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Colonel Samuel Winslow DAVIDSON[1, 2]

Male 1781 - 1858  (77 years)


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  • Name Samuel Winslow DAVIDSON 
    Prefix Colonel 
    Born 2 Apr 1781  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 2 Apr 1781; Burke County (now McDowell) -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Gender Male 
    Military Abt 1812  War Of 1812 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Will 9 May 1858  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • "Will of Samuel W. Davidson of Buncombe County, North Carolina (Will Book A, Page 199)

      Request to be buried beside his first wife. Place not legible.
      Wife: "present wife" Elizabeth
      Children: son Samuel; son William F.
      "amongst my heirs except John Bargin who has treated me badly & now owes me $600 which he refuse to pay"
      Slaves: girl Rebeca; old negros: Lydia; Leah; Rosannah; Nan "should chose their own masters to live with"
      Executors: son Wm. F. Davidson and Alburtis Bargin?
      Witnesses: L. C. Clayton; Bedford Sherrill
      Signed: Samuel W. Davidson (seal)
      Dated: 9 May 1858
      Probated: no date given"
    Died 14 Oct 1858  Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Aft 14 Oct 1858  Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Piney Grove Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Samuel Winslow Davidson -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
      Colonel Samuel Winslow Davidson -> Heritage of Old Buncombe

      Relationship to parents:Named as a child of Major William Davidson and Margaret McConnell -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Person ID I4198  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2014 

    Father Major William DAVIDSON,   b. 10 Oct 1736, , Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bee Tree, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret MCCONNELL 
    Family ID F1048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha MCREE,   b. 11 Sep 1781, , Mecklenburg, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 May 1858  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Children 
     1. Albert Cruser DAVIDSON,   b. 1815,   d. 1850  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth VANCE 
    Married Bef 9 May 1858  [2, 3
    • "After the death of his wife Martha, Samuel married Elizabeth (Vance) Davidson, widow of his brother William Mitchell Davidson." -> Heritage of Old Buncombe

      *His will, dated 9 May 1858, names his "present wife, Elizabeth." -> "Samuel Winslow and Martha McRee Davidson"
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S513] Heritage of Old Buncombe County - Col. Samuel Winslow Davidson (306), p. 190 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S517] Samuel Winslow and Martha McRee Davidson, 15 April 2010; accessed; 16 December 2012 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S548] Marriage and Death Notices - Asheville N. C. Newspapers 1840-1870, 74 (Reliability: 3).