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287. Hardin Aurelis DAVISON was born in 1811. He died on 8 February 1860 at the age of 49 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.

Hardin married Jane Dupay.

1850 Census. Hancock Co KY. Hh 66
Hardin A. Davison, age 39, physician, b. KY
Jane A., age 28, b. KY
William H. 10, James A. 7, and Henry H. 4.

He is said to have been an erratic and dangerous man who participated in the assiassination of William Lowe in Hawesville over a political quarrel. He tried to kil certain prisoners in the Hawesville Jail. Then he died blowing himself up in an attempt to blow up some of his enemies in the basement of a store.
He was deceased before the 1860 census.

1860 Census. Hancock Co KY. Hh 913
Jane S. Davison, age 38.
W. H. Davison, age 20, teacher.[male]
J. A. Davison, age 17 [male]
H. H. Davison, age 14 [male]
N. D. Davison, age 9 [male]
L. D. Davison, age 3 [male]

Hardin Aurelis DAVISON and Jane Stark DUPREY were married about 1838. Jane Stark DUPREY was born on 2 April 1822 in Kentucky. She died on 19 October 1912 at the age of 90 in Cedar County, Missouri.

Buried El Dorado Springs Cemetery, Cedar Co, MO.

Hardin Aurelis DAVISON and Jane Stark DUPREY had the following children:



William Hardin DAVISON was born on 18 November 1839 in Kentucky. He died on 7 March 1865 at the age of 25.

Hawesville Cemetery, Hancock Co, KY
Confederate Captain William Davison is buried here. He died March 7, 1865, from a gunshot wound suffered in a firefight with Union Home Guard, February 24, 1865, near Patesville during the Civil War. Davison led a band of rebel guerrillas that raided countries from Brandenburg to Owensboro in 1864. The rebels burned the Daviess Country Courthouse, January 4, 1865.
Presented by Hancock County Fiscal Court



James Abbett DAVISON was born on 2 October 1842 in Hancock County, Kentucky. He died on 14 October 1861 at the age of 19.

Buried Hawesville Cemetery, Hancock Co, KY. Shares headstone with brother William.



Henry Hugh DAVISON was born on 30 March 1846 in Hancock County, Kentucky. He died on 23 January 1920 at the age of 73 in El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Missouri.

Shares cemetery marker with his mother - El Dorado Springs Cemetery, Cedar Co, MO.



Nathaniel D. DAVISON was born in 1851 in Kentucky.



Lemuel Duprey DAVISON was born on 29 October 1856 in Hancock County, Kentucky. He died on 3 September 1893 at the age of 36 in St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri.

The Guthrie Daily Leader; Guthrie, Oklahoma;
September 12, 1893.
St. Joseph, Missouri
Mr. L. D. Davidson of St. Joseph Drowned
St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. 11 – The body of Mr. L. D. Davidson, proprietor of the drug store in the Tootie Theater building, who was drowned Saturday night in Lake Contrary, was recovered yesterday afternoon after a search of nearly twenty hours.