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Generation No.1
 
1.      John (1) Davison.    He married  Elizabeth Wilson.
 
Child of John Davison and Elizabeth Wilson is:
 
2.      Isaac (2) Davison, b. May 1, 1782, Huntington Co., Pa
                                            d. May 8, 1849, Butler Co., Pa.

Generation No. 2
 
2.      Isaac H. (2) Davison (John 1)
                was born May 1, 1782 in Huntington Co., Pa.
                and died May 8, 1849 in Butler Co., Pa.
                     He married, Jane Kennedy, Abt. 1802

Notes for Isaac H. Davison
 
Isaac H. Davison / Sometime before 1835, and probably between 1832 and 1835, John Breckinridge, Isaac Davison and James Glenn were elected and ordained as elders, and enrolled as members of session.  John Brechinridge was dismissed to the church of Centerville (Slippery Rock was known as Centerville), about the year 1838.  Isaac Davison continued in the session until his death, which took place May 8, 1849.  John Glenn became alienated (cause to be no longer friendly) from the church on account of the position the General Assembly (O.S.) had taken in 1845, on slavery.  He ceased to act as an elder and withdrew from the Presbyterian Church and united with the "Free Presbyterian Church" near Harrisville, to which the Rev. J.C. Bigham then ministered.  His name was dropped from the roll of the session and he declared no longer in connection with the Presbyterian Church, by session April 3, 1850.
    *    at this time the decisions of the church membership and who would minister to the congregation were left to the ecclesiastical court    *
      We now come to the time of Mr. Walker's settlement in 1839, when the recorded minutes of the session begin.  The ecclesiastical court of the church, at that time, consisted of the following 6 members:  Benjamin Jack, John McNees, Robert Stevenson, Jacob Emery, Isaac Davison and James Glenn.  The following persons were received on certificate; etc --- ***
      From the Butler Repository newspaper dated April 24, 1829, a "List of letters" remaining at the post office at Butler as of April 1, 1829 shows that Isaac Davison had a letter waiting for him.  In those days the recipient of a letter would go to the post office, pick up the letter and pay the postage due.

Isaac H. Davison
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Notes  *****  History of the Butler Presbetery  *****
Listed as Elders at the Plain Grove Presbyterian Church
 
***  An inventory of the possessions of Isaac H. Davison that were recorded upon his death in Butler County in 1849, as filed in the Butler County Courthouse, Butler, Pa.  Isaac Davison was the father of Robert Davison and the Grandfather of Isaac Armstrong Davison.  An inventory of all and singular the goods, chattles, rights, and credits which were of Isaac Davison (deceased), late of Slippery Rock Twp, Butler Co., taken and appraised this 19th day of June 1849.
 
1 Gun  ............................................................................    4.00
1 Bureau  ......................................................................    5.00
1 lot of dresser ware  .................................................      .50
1 Bed and bedding  ...................................................    8.00
1 Pair of blankets  ......................................................    2.50
15 yards of carpeting  ...............................................    1.87
1 Man's Saddle  ..........................................................    3.50
1 Chest, old  ................................................................      .50
2 Bedstands and bedding  ......................................     .50
1 Breakfast Table  ......................................................     .75
1 Candle Stand  ..........................................................     .75
2 Candle Sticks and snuffers  ................................     .25
1 Eight Day Clock  ..................................................... 10.00
1 Looking Glass  ........................................................     .25
1 Lot of Barrels  ..........................................................     .25
1 Pair of (?) and irons  ..............................................     .75
1 old ax  ........................................................................    .25
3 hogs  .........................................................................   6.00
1 Wagon Bed  ............................................................   5.00
2 Ploughs and sleigh  .............................................   1.50
1 Sorel Horse  ...........................................................  50.00
1 lot of planes  ..........................................................       .50
1 Sheet and tablecloth  ..........................................     1.50
3 pairs of Pillowslips  .............................................  37 1/2
1 Red Steer  ...............................................................  10.00
1 Riding Bridle  .........................................................      .25
Cash  ...........................................................................    5.09
10 Sheep  ...................................................................    5.00
1 Buggy waggon and harness  ...........................   20.00
Notes on due bills  ................................................   159.25
 
We, the undersigned, do certify that we have appraised the above property to the best of our judgement and belief this day and year above written.  In witness where of we have hereunto set our hands and seals.
 
