Davidson - Davison - Research - State of West Virginia Return


Bill Davison  Wednesday, May 17, 2000
Letticia Davison  b. Maryland 1790
Caleb Davison    b.  Virginia   1820 
           m. Phebe Wilson 1850 of Piedmont, MD
James Davison    b.   Virginia   1825
           m.  Amanda Parker 
Thomas Davison  b.  Virginia   1822
           m.   Mary Alfeus 
all four were slaves and were granted their freedom 
Oct 18, 1852 in the Virginia Marion County 
(now Fairmont, WV) by Benjamine J. Brice..


DAVIDSON, James C.+Julia Haven Brown  NC or VA>
DAVIDSON, Mary Ann Haven b. Aug 5, 1823 in Tazewell Co., VA
+ HONAKER, Peter Cline m. about 1840-43 d. Jan 21, 1887>
HONAKER, James Davidson b. Apr 4, 1850 in Tazewell Co., VA 
d. May 17, 1919, at Rocky Gap, Bland Co., VA m. BAILEY, Sallie Belle>
HONAKER, James Cline b. Mar 2, 1869 in Mercer C., WV d. Sept 19, 1953 in 
Rocky Gap, VA m. JARRELL, Sallie B. 

Lou Davidson Tillson Wednesday, June 23, 1999

James Davidson 1750 (m. Mary Allen (Scotland) Ireland-Winchester,Virginia
Alexander Davidson 1785 (m. Katherine Kline 1809) Winchester,VA
Israel Davidson 1818 (m. Tabitha Cunningham) Ritchie County, VA (WV)
Albert Davidson 1847 (m. Celia Clevenger) Ritchie County, VA (WV)
Delbert Davidson 1870 (m. Ada Adams) WV
Fred Davidson 1919 (m. Nora Lavon Ellyson) Gilmer County, WV

Doug Davidson  Tuesday, April 20, 1999

Daniel Davidson 1806 (m. Orrie French )VA>
George F. Davidson 1840 
(m. Catherine Matilda Deskins) Giles Co. VA>
John Henry Davidson 1872
(m. Martha Shone Beavers) Tazewell Co. VA>
John Clarence Davidson 1911
(m. Wilma Leah Cline)McDowell Co. WV>
John Douglas Davidson 1935 
(m. Betty Lee Ball)Tazewell Co. VA>
Matthew Douglas Davidson 1959
(m. Cindy Lewis) Dade Co. FL>

Jeff Thornton  Wednesday, April 07, 1999

William Davidson b.ca 1824 d.? WV(Putnam County)>PA?,
m. Martha Handley>
Samuel Davidson 1854-1939 WV(Cabell County)
m. Nancy Elizabeth Kelly>
Orva Clifford Davidson 1895-1986 WV(Cabell County)
m. Ruby Ellen Nash>
Lois Marie Davidson 1916-..... WV(Cabell County)
m. James Shull.
William's parents unknown, possibly PA, VT but all census records 
indicate born in VA?? Family history states that a Steve Davidson 
from Wood County, WV was a brother. The Handleys migrated 
from the Greenbrier County,WV area and there were Davidsons in 
that area?

Susan L. Ritter  Wednesday, November 17, 1999

Daniel Davisson 1630 (m. Margaret Low) MA>
Daniel Davisson 1662 (m. Sarah Dodge) MA>
Josiah Davisson 1692 (m. Mary Skelton) MA>
Andrew Davisson 1722 (m. Elizabeth---) NY>
Josiah Davisson (m. Lucretia Shinn, 
m Harrison Co, Va (now W Va)>
John Benjamin Davisson 1798 
(m. Patsy Bailey m Harrison Co, Va (now W Va)KY>
John H. Davisson 1832 (m. Louisa Ogden) WV>
Almira Bird Davisson 1868 (m. George Calvin Ritter) WV>
John Statue Ritter 1888 (m. Edna Geneva Hendrix) WV>
Harold Webster Ritter 1912 (m. Beatrice E. Laffey) WV>

A. Jenkins

Nicholas Davidson b.(unknown) emigrated from England 1630 to Charlestown,Mass
   married a Joan? Hodges date unknown.>
Daniel Davidson b.1629 d. 1693 in Mass. m.Margaret Low 1657> 
Daniel Davidson b. ? m. Sara Daodge 1685 Mass.>
Josiah Davisson b.? m. Mary Skelton Mass. to LI to NJ>
Obodiah Davisson b.? m. Elizabeth ? LI to NJ>
Josiah Davisson b.? m. Martha Stout NJ>
James Davisson b.? m. Elizabeth Greynolds(Grinald(s) NJ to Harrison Co.>
William Davisson (b.1855 d.1900) 
m. Olive Holden (b.1852 d.1912)m.1869 Clarksburg,Wva>
Lillian Davisson (b.2-17-1883 d.1965) m. Alonzo Booth (b.1877 d.1960)
m. 1910 Mt.Clare,Wva. Family moved from Lewisburg,Wva to
Grayson,Ky. Both are buried there.>
Edna Lillian Booth b.1916 d.Jan.1992 m. Floyd H. Madden(her 2nd
marriage)first marriage unknown>
Roberta Bentley Maynard b.Sept 8,1942 m. James Maynard b.June 29,1940
Portsmouth, Oh.>
Angela Maynard b.1959 m. Mark Jenkins b.1956
.....this is myself and husband.

Alix Von Bosen  

James Henry Davidson b. 1816 Harrison Co. (then WVA?) 
(m. Lucinda Moffett in KY)>
Harrriet Virginia Davidson b. May 22, 1859, Grandview, Edgar Co., IL 
(m. John William Colvin)>
George William Colvin b. 7/1/1879 
(we can't find his birth county--have tried three of them)
(m. Emma Deushene Martin)
Mary Alice Colvin b. 1/9/07 Springfield, IL (m. Charles Bose)
Mary Alice Colvin is my mother.

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