John Davidson

30 March 1620–
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Davidson was born on 30 March 1620, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Johne Davidson, was 30 and his mother, Bessie Hutchesone, was 25. He married Margaret Murray on 30 December 1640, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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John Davidson
Helen Symountoun
Marriage: 22 April 1652
Eupham Daviesone
Jeane Davidsone
Gideon Davidson
George Davidsone
Robert Davidsone

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  • Marriage
    22 April 1652Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    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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    Sources (10)

    • Johne Davidsone in entry for George Davidsone, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Legacy NFS Source: John Davidson -
    • Legacy NFS Source: Johne Daviesone -

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