Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Andrew DAVISSON

Male 1722 - 1811  (~ 89 years)


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  • Name Andrew DAVISSON 
    Born CA 1722  Wading River, Long Island, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died BTWN 1802-1811  Mason Co (now Greenup Co), KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • By his first wife, Caroline, Andrew had one child, Andrew (1746-1782). By his second wife, Elizabeth, he had 7 children: Emelia (1749), Mary (1752), Joseph (1754), John (1757), Hannah (twin, 1764), Sarah (twin, 1764), and Josiah (1764/68 - ca 1845).

      According to the "History of Harrison County" by Henry Haymond, Andrew Davisson served on the first Grand Jury for Harrison County in Nov 1784. In 1789, he was chosen as one of the 20-man election panel that elected the first President of the United States, George Washington. [4]
    Person ID I6612  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2002 

    Father Josiah DAVISON,   b. 1692, Ipswich, Essex Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Mary SKELTON (OR WINTHROP),   b. CA 1694, Wenham, Essex Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1759, Middlesex Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married CA 1715 
    Family ID F2337  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Caroline STUART,   b. CA 1726 
    Married CA 1745  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. John Andrew DAVISSON,   b. CA 1746, Millstone River, Middlesex, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1782, Bridgeport, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
    Family ID F2334  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Elizabeth ___ 
    Married New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Joseph DAVISSON,   b. 9 Jul 1754, Millstone River, Princeton, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1815  (Age 60 years)
    +2. Josiah DAVISSON,   b. 1765/68,   d. CA Mar 1845  (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F2335  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S444] The Davissons - A History and Genealogy, Russell Lee Davisson, (McClain Printing Co, Parsons, WV (1993)), p. 94.

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

    3. [S444] The Davissons - A History and Genealogy, Russell Lee Davisson, (McClain Printing Co, Parsons, WV (1993)), pp. 94-95.

    4. [S444] The Davissons - A History and Genealogy, Russell Lee Davisson, (McClain Printing Co, Parsons, WV (1993)), p. 95.