John C Davidson

27 September 1811–21 August 1845 (Age 33)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John C

When John C Davidson was born on 27 September 1811, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Elijah Davidson, was 28 and his mother, Margaret T Murphy, was 26. He married Julia A. Whitman on 1 January 1835, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 August 1845, in Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 33.

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John C Davidson
Julia A. Whitman
Marriage: 1 January 1835
William L Davidson
Elias Porter Davidson
Mara E. Davidson
Mary Jane Davidson
John C. Davidson

Spouse and Children

1 January 1835
Warren, Illinois, United States


    William L Davidson


    Elias Porter Davidson


    Mara E. Davidson


    Mary Jane Davidson


    John C. Davidson


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World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 1

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 10

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

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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  • John C Davidson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John C Davidson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John C Davidson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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