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John Madison DAVIDSON
First Generation 1. John Madison DAVIDSON was born about 1777 in Washington County, Virginia. He died 1858/1859 in Redbird, Clay County, Kentucky. John married (1) Elizabeth Smith. They had the following children: + 2 M i. James A. DAVIDSON was born 1801. + 3 M ii. Martin DAVIDSON. + 4 M iii. Daniel DAVIDSON was born 1811. + 5 M iv. Morgan DAVIDSON was born 1815. + 6 F v. Tabitha DAVIDSON was born 1816. 7 F vi. Haley (Mahala) DAVIDSON. Haley married Jacob OXFORD on 18 Jan 1835 in Clay County, Kentucky. 8 F vii. Matilda DAVIDSON was born 1821 in Kentucky. Matilda married Washington BURNS on 4 Dec 1842 in Clay County, Kentucky. Washington was born 1815 in Kentucky. 9 F viii. Mary DAVIDSON. Mary married Samuel BRITTON on 1 Aug 1843 in Clay County, Kentucky. 10 F ix. Sarah "Sally" DAVIDSON. Sarah married James Wilson BAKER on 25 Feb 1850 in Clay County, Kentucky. John also married (2) Mary "Polly" (Smith or Campbell or Couch?) COUCH ? on 13 Jan 1827 in Clay County, Kentucky. Mary was born 1772 in New River, Ashe County, North Carolina. They had the following children: 11 F x. Susan DAVIDSON was born 1827 in Perry County, Kentucky. Susan married Blevins HUDSON. Blevins was born 1812. + 12 M xi. Silas DAVIDSON was born 1828. 13 F xii. Sylvania DAVIDSON was born 1830 in Kentucky. + 14 M xiii. Samuel DAVIDSON was born 7 Aug 1830 and died 22 Mar 1899. 15 F xiv. Emily DAVIDSON was born 1831. + 16 M xv. Robert DAVIDSON was born 1832. John also married (3) Lovina (Melvina Cope) GRIFFIN on 25 Jul 1834 in Clay County, Kentucky. Lovina was born 1797 in Tennessee. She died before 1888. They had the following children: 17 F xvi. Malvina DAVIDSON was born 1846 in Clay County, Kentucky. 18 M xvii. Levi DAVIDSON was born 1849 in Clay County, Kentucky. Second Generation 2. James A. DAVIDSON (John Madison) was born 1801 in Virginia. James married (1) Rhoda MORRIS on 1822. They had the following children: + 19 M i. Robert DAVIDSON was born 1824. + 20 M ii. John Davidson DAVIDSON was born 1826. + 21 M iii. Perry DAVIDSON was born 1830. James also married (2) Rachel ALLEN on 27 Apr 1827 in Clay County, Kentucky. Rachel was born 1801 in Virginia, or, Kentucky. They had the following children: 22 M iv. Samuel DAVIDSON was born 1829 in Clay County, Kentucky. 23 M v. Levi DAVIDSON was born 1832 in Clay County, Kentucky. 24 M vi. Emery DAVIDSON was born 1835 in Clay County, Kentucky. 25 F vii. Sarah DAVIDSON was born 1838 in Clay County, Kentucky. 26 F viii. Malinda DAVIDSON was born 1840 in Clay County, Kentucky. + 27 F ix. Nancy A. DAVIDSON was born 1843. 28 F x. Letta DAVIDSON was born 1848 in Clay County, Kentucky. 29 M xi. James DAVIDSON was born 1850 in Clay County, Kentucky. James married Martha. Martha was born 1852 in Kentucky. 30 F xii. Martha DAVIDSON was born 1854 in Clay County, Kentucky. 31 F xiii. Sarah "Sally" DAVIDSON was born 1859 in Clay County, Kentucky. 32 F xiv. Elizabeth DAVIDSON was born 1855 in Clay County, Kentucky. 3. Martin DAVIDSON (John Madison). Martin married Susannah SPURLOCK on 16 Jul 1824 in Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: + 33 M i. James DAVIDSON was born 1836. 34 M ii. David DAVIDSON was born 1852 in Kentucky. 4. Daniel DAVIDSON (John Madison) was born 1811 in Clay County, Kentucky. Daniel married Isabella Nancy MCCOLLUM, daughter of Mary "Polly", on 12 Feb 1829 in Clay County, Kentucky. Isabella was born 1812 in Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 35 M i. John M. DAVIDSON was born 1838 in Clay County, Kentucky. 36 F ii. Elizabeth DAVIDSON was born Apr 1834 in Clay County, Kentucky. She died 1900/1910 in Clay County, Kentucky and was buried in Beech Creek Cemetery, Clay County, Kentucky. Elizabeth married Caleb DEZARN, son of Francis "Frankie" DEZARN, on 20 Aug 1855 in Clay County, Kentucky. Caleb was born May 1831 in Indiana. He died 1914 in Clay County, Kentucky and was buried in Beech Creek Cemetery, Clay County, Kentucky. 37 F iii. Nancy DAVIDSON was born 1840 in Clay County, Kentucky. 