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Re: Davis/Davisson/Davidson
Posted by: Sue Collins(Davidson) Date: August 20, 2000 at 16:48:16
In Reply to: Davis/Davisson/Davidson by Teresa of 248

I am very much interested in knowing if Joseph David Davisson could have had a younger brother named William Davisson. William would be my great-grandfather. The story goes that he changed his name from Davisson to Davidson coz everybody spelled it wrong anyway. William married a women named Mary Knight & hailed from Virginia. They had several children. One named Ira, which led me to believe there might be a connection since he may have been named for your George Ira Davidson. This may be a far stretch but please let me know if you think there is a link. Thanks, Sue Collins(Davidson)


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