1855 Henderson, Rutherford.
Randolph 1778 Guilford.
Richmond 1779 Anson.
Robeson 1786 Bladen.
Rockingham 1785 Guilford.
Rowan 1753 Anson.
Rutherford 1779 Tryon.
Sampson 1784 Duplin.
Scotland 1899 Richmond.
Shaftesbury* 1670 Albemarle. Name changed to Chowan 1685.
Stanley 1841 Montgomery.
Stokes 1789 Surry.
Sullivan* (TN) 1779 Washington (TN). Ceded to U.S. in 1790.
Sumner* (TN) 1787 Davidson (TN). Ceded to U.S. in 1790.
Surry 1770 Rowan.
Swain 1871 Jackson, Macon.
Tennessee* (TN) 1788 Davidson (TN). Ceded to U.S. in 1790.
Transylvania 1861 Henderson, Jackson.
Tryon* 1768 Mecklenburg. Divided into Lincoln, Rutherford 1779.
Tyrrell 1729 Bertie, Chowan, Currituck, Pasquotank.
Union 1842 Anson, Mecklenburg.
Vance 1881 Franklin, Granville, Warren.
Wake 1770 Cumberland, Johnston, Orange.
Walton* (GA) 1803 Formed by GA inside NC. Abolished 1812.
Warren 1779 Bute.
Washington*(TN) 1776 Western lands. Ceded to U.S. in 1790.
Washington 1799 Tyrrell.
Watauga 1849 Ashe, Caldwell, Wilkes, Yancey.
Wayne 1779 Dobbs.
Wickham* 1705 Bath. Name changed to Hyde 1712.
Wilkes 1777 Surry, Washington (TN).
Wilson 1855 Edgecombe, Johnston, Nash, Wayne.
Yadkin 1850 Surry.
Yancey 1833 Buncombe, Burke.
1. All counties marked with an asterisk * are no longer extant
or no longer within the bounds of North Carolina. North Carolina
currently has 100 extant counties.
2. All counties formed from Bath and Albemarle were actually
"Precincts" of those two counties until 1739 when they all became
designated as "counties", and thus dissolved Albemarle and Bath Counties.
3.The 7 Counties marked (TN) are in what is now the State of
Tennessee, but at that time was part of North Carolina. This territory
was ceded to the U.S. Government in 1790. From 1790 through 1796 this
land was known as the "Territory South of the Ohio River". In 1796 it
became the State of Tennessee.
4. Walton County, Georgia was formed erroneously by the State of Georgia
inside North Carolina's boundaries in 1803. This caused quite a bit of
confusion at the time. The county boundaries are impossible to figure
out, but was in the area of modern Jackson and Transylvania Counties.
In those days (1803-1812) the area was also claimed by Buncombe and
5. Any and all comments are welcome. Please report any errors or
Marty Grant, Rt 10, Box 137-A, Kinston, NC 28501,
Geographic Names Information System
Davidson place names in North Carolina
Feature Name St County Type Latitude Longitude 7.5' x 7.5' Map
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Davidson NC Mecklenburg pop pl 352957N 0805056W Cornelius
Davidson Branch NC Haywood stream 353812N 0830714W Cove Creek Gap
Davidson Church NC Iredell church 354933N 0805229W Statesville Eas
Davidson College NC Mecklenburg school 353000N 0805043W Cornelius
Davidson County NC Davidson civil 354900N 0801400W Lexington East
Davidson County NC Davidson buildi 354842N 0801542W Lexington West
Davidson County NC Davidson school 354833N 0802234W Churchland
Davidson Cove NC Buncombe valley 353640N 0822520W Oteen
Davidson Creek NC Mecklenburg stream 353029N 0805406W Lake Norman Nor
Davidson NC Mecklenburg school 352945N 0805057W Cornelius
Davidson Gap NC Haywood gap 353905N 0830637W Cove Creek Gap
Davidson Gap NC Madison gap 354133N 0825000W Sandymush
Davidson Memorial NC Cleveland church 351655N 0813323W Shelby
Davidson Plaza NC Davidson locale 354910N 0801424W Lexington East
Davidson River NC Transylvania pop pl 351512N 0824103W Pisgah Forest
Davidson River NC Transylvania stream 351509N 0824138W Pisgah Forest
Davidson River NC Transylvania cemete 351553N 0824125W Pisgah Forest
Davidson River NC Transylvania park 351713N 0824404W Pisgah Forest
Davidson, Township NC Iredell civil 353350N 0805323W Lake Norman Nor
Feature Name: Davison Building
Feature Type: building
Description: Part of Duke Univ, west campus
State: North Carolina
Duke University School of Medicine
USGS 7.5' x 7.5' Map: Northwest Durham
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