- William Davidson, Smithfield, Jefferson County, Oh (572 KB)
I have been researching descendants of (1)William Davidson of Smithfield, Jefferson County, Ohio. William b:Nov.1832. He married Nancy A. Chadwell October, 1853. Nancy died September 2, 1873, and was buried at the Northern Cemetary located in Smithfield, Ohio. William's second wife was Elizabeth Gosnell on October 18, 1874. William died March 12, 1907, in Smithfield, OH. I have located Nancy's grave stone but I have been unable to locate William's grave in Smithfield, Ohio. William Davidson served as a leutenant and then captain with the 157th Company H, Ohio National Guard. He served one hundred days and returned to Smithfield. William was a carpenter.(1)William & Nancy had five children: (2)William A. b:July 8, 1854 d:April 11, 1932. William A. Davidson married Caroline Kail October 19, 1886. They had two children: Curtis Emmett Davidson b:April 13, 1887 and Effie Mae b:February 17, 1889.(2)Mary b: 1857,d: September 2, 1889 in New Alexandria, OH. Mary married James Connell on November 8, 1876. They had three children; Margaret Ann Connell b: Dec. 4, 1877, Married Carl V. Tarr, Ada E. Connell b: April 26, 1882, and Effany Connell, born Oct. 14, 1886. All resided in Wells Township, Jefferson County, Ohio.(2)Anna b: 1859, (2)Maggie J. b: January 3, 1864, (2)John Logan Davidson b: November 21, 1866.I am searching for any information about this family line since I have not been able to locate (1)William Davidson's parents or his residence prior to 1860. Any help would be appreciated.