Doddridge County Roots

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Robert Burnside "Bob" DAVISSON

Male 1876 - 1926  (49 years)


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  • Name Robert Burnside "Bob" DAVISSON 
    Born 31 Aug 1876  Harlin (Morgans Run), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910, 1920  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer 
    Residence Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 11 Jul 1926  [2
    Buried Wolverton (aka Powell or new Victory) Cemetery, Waldo Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6330  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2015 

    Father Theodore DAVISSON,   b. 20 Feb 1827, Jarvisville, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1910, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane BURNSIDE,   b. 24 May 1835, Good Hope, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1912, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F2321  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Elizabeth O. ARNETT,   b. 17 Oct 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1899, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [4
    Married 25 Dec 1895  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Ila Ester DAVISSON,   b. 16 Nov 1896, Harlin (Morgans Run), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1971, Richwood, Nicholas Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F2231  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Cora Virginia MARTIN,   b. 3 Nov 1878, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1957, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1900  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Children 
    +1. Ray DAVISSON,   b. 22 May 1901, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1977, Sarasota Co, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Loss DAVISSON,   b. 1902,   d. 24 Jun 1904  (Age 2 years)
     3. Jessie DAVISSON,   b. 1905,   d. 8 Dec 1918, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     4. Burty DAVISSON,   b. 1909,   d. 1909  (Age 0 years)
    +5. Gale Vincent DAVISSON,   b. 8 Nov 1910, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1994  (Age 84 years)
    +6. Willis Edwin DAVISSON,   b. 26 Nov 1914,   d. 9 Dec 1963, Akron, Summit Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +7. Betty Ernestine DAVISSON,   b. 8 Aug 1921, Morgans Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 2014, Belmont, Pleasants Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Family ID F2232  Group Sheet

  • Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S444] The Davissons - A History and Genealogy, Russell Lee Davisson, (McClain Printing Co, Parsons, WV (1993)), pp. 166-168, 205.

    2. [S444] The Davissons - A History and Genealogy, Russell Lee Davisson, (McClain Printing Co, Parsons, WV (1993)), p. 204.

    3. [S2550] Doddridge County Cemeteries, Vol. I, Donald Edward Ramage, (4117 Almaville Rd, Smyna TN 37167 (1988, rev. 1999)).

    4. [S317] West Union Herald-Record, 1/10/1978, p. 7.

    5. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    6. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as R. B. Davisson, 23, of Doddridge Co; and Cora Martin, 21, of Doddridge Co. Married Jun 10 1900.

    7. [S444] The Davissons - A History and Genealogy, Russell Lee Davisson, (McClain Printing Co, Parsons, WV (1993)), p. 168.

    8. [S317] West Union Herald-Record.