38 F iv. Tabitha DAVIDSON was born 1844 in Clay County, Kentucky. + 39 M v. Reuben B. DAVIDSON was born 1845. 40 M vi. Alfred DAVIDSON was born 1846 in Clay County, Kentucky. 5. Morgan DAVIDSON (John Madison) was born 1815 in Clay County, Kentucky. Morgan married Mary STIDHAM on 27 Mar 1838 in Clay County, Kentucky. Mary was born 1813 in North Carolina. They had the following children: 41 F i. Elizabeth DAVIDSON was born 1840 in Clay County, Kentucky. + 42 M ii. Tyre DAVIDSON was born 1843. 43 F iii. Sarah DAVIDSON was born 1844 in Clay County, Kentucky. 44 M iv. James DAVIDSON was born 1846 in Clay County, Kentucky. 45 M v. Samuel DAVIDSON was born 1848 in Clay County, Kentucky. 46 M vi. Hiram DAVIDSON was born 1850 in Clay County, Kentucky. 47 F vii. Ally C. (Alievia) DAVIDSON was born 1854 in Clay County, Kentucky. 48 M viii. Levi DAVIDSON was born 1857 in Clay County, Kentucky. 6. Tabitha DAVIDSON (John Madison) was born 1816. Tabitha married Reuben BAKER on 25 Oct 1833 in Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 49 M i. Andy BAKER was born 1842 in Clay County, Kentucky. Andy married Jane GILBERT. 12. Silas DAVIDSON (John Madison) was born 1828 in Kentucky. Silas married Sarah HAYES, daughter of John HAYES and Jane "Jennie" CALLAHAN, on 6 Jan 1848 in Clay County, Kentucky. Sarah was born 1828. They had the following children: 50 F i. Mary DAVIDSON was born 1848 in Clay County, Kentucky. 51 M ii. Robert DAVIDSON was born 1850 in Clay County, Kentucky. 52 M iii. John DAVIDSON was born 1852 in Clay County, Kentucky. 53 F iv. Susan DAVIDSON was born 1856 in Clay County, Kentucky. Susan married Blevins HUDSON. 54 M v. Andrew DAVIDSON was born 1858 in Clay County, Kentucky. 55 M vi. Blevins DAVIDSON was born 16 Feb 1860 in Wild Cat, Clay County, Kentucky. He died in Wild Cat, Clay County, Kentucky. Blevins married Ellen "Romaine" POTTER, daughter of Richard POTTER and Nancy STEWART, on 19 Jun 1880 in Clay County, Kentucky. 56 F vii. Emily DAVIDSON was born 1862 in Clay County, Kentucky. Emily married Roland MARTIN on 24 Nov 1880 in Clay County, Kentucky. 57 F viii. Sylvania DAVIDSON was born 1864 in Clay County, Kentucky. Sylvania married Mr. STEWART. 58 F ix. Ibby DAVIDSON was born 1866 in Clay County, Kentucky. 59 F x. Lucy DAVIDSON. Lucy married Mr. POE. 14. Samuel DAVIDSON (John Madison) was born 7 Aug 1830 in Clay County, Kentucky. He died 22 Mar 1899 in Clay County, Kentucky and was buried in R. H. Davidson Cemetery, Clay County, Kentucky. Samuel married Mary B. (Mary D.?) MARTIN on 5 May 1864 in Clay County, Kentucky. Mary was born 21 Jun 1846 in Virgnia. She died 11 Mar 1909 in Clay County, Kentucky and was buried in R. H. Davidson Cemetery, Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 60 F i. Martha DAVIDSON was born 1864 in Clay County, Kentucky. 61 F ii. Rachel DAVIDSON was born 1866 in Clay County, Kentucky. 62 M iii. John DAVIDSON was born 1867 in Clay County, Kentucky. 63 M iv. William H. DAVIDSON was born 2 Oct 1868 in Clay County, Kentucky. He died 1 Feb 1940 in Clay County, Kentucky and was buried in R. H. Davidson Cemetery, Clay County, Kentucky. William married Delora. Delora was born 1871. She died 1957 in Clay County, Kentucky and was buried in R. H. Davidson Cemetery, Clay County, Kentucky. 16. Robert DAVIDSON (John Madison) was born 1832 in Kentucky. Robert married Nancy HAYES on 11 Sep 1852 in Clay County, Kentucky. Nancy was born 1838 in Kentucky. They had the following children: 64 M i. Silas DAVIDSON was born 1855 in Clay County, Kentucky. 65 M ii. James DAVIDSON was born 1860 in Clay County, Kentucky. 66 F iii. Matilda DAVIDSON was born 1862 in Clay County, Kentucky. 67 F iv. Alabama DAVIDSON was born 1864 in Clay County, Kentucky. 68 M v. William DAVIDSON was born 1868 in Clay County, Kentucky. Third Generation 19. Robert DAVIDSON (James A., John Madison) was born 1824 in Kentucky. Robert married (1) Nancy HACKER on 20 Jan 1842 in Clay County, Kentucky. Nancy was born 1824 in Kentucky. They had the following children: 69 M i. Samuel DAVIDSON was born 1844 in Kentucky. 70 F ii. Rachel DAVIDSON was born 1846 in Kentucky. 