Josephine Brown Davidson

Female21 April 1850–27 April 1932

Brief Life History of Josephine Brown

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.

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Archibald Sanford Stinson
Josephine Brown Davidson
Marriage: 1868
A C Stinson
Arthur Eugene Stinson

Sources (19)

  • Josephine D Stinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Josephine Brown Davidson - Individual or family possessions: birth:
  • Josie Davidson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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  • Marriage
    1868Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 1

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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