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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Family Time Line

Absalom Davisson
1802–1894
Belinda Adams
1811–1847
Marriage: 14 June 1829
Josiah Davisson
1830–1884
William Clayton Davisson
1833–1906
Susan Jane Davisson
1835–
George Barrett Davisson
1836–1923
Allen Cook Davisson
1838–1855
Mary Isabella Davisson
1842–1922
Samuel A. Davisson
1844–1918
Levi Davisson
1846–1904

Sources (20)

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

World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1803

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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