71 M iii. Kenneth D. DAVIDSON was born 1851 in Owsly County, Kentucky. Kenneth married Catherine COMBS, daughter of Meredith COMBS and Esther ALLEN. Catherine was born 1848. 72 F iv. Armilda DAVIDSON was born 1854 in Clay County, Kentucky. 73 F v. Cordelia DAVIDSON was born 1855 in Clay County, Kentucky. Robert also married (2) Malissy (Militia) HELTON on 13 Nov 1862 in Clay County, Kentucky. Malissy was born 1838 in Kentucky. They had the following children: 74 F vi. Sarah DAVIDSON was born 1862 in Clay County, Kentucky. 75 F vii. Dealy DAVIDSON was born 1864 in Clay County, Kentucky. 76 F viii. Emily DAVIDSON was born 1868 in Clay County, Kentucky. 77 M ix. Squire DAVIDSON was born Jan 1869 in Clay County, Kentucky. Squire married Sally SHEPARD on 26 Nov 1895 in Clay County, Kentucky. 20. John Davidson DAVIDSON (James A., John Madison) was born 1826 in Clay County, Kentucky. John married Rachel BEGLEY on 1849. Rachel was born 1826 in Perry County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 78 F i. Susanan DAVIDSON was born 1849 in Clay County, Kentucky. 79 F ii. Mary J. DAVIDSON was born 1851 in Clay County, Kentucky. 80 F iii. Nancy DAVIDSON was born 1852 in Clay County, Kentucky. 81 F iv. Tabitha Lucinda DAVIDSON was born 1853 in Clay County, Kentucky. 82 F v. Elizabeth DAVIDSON was born 1855 in Clay County, Kentucky. 83 F vi. Sarah DAVIDSON was born 1858 in Clay County, Kentucky. 84 F vii. Josephine DAVIDSON was born 1859 in Clay County, Kentucky. 21. Perry DAVIDSON (James A., John Madison) was born 1830 in Clay County, Kentucky. Perry married Elizabeth BURNS on 1846 in Clay County, Kentucky. Elizabeth was born 1829 in Kentucky. They had the following children: + 85 M i. Samuel DAVIDSON was born 1847. + 86 M ii. Jason DAVIDSON was born 1849. 87 F iii. Sarah DAVIDSON was born 1851 in Clay County, Kentucky. 88 M iv. William DAVIDSON was born 1852 in Kentucky. + 89 M v. John Boone DAVIDSON was born 1854. 90 F vi. Rachel J. DAVIDSON was born 1856 in Kentucky. 91 F vii. Mary DAVIDSON was born 1858 in Kentucky. 92 M viii. Perry DAVIDSON was born 1860 in Kentucky. 93 F ix. Nancy L. DAVIDSON was born 1862 in Kentucky. 94 F x. Elizabeth DAVIDSON was born 1869 in Kentucky. 27. Nancy A. DAVIDSON (James A., John Madison) was born 1843 in Clay County, Kentucky. Nancy married John S. SPURLOCK on 28 Feb 1861 in Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 95 M i. Levi SPURLOCK was born 1865 in Clay County, Kentucky. 33. James DAVIDSON (Martin, John Madison) was born 1836 in Clay County, Kentucky. James married Mary Ellen BOLIN, daughter of Mr. BOLIN and Sally, on 8 Apr 1858/1859 in Clay County, Kentucky. Mary was born 1841 in Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 96 M i. Josiah DAVIDSON was born 1859 in Clay County, Kentucky. 97 F ii. Sarah DAVIDSON was born 1860 in Clay County, Kentucky. 98 F iii. Susanan DAVIDSON was born 1863 in Clay County, Kentucky. 99 M iv. Eli DAVIDSON was born 1866 in Clay County, Kentucky. 100 F v. Sylvania DAVIDSON was born 1868 in Clay County, Kentucky. 101 M vi. Martin DAVIDSON was born 1869 in Clay County, Kentucky. 39. Reuben B. DAVIDSON (Daniel, John Madison) was born 1845 in Clay County, Kentucky. Reuben married Christina CORNETT on 10 Jun 1864 in Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 102 F i. Louventus DAVIDSON was born 1865 in Kentucky. 103 F ii. Leodosea DAVIDSON was born 1867 in Kentucky. 104 F iii. Merica DAVIDSON was born 1868 in Kentucky. 105 M iv. Daniel DAVIDSON was born 1870 in Clay County, Kentucky. 42. Tyre DAVIDSON (Morgan, John Madison) was born 1843 in Clay County, Kentucky. Tyre married Mary Frances PARKS on 15 Feb 1868 in Clay County, Kentucky. Mary was born 1849 in Clay County, Kentucky. They had the following children: 106 M i. Levi DAVIDSON was born 1869 in Clay County, Kentucky. 107 M ii. John DAVIDSON was born Feb 1891. John married Susan on 8 Feb 1912 in Clay County, Kentucky. Fourth Generation 85. Samuel DAVIDSON (Perry, James A., John Madison) was born 1847 in Kentucky. Samuel married Sarah. Sarah was born 1848 in Kentucky. They had the following children: 108 F i. Dedocia DAVIDSON was born 1867 in Kentucky. 