Josephine Brown Davidson

21 April 1850–27 April 1932 (Age 82)
Indiana, United States

The Life 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, Fulton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Newcastle Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 27 April 1932, in Athens, Fulton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rochester IOOF Cemetery, Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States.

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

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Ohio, United States



    Arthur Eugene Stinson


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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

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Davidson in household of Stephen Davidson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josephine Davidson in household of Stephen Davidson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Josephine D Stinson in household of Archibald S Stinson, "United States Census, 1900"

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