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David Mattinson (#47905599)
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Dave Davisson
RE: Davisson Family History
Sorry for the delay in replying, I have been looking for my sources on the New Jersey > Virginia > Ohio migration of my family and haven't been able to locate everything.

In a nutshell, one Davis(s)on son went west to virginia in the 1750s, and most of his brothers joined as soon as they could settle affairs after their father's death in the 1760s. Six of eight migrated. Other families associated with include Harrison, scudder, Stout, Anderson.

They arrived in what is now Harrison County, West Virginia, in the "starving year" of 1773, leaving 6-8 years unaccounted for. One Josiah Davidson/Davison/Davisson states, in a failed Revolutionary War pension claim that I can't place my hands on, that they were in Washington county, Pennsylvania in the interim, which would make sense. I was unable to identify which Josiah as a handful of first cousins were named for their grandfather and were roughly contemporaries.

A generation later many of the Davissons moved west again. My branch rafted down the Ohio and up the Little Miami and squatted in warren County from 1806-1809 or so, and then settled in Clark County on bounty lands. Family names associated with this move from Harrison County included Curl, Brown, Barkley, Anderson, Stout, Wilkinson, Bumgardner. Several moved on in 1819 to Indiana. Other places Davissons moved from Harrison were Coshocton County, Ohio; Lawrence and Scioto COunties, Ohio; Greenup County, Kentucky; and St. Louis, Missouri.|

I'll be glad to help tighten some of this narrative up if it helps you and have been intending to do further research in Clarksburg some time.


Dave Davisson

Added by Dave Davisson on Feb 03, 2015 6:34 AM

Nancy E.
RE: William Clemans # 47966172
Works for me. Good luck with your continued efforts. I am glad that I have been an assist.

Added by Nancy E. on May 25, 2014 6:32 AM

Nancy E.
RE: William Clemans # 47966172
I have resided in Clark County most of my life, Some of the past was in Columbus, Ohio, during my first marriage-which went BUST. But am back home in Clark County, now. Why?

Added by Nancy E. on May 24, 2014 4:56 PM

Nancy E.
RE: William Clemans # 47966172
A possible suggestion--insert that information of placement on his page. It might keep some one else from making that same suggestion, and then you won't have to re-type that explanation again. The suggestion was just a thought. Thank you for your continued effort for accuracy.

Added by Nancy E. on May 24, 2014 5:00 AM

Nancy E.
RE: William Clemans # 47966172
Thank you for that information. I had no idea of that history. The suggestion was a shot in the dark. So, oops.

Added by Nancy E. on May 24, 2014 4:56 AM

Tim Wood
I found his death cert. and yes he is buried at the Radnor Cemetery. I made his Find A Grave and transfer it to you and I put his death cert. on it. I found it on , and here is his Find A Grave 128175424. I will check at the library for them.

Added by BuckeyeGal on Apr 18, 2014 7:43 PM

Ida Wood
I believe at one time there was a headstone because in the cemetery book for Radnor they wrote down like the inscriptions next to their name. There was a one other one from the book I was looking for Sarah ?. She was in row 9 between Sarah Graham and Isaac Jones and in the book it said her marker was missing the top half and when I went to look for it, it was completely gone. I found the two she was between. Ida was in row 7 and I think the book was written by walking and reading the markers. Yes, Delaware Co Library is where I got that info. I have to go back in two weeks, if you want I take a picture of the page.

Added by BuckeyeGal on Apr 17, 2014 11:01 PM

Ida Wood
I'm sorry, you are correct wife of T T Wood. I looked what I believe the row and it kinda goes over a hill thing but I looked for 3 rows because they kinda blend in and curve going over the hill but couldn't find it. I don't know why I wrote Cook, again sorry.

Added by BuckeyeGal on Apr 17, 2014 7:25 PM

Dave Davisson
RE: Methodist Cemetery, South Charleston, Ohio
I was working from an inter-library photocopy of the article, so maybe I didn't get a last page. It's been a while, but I seem to recall checking against known graves at Greenlawn, since many graves (e.g. Houstons, Davissons) had members moved when that opened in the 1880s.

I am glad you found more names, and hope you may have the time to add them!

One peculiarity was that several large monuments that are among the handful visible now, were not in the article. Not so much of a mystery if I did not have the complete list!


Dave Davisson

Added by Dave Davisson on Jul 18, 2013 5:11 AM

Dave Davisson
RE: Co. C, 110th Regiment OVI
Thanks a lot! I'd be very interested in learning more about this unit.

Added by Dave Davisson on Feb 03, 2013 12:21 PM

Gloria Kidder
Duplicate cemeteries
I read your note to Amber regarding duplicate names due to merge of duplicate cemeteries.
I just want to share with you that, even though this one has nothing to do with me, this same problem is my pet peeve of Findagrave. The rule is: Whoever placed the memorial first is the owner, and whoever lists last loses their work, and has to delete the duplicate no matter where the memorial was placed, either in the wrong cemetery or whatever.
These duplicate cemeteries are created by people, who renames cemeteries, and is allowed. It has happened to me in about 1/3 of the memorials I have placed, therefore creating a lot of work that has not been credited to me. BUT they don't hesitate to copy my information before notifing me of the duplicate.
The Forum on Findagrave "Cemeetery FIX" has to be used to delete these duplicate cemeteries before you add memorials or they are merged and you lose them if you were not first. It takes findagrave forever to do this, about two months.

You can send to :edit@findagrave" for each individual memorial to be removed, if the contributor refuses to do so after one month.

Always know the true name of your cemetery, always recheck to make sure no one has tried to rename your cemetery.
A wiser contributor, Gloria

Added by Gloria Kidder on Dec 28, 2012 12:44 AM

Amber N
RE: Roberts
Hello again. I deleted the duplicate Roberts. That should solve the problem. Have a good day.

Added by Amber N on Sep 19, 2012 8:49 AM

Amber N
Hello David. I transferred Esther to you then went to do the others and I see that someone duped them and already transferred them to you. What is your intention with the other Roberts records?

Added by Amber N on Sep 10, 2012 10:52 AM

You're welcome. Thank you for the acknowledgement.

Added by Christine on Aug 23, 2012 6:39 AM


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