Sherry, MARTHA MAYNARD who md. JOHN LAFAYETTE DAVIDSON on Jan. 09, 1881 Boone Co. AR and John Lafayette Davidson b. Aug. 25, 1861 Marion Co. AR and d. Aug. 21, 1921 in Tahlaquah OK.
John Lafayette Davidson b. 1861 Marion Co. AR is son of JAMES MONROE DAVIDSON b. Apr. 24, 1825 Hickman Co. TN to mother SARAH DAVIDSON b. 1801 NC who then resided in Hickman Co. TN.No father is known for James Monroe Davidosn but his mother SARAH / SALLY DAVIDSON b. 1801 NC is dau. of DANIEL DAVIDSON b. bet. 1770-1780 per his 1830 Hickman Co. TN Census.Daniel died before the 1840 Hickman Co. TN census and his children were listed in the old Hickman Co. TN Pioneer Article written about Daniel Davidson and other earlier Pioneers of Hickman Co. TN who were in that region by about 1820 - 1825.
James Monroe Davidson b. 1825 Hickman Co. TN married Prudence Ann Elkins b. June 22, 1832 TN to parents JOSEPH ELKINS and wife SARAH CHEEK both born in NC and resided in Maury Co. TN in 1830.By 1840 Joseph Elkins and family are shown in the HICKMAN CO. TN Census, but by 1850 Hickman Co.TN Census, only his widow SARAH ELKINS is shown and their daughter PURDENCE ANN ELKINS shown as ANN ELKINS was later married to JAMES MONROE DAVIDSON in TN before they too migrated into Marion Co. AR and Boone Co. AR.
1850 Hickman Co. TN Census of SARAH ELKINS mother of PRUDENCE ANN ELKINS wife of JAMES MONROE DAVIDSON.
JAMES MONROE DAVIDSON and PRUDENCE ANN ELKINS had first son JAMES MILTON DAVIDSON b. 1852 TN, ( my G. GRANDFATHER )and are then on the 1860 Marion Co. AR Census after leaving TN for AR.
1860 Marion Co. AR Census : HH 10601James M. Davidsonage 35 MW Farmer 1000 1000Tenn Prudence A."33FW Tenn James"8MW Tenn Mary"6FW Tenn Kansas"4MW Tenn Susan"2FWAR Green S. Carnahan21 MW Farmer AR
By the 1870 Boone Co. AR Census we find JAMES MONROE DAVIDSON and PRUDENCE ANN ELKINS are on this census along with their son JAMES MILTON DAVIDSON and his new bride MIRANDA C. MATLOCK DAVIDSON who are my G. Grandparents .
"1870 FILES for JAMES MONROE DAVIDSON "
1870 Boone Co. AR Census :Prairie TWPMt. Pleasant Post Office 188- 186DAVIDSON, J. M.45 MWFarmer1800-400born TN( Nov. ) , Pruda A.38FWKHbornTN , Sarah E.16FWbornTN , Kansas M.13MWbornTN , Mary L.11FWbornAR , Jno. L.9MWbornAR , Wm. P.7MWbornAR , Josephine4FWbornMO , Joseph1MWbornAR
The DAVIDSON FAMILY REUNION is held biannually in Harrison, Boone Co. AR and will be on Oct. 19th, 2012 this year in the Activities Building on Walnut St, (behind the main church building. ) The contact person for this event is Lavonne Crawford.
If anyone is interested in attending this event on Oct. 19, 2012, you will need to contact Lavonne Crawford at her e-mail address which is firstname.lastname@example.org.