Davidson, Jesse Thornhill

Birth Name Davidson, Jesse Thornhill [1a] [2a] [2b]
Gramps ID I0150
Gender male
Age at Death 74 years, 11 months, 18 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0214] 7 Jun 1814 Campbell County, Virginia, USA Birth of Jesse Thornhill Davidson

[3a] [4a] [3b] [2a]
Census [E1373] 1850 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA 1850 Census, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: M432_933; Page: 173; Image: 342

County: Appomattox

State: Virginia

Enumeration Date: 14 Aug 1850

Dwelling: 274

Family: 274

Age: 36

Sex: Male

Occupation: Carpenter and Farmer

Value of Real Estate: 2400

Attribute Note

In 2005, $2,400.00 from 1850 is worth:
$61,918.10 using the Consumer Price Index
$46,603.58 using the GDP deflator
$457,309.09 using the unskilled wage
$915,298.98 using the nominal GDP per capita
$11,662,022.61 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Six Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1790 to Present," MeasuringWorth, 2008. URL http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

Birthplace: Va

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Residence [E1374] 1850 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 274, Appomattox, VA

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Occupation [E1375] 1850 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Carpenter and farmer

[5a]
Census [E1370] 1860 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA 1860 Census, Spout Spring, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: M653_1332; Page: 490; Image: 493

Event Reference Note

The value of an individual's personal estate between 1860 and 1870 is a very telling figure of the economic effects of the Civil War on families in the south. To illustrate the point I've listed the equivalent value in 2005 dollars for each of these years.

Jesse Thornhill Davidson
Value of Real Estate
In 2005, $4,000.00 from 1860 is worth: In 2005, $3,500.00 from 1870 is worth:
$96,923.08 using the Consumer Price Index $54,035.57 using the Consumer Price Index
$75,670.04 using the GDP deflator $50,844.82 using the GDP deflator
$628,800.00 using the unskilled wage $387,464.79 using the unskilled wage
$1,215,913.30 using the nominal GDP per capita $756,582.53 using the nominal GDP per capita
$11,435,420.62 using the relative share of GDP $5,619,119.58 using the relative share of GDP

Value of Personal Estate
In 2005, $18,000.00 from 1860 is worth: In 2005, $800.00 from 1870 is worth:
$436,153.85 using the Consumer Price Index $12,350.99 using the Consumer Price Index
$340,515.16 using the GDP deflator $11,621.67 using the GDP deflator
$2,829,600.00 using the unskilled wage $88,563.38 using the unskilled wage
$5,471,609.87 using the nominal GDP per capita $172,933.15 using the nominal GDP per capita
$51,459,392.77 using the relative share of GDP $1,284,370.19 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Six Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1790 to Present," MeasuringWorth, 2008. URL http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

County: Appomattox

State: Virginia

Enumeration Date: 21 Aug 1860

Post Office: Spout Spring, Va

Dwelling: 486

Family: 486

Age: 46

Sex: Male

Occupation: Farmer

Value of Real Estate: 4000

Attribute Note

In 2005, $4,000.00 from 1860 is worth:
$96,923.08 using the Consumer Price Index
$75,670.04 using the GDP deflator
$628,800.00 using the unskilled wage
$1,215,913.30 using the nominal GDP per capita
$11,435,420.62 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Six Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1790 to Present," MeasuringWorth, 2008. URL http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

Value of Personal Estate: 18000

Attribute Note

In 2005, $18,000.00 from 1860 is worth:
$436,153.85 using the Consumer Price Index
$340,515.16 using the GDP deflator
$2,829,600.00 using the unskilled wage
$5,471,609.87 using the nominal GDP per capita
$51,459,392.77 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Six Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1790 to Present," MeasuringWorth, 2008. URL http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

Birthplace: Virginia

[6a]
Residence [E1371] 1860 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 486, Appomattox, VA

[6a]
Occupation [E1372] 1860 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Farmer

[6a]
Residence [E1367] 1870 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Living in dwelling 372, Stonewall, Appomattox, VA

[7a]
Occupation [E1369] 1870 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Farmer

