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 John Josiah Davisson

John Josiah Davisson

Birth
Lawrence County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 May 1889 (aged 58)
Jackson County, Ohio, USA
Burial Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100155175 · View Source
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Son of Abed Davisson & Lucretia Ashley.

John James Davisson, carpenter and builder, was born in Lawrence County OH 15 Dec 1830, a son of Abed and Lucretia (Ashley) Davisson. He was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools, and when sixteen years of age began learning the carpenter's trade, at which he served two years. After working one year as a journeyman in Lawrence County, and the same length of time in Vinton County, he removed to Jackson County, where be has since worked at his trade.
He was married 29 Dec 1853 to Mary Shore, a native of Pittsburgh PA. They have had nine children, seven of whom are living: James Lowry, born 12 Oct 1854; Richard M., 06 Jun 1858; John H., 29 Aug 1859; Mary Adelaide, 05 Jun 1862; Flora Annette, 12 Feb 1864; Alfred Norton, 27 Aug 1867; William S., born 22 Apr 1871 and died 11 Oct 1872; Charles E., born 09 Nov 1873; and Edna May, born 15 Feb 1876, and died 09 Apr 1877. Mr. Davisson is a member of Portland Lodge, No. 366, A. F. & A. M.

Source: History of Lower Scioto Valley, Ohio

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  • Created by: Greenlawn Cemetery Genealogy Project
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100155175
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Josiah Davisson (15 Dec 1830–2 May 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100155175, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Greenlawn Cemetery Genealogy Project (contributor 47857292) .