Davidson, Jesse Osborne

Birth Name Davidson, Jesse Osborne [1a] [2a] [3a]
Gramps ID I0086
Gender male
Age at Death 95 years, 8 months, 2 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0083] 20 Sep 1882 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Birth of Jesse Osborn Davidson

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Residence [E1198] 1900 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 245 in Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia

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Census [E1197] 1900 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA 1900 Census, Stonewall, Appomattox, VA; p. 15A; ED 20

State: Virginia

County: Appomattox

Township: Stonewall District

Enumeration District: 20

Sheet: 15A

Dwelling: 245

Family: 261

Relationship: Son

Age: 17

Race: White

Birthplace: Virginia

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: At School

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Occupation [E3407] from 1909 to 1948 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Member of Appomattox County School Board

Media Note

Picture of Appomattox County School Board Taken in 1909.

There are three Magisterial Districts in the County, and at the time this picture was taken, there were three school trustees to one district, later the law was changed to one trustee to a district. No. 1 J. Kirk Hannah, Superintendent of Schools from 1897 to 1913. School Trustees as follows: No. 2, Henry Pittman; No. 3, J. F. Dickerson; No. 4, J. C. Jones; No. 5, J. Osborne Davidson; No. 6, Charles E. Lewis; No. 7, John P. Alvis; No. 8, James R. Hamilton; No. 9, S. J. Lee; No. 10, Joel Watkins. J. Osborne Davidson is the oldest trustee in point of service the county has ever had; appointed to the board in 1909, he still holds the office. Of the ten shown in this picture, five have passed away: Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 9.

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Residence [E1204] 1910 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 386, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA

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Occupation [E1203] 1910 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Workhand on farm

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Census [E1202] 1910 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA 1910 Census, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: T624_1620; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 24; Image: 402

State: Virginia

County: Appomattox

Township: Stonewall District

Enumeration District: 24

Sheet: 22B

Dwelling: 386

Family: 386

Relationship: Son

Gender: Male

Race: White

Age: 28

Marital Status: Single

Birthplace: Virginia

Father's Birthplace: Virginia

Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Occupation: Workhand

Industry: on Farm

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Residence [E1205] 1930 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 110 in Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA

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Occupation [E1206] 1930 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Farmer on a General Farm

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Census [E0683] 1930 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA 1930 Census, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: 2435; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 128.0.

State: Virginia

County: Appomattox

Township: Stonewall district

Enumeration District: 6-7

Sheet: 6A

Dwelling: 110

Family: 115

Relationship: Head

Sex: male

Race: White

Age: 47

Marrital Status: Widowed

Birthplace: Virginia

Father's Birthplace: Virginia

Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Occupation: Farmer

Industry: General Farm

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Occupation [E1241] 1938 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Master Farmer featured in Progressive Farmer Magazine

 
Residence [E1255] 27 Apr 1942 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Living in Appomattox County Virginia

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Death [E0084] 22 May 1978 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Death of Jesse Osborn Davidson

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Burial [E3065] after 22 May 1978 Hebron Baptist Church, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Burial of Jesse Osborne Davidson

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Parents

Father Davidson, Thomas Osborne [I0097]
Mother Stratton, Emma Martha [I0098]
Siblings
  1. Davidson, Annie Gilette [I0201]
  2. Davidson, Judson Crawford [I0202]
  3. Davidson, Kate [I0203]

Families

Married Wife Thornhill, Annie Mosley [I0087]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E0586] 13 Dec 1913 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Marriage of Jesse Osborne Davidson and Annie Mosley Thornhill

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  Children
  1. Davidson, Eleanor Stratton [I0197]
  2. Davidson, Katherine Watkins [I0198]
  3. Davidson, Ann Elizabeth [I0008]
  4. Davidson, Mary Virginia [I0089]
  5. Davidson, Annie Thornhill [I0196]
  6. Davidson, Thomas Osborne II [I0200]
  7. Davidson, Lily Bibb [I0090]

