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Ezekiel Davison
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1809
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1865
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA

Ezekiel Davison was one of the pioneers of Union Township entering two 40 acre parcels in Section 20 on May 5, 1837. He was one of the voters in the 1852 Presidential election, the first held in the newly created Union Township.

Hendricks County marriage records show an Ezekiel Davison marrying an Ann Woodruff on May 20, 1864. This would have been after the death of his first wife in 1848 and before his death in 1865.

The below information was provided by a direct descendant, J. M. Blydenburgh (

Ezekiel Davison h/o Maria Lewis
b. 17 Aug 1809 Monmouth County, New Jersey.
d. 12 July 1863 Lizton (New Elizabeth), Hendricks County, Indiana.

Ezekiel was the son of Aaron Davison and Euphemia Holman.

As a child, Ezekiel traveled with his mother and some of his siblings, in a covered wagon, from New Jersey to Indiana. Aaron Davison, along with his brother, had arrived in Indiana (Rush County) prior to the families arrival. Sadly, when Euphemia and her children arrived, they found out that Aaron had died shortly before they got to Indiana to join him in Sept. 1823.

Ezekiel Davison married Maria Lewis on 13 Oct 1831 in Rushville, Rush County, Indiana.

Ezekiel Davison and Maria Lewis had 7 children:
Nancy b. 1833 d. 1910 m.1. Wm. Leak m.2. Wm. Webb
John b. 1835 m. Isabelle Guffin
Euphemia b. 1836 d.1894 m. George W. Wheat (both buried in the Vieley Cemetery)
Mary b. 1840
Margaret b. 1842 d. 1899 m. David Winter
Amelia Ann b. 1844
Aaron b. 1848

Ezekiel m.2 Ann Woodruff

Ezekiel Davison had 7 siblings:
(All born Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Rachel b. 1804
James b. 1806 d. 1827
William b. 1811 d. 1822
Peter b. 1813 d. 1839
Euphemia b. 1815 d. 1887 m. Reuben Sailors
Daniel b. 1817 d. 1822
Margaret b. 1821 d. 1883 m. Elijah Hackleman

Family links: 
  Maria Lewis Davison (1809 - 1848)
  Nancy Davison Leak Webb (1833 - 1910)*
  Euphemia Davison Wheat (1836 - 1894)*
  Margaret Jane Davison Winter Leak (1842 - 1899)*
  Amelia Ann Davison Henry (1844 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Ezekiel Davison
d. July 11, 1865
aged 56 yrs., 1 mo., 6 days
Vieley Cemetery
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: J.M. Blydenburgh
Originally Created by: In Loving Memory Of My B...
Record added: Mar 02, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8459786
Ezekiel Davison
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GGGG-Grandfather. Not forgotten.
- J.M. Blydenburgh
 Added: Oct. 31, 2010

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