Miner Overton Davison

28 February 1869–11 July 1954 (Age 85)
Scots Bay, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Miner Overton

When Miner Overton Davison was born on 28 February 1869, in Scots Bay, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, George N. Davison, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Miner, was 21. He married Maria Louisa Comstock on 21 August 1891, in King, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 July 1954, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Miner Overton Davison
Maria Louisa Comstock
Marriage: 21 August 1891
George Rufus Davison
Anna Maude Davison

Spouse and Children

21 August 1891
King, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    George N. Davison





World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Miner O Davison, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Miner O Davison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Miner O Davison, "United States Census, 1940"

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