Gallery

  1. Member of Appomattox County School Board
  2. Jesse Osborne
  1. Annie Thornhill
  2. Jesse Osborne
  3. Mary Virginia
  4. Big Tom
  5. Elizabeth
  6. Lily Bibb
  7. Kate Mama
  1. Jesse Osborne
  2. Annie Mosley
  1. Annie Mosley
  2. Kate Mama
  3. Jesse Osborne

Attributes

Attribute/ Type Value Notes Sources
Race White

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Eyes Hazel

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Complexion Ruddy

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Source References

  1. The History of Appomattox, Virginia [S0110]
    1. Date: 1948
      Page: 145
      Source text:

      DAVIDSON, J. OSBORNE, 1882, Married Annie Thornhill, died 1925
      Father: Thomas Osborne Davidson Mother: Emma Stratton
      Children: Eleanor, 1914, Married Curtis T. Roach of Surry
      Katherine, 1916, Married Charles N. Judy of West Va.
      Elizabeth, 1917, Married John L. Harrison
      Mary Virginia, 1918, Married Stuart H. Barrell
      Twins (Thomas O., 1921
      (Annie T., 1921
      Lily Bibb, 1925, Married Leighton Haley of Norfolk

    2. Date: 1948
      Page: 40
      Media Note:

      Picture of Appomattox County School Board Taken in 1909.

      There are three Magisterial Districts in the County, and at the time this picture was taken, there were three school trustees to one district, later the law was changed to one trustee to a district. No. 1 J. Kirk Hannah, Superintendent of Schools from 1897 to 1913. School Trustees as follows: No. 2, Henry Pittman; No. 3, J. F. Dickerson; No. 4, J. C. Jones; No. 5, J. Osborne Davidson; No. 6, Charles E. Lewis; No. 7, John P. Alvis; No. 8, James R. Hamilton; No. 9, S. J. Lee; No. 10, Joel Watkins. J. Osborne Davidson is the oldest trustee in point of service the county has ever had; appointed to the board in 1909, he still holds the office. Of the ten shown in this picture, five have passed away: Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 9.

  2. Davidson, Jesse O; Transcript of a record of birth [S0112]
    1. Date: 5 May 1955
      Page: 209 Line No. 129
  3. Davidson, Lily Bibb, Obituary [S0132]
    1. Date: 7 Nov 2010
  4. Social Security Death Index [S0031]
    1. Page: 231-48-7823
  5. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [S0013]
    1. Page: Roll: WW2_2369900; Local board: Appomattox , Virginia.
    2. Date: 27 Apr 1942
      Page: Roll: WW2_2369900; Local board: Appomattox , Virginia.
  6. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [S0014]
    1. Page: Appomattox County, Virginia; Roll: 1984208; Draft Board: 0.
  7. Ancestry Family Trees [S3703188182]
    1. Confidence: Very Low
  8. Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery Survey [S0037]
    1. Date: 27 Dec 2008
    2. Date: 5 Oct 2008
  9. 1900 US Federal Census [S0036]
    1. Date: 1900
      Page: Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Page: 15A
  10. 1910 US Federal Census [S0008]
    1. Date: 1910
      Page: Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: T624_1620; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 24; Image: 402
  11. 1930 US Federal Census [S0034]
    1. Date: 1930
      Page: Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: 2435; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 128.0.
  12. Thornhill Genealogy [S0044]
    1. Date: 1940
      Page: A-15

Pedigree

  1. Davidson, Thomas Osborne
    1. Stratton, Emma Martha
      1. Davidson, Jesse Osborne
        1. Thornhill, Annie Mosley
          1. Davidson, Eleanor Stratton
          2. Davidson, Katherine Watkins
          3. Davidson, Ann Elizabeth
          4. Davidson, Mary Virginia
          5. Davidson, Thomas Osborne II
          6. Davidson, Annie Thornhill
          7. Davidson, Lily Bibb
      2. Davidson, Annie Gilette
      3. Davidson, Judson Crawford
      4. Davidson, Kate

Ancestors