The Everson, Davidson, Woodrow of Kansas & Missouri:Information about John Davidson
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John Davidson (b. 1785, d. November 18, 1857)John Davidson (son of William Davidson) was born 1785 in Pennsylvania on the Maryland Border, and died November 18, 1857 in 1/2 mile north of Polk, Ohio5.He married Mary Gierhart on July 19, 1810 in Washington Co., Maryland6, daughter of Jonas H. Gierhart.
Notes for John Davidson:
A letter (dated 1933) written by Vernon Walter Sr. Stated that his grandfather name was William and that he may have been married twice, and his first wife name may have started with the letter E.
Another source is a letter written by Mamie (Davidson) Hicks to her Uncle John dated 7-24-1952, states that Daniel Melvin Davidson parents name were John and Mary (Gierhart) Davidson, Mamie was reported to have attain this information with the help of a professional genealogist.
In 1829, John left Washington Co., PA and settled in Richland Co., Ohio on a farm. John married a second time to a woman who had a wooden leg whom they called " Peg Leg ". He is remembered by his grandchildren ( Allen J. Davidson in particular ) as having lived in a log house 1/2 miles north of Polk, Ohio at the time of his death. This farm known now as the McCain farm. Huey Davidson says John is buried three miles south of Old Orange.
More About John Davidson:
Burial: Three miles south of Old Orange.
Cause of death (Facts Pg): Cancer in the face (skin cancer?).
More About John Davidson and Mary Gierhart:
Marriage: July 19, 1810, Washington Co., Maryland.6
Children of John Davidson and Mary Gierhart are:
- +James Ross Davidson, b. April 23, 1821, Virginia, d. September 18, 1906.