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William Richard Davidson

Male 1844 - 1927  (83 years)


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  • Name William Richard Davidson  [1
    Born 21 Feb 1844  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1927  [2
    Notes 
    • When Napolean Mason of Sabine County, applied for a Confederate Pension, he stated that he served in the C. S. A. , Company I, 1rst Texas Regiment, Infantry as a private. He made his application on July 9, 1909 before County Judge J. H. McGown and witnesses W R Davidson and T B Davidson. They both testified that they served in the same company with Mr. Mason.
    • (Research):Census Listings:

      1900 Census
      Texas, Sabine, Precinct 1
      Enumerated 9 June 1900
      SD 8 ED 68 Sheets 4A and  4B
      61-63
      Davidson, Wm Hd W M Feb 1844 56 m30 Ala Tenn Va Farmer
      Davidson, Sarah O Wf W F Oct 1846 53 M 30 10/8 Miss Ga Ga
      Davidson, Eliza J Dtgr W F Feb 1876 25 S Tx Ala Miss
      Davidson, Henry J Son W M Apr 1882 18 S Tx Ala Miss Farm La
      borer
      Davidson, Richard F Son W M Apr 1882 18 S Tx Ala Miss Farm Laborer
      Davidson, Geo L Son W M Feb 1885 15 S Tx Ala Miss Farm Laborer
      Davidson, John G Son W M Dec 1886 14 S Tx Ala Miss Farm Laborer
      Davidson, Zollie O Dtgr W F July 1889 W S Tx Ala Miss At School
    Person ID I2067  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father William Madison Davidson,   b. 1808, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1863, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Martha Claiborne Goodrich,   b. 22 Jan 1814, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1895  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1839  [3
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Josephine Drawhorn,   b. 28 Oct 1846, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1934  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1869 
    • A transcription of the 1910 census shows they had been married 41 years, and had a total of 10 children, six of whom were still living.
    Children 
     1. Mary Lillie Davidson,   b. Abt 1870,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Monroe Davidson,   b. Abt 1873,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Eliza Jeanette "Nettie" Davidson,   b. 5 Feb 1875, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1941, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Ary Josephine Davidson,   b. Abt 1879, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910  (Age ~ 30 years)
     5. Martha May Davidson,   b. Abt 1880, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Richard Franklin Davidson,   b. Apr 1882, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Henry Oliver Davidson,   b. Apr 1882, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. George Lafayette Davidson,   b. Feb 1885, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. John Goodrich Davidson,   b. 24 Dec 1886, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1948, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     10. Zollie Ola Davidson,   b. Jul 1889, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972, p 87 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S444] Unknown Compiler "Davidson, Richard and White, Ruth Benina Descendancy Chart" 61 pages, handwritten by one of their children., Courtesy of Bettye Bragg Wagstaff of Sabine County Genealogical Society.

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 69057040 (Reliability: 3).