109 F ii. Sophia E. DAVIDSON was born 1869 in Kentucky. 86. Jason DAVIDSON (Perry, James A., John Madison) was born 1849 in Kentucky. Jason married Polly. Polly was born 1850 in Kentucky. They had the following children: 110 M i. Albert DAVIDSON was born 1868 in Kentucky. 111 M ii. John DAVIDSON was born 1870 in Owsley County, Kentucky. 89. John Boone DAVIDSON (Perry, James A., John Madison) was born 1854 in Kentucky. He had the following children: + 112 M i. James Solomon DAVIDSON was born 7 Nov 1874 and died 8 Jan 1960. Fifth Generation 112. James Solomon DAVIDSON (John Boone, Perry, James A., John Madison) was born 7 Nov 1874. He died 8 Jan 1960. James married Laura Frances DAVIDSON, daughter of Richmon James DAVIDSON and Mary KERWIN. Laura was born 22 Sep 1877. She died 18 Mar 1973. They had the following children: 113 M i. James Harold DAVIDSON was born 8 Sep 1903. He died Jan 1963. Appendix A - Notes 1. John Madison DAVIDSON Polly and John Campbell are in Perry Co.Ky 1850 Census as 87 and 78 Children of Mary Polly COUCH and John Madison DAVIDSON were: 1. Susan DAVIDSON. 2. Silas DAVIDSON. 3. Sylvia DAVIDSON was born in 1830 in Perry, Ky. 4. Emily DAVIDSON was born in 1831 in Perry, Ky. 5. Robert DAVIDSON was born in 1832 in Perry, Ky. 1850 Clay County, Kentucky page137/535 Davidson John (John Madison) 73 M Farmer 1500 Virginia Davidson Malvina 53 F ((nee Griffin m/2 25 Jul 1834 Clay Co Ky) Davidson Robert 18 M (m. 11 Sep 1852 Nancy Hayes) Kentucky Davis Silvia 20 F Davis Malvina 4 F Davis Levi 11/12 M 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p231a Dist 32 Prc 9 fam22 Davidson Robert 38 M W Farmer 400 221 Kentucky Davidson Nancy 32 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Silas 15 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson James 10 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Matilda 8 M W Kentucky Davidson Alabama 6 F W Kentucky Davidson William 2 M W Kentucky Davidson Lavinay 73 F W at home Tennessee Clay County, Kentucky USGenWeb Archives Recorded In Clay County,July 27,1859 Will Of John Davidson: I, John Davidson of Clay County and State Of Kentucky being old and feeble but in sound and disposing mind knowing that the uncertainly of life. In consideration of the aforesaid premises I make and publish this my last will and testement ; I bequeath all my personal estate that I may own at my death to my dearly beloved wife, Lovina Davidson. The above is intended to include my property and choses in action. This 6th day of January 1858 John (x) Davidson His mark Attest: Robert Davidson W.J.Cook Proven in open court filed and ordered to July term,1859. J.S.M.Dickerson ,Deptie For G.W. Price, Clerk State Of Kentucky, Clay County, SCT. July Term ,1889 I, G.W. Price ,clerk of the county clerk for the county aforesaid do certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the paper presented to said court at the term aforesaid propertied to be the last will and settlement of John Davidson deceased which was proven by the oaths of Robert Davidson and W.J. Cook subscribing witnesses thereto the satisfaction of the court as such and admitted to record which is hereby done accordingly. Witness my hand as clerk aforesaid this 27th July 1859 G.W. Price 1S. Unknown John Campbell of Scotland came to NC. Three sons; John, Wm. and Zachariah lived in Clay, Perry, Breathitt and Letcher. In 1850 Perry Census as 87, Polly 78. Both NC. In 1860 Perry Census as 96 and 94. Went to Campbell's Bend from NC c1811. Came from Wallen's Creek, New River in what is now Ashe Co., NC in 1811. Children of Mary Polly COUCH and John CAMPBELL were: +45 i. James CAMPBELL. +46 ii. John CampbellJack /. +47 iii. Sarah CAMPBELL. +48 iv. Mary CAMPBELL. +49 v. William W. CAMPBELL. +50 vi. FrancisCampbell/ "FRANK". +51 vii. Elijah CAMPBELL. +52 viii. Isaac CAMPBELL. +53 ix. Hiram CAMPBELL. +54 x. Rebecca CAMPBELL. +55 xi. Stephen CAMPBELL. +56 xii. Polly CAMPBELL. +57 xiii. Elizabeth CAMPBELL Betsy. +58 xiv. Samuel CAMPBELL. 