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William Davidson, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Botetourt, Virginia
Death: Died in Botetourt, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Davidson, Sr. and Martha Davidson
Husband of Jenny Davidson
Father of Capt. William Baker Davidson, USA
Brother of Rev. Andrew Baker Davidson; Baker Davidson; Thomas Davidson; Joseph Davidson and Sarah Davidson

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About William Davidson, Jr.

William Davidson, Jr. was the son of William Davidson, Sr., and his wife Martha Baker. He was born c.1777 in Botetourt County, Virginia. He married Jenny ?. He may have served as a constable in Botetourt County.

When the War of 1812 began, he enlisted in the army, rising to the rank of captain. His unit, Major Woodford's Squadron, served in the defense of Norfolk. After the war, William remained in Norfolk, becoming a prosperous merchant, and raising a family there.

William returned home when his mother died in early 1829, to settle the estate. He died there in late 1829.

Child of William Davidson, Jr, and wife Jenny:

  • William Baker Davidson, 1794-1840, graduated from US Military Academy in 1815, married Elizabeth Chapman Hunter, died on Indian Key, Florida, during Seminole Wars.
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William Davidson, Jr.'s Timeline

1777
1777
Botetourt, Virginia
1799
1799
Age 22
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
1800
1800
Age 23
Virginia, United States
1829
December 14, 1829
Age 52
Botetourt, Virginia, United States