William Davison was born on an unknown date and died 1723 of unspecified causes.

Davison immigrated to East Jersey from Leith, Scotland, late in 1685. His passage was paid by Dr. John Gordon, who never came to America. He was a carpenter who purchased land and became a yeoman.


Offspring of William Davison and Margaret Oliphant (c1667-c1699)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Davison
John Davison 9999 near Freehold, New Jersey (near Freehold+ NJ) Isabel

George Davison (1704-aft1764)
Robert Davison (-aft1775)
Andrew Davison (-bef1766)
Margaret Davison

Footnotes (including sources)

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  • None of this information has been verified, there was more than 1 William Davison coming from Scotland and it has NOT been proven the William marrying Margaret Oliphant was sponsored by Mr. Gordon. Please stick to your own line of Davison without trying to re-write history for mine
  • Davison, Arthur Henry. History and Genealogy of Davison, Davisson, Dividson Families. Cedar Rapids, IA: The Torch Press, 1935)