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Descendants of

Robert Davidson and Isabella Ramsey




Descendants of Robert DAVIDSON

First Generation

1.   Robert DAVIDSON.
Robert married Isabella RAMSEY in Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland.
Robert had one known brother John Davidson who married Margaret Morrison.
Parents Unknown.
They had the following children:
          2    F    i.   Mary DAVIDSON.
Mary married James PRICE.
     +    3    M    ii.  John DAVIDSON was born 15 Dec 1735 and
died 10 Jan 1832.




Second Generation

3.   John DAVIDSON (Robert) was born 15 Dec 1735 in Chester
County, Pennsylvania. He died 10 Jan 1832 in Mecklenburg Co.,
North Carolina.
John married Violet Winslow WILSON on 2 Jun 1761.
They had the following children:
     +    4    F    i.   Rebecca DAVIDSON was born 20 Mar 1762
and died 24 Dec 1824.
     +    5    F    ii.  Isabella DAVIDSON was born 21 Sep 1764.
     +    6    F    iii. Mary DAVIDSON was born 13 Dec 1766.
          7    M    iv.  Robert DAVIDSON was born 7 Apr 1769. He
died 14 Jun 1864.
Robert married Margaret McQuirter OSBORNE. Margaret was born 7
Apr 1776. She died 9 Jan 1864.
          8    F    v.   Violet DAVIDSON was born 28 Aug 1771 in
Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
Violet married William Baine ALEXANDER, son of John McNitt
ALEXANDER and Jane BAIN, on 25 Aug 1791 in Mecklenburg Coun,
North Carolina.
     +    9    F    vi.  Sarah DAVIDSON was born 13 Jun 1774.
          10   F    vii. Margaret DAVIDSON was born 8 Feb 1777.
Margaret married James HARRIS on 10 Dec 1813 in Mecklenburg Co.,
North Carolina.
     +    11   M    viii.     John DAVIDSON was born 12 Nov 1779
and died 1870.
          12   F    ix.  Elizabeth DAVIDSON was born 1783 in
Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina. She died 27 Apr 1845.
Elizabeth married William Lee DAVIDSON Jr., son of William Lee
DAVIDSON Brg.Gen and Mary BREVARD,.
     +    13   M    x.   Benjamin Wilson DAVIDSON was born 20 May
1787 and died 15 Sep 1829.




Third Generation

4.   Rebecca DAVIDSON (John, Robert) was born 20 Mar 1762 in
Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina. She died 24 Dec 1824.
Rebecca married Alexander BREVARD, son of John BREVARD and Jean
MCWHORTER, on 27 Apr 1784. Alexander was born 17 Apr 1755. He
died 1 Nov 1829.
They had the following children:
          14   F    i.   Mary Martha BREVARD.
Mary married Richart T. BRUMBY Prof..
     +    15   F    ii.  Harriet BREVARD.



5.   Isabella DAVIDSON (John, Robert) was born 21 Sep 1764 in
Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
Isabella married Joseph GRAHAM on 1787. Joseph died in Lincoln
County, North Carolina.
They had the following children:
          16   F    i.   Violet Wilson GRAHAM.
Violet married Moses Winslow ALEXANDER.



6.   Mary DAVIDSON (John, Robert) was born 13 Dec 1766 in
Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
Mary married William MCLEAN on 19 Jun 1792.
They had the following children:
          17   M    i.   Augustus Alexander MCLEAN.
Augustus married Catherine Lenora SCHENCK.



9.   Sarah DAVIDSON (John, Robert) was born 13 Jun 1774 in
Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
Sarah married Alexander CALDWELL Rev, son of David CALDWELL Rev.
and Rachel CRAIGHEAD, on 9 Oct 1794 in Mecklenburg Co., North
Carolina.
They had the following children:
          18   M    i.   David Alexander CALDWELL.
David married Martha BISHOP.



11.  John DAVIDSON (John, Robert) was born 12 Nov 1779 in
Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina. He died 1870.
John married Sallie Harper BREVARD on 1800. Sallie was born 26
Oct 1780. She died Jan 1864.
They had the following children:
     +    19   M    i.   Matthew DAVIDSON.
          20   M    ii.  Adam Brevard DAVIDSON.
          21   M    iii. Robert DAVIDSON.
          22   M    iv.  William Speight McLean DAVIDSON.
          23   M    v.   August DAVIDSON.
          24   M    vi.  Eugene Constantine DAVIDSON.
          25   F    vii. Isabella DAVIDSON.
Isabella married J. W. MOORE.
          26   F    viii.     Violet DAVIDSON.
          27   F    ix.  Mary DAVIDSON.



13.  Benjamin Wilson DAVIDSON (John, Robert) was born 20 May 1787
in Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina. He died 15 Sep 1829.
Benjamin married Elizabeth LATTER.
They had the following children:
          28   M    i.   Robert F. DAVIDSON.
Robert married Eliza MCCOMBS.
     +    29   M    ii.  John Ramsey DAVIDSON.
          30   M    iii. James DAVIDSON.
James married Sarah SPRING.
          31   M    iv.  William Lee DAVIDSON.
          32   M    v.   Joseph DAVIDSON.
Joseph married Mary CALDWELL.
          33   M    vi.  Benjamin DAVIDSON.
Benjamin married Kate LANDON. Kate was born in Connecticutt.




Fourth Generation

15.  Harriet BREVARD (Rebecca DAVIDSON, John, Robert).
Harriet married Daniel Morgan FORNEY.
They had the following children:
          34   F    i.   Mary Emma FORNEY.



19.  Matthew DAVIDSON (John, John, Robert).
Matthew married Mary SYLVESTER.
They had the following children:
          35   M    i.   Robert H. M. DAVIDSON.



29.  John Ramsey DAVIDSON (Benjamin Wilson, John, Robert).
John married Eugenia CONNARGHEY.
They had the following children:
     +    36   M    i.   Joseph Wilson DAVIDSON.




Fifth Generation

36.  Joseph Wilson DAVIDSON (John Ramsey, Benjamin Wilson, John,
Robert).
Joseph married Louisa PRICE.
They had the following children:
          37   F    i.   Louise DAVIDSON was born in Perry
County, Alabama.
Louise married William Hooper NEVINS.



Appendix A  -  Notes


3.  John DAVIDSON
John Davidson was a signer of the Mecklenberg Declaration and
served under Sumter at the battle of Hanging Rock.  Also No. 636.
DAR

4S.  Alexander BREVARD
 DAR ID Number: 38476 
Alexander Brevard, (1754-1829), commanded a company and fought in
the battles of the Jerseys and in the southern campaign. He was
born in Maryland; died in North Carolina.  Also Nos. 636, 8710,
32759. 

12S.  William Lee DAVIDSON Jr.
 DAR ID Number: 32318 
Thomas Polk, (1732-93), served in the Provincial Congress and was
commissary of Provisions for the Continental troops when the army
was in great need, 1780. He was appointed, 1781, brigadier
general to succeed William Lee Davidson, who fell at Cowan's
Ford. He died in Charlotte and is buried in the Presbyterian
Church yard.  Thomas Polk and Susan Spratt, his wife. Also Nos.
530, 3482, 8113, 12193, 21349, 23265, 28287.


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