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Col George Davidson
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Birth: 1728
County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Death: Sep. 24, 1814
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

George Davidson was born 1728 in County Armagh, Ireland. He was s/o John Davidson & Jane Morrison.

He married Catherine Penelope Reese d/o William Reese & Penelope Groner abt 1749 in NC. They were parents of the following: Judge John D. Davidson, Jean (Jane), William Lee, George, Gen. Ephriam E., Sarah, Catherine Lee, Thomas, Ruth Penelope, and John Davidson.

George Davidson was a captain commanding the First Regiment of the North Carolina Line Troops from September 01, 1775 to February 5, 1777, and was to become a major and colonel of the North Carolina militia during the Revolutionary War.

He left Pennsylvania with his parents, a sister, and three brothers. Spent ten years in what was Augusta Co., VA. In 1748 they moved to the Catawba Valley, settling on land which George helped survey, on a creek which became known as Davison's Creek, and later Davidson's Creek in the southern part of Iredell Co., NC A Granville grant of 640 acres in Anson Co., NC was made to George (present Iredell County not far from Statesville.)

He died 24 Sep 1814 in Iredell Co., NC.

DAR#588957
Catawba Frontier 1775-1781, Memories of Pensioners, 1950

For further information on the DAVIDSON family: www.fraserfam.com 
 
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 Spouse:
  Catharine Penelope Reese Davidson (1731 - 1814)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Davidson Kerr (1754 - 1831)*
  George Davidson (1757 - 1813)*
  Ephraim E Davidson (1762 - 1842)*
  Sarah Davidson (1765 - 1790)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Centre Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Mooresville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Plot S5
 
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Originally Created by: Julia Baker
Record added: May 01, 2005
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