John Howard Davidson

SOURCE: W. Stuart Harris "Heritage of Perry County"

p 63 - "John Howard Davidson, who was born in Mecklenburg Co. NC, on October 20, 1792, and his wife, Martha Caldwell, who was born on July 28, 1795, moved to the [Uniontown] area in 1828 and built one of the finest houses in the county, six miles east of Uniontown.

p 86 fn 93 "Colonel Davidson was born in Mecklenburg County NC on October 20, 1792, emigrated to this area [Uniontown] of Alabama in 1835, and died on May 7, 1862. He is buried in the Uniontown Cemetery."

pp 86-7 - "The Presbyterian Church of Uniontown was organized on December 10, 1848, in the home of Col. John Howard Davidson... Col. Davidson and Maj. William Lee Davidson were appointed as the presiding elders.... chose to name the church Hopewell Presbyterian Church."
[end Harris quotes]
see also Phillip Henry Pitts for Margaret M. Davidson, daughter.

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