Margaret Davidson

about 1776–
Campbell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Davidson was born about 1776, in Campbell, Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Davidson, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Agness Crews, was 26. She married John Thompson on 24 March 1796, in Campbell, Virginia, United States.

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John Thompson
1771–
Margaret Davidson
1776–
Marriage: 24 March 1796

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1796
Campbell, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 4

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1808

Age 32

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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