Absalom Davisson

18 September 1802–24 May 1894 (Age 91)
Harris District, Wood, West Virginia, United States

The Life 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 Anna 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 C 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

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1829
Preble, Ohio, United States
children

(8)

    Josiah Davisson

    Male1830–1884Male

    William C Davisson

    Male1833–1906Male

    Female1835–Female

    George Barrett Davisson

    Male1836–1923Male

    Male1838–1855Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803

Age 1

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 28

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

Northern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Absalom Davisson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A Davisson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Absolom Davison, "United States Census, 1870"

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