[7a]
Census [E1366] 1870 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA 1870 Census, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: M593_1633; Page: 103; Image: 846

Township: Stonewall

County: Appomattox

State: Virginia

Page: 49

Post Office: Appomattox Co. H

Enumeration Date: 18 Aug 1870

Dwelling: 372

Family: 372

Age: 56

Sex: Male

Race: White

Occupation: Farmer

Value of Real Estate: 3500

Attribute Note

In 2005, $3,500.00 from 1870 is worth:
$54,035.57 using the Consumer Price Index
$50,844.82 using the GDP deflator
$387,464.79 using the unskilled wage
$756,582.53 using the nominal GDP per capita
$5,619,119.58 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Six Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1790 to Present," MeasuringWorth, 2008. URL http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

Value of Personal Estate: 800

Attribute Note

In 2005, $800.00 from 1870 is worth:
$12,350.99 using the Consumer Price Index
$11,621.67 using the GDP deflator
$88,563.38 using the unskilled wage
$172,933.15 using the nominal GDP per capita
$1,284,370.19 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Six Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1790 to Present," MeasuringWorth, 2008. URL http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

Birthplace: Va.

[7a]
Census [E0288] 10 Jun 1880 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA 1880 Census, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: T9_1354; Family History Film: 1255354; Page: 421.4000; Enumeration District: 11

Page: 20

Supervisor's District: 2

Enumeration District: 11

Township: Stonewall

Enumeration Date: from 9 Jun 1880 to 10 Jun 1880

County: Appomattox

State: Virginia

Age: 66

[8a]
Residence [E0906] 1880 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Living in Dwelling 169 Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA

 
Death [E0215] 25 May 1889 Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Death of Jesse Thornhill Davidson

[3a] [4a] [3b] [2a]
Burial [E1669] after 25 May 1889 Oak Grove, Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia, USA Burial of Jesse Thornhill Davidson

[9a]

Parents

Father Davidson, Samuel [I0156]
Mother Thornhill, Elizabeth [I0230]
Siblings
  1. Davidson, William Steven [I0236]
  2. Davidson, Elizabeth S [I0237]
  3. Davidson, John Albert [I0241]
  4. Davidson, Paulina Ann [I0242]
  5. Davidson, Thomas Stevens [I0243]
  6. Davidson, Samuel S [I0244]

Families

Married Wife Osborne, Martha M [I0151]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E0616] 5 Nov 1839   Marriage of Jesse Thornhill Davidson and Martha M. Osborne

[3c] [3d] [4a] [2a] [2b]
  Children
  1. Davidson, Catherine Elizabeth [I0231]
  2. Davidson, John W [I0232]
  3. Davidson, Judson Carey [I0208]
  4. Davidson, Thomas Osborne [I0097]
  5. Davidson, Emily Marie [I0204]
  6. Davidson, Samuel [I0400]
Married Wife Robertson, Elizabeth Bruce [I0416]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E1670] between 5 Mar 1862 and 10 Jun 1867   Marriage of Jesse Thornhill Davidson and Elizabeth Bruce Robertson

[3e] [2a] [2b]
  Children
  1. Davidson, Jesse Thornhill Jr. [I0417]
  2. Davidson, Ewing [I0394]
  3. Davidson, Lina LeVert [I0395]
  4. Davidson, [Living] [I0411]

Gallery

  1. Jesse Thornhill
  2. Martha M
  1. Jesse Thornhill
  2. Elizabeth Bruce
  1. 1850 Census, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: M432_933; Page: 173; Image: 342

Source References

  1. Davidson Picture Albums [S0102]
    1. Page: Album 1 Page 13
  2. The History of Appomattox, Virginia [S0110]
    1. Date: 1948
      Page: 145
      Source text:

