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Rachel DAVIDSON[1, 2]

Female 1730 - 1796  (66 years)


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  • Name Rachel DAVIDSON 
    Born 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 County, 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  (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

    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  (Age 63 years) 
    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, Sr.,   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  (Age 87 years)
     2. Thomas ALEXANDER,   b. 1770,   d. 14 Oct 1854, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +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  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S358] History of South Carolina, vol. 4, accessed; 11 May 2011; 257; this book was co-authored by a historian, but does not include source citations (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S359] Asheville and Buncombe County, 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. [S510] Heritage of Old Buncombe County - General John and Mary (Morrison) Davidson (304), pp. 189-190 (Reliability: 2).