      Alex Buchannan (signed)
      David Armstrong (signed)
 
Corn  .......................................................................   5.00
Rye  .........................................................................   1.95
Wheat  ....................................................................  11.00
Oats  .......................................................................    5.00
 
Other Wheat  ........................................................    6.00
            Oats  ...........................................................    3.00
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                                   $ 226.39
 
                                   $ 119.18
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                                   $ 346.18
 
Butler County
Personally appeared before me the (?), a justice of the peace in and for said counth, Alexander Buchannan and David Armstrong, who after being sworn, as the law directs, did depose and say that they would value and appraise the property of Isaac Davison, deceased, as exibitted to them by his Administrator, to the best of their judgement and belief - Sworn and subscribed before me this nineteenth day of June, 1849.
Thoams MIfflin (signed)

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Children of Isaac Davison and Jane Kennedy are:
 
3.      i.      John (3) Davison, b. May 14, 1803, Mercer Co., Pa.
                      d. April 26, 1875, Sunville, Venango Co., Pa.
         ii.     Fannie Davison, b. June 12, 1805
                      m. (1) William Barnes (2) John Burris
4.      iii.    Robert Davison, b. june 15,1807; d. Dec. 12, 1886
                          Sunville, Venango Co., Pa.
         iv.    James Davison, b. April 26, 1810, Mercer Co., Pa.
                       d. Sunville, Venango Co., Pa.,
                 m. Margaret Jane Bingham, Jan. 1, 1835, Centerville, Pa.
         v.    William Wilson Davison, b. May 11, 1812, Mercer Co., Pa.
                    d. May 18, 1862, Sunville, Venango Co., Pa.
                    m. Methiah VanDyke
          vi.   Stewart Davison, b. April 27, 1814, Mercer Co., Pa.
                    d. Nov. 26, 1894, Browsdale, Butler Co., Pa.
                    m. (1) Susan Warmcastle (2) Willimmiah Stevenson
5.       vii.  Jane Davison, b. Oct. 16, 1818; d. 1898
          viii.  Alexander Davison, b. March 22, 1821, Butler Co., Pa.
                    d. Irvington, Kossuth Co., Iowa
                    m. Minerva Bingham, Abt. 1847
          ix.    Sarah Ann Davison, b. July 9, 1825, Mercer Co., Pa.
                    d. March 14, 1904, Kossuth, Iowa
                    m. James Green, June 3, 1847,
                        Plain Grove Presbyterian Church

Generation No. 3
 
3.      John (3) Davison (Isaac H. 2, John 1) was born May 14, 1803 in
         Mercer Co. Pa. and died April 26, 1875 in Sunville, Venengo Co., Pa.
         Married twice: (1) Eliza Weekly  (2) Elizabeth Foster

Children of John Davison and Eliza Weekly
 
         i.    Isabella (4) Davison, b. Bef. 1835; m. Lafayette Straight
         ii.   Isaac W. Davison, b. Bef. 1836
6.      iii.  James Franklin Davison, b. June 16, 1836, Plum Twp.
                   Venango Co., Pa. d. 1876, Sunville, Venango Co., Pa.
                   Married: Lucinda Mathers, Jan 18, 1860
         iv.  Elizabeth Jane Davison, b. Aft. 1836; m. David Mathers
         v.   Fannie Davison, b. Aft. 1837; m. Samuel Williams
         vi.  Sarah Amanda Davison, b. Aft. 1838; m. Edward Schultz
         vii.  Martha A. Davison, b. Aft. 1839; m. Robert Battin
 