2. James A. DAVIDSON 1850 Clay County, Kentucky page 127/413 Davidson James 49 M Farmer 1700 Virginia Davidson Rachael 49 F Virginia Davidson Samuel 21 M Kentucky Davidson Levi 18 M Kentucky Davidson Emery 15 M Kentucky Davidson Sarah 12 F Kentucky Davidson Malinda 10 F Kentucky Davidson Nancy 7 F Kentucky 1860 Clay County, Kentucky Household #447 Davidson James 59 M Farmer 3000-3000 Virginia Davidson Rachel 59 F Virginia Davidson Samuel 33 M Farm labor Clay co. Kentucky Davidson Levi 27 M Farm labor Clay co. Kentucky Davidson Eurbay ? 25 M Farm labor Clay co. Kentucky Davidson Nancy A. 17 F Clay co. Kentucky Davidson Letta 12 F Clay co. Kentucky Davidson James 10 M Clay co. Kentucky Davidson Martha 6 F Clay co. Kentucky Davidson Elizabeth 5 F Clay co. Kentucky BRICK or ZUICK ?, Jacob 18 M Farm labor Perry co. Kentucky 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p232a Dist 32 Prc 9 fam37 Davidson James 69 M W Farmer 800 500 Virginia Davidson Rachel 69 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Marthy 16 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Sally 11 F W Kentucky 3. Martin DAVIDSON Ben Baxter alabaxter@hotmail.com 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p146a Dist 32 Prc 1 fam78 Davidson Martin 65 M W Farmer 1,600 460 Kentucky Davidson Susan 63 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson David 18 M W works on farm Kentucky 4. Daniel DAVIDSON ddezarn@capital.net 1860 Clay County, Kentucky Household #64 Davidson Daniel 48 M Farmer 600 500 Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Ibia 48 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Nancy 20 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson John M. 22 M Farm Lab Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Tabitha 16 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Rubin B. 15 M Farm Lab Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Alfred 14 M Clay County, Kentucky McCollums Polly 70 F Madison Co.,Kentucky 5. Morgan DAVIDSON 1850 Clay County, Kentucky page137/538 Davidson Morgan 35 M Farmer Davidson Mary (nee Stedham) 35 F Tennessee Davidson Elizabeth 10 F Kentucky Davidson Tyre (?) 8 M Davidson Sarah 6 F Davidson James 4 M Davidson Samuel 3 M 1860 Clay County, Kentucky Household #504 Davidson Morgan 44 M Farmer 825-1200 Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Poly (nee Stidman, m 27 Mar 1838) 45 F North Carolina Davidson Elizabeth 20 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Tyra ? 18 M Farm labor Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Sally 15 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson James 13 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Samuel 12 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Hiram 10 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Alievia ? 5 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Levi 1 M Clay County, Kentucky 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p230b Dist 32 Prc 9 fam17 Davidson Morgan 54 M W Farmer 800 560 Kentucky Davidson Polly 56 F W housekeeper North carolina Davidson Samuel 22 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Ally C 16 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Levi 13 M W works on farm Kentucky Stedhan Henderson 24 M W works on farm Kentucky 6. Tabitha DAVIDSON 1870 Perry County, Kentucky p230a Dist 32 Prc 9 fam9 Baker Rubin 60 M W Farmer 3,500 1,500 Virginia Baker Tabbitha 62 F W housekeeper Kentucky 8. Matilda DAVIDSON 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p233b Dist 32 Prc 9 fam59 Burns Washington 55 M W Farmer 900 369 Kentucky Burns Matilda 48 F W housekeeper Kentucky (s/o John Madison Davidson & Mary Campbell) Burns Wili 16 M W works on farm Kentucky Burns John 15 M W works on farm Kentucky Burns Bijah 10 M W works on farm Kentucky Hacker Caroline 19 F B at home Kentucky Hacker Moses 11/12 M B Kentucky Oct 12. Silas DAVIDSON 1850 Clay County, Kentucky page 137/534 Davidson Silas 22 M Kentucky Davidson Sarah 22 F (m. 6 Jan 1848 Clay Co Ky) Davidson Mary 2 F 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p230b Dist 32 Prc 9 fam21 Davidson Silas 42 M W Farmer 400 440 Kentucky Davidson Sally 42 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Robert 