Samuel Daniel Davison

1780–5 February 1866 (Age 86)
Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel Daniel

When Samuel Daniel Davison was born in 1780, in Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Davidson Sr, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Amanda Cope, was 22. He married Elizabeth Callahan on 17 August 1799, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Buchanan Township, Page, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 5 February 1866, in Page, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States.

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Samuel Daniel Davison
Mary Polly Wilson
Marriage: 18 November 1822
John Goolman Davidson
Sarah "Sally" Davison
Henry C Davidson
Lemuel Davison
Maria Davison
Elizabeth Davison
Matilda Davison
Margaret Davidson
Pleasant Bose Davison
Armina Davison

Spouse and Children

18 November 1822
Clay, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 0

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Age 23

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Davison, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Davidson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Davidson in entry for Goolman Davidson and Matilda Cornett, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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