      DAVIDSON, JESSE T., 1814-1889, Married Martha Osborne
      Father: Samuel Davidson Mother: Elizabeth Thornhill
      Children: Catherine E., 1841-1894, Married Capt. Watt Carson
      John W., 1843-1916, Married Miss Collins
      Rev. Judson Cary, 1846-1914, Married Miss Diuguid
      Thomas O., 1849-1929, Married Emma M. Stratton
      Emma M., 1852-1917
      Samuel, 1857-1920, Married Elizabeth Howerton
      Second wife of J. T.: Mrs. Bruce
      Robertson Martin
      Children: Ewing, Married Miss Koiner
      Jesse, Married Miss Jeter
      Lizzie, Married Maurice Barnett

    2. Date: 1948
      Page: 145-146
      Source text:

      DAVIDSON, SAMUEL, 1777-1848, Married Elizabeth Thornhill, 1789
      Children: Jesse T., 1815-1889, Married Martha Osborne
      Second wife: Mrs. Bruce Robertson
      Martin
      DAVIDSON, SAMUEL, (continued)
      William S., 1816-1897, Married Mattie A. Landrum
      Second wife: Credilla Snap
      Elizabeth S., 1818-, Married George Wheeler
      John Albert, 1820-1834
      Paulina A., 1825-, Married George A. Diuguid
      Samuel S., 1830-1898

  3. Thornhill Genealogy [S0044]
    1. Date: 1941
      Page: A-14
    2. Date: 1941
      Page: A-12
    3. Date: 1941
      Page: A-12
      Confidence: Low
    4. Date: 1941
      Page: A-14
      Confidence: Low
    5. Date: 1941
      Page: A-12
  4. Ancestry Family Trees [S3703188182]
    1. Date: 15 Feb 2009
      Confidence: Very Low
  5. 1850 US Federal Census [S0018]
    1. Date: 14 Aug 1850
      Page: Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: M432_933; Page: 173; Image: 342
  6. 1860 US Federal Census [S0042]
    1. Date: 21 Aug 1860
      Page: Spout Spring, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: M653_1332; Page: 490; Image: 493
  7. 1870 US Federal Census [S0041]
    1. Date: 18 Aug 1870
      Page: Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia; Roll: M593_1633; Page: 103; Image: 846
  8. 1880 US Federal Census [S1001]
    1. Page: FHL Film 1255354; National Archives Film T9-1354; Page 421D
      Source text:

      Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Census Place: Stonewall, Appomattox, Virginia
      Source: FHL Film 1255354; National Archives Film T9-1354; Page 421D
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      Thos. DAVIDSON
      Self Male S W 30 VA
      Occ: Farming Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Jesse DAVIDSON
      Father Male M W 66 VA
      Occ: Farming Fa: VA Mo: VA
      A. B. DAVIDSON
      Mother Female M W 44 VA
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Emma DAVIDSON
      Sister Female S W 28 VA
      Occ: At Home Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Sam DAVIDSON
      Brother Male S W 22 VA
      Occ: Laborer Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Jessee DAVIDSON
      Son Male S W 13 VA
      Occ: At School Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Ewen DAVIDSON
      Son Male S W 10 VA
      Occ: At School Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Bettie DAVIDSON
      Dau Female S W 8 VA
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Lina D. DAVIDSON
      Dau Female S W 2 VA
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Martha WATTS
      Other Female S B 20 ---
      Occ: Domestic Servant Fa: --- Mo: ---

  9. Oak Grove Cemetery Survey [S0048]
    1. Date: 25 Dec 2008
      Confidence: High

Pedigree

  1. Davidson, Samuel
    1. Thornhill, Elizabeth
      1. Davidson, Jesse Thornhill
        1. Osborne, Martha M
          1. Davidson, Catherine Elizabeth
          2. Davidson, John W
          3. Davidson, Judson Carey
          4. Davidson, Thomas Osborne
          5. Davidson, Emily Marie
          6. Davidson, Samuel
        2. Robertson, Elizabeth Bruce
          1. Davidson, Jesse Thornhill Jr.
          2. Davidson, Ewing
          3. Davidson, [Living]
          4. Davidson, Lina LeVert
      2. Davidson, William Steven
      3. Davidson, Elizabeth S
      4. Davidson, John Albert
      5. Davidson, Paulina Ann
      6. Davidson, Thomas Stevens
      7. Davidson, Samuel S

Ancestors