Child of John Davison and Elizabeth Foster is:
 
         viii.  Daughter (4) Davison, m. John Ziegler

4.    Robert (3) Davison (Isaac H. 2, John 1) born June 15, 1807
           died Dec 12, 1886, in Sunville, Venango Co., Pa.
               Married: (1) Mary Moses  (2) Margaret Armstrong, 1826
          (daughter of George Armstrong and Elizabeth McCune)
 
          ***   ( History of the Armstrong Family 1939 - Pg. 30 )  ***
 
Child of Robert Davison and Margaret Armstrong is:
 
7.    i.    Isaac A. (4) Davison, b. Feb. 26, 1827; d. May 23, 1905

5.    Jane (3) Davison (Isaac H. 2, John 1) b. Oct.16, 1818 - d. 1898
            She married (1) James Archibald 1843
                                    (2)  David Armstrong, 1843
               ( son of Archibald Armstrong and Elizabeth Wallace )
 
              *** ( History of the Armstrong Family 1939 - Pg. 74 )  ***
 
Children of Jane Davison and David Armstrong are:
 
         i.    Adeline (4) Armstrong, b. Aug. 11, 1844;
                   Married: (1) Edwards
                                    (2)  Joseph Skipsey, Oct 31, 1885
8.      ii.   Margaret Celinda Armstrong, b. Dec 28, 1849; d. July 26, 1892.

Generation No. 4
 
6.    James Franklin (4) Davison (John 3, Isaac H. 2, John 1)
            was born June 16, 1836 in Plum Twp., Venango Co., Pa.
            and died 1876 in Sunville, Venango Co., Pa.  He married
            Lucinda Mathers, daughter of Samuel Mathers.
 
Notes for James Franklin Davison
 
        James F. Davison, farmer, was born in Plum Twp. June 16, 1836, son of John and Eliza (Weekly) Davison, natives of Butler County, Pa.  In 1829 they came to Venango County and purchased 200 acres of land in Plum Twp. at a cost of 3 dollars per acre, a large portion of which was timbered with fine oak.  They became among the wealthiest farmers of the township and were prominent members of the Presbyterian Church of Sunville.  Mr. James Davison received his education at the township schools and has followed farming.  In 1860, he married Lucinda Mathers.
      In 1862, Mr. Davison (James F.) enlisted in Company E, Sixth Pennsylvania Calvary, in which he closed until the end of the war.  He was taken prisoner March 31, 1865, at Dinwiddle Court House, Virginia, and held until Lee's surrender.  He is a staunch Republican and has been school director, township auditor and commissioner.  He is a member of Union Veteren Union No. 10, of Chapmanville, also of Andrew Jackson Post No. 199, G.A.R. of Cooperstown, and is an elder of the Presbyterian Church of Sunville.  Since July, 1889, he has conducted the United States mail route from Bradleytown to Franklin in connection with his farm duties.

Children of James Davison and Lucinda Mathers
 
       i.    Lottie Letta (5) Davison, b. May 27, 1862, d. Jan 11, 1946, Franklin, Pa.
9.   ii.    Elma Elizabeth Davison, b. April 25, 1863, Jackson Twp.
             Cooperstown, Pa. d. Oct. 19, 1958
                  Married Frederick Rufus Bumpus, April 19, 1888
       iii.  Frederick Harrison Davison, b. 1865; m. Cora Dingman
       iv.  Anna Belle Davison, b. 1872; m. Robert Hartman

7.    Isaac A. (4) Davison (Robert 3, Isaac H. 2, John 1)  was born
           Feb. 26, 1827 and died May 23, 1905.  He married
               Ann Eliza Armstrong, Feb. 25, 1851 - daughter of
                   Archibald Armstrong and Elizabeth Wallace.
 
