Capt William Baker Davidson

Capt William Baker Davidson

Birth
Botetourt County, Virginia, USA
Death 25 Dec 1840 (aged 39–40)
Florida, USA
Burial Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
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Memorial ID 3963560 · View Source
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USMA Class of 1815. Cullum No. 152.

He died in action during the Seminole War at Indian Key, Florida.

He was the son of William Davidson Jr. and Jinny Davison Davidson.
He was married to Elizabeth Chapman Hunter, daughter of General John Chapman Hunter.
They were the parents of Brevet Major General John "Black Jack" Davidson, United States Army; Cmdr. Hunter Davidson, CSN; Charles Davidson and Roger Davidson.
Later, Elizabeth Hunter Davidson married a Dr. Pope and lived in Georgia.

His son, Hunter Davidson, was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. During the Civil War Hunter Davidson was the Confederate officer in charge of armament when the CSS Virginia engaged with the USS Monitor in 1862.


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  • Maintained by: SLGMSD
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3963560
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William Baker Davidson (1800–25 Dec 1840), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3963560, citing Saint Augustine National Cemetery, Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .