Andrew Baker Davidson (1779 - 1861) MP

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Birthplace: Botetourt, Virginia
Death: Died in Lexington, Rockbridge, Virginia, Confederate States of America
Occupation: Presbyterian Minister
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About Andrew Baker Davidson

Andrew Baker Davidson was the son of William Davidson, Sr. and wife Martha Baker. He was born in Botetourt County, Virginia in 1778. He married Susan Dormer of Rockbridge County, Virginia. He died in Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia in August 1861.

Andrew attended Liberty Hall Academy, graduating in 1807 as a Presbyterian minister.He served as pastor of Cook's Creek Church, Mossy Creek Church, Oxford Church and Bethesda Church. In 1814 he was assigned to a church in Lexington and became the principal of Ann Smith Academy, a girl's school. From 1815 to 1857 he was a trustee at Washington College in Lexington.

Andrew and Susan had five sons, all of whom attended Washington College. One son fought with the Union Army and one fought with the Confederate Army.

Children of Rev. Andrew Baker Davidson and wife Susan Dorman:

  • William L. Davidson, physician, died in 1830.
  • James Dorman Davidson, 1810-1882, studied law and wrote poetry.
  • Alexander H. Davidson, settled in Indiana, became a general for the Union army during the Civil War, and died in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 28, 1868.
  • Charles Baker Davidson, Episcopal clergyman, rector of St. John's Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, died October 5, 1874.
  • Henry Gamble Davidson, teacher, physician, surgeon, served in the Confederate army during the US Civil War., died in January, 1884.
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Rev. Andrew Baker Davidson's Timeline

1779
1779
Botetourt, Virginia
1808
1808
Age 29
1810
1810
Age 31
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
1812
1812
Age 33
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
1818
1818
Age 39
1824
1824
Age 45
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
1861
August, 1861
Age 82
Lexington, Rockbridge, Virginia, Confederate States of America
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