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Joseph Sylvester M. Davidson

Male 1830 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Joseph Sylvester M. Davidson 
    Born 1830  Gadsden County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I600040  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 1 Harriett Josephine Blake,   b. Abt 1832,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F596858  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Laura Springs,   b. 1850, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1873 
    Children 
     1. Baxter M. Davidson,   b. 1874,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Leroy Davidson,   b. Abt 1875,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F596775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CSA. 6th Florida Infantry-- Doctor.
      Joseph S. M. Davidson had a drugstore on NE corner of E. side of
      Courthouse Square in Quincy. A 2-story frame building; 1st floor was an
      office and apothecary.
      Between 1869 & 1874, he moved to Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.
      His last two children were born there to wife #2.
      Listed in this family in 1860 Gadsden Co., FL Census were,
      Sarah F. Davidson, age 52, B. 1808 in NC
      Margaret Blake, age 25, B. 1835 in NC.
      From, "Marriage & Death Notices from Western Carolinian (Salisbury), 1820-
      1842" by Topkins, also "Marriage & Death Notices, 1799-1825" by Broughton:
      Sarah F. (Frew) Davidson,dau. of Wm.*Davidson of Charlotte mar-
      ried in Charlotte to Thomas Johnson, MD late of Petersburg, VA 9 Sept
      1824,
      Return 21 Sept 1824.
      Harriett E. Davidson, dau. of Wm. Davidson of Charlotte married to
      Dr. David t. Caldwell 30 Mar 1826 in Charlotte. Return 11 Apr 1826.
      Margaret A. Davidson married to James H. Blake of Washington,
      DC 13 Sept 1820 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.

      *The above 3 were daus. of Wm. & Sarah Frew Davidson, she
      being
      the widow of Thomas Davidson, an uncle of Wm. who died in 1800. (Refer to
      the document, "William Davidson of Mecklenburg Co., NC" for details of
      this
      family.) Wm.'s wife Sarah Frew Davidson died in 1812.
      J.S.M.'s first wife was Harriett Josephine Blake, dau. of Margaret &
      James Blake. Margaret Blake (B.1835) was another dau. of J. & M. Blake.
      It is not known at this time if Blake had died nor the circumstances which
      brought Margaret and her aunt Sarah F. to FL. It is also not known if
      Thos.
      Johnson had died or if he & Sarah F. were divorced. OR why Sarah F.
      resumed
      the surname of "Davidson".

      SOURCES OF INFORMATION
      1850 & 1860 Gadsden Co., FL Census. 1880 Mecklenburg Co., NC Census.

      1880 Mecklenburg Co., NC Census lists J.S.M. Davidson as a Druggist
      living in the 1st. Ward of Charlotte.