Joe Davidson

March 1858–30 December 1907 (Age 49)
Perry, Kentucky, United States

The Life 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 28. He married Elvira Combs on 13 March 1879, in Perry, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 30 December 1907, in Lee, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 49.

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Joe Davidson
Elvira Combs
Marriage: 13 March 1879
Robert Davidson

Spouse and Children

13 March 1879
Perry, Kentucky, United States


    Robert Davidson


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 14

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Davidson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joe Davidson in household of B D Davidson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Davidson, "United States Census, 1880"

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