Ira Lemuel Davidson

Male15 December 1816–25 March 1887

Brief Life History of Ira Lemuel

When Ira Lemuel Davidson was born on 15 December 1816, in Richmond, Richmond, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Davison, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Clark, was 43. He married Charity Wheelock on 11 December 1837, in Orleans, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States for about 10 years and Tittabawassee Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 25 March 1887, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Freeland, Tittabawassee Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Ira Lemuel Davidson
Charity Wheelock
Marriage: 11 December 1837
Joel S. Davison
Mary Elizabeth Davison
Ida E. Davison

Sources (7)

  • Ira Davison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ira L. Dovison, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Ira L. Davison in entry for Mary E Mcgregar, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1837Orleans, New York, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 8

    Established in 1824.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 20

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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