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James DAVIDSON[1]

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  • Name James DAVIDSON 
    Gender Male 
    Property 7 Aug 1787  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • *"the first land grant in Buncombe County was issued to William and James Davidson for 600 acres 'on both sided of the Savannah (Swannanoa)." -> Heritage of Old Buncombe

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      "In 1737 the State of North Carolina granted to James and William Davidson a tract of land comprised of 640 acres lying along each side of the Swannanoa River, including areas now known as Biltmore, Biltmore Forest, and Kenilworth. This grant was recorded as the Savannah River Grant." This 640 acres was sold to William Forster II in 1790 for 200 pounds-> "Newton Academy"
    Occupation 16 Apr 1792  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Justice 
    • James Davidson was one of the justices of the first Buncombe County Court, which met on April 16, 1792.
    Residence , Transylvania, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He "settled in Transylvania County, NC." -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Died
    • Y
    Notes 
    • Name:
      James Davidson -> Heritage of Old Buncombe

      Relationship to parents:
      *Named as a child of John and Mary (Morrison) Davidson -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Person ID I4172  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2012 

    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  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Mary MORRISON,   b. , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1727  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S510] Heritage of Old Buncombe County - General John and Mary (Morrison) Davidson (304), pp. 189-190 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S512] Heritage of Old Buncombe County - Major William and Margaret McConnell Davidson (307), pp. 190-191 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S516] Newton Academy (Asheville, North Carolina), 6 February 2010; accessed; 15 December 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S511] Early Settlement of Buncombe County and the Drover's Road, 13 February 2010; accessed; 15 December 2012 (Reliability: 2).