When Josephine Brown Davidson was born on 21 April 1850, in Indiana, United States, her father, Stephen A. Davidson, was 32 and her mother, Catharine Brown, was 30. She married Archibald Sanford Stinson in 1868, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Rochester Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Newcastle Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 April 1932, in Athens, Henry Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rochester IOOF Cemetery, Rochester, Rochester Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States.
Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name David + -son. As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.
Irish (Down) and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt .
Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Davidsson: patronymic from the personal name David .