Clarissa Sithens was born 1809 in near Newark, New Jersey and died circa 1892 of unspecified causes. She married William Davison (1807-1893) 2 February 1830 in Ohio, United States.

Arthur Henry Davison says that Clarissa (Sithens) Davison died December 24, 1892, while Joseph Claybaugh says she died January 2, 1893. We know from the 1880 census that both her parents were born in New Jersey.


Offspring of William Davison and Clarissa Sithens (1809-1892)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Davison (1832-) 11 October 1832 William Bake (1828-1914)

Mary Jane Davison (1833-1878) 21 April 1833 6 October 1878 Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana, United States John A. Lewis (?-?)
William Cook Spaulding (1824-1917)

Josiah Davison (1834-1835) 1834 1835
DeWitt Clinton Davison (1836-)
Samuel Naseby Davison (1838-1916) 28 October 1838 Decatur County, Indiana, United States 24 May 1916 Clinton County, Indiana, United States Lucinda S Dilmon (1842-)

William Davison (1838-1839)
David G. Davison (1843-) 10 March 1843 Butler County, Ohio, United States Elmyra Cunningham (1842-)
Nancy J. Groves (bef1872-)
Jennie Lewis (1862-)

Clarissa Davison (1844-1875)
Margaret Davison (1846-1922)
Henry Lewis Davison (1848-1924)
Charles M. Davison (1851-1902)
Esther Ann Davison (1853-1920) 24 June 1853 Jefferson County, Indiana, United States 20 May 1920 Kane County, Illinois, United States Franklin Bake Doty (1850-1935)

John C. Davison (1857-)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Claybaugh, Joseph. History of Clinton County.... Indianapolis, IN: A. W. Bowen and Co., 1913. pp. 784-786 cited in Clinton County, Indiana, website.
  • Davison, Arthur Henry. History and Genealogy of Davison, Davisson, Dividson Families. Cedar Rapids, IA: The Torch Press, 1935)
  • US Census 1880 Jefferson, Clinton, IN
₪ Wedding
  • "Butler, Ohio" or "Butler County, Ohio"?
  • "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 November 2015), William D. Davidson and Clariss Sithian, 02 Feb 1830; citing Butler, Ohio, United States, reference v l p 277; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 355,779.



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