Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Theodore DAVISSON

Male 1827 - 1910  (83 years)


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  • Name Theodore DAVISSON 
    Born 20 Feb 1827  Jarvisville, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From Sep 1864 to Jun 1865  [2, 3, 4
    Pvt, Co G, 6th W.Va. Inf, Civil War 
    Census 1870  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation carpenter, farmer  [5
    Died 22 Apr 1910  Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Buried Wolverton (aka Powell or new Victory) Cemetery, Waldo Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I6588  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2015 

    Father Julius E. DAVISSON,   b. 15 May 1802, Brushy Fork, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1884, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Nancy Ann WILLIS,   b. CA 1803,   d. 11 Sep 1869  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Family ID F2322  Group Sheet

    Family 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) 
    Married 20 Apr 1854  Good Hope, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Minerva D. DAVISSON,   b. 28 Feb 1853,   d. Dec 1910, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Nancy Rebecca DAVISSON,   b. 27 Jan 1857, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1934, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Elmer Hart DAVISSON,   b. 15 Jan 1859, Jarvisville, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1952, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Mary Margaret DAVISSON,   b. 27 May 1861,   d. 24 Jun 1874  (Age 13 years)
    +5. Roanna Jane DAVISSON,   b. 7 Jun 1864, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1953, Westfield, Tioga Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +6. Edith Iris DAVISSON,   b. 22 Mar 1867, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1949, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Martha Bird DAVISSON,   b. 18 Aug 1869,   d. 13 Feb 1954, Morgans Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +8. Alice Emma DAVISSON,   b. 2 Sep 1872,   d. 15 Mar 1961, Akron, Summit Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +9. Robert Burnside "Bob" DAVISSON,   b. 31 Aug 1876, Harlin (Morgans Run), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1926  (Age 49 years)
    Family ID F2321  Group Sheet

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

    2. [S2605] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database online], (National Park Service , Ancestry.com).

    3. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [S2222] 1890 Veterans Schedules [database online], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    5. [S493] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton Twp).

    6. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

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

    8. [S934] Findagrave.com.