Re: Joseph K. Davisson, Pike Co. IN
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I found a Joseph Davison (one S) in 1850 which may be your fellow.
1850 CLAY, PIKE, IN - PETERSBURG P.O.
Joseph age 53, farmer born VA
Elizabeth, farmer, age 49, born VA
James, age 23, laborer, born IN
Hariot, age 17, laborer, born IN
Joseph, age 15, laborer, born IN
Daniel, age 12, laborer,born IN
Jasper, age 10, laborer, born IN
Newton, age 8 , laborer, born IN
John, age 78, farmer born VA
I found the family in 1860 but no Joseph with them so he could be the printer you found. It sure seems likely.
Many of them are in 1870 as well. I can copy these census entries for you if you wish. Joseph and Elizabeth were still living in 1870., ages 73, and 70.