            ***  History of the Armstrong Family 1939 - Pg. 74  ***
 
Children of Isaac Davison and Ann Armstrong are:
 
         i.    Sarah Evaline (5) Davison, b. July 18, 1852; d. Feb 3, 1892.
         ii.   Margaret Elizabeth Davison, b. Sep. 28, 1854; d. April 6, 1911.
         iii.  Roland Harris Armstrong, b. June 21, 1857; d. Sep. 8, 1886.
         iv.  George Armstrong Davidson, b. Oct. 16, 1859; d. May 2, 1859
                    Married Ella A. Coulter, May 31, 1888
         v.   Elmer Elliott Ellsworth Davison, b. June 9, 1862; d. Nov. 1923.
         vi.  Archibald Wallace Davison, b. Aug. 22, 1865; d. March 9, 1917
                   Married Tillie Gilchrist, May 17, 1893.
          vii.  Thomas David Davidson, b. Sep 13, 1867; d. Oct. 18, 1895.

8.    Margaret Celinda (4) Armstrong (Jane3, Isaac h. 2, John 1)
            was born Dec. 28, 1849, and died July 26, 1892.
                and married William Hilty, July 19, 1866.
 
Children of Margaret Armstrong and William Hilty are:
 
        i.     Frances (5) Hilty, b. June 23, 1867; d. April 30, 1939
                   Married (1) James N. Kennedy, Feb. 16, 1888
                                  (2)  Hugh A. Robertson, May 21, 1921
        ii.    Harry O. Hilty, b. Aug. 16, 1869; d. Dec. 3, 1887.
        iii.   James O. Hilty, b. Oct. 21, 1871; m. Mary E. Fulton, Aug 1891
        iv.   William A. Hilty, b. Aug. 25, 1873; m. Mary P. Welsh, Oct. 20, 1902
        v.    Ethelbert Hilty, b. Sep. 26, 1876; d. Oct. 9, 1882
        vi.   Nettie P. Hilty, b. Jan. 19, 1879
                   Married (1) Charles L. Klugh, April 15, 1897
                                   (2) William Whale, May 26, 1909
        vii.  Sophie M. Hilty, b. Aug. 5, 1881; d. Oct. 1, 1902
        viii.  Nina V. Hilty, b. Aug. 5, 1881; d. Oct 1, 1902.
        ix.    Otis N. Hilty, b. July 23, 1887; d. Dec. 23, 1929
        x.     Vesta V. Hilty, b. Oct. 6, 1889;
                     Married (1) George H. Roane, Oct. 18, 1913
                                    (2)  Charles A. Weiand, Jan. 28, 1928
        xi.    Ruth A. Hilty, b. March 7, 1892; d. Aug. 7, 1892

Generation No. 5
 
9.    Elma Elizabeth (5) Davison
               (James Franklin 4, John 3, Isaac H. 2, John 1)
           was born April 25, 1863 in Jackson Twp., Cooperstown, Pa.
           and died Oct. 19, 1958.
               She married Frederick Rufus Bumpus, April 19, 1888.
                     ( son of Erastus Bumpus and Ann Shirley )

Childen of Elma Davison and Frederick Bumpus are:
 
10.    i.      Leo Shirley Bumpus, b. May 10, 1889; d. Oct. 31, 1972
                      Venango Co., Pa.
                          Married (1) Nora Bernice Brown
                                         (2) Marie Riddle
11.    ii.     James Maxwell Bumpus, b. Feb. 25, 1891
                      Johnsonburg, Pa. d. Aug. 22, 1970
          iii.    Leonard Davison Bumpus, b. Sep. 29, 1893, d. Nov. 9, 1968
          iv.    Bernice Irene Bumpus, b. Sep. 4, 1895; d. March 12, 1918
                      Married Clyde Pringle
12.     v.     Theodore Dalton Bumpus, b. July 23, 1900; d. Sep. 23, 1987
           vi.    Infant Girl Bumpus
           vii.   Catherine Bumpus
13.      viii.  Nellie Marie Bumpus, b. July 8, 1904; d. Oct. 26, 1991
14.      ix.    Ferne Elizabeth Bumpus, b. Aug 6, 1908; d. sep. 25, 1989

Generation No. 6
 
10.    Leo Shirley (6) Bumpus
(Elma Elizabeth 5 Davison, James Franklin 4, John 3, Isaac H. 2, John 1)
          was born May 10, 1889, and died October 31, 1972 in
          Venango Co., Pa.,  He married twice:
               ( 1 )  Nora Bernice Brown - Feb. 19, 1916, Cooperstown,
                        Venango Co., Pa.
                        Born -  July 26, 1888 / Died - October 8, 1935
                        Daughter of Wesley Brown and Sarah Forker
               ( 2 )  Marie Twila George Riddle - Sep. 25, 1939
                        Born - Nov. 29, 1893 / Died - Feb. 14, 1972
 
(All are buried at the Sunville Cemetery, Venango Co., Pa.)

