Rachel DAVIDSON[1, 2]
Female 1730 - 1796


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  • Birth  1730  , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Immigration  Abt 1740  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • "John and George moved their families as well as the widow and two children of Robert to Rowan County, North Carolina" -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Residence  Abt 1776  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • *[They] "lived in Rowan County, North Carolina. . ." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Residence  Abt 1776  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    settled on Crowder's Creek near King's Mountain 
    Residence  Abt 1785  , Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • After the Revolutionary War, "[they] came with the very first settlers to Buncombe County." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Residence  Abt 1790  , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    settled on Harpeth River 
    Died  1796  , Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Harpeth River, TN -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Rachel (Davidson) Alexander -> History of South Carolina
      Rachel Davidson -> Asheville and Buncombe County

      Connection to parents:
      *She is named as a daughter of John Davidson in History of South Carolina.
      *She is named as the sister of Major William Davidson and Samuel Davidson in Asheville and Buncombe County.
    Person ID  I1608  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  21 Nov 2013 

    Father  John DAVIDSON,   b. 1709, Shankill Parish, Armagh, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1749, , Iredell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary MORRISON 
    Married  1727  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F56  Group Sheet

    Family  John ALEXANDER,   b. 1732, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795, , Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [2, 3
    • *[John Alexander] "married Rachel Davidson, sister to Major William Davidson and Samuel Davidson." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      *
      "Rachel who married John Alexander" -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Children 
    >1. James ALEXANDER,   b. 23 Dec 1756, Buffalo Creek, Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1844, Bee Tree Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas ALEXANDER,   b. 1770,   d. 14 Oct 1854, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Mary ALEXANDER,   b. 4 Jul 1778, , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1869, , Robertson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F53  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S363] Yates Snowden and Henry Gardner Cutler, ed, History of South Carolina, Volume IV (Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1920), ; digital images, Google Books (http://google.com/books : accessed ., accessed; 11 May 2011; 257; this book was co-authored by a historian, but does not include source citations (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S364] F. A. Sondley and Theodore F. Davidson, Asheville and Buncombe County (Asheville, NC: The Citizen Co., 1922), ; digital images, Google Books (http://google.com/books : accessed ., accessed; 11 May 2011; 151; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S518] Mrs. Dorothy Hyde and Mr. William E. Bryson, "General John and Mary (Morrison) Davidson (304)," The Heritage of Old Buncombe County, Ward Doris Cline, and Charles D. Biddix (Asheville, North Carolina: The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, 1981), ., pp. 189-190 (Reliability: 2).




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