20 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson John 18 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Susan 14 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Andrew 12 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Blevins 10 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Emly 8 F W Kentucky Davidson Sylvania 6 F W Kentucky Davidson Ibby 4 F W Kentucky From Clay County, Kentucky Archives: Clay County Kentucky Deed Book M page 41 Heirs of Silas Davidson; This deed of conveyance made and entered into between Silas Davidson heirs of the first part and all of the same county of Clay and state of Kentucky and Robert Davidson of the same county and state aforesaid of the second part witness the party of the first part for and in considersation of the sum of fifty dollars each the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged they hereby sell grant and convey to the party of the second part his heirs and assigns the following described land this same lying and being in Clay County and the same state Kentucky and bounded as follows to wit Beginning at a chestnut and black oak on the back of Red Bird hence a south direction with a conditional hill of Robert Davidson hence with the said hill to the top of the ridge hence with the top of the ridge with Joseph Eversole hill to a chestnut and black gum hence down the ridge above the branch to the river hence with the meanders of the aforesaid to have and to hold the same with the same with all appertenances herein to the party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever with the covenant of warranty whereof witness our signature this February 11th 1889 their mark their mark John (x) Davidson Blevins (x) Davidson Sylvania (x) Stewart Ibby (x )Davidson Mary (x) Davidson Susan (x) Davidson Emily (x) Davidson Andy (x) Davidson Lucy (x) Poe State of Kentucky County Of Clay James Marcum clerk of the County of Clay and state of aforesaid do certify that the foregoing deed from the heirs of Silas Davidson to Robert Davidson was this day lodged for record acknowledged before me deputy of above . Named heirs of Silas Davidson al of which appears from his endowment herefor in words and figures as follows acknowledged before me the above named heirs of Silas Davidson this May 1889 James Marcum clerk ,by Alex H. Spurlock whereupon the same together with this certificate and recorded in my office in deed Book M page 41 given under my hand this 16 th day of July 1889 James Marcum clerk ccc 13. Sylvania DAVIDSON 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p229b Dist 32 Prc 9 fam2 Hensley Andrew 36 M W Farmer 600 400 North carolina Hensley Sylvania 25 F W housekeeper Kentucky Hensley John 11 M W works on farm Kentucky Hensley Levi 9 M W Kentucky Hensley Henry 7 M W Kentucky Hensley Sally 5 F W Kentucky Hensley James M 3 M W Kentucky (Is this Sylvania Davidson?) 14. Samuel DAVIDSON 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p232a Dist 32 Prc 9 fam38 Davidson Samuel 39 M W Farmer 1,000 300 Kentucky Davidson Marry 25 F W housekeeper Virginia Davidson John 7 M W Kentucky Davidson Martha 6 F W Kentucky Davidson Rachel 4 F W Kentucky Davidson William 2 M W Kentucky Bush Jacob 26 M W works on farm Kentucky Hollan Nancy 15 F W at home Kentucky Martin Rollen 20 M W works on farm Virginia Martin Charley 18 M W works on farm Virginia 16. Robert DAVIDSON Joyce H. Reeves 1860 Clay County, Kentucky p081 Hse 506/506 Davidson Robert 27 M Farmer 400 400 Clay County, Kentucky (s/o John Madison Davidson & Mary Couch) Davidson Nancy (nee Hayes)24 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Silar 6 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson James 4/12 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Mary? 21 F Fieldhand Clay County, Kentucky 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p231a Dist 32 Prc 9 fam22 Davidson Robert 38 M W Farmer 400 221 Kentucky (s/o John Madison Davidson & Mary Campbell) Davidson Nancy (nee Hayes)32 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Silas 15 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson James 10 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Matilda 8 M W Kentucky Davidson Alabama 6 F W Kentucky Davidson William 2 M W Kentucky Davidson Lavinay 73 F W at home Tennessee 19. Robert DAVIDSON 1860 Clay County, Kentucky Household #472 Davidson Robert 36 M Farmer --400 Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Nancy 36 F Clay Co Kentucky Davidson Samuel 16 M Farm labor Clay Kentucky Davidson Rachel 13 F Clay Co. Kentucky Davidson Kenneth D. 9 M Owsly County, Kentucky Davidson Armilda 6 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Cordelia 5 F Clay Co Kentucky Davidson Levi 3 M Clay County, Kentucky Gilbert Elizabeth 20 F Spinner and Weaver Clay County, Kentucky 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p232b Dist 32 Prc 9 fam46 Davidson Robert 45 M W Farmer 1,200 600 Kentucky Davidson Malissey 32 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Cordela 16 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Levi 13 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Sarah 8 F W Kentucky Davidson Dealy 6 F W Kentucky Davidson Emily 2 F W Kentucky Davidson Squire 5/12 M W Kentucky Mar 20. John Davidson DAVIDSON 1850 Clay County, Kentucky page 127/412 Davidson John 25 M Farmer Kentucky Davidson Rachael (nee Begley) 22 F Kentucky Davidson Sara ?? 1 F Kentucky Davidson Mary 3/12 F Kentucky 1860 Clay County, Kentucky p085 Hse 532/532 Davidson John 34 M Farmer 200 200 Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Rachel 35 F Perry County, Kentucky Davidson Susan 11 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson May 9 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Nancy 8 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Abitha Lucinda 7 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Elizabeth 5 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Sarah 2 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Josephine 7/12 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Lyra 21 M Clay County, Kentucky 1870 Clay County, Kenntucky p195b Dist 32 Prc 4 fam3 Davidson John 45 M W Farmer 225 306 Kentucky Davidson Rachel 42 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Susanan 21 F W at home 84 Kentucky Davidson Marry J 20 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Nancy 19 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Tabetha 17 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Elizabeth 14 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Sarah 13 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Josephine 10 F W at home Kentucky Ealy Harvy 11 M W works on farm Kentucky 21. Perry DAVIDSON 1850 Clay County, Kentucky page /410 Davidson Perry 22 M Kentucky (???s/o James A. Davidson Farmer & Rhoda Morris???) Davidson Elizabeth (nee Burns) 23 F Kentucky Davidson Samuel 3 M Kentucky Davidson Isaac 1 M Kentucky Davidson Sarah 2/12 F Kentucky 1860 Perry County, Kentucky p085 Hse 533/533 Davidson Perry 30 M Farmer 1000 600 Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Elizabeth 31 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Samuel 13 M Owsley County, Kentucky Davidson Jason 11 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Sarah 9 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson William 7 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson John 5 M Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Rachel 4 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Mary 2 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Perry 6/12 M Clay County, Kentucky 1870 Owsley County, Kentucky p327/52/49 Buffalo Precinct Davidson Perry 41 M Farmer 350 583 KY Davidson Elizabeth 42 F Keeping House KY Davidson William 18 M Farm Labor KY Davidson John 16 M Farm Labor KY Davidson Rachel J. 14 F KY Davidson Mary 12 F KY Davidson Perry 10 M Farm Labor KY Davidson Nancy L. 8 F KY Davidson Elizabeth 1 F KY 23. Levi DAVIDSON 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p232a Dist 32 Prc 9 fam39 Davidson James 21 M W Farmer 400 200 Kentucky Davidson Martha 18 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Levi 37 M W Farmer 