Margaret McConnell Davidson

18 August 1801–24 April 1868 (Age 66)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret McConnell

When Margaret McConnell Davidson was born on 18 August 1801, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Hugh Davidson, was 33 and her mother, Jane Vance, was 23. She married Ransom Gwyn on 1 November 1832, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 24 April 1868, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Viola, Warren, Tennessee, United States.

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Ransom Gwyn
Margaret McConnell Davidson
Marriage: 1 November 1832
Martha Jane Gwyn
Romulus M Gwyn
Remus Gwyn
Julia L Gwyn

Spouse and Children

1 November 1832
Bedford, Tennessee, United States



    Romulus M Gwyn


    Remus Gwyn


    Julia L Gwyn


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

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. 

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)

  • Margaret M Gwyn in household of Ransom Gwyn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Davidson in entry for Julia Guinn Mabry, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"
  • Margaret McConnell Davidson Gwyn, "Find A Grave Index"

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