Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Anna DAVISSON

Female 1765 - 1854  (89 years)


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  • Name Anna DAVISSON 
    Born 20 Feb 1765  Tennent, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Aug 1854  Duck Creek, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Sinclair Cemetery, Upper Duck Crk Rd, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Headstone reads: Anna, wife of John Gaston Sr., died Aug 8 1854, aged 89y 5m 17d.
    Notes 
    • Anna Davisson was known also as Ann and Anne, and also as Davison. The newer spelling has two "ss" and seems to have been adopted by the clerk of the court in Harrison County.
    Person ID I1068  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2007 

    Father Andrew DAVISON,   b. CA 1730, Tennent, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah SMITH,   b. CA 1740, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Family ID F1918  Group Sheet

    Family John GASTON, Jr.,   b. 16 Sep 1752, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1829, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1785 
    • probably Monmouth Co, NJ
    Children 
    +1. Andrew GASTON,   b. CA 1782, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1866, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    +2. Mary E. "Polly" GASTON,   b. 4 May 1785, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1865, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +3. Hugh GASTON,   b. 5 Jun 1788, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1888, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
    +4. Sarah GASTON,   b. 29 Dec 1790, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1873, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Margaret GASTON,   b. 13 Apr 1793, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1885, Tazewell Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +6. John GASTON,   b. 24 May 1796, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1884, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +7. Deborah GASTON,   b. 9 Aug 1798, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1885, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +8. Jane GASTON,   b. 14 Nov 1802, Duck Creek, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1876, Hackers Creek, Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +9. James GASTON,   b. 1804, Duck Creek, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Sep 1870  (Age 66 years)
    +10. William G. GASTON,   b. 1 Feb 1806, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1894, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1765 - Tennent, Monmouth Co, NJ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1854 - Duck Creek, Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1068_GASTON_AnnaDavisson_1765-1854_SinclairCem_HarrisonCoWV.jpg
    1068_GASTON_AnnaDavisson_1765-1854_SinclairCem_HarrisonCoWV.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1864] Death Record - Birth date calculated from age at death.

    2. [S237] G. J. Whittaker, a Gaston descendant and researcher.

    3. [S1670] Harrison County Death Records, Clarksburg, WV.
      Identified as Anna Gaston, born in New Jersey, dau of Andrew & Sarah Davison (spelled this way in original handwritten record, but Dawson in a handwritten transcribed copy), wife of John Gaston, died Aug 8 1854, age 89y 5m 19d. (Age is at variance with headstone inscription, which states death date Aug 8 1854, age 89y 5m 17d.) Informant: William Gaston, son.

    4. [S5] Headstone.