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Robert Hamilton M. Davidson

Male 1832 - 1908  (75 years)


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  • Name Robert Hamilton M. Davidson 
    Born 23 Sep 1832  Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1908  Gadsden County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I597523  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 

    Father John Matthew Winslow Davidson,   b. 9 Nov 1801, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Jerusha L. Sylvester,   b. 13 Apr 1809, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1855, Quincy, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Family ID F597087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leila A.H. Callis,   b. 4 Mar 1834, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1884, Gadsden County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1860  Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F596836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Full name: Robert Hamilton McWhorter Davidson

      CSA Service: Capt. commanding Co. "A", 6th FL Inf. Organized Co.'s
      "A"-"B"-
      " C" into 6th FL Regt. Promoted to Maj. then Lt. Col.

      Seriously wounded at Dalton, GA (after Chickamauga).
      Civ.Service: 1856-1859. State Representative from Gadsden Co.
      1860-1861. " Senator "
      " "
      25 Oct 1866 Delegate to First Constitutional Convention (FL)
      to revise Constitution.
      1871-1873. Trustee of Quincy Academy during reorganization of
      Gadsden Co. schools.
      1880. Trustee of Quincy #1 School (along with D. W. Nicholson)
      1882-1883. Congressman from FL during
      Reconstruction. Lawyer & Democrat.

      This Robert Hamilton M. Davidson was the second to bear the name. The
      first was his uncle, brother of John Matthew Winslow Davidson, both of
      whom were early settlers of Gadsden Co.