Children of Leo Bumpus and Nora Brown are:
 
15.   i.     Bernice Jane (7) Bumpus, b. Dec. 13, 1919, Bradleytown,
                Venango Co., Pa. d. Oct. 17, 1985, Bradleytown, Pa.
                Married Robert G. Noel, Oct. 22, 1943.
16.    ii.   Margaret Elma Bumpus, b. July 14, 1921, Bradleytown,
                Venango Co., Pa. d. Aug. 17, 1997, Butler, Pa.
                Married James Harold McBride, Nov. 3, 1944
          iii.  Infant Daighter Bumpus, born/died 1924
          iv.  Frederick Wesley Bumpus, b. Nov. 20, 1926, d. April 15, 1942
                     Bradleytown, Venango Co., Pa.
          v.    Ruth Shirley Bumpus, born/died 1928
17.     vi.   Florence Elizabeth Bumpus, b. Jan 8, 1930. Bradleytown,
                  Venango Co., Pa. Married Elery L. Smith
 

Generation No. 7
 
15.    Bernice Jane (7) Bumpus  (Leo Shirley 6, Elma Elizabeth 5 Davison
                                 James Franklin 4, John 3, Isaac H. 2, John 1)
          was born Dec 13, 1919 in Bradleytown, Venango Co., Pa.
          and died Oct. 17, 1985 in Bradleytown, Venango Co., Pa.
          She married Robert (Bob) Glenn Noel, Oct. 22, 1943
              Born                            Died, Oct. 24, 1994
 
Children of Bernice Bumpus and Robert Noel are:
 
         i.    Alice Kay (8) Noel, b. Nov. 21, 1949
         ii.   Jane Lucinda Noel, b. Nov. 13, 1952, d. Nov. 11, 1960.
         iii.  Denise Elizabeth Noel, B. August 24, 1957

16.    Margaret Elma (7) Bumpus  (Leo Shirley 6, Elma Elizabeth 5 Davison,
                                  James Franklin 4, John 3, Isaac H. 2, John 1)
          was born July 14, 1921 in Bradleytown, Venango co., Pa.
          and died August 17, 1997 in Butler, Butler Co., Pa.  She
          married James Harold McBride, November 3, 1944
                           (2)  Kathleen Dixon Cunningham, Dec 23, 2000
                (James Harold McBride is the son of
          Ralph Allison McBride and Margaret Eleanor Book)
 
Children of Margaret Bumpus and James Harold McBride are:
 
         i.     Darla Sue McBride, b. Dec. 3, 1945
         ii.    Bonnie Jo McBride, b. Nov. 16, 1946
         iii.   James Edward McBride, b. May 11, 1949
         iv.   Jeffrey Bruce McBride, b. Jan. 21, 1955
         v.    Gregory Bryce Mcbride, b. Dec 24, 1955

17.    Florence Elizabeth (7) Bumpus  (Leo Shirley 6, Elma Elizabeth 5 Davison,
         James Franklin 4, John 3, Isaac H. 2, John 1)
         was born January 8, 1930 in Bradleytown, Venango Co., Pa.
         She married Elery L. Smith, Nov. 10, 1951.
 
Children of Florence Bumpus and Elery Smith are:
 
         i.     Noreen Gail (8) Smith, b. Aug. 1, 1952
         ii.    Keith Edward Smith, b. Dec. 1, 1954
         iii.   Cheryl Ann Smith, b. Aug. 1, 1956
         iv.   David Wesley Smith, b. Aug. 17, 1960

( Showing the Generation No. 8 Respectfully )

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