Absalom Davisson

Brief Life History of Absalom

When Absalom Davisson was born on 18 September 1802, in Harris District, Wood, West Virginia, United States, his father, Josiah Davisson Sr, was 57 and his mother, Nancy "Ann" Williams, was 30. He married Belinda Adams on 14 June 1829, in Preble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Monroe Township, Preble, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 24 May 1894, in Preble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Absalom Davisson
Belinda Adams
Marriage: 14 June 1829
Josiah Davisson
William Clayton Davisson
Susan Jane Davisson
George Barrett Davisson
Allen Cook Davisson
Mary Isabella Davisson
Samuel A. Davisson
Levi Davisson

Sources (20)

  • Absolom Davidson, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Absalom Davifson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Absalom Davisson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Davison .

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

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