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William Melvin Davidson (1860 - 1928)

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William Melvin (Melvin) Davidson
Born in Jackson County, Alabama, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Plainview, Hale, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 14 Nov 2019 | Created 8 Nov 2019
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Biography

1860 United States Federal Census [1]

Name: Matthew A Davis [sic]
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1860
Event Place: Division 1, Jackson, Alabama, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 15
Race: White
Race (Original): [Blank]
Birth Year (Estimated): 1845
Birthplace: Alabama
Page: 116
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Elizabeth R Davis F 41 Kentucky
Robert C Davis M 17 Alabama
Matthew A Davis M 15 Alabama
Emily F Davis F 12 Alabama
Margaret A Davis F 7 Alabama
Mary E Davis F 6 Alabama
William M Davis M 1 Alabama [William Melville Davidson]


1880 United States Federal Census [2]

Name: Elizabeth Davidson
Age: 62
Birth Date: Abt 1818
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1880: Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas, USA
Dwelling Number: 226
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Mother
Marital status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Mathew Davidson 33
Nancy Davidson 27
Willie M. Davidson 10
Mathew E. Davidson 7
Elvina E. Davidson 5
Mary M. Davidson 3
Charles C. Davidson 1
Elizabeth Davidson 62
Margaret Davidson 24
Melville Davidson 19 [William Melville Davidson]


Marriage Record [3]

Name: William M Davidson
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 17 Feb 1881
Marriage Place: Ellis, Texas, United States
Spouse: Fannie J Penn
FHL Film Number: 1006072


1900 United States Federal Census [4]

Name: William M David [William M Davidson]
Age: 39
Birth Date: Jun 1860
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas
Sheet Number: 5
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 81
Family Number: 81
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Josephine David
Marriage Year: 1881
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: KeNTUCKY
Occupation: Farmer
Months Not Employed: 0
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Can Speak English: Yes
House Owned or Rented: O
Home Free or Mortgaged: F
Farm or House: F
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
William M David 39
Josephine David 38
Hattie M David 18


1910 United States Federal Census [5]

Name: William M Davidson [William Melvin Davidson]
Age in 1910: 49
Birth Year:abt 1861
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1910: Justice Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Father-in-law
Marital status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Texas
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Native Tongue: English
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
George M Whitfield Jr. 28
Hattie M Whitfield 28
Eme L Whitfield 8
William M Davidson 49


1920 United States Federal Census [6]

Name: William M Davidson [William Melvin Davidson]
Age: 59
Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1920: Lockney, Floyd, Texas
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Marital status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: None
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Harvey H O'Bryant 45
William M Davidson 59


Texas Death Certificate [7]

Name: W M Davidson [William Melvin Davidson]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 67
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1860
Birth Place: Alabama
Residence: 325 Beach
Death Date: 17 Jan 1928
Death Place: Plainview, Hale, Texas, USA
Father: White Davidson
Mother: Rex Tinnie Babbit


Find A Grave Burial Record [8]

Name: William Melville Davidson
Birth Date: 5 jun 1860
Birth Place: Alabama, United States of America
Death Date: 18 jul 1928
Death Place: Plainview, Hale County (Hale), Texas, United States of America
Cemetery: Bee Creek Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Maypearl, Ellis County (Ellis), Texas, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Fannie Josephine Davidson
Children:
William Lloyd Davidson
Hattie Maynard Whitfield


Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHDR-1DD : 13 December 2017), William M Davis in entry for Elizabeth R Davis, 1860.
  2. 1880 United States Federal Census, Elizabeth Davidson, age 62, born in Kentucky, Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas; Roll: 1301; Page: 499B; Enumeration District: 050. Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. See: https://ancstry.me/2ChQ4eN.
  3. Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013. William M. Davidson married Fannie Josephine Penn on 17 February 1881 in Ellis County, Texas. Ancestry.com. Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. See: https://ancstry.me/2CuSpmA.
  4. 1900 United States Federal Census, William M. Davidson, age 39, born in Alabama, Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 1241630. Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. See: https://ancstry.me/2NRFNvj.
  5. 1910 United States Federal Census, William M. Davidson, age 49, born in Alabama, Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas; Roll: T624_1550; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0137; FHL microfilm: 1375563. Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. See: https://ancstry.me/36LPQuy.
  6. 1920 United States Federal Census, William M. Davidson, age 49, born in Alabama, Year: 1920; Census Place: Lockney, Floyd, Texas; Roll: T625_1802; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 82. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. See: https://ancstry.me/2PZLn1p.
  7. Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Death Certificates, 1903–1982. Austin, Texas, USA. W. M. Davidson, age 67, born 05 June 1860, died 17 January 1928 in Plainview, Hale, Texas. Ancestry.com. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. See: https://ancstry.me/2CrO3Nb.
  8. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 08 November 2019), memorial page for William Melville Davidson (5 Jun 1860–18 Jul 1928),Find A Grave: Memorial #18636806, citing Bee Creek Cemetery, Maypearl, Ellis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kay Conditt Robertson (contributor 46861843).


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