Joe Davidson

MaleMarch 1858–30 December 1907

Brief Life History of Joe

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.

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Joe Davidson
Sarah Farley
Marriage: 23 December 1881
Maude Davidson

Sources (7)

  • Joseph Davidson in household of B D Davidson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joe Dandsen, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Joseph Davidson in entry for Maude Ethel Davidson Combs, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1881Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

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    Age 5

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    Age 14

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    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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