Duncan Davisson

Death of Duncan Davisson.

The Clarksburg Telegram., May 30, 1902, page 2

Kessler Hospital, where Duncan Davisson passed away

Duncan Davisson died at 5 o’clock the evening of May 22 in Kessler Hospital from dropsy. He was about 80 years of age. The funeral took place at 10 o’clock last Friday morning from the residence of his sister, Mrs. Charles Phillips and interment was made in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery. The deceased was a grandson of Daniel Davisson, a pioneer settler here, and was a brother of Edgar M. Davisson, deceased.

1902 State map of Iowa where Duncan Davisson had resided for years

Twenty years or more ago he settled in Iowa but returned here about three years ago and made his home at the Deison hotel. He was married and has a grown family in Iowa. His wife died several years ago.

****Correction made to source material during republishing. Originally the article listed Daniel Davisson as the father of Duncan Davisson. Further investigation based on information from this article helped to determine that Col. George Izzard Davisson is Duncan’s father.****

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