When Joe Davidson was born in March 1858, in Perry, Kentucky, United States, his father, Corp. Benjamin D Davidson, was 36 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Combs, was 24. He married Elvira Combs on 13 March 1879, in Perry, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 30 December 1907, in Lee, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 49.
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 .
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