1,600 600 Kentucky 29. James DAVIDSON 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p232a Dist 32 Prc 9 fam39 Davidson James 21 M W Farmer 400 200 Kentucky Davidson Martha 18 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Levi 37 M W Farmer 1,600 600 Kentucky 33. James DAVIDSON 1860 Clay County, Kentucky p084 Hse 531/531 Davidson James 24 M Farmer - 75 Clay County, Kentucky (s/o Martin Davidson & Susan Spurlock) Davidson Mary 19 F Clay County, Kentucky Davidson Josiah 1 M Clay County, Kentucky 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p196a Dist 32 Prc 4 fam6 Davidson James 36 M W Farmer 214 Kentucky Davidson Marry 31 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Josiah 11 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Sarah 10 F W at home Kentucky Davidson Susanan 7 F W Kentucky Davidson Eli 4 M W Kentucky Davidson Sylvania 2 F W Kentucky Davidson Martin 1 M W Kentucky Bolin Sally 80 F W at home Tennessee 36. Elizabeth DAVIDSON www.capital.net/~ddezarn Their children were: 1. Grover Dezarn was born about 1856. 2. Simion "Sink" Dezarn was born about 1856 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 18 July 1949 in Clark County, Kentucky. 3. Daniel Dezarn was born in August 1857 in Clay County, Kentucky. 4. Isabella Dezarn was born on 14 November 1858 in Clay County, Kentucky. 5. John Dezarn was born in 1860 in Clay County, Kentucky. 6. Franklin "Debo Taylor Jack" Dezarn was born on 8 February 1862 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 11 November 1950. 7. Wiley DeZarn was born on 9 May 1864 in Clay County, Kentucky, died on 14 December 1941 in Pence, Warren County, Indiana and was buried in December 1941 in Jordan Township Cemetery, Pence, Indiana. 8. Harvey Dezarn was born in March 1886 in Clay County, Kentucky. 9. Mary Jane Dezarn was born in 1866. Mary married James Sams. (James Sams was born in 1867.) 10. George Mathew Dezarn was born in 1869 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 24 December 1895 in Laurel County, Kentucky. George married Nannie Lyttle. 11. Martha Lee Dezarn was born in 1870. 12. William Dezarn was born in 1871. 13. Theopulis Dezarn was born in 1872 in Clay County, Kentucky. 39. Reuben B. DAVIDSON 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p201a Dist 32 Prc 4 fam78 Davidson Reuben 28 M W works on farm Kentucky Davidson Christena (nee Cornett, m 10 Jun 1864 ) 25 F W housekeeper Kentucky Davidson Louventus 5 F W Kentucky Davidson Leodosea 3 F W Kentucky Davidson Merica 2 F W Kentucky Davidson Daniel 5/12 M W Kentucky Aprl 42. Tyre DAVIDSON 1870 Clay County, Kentucky p230b Dist 32 Prc 9 fam16 Davidson Tiry 26 M W works on farm 300 Kentucky Davidson Marry F 21 F W housekeeper Virginia Davidson Levi 1 M W Kentucky Parks Ortha R 24 F W domestic Servt Virginia Parks William 6/12 M W Kentucky Jan 55. Blevins DAVIDSON Clay County, Kentucky USGenWeb Archives They had 10 children as follows all were born on Wildcat, Clay County, Kentucky 1- Wilson Davidson born- August 20,1882- died November 9,1973 2- Dulcinea Davidson born August 1885 ----------- 3- Sarah Lisa Davidson born October 1887------- 4- Nancy Davidson born June 1891 died abt.1946 5- Bev ?{Buckhannon}Lucas Davidson born march ,1893 6- Obey Davidson born April 1895--------- 7- Farris Davidson born May 1898---------- 8- America {Meck} Davidson born April 1900 died January 18,1969 9- Buddie Davidson born 1903---- 10- Sylvania {Sylvia} Belle Davidson born March 15,1907 died August 26,1982 Biography at http://searches1.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/ky/clay/biography/h2600001.txt By Great-Granddaughter Sylvia Acord Bragg sbragg@mail.woolco.com 71S. Catherine COMBS Catherine Combs 1848 md 2nd, Berry Powell Catherine Combs 1848 md 3d, S. Hensley 85. Samuel DAVIDSON 1870 Owsley County, Kentucky p327/51/48 Buffalo Precinct Davidson Samuel 23 M Farmer - 110 KY Davidson Sarah 22 F Keeping House KY Davidson Dedocia 3 F KY Davidson Sophia E. 1 F KY 112. James Solomon DAVIDSON Joanne Davidson Saliby Update - Monday, September 24, 2001

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