Francis Marion Davis of Adair County, Kentucky

j162 FRANCIS MARION DAVIS: b. in Wales, Aug. 8, 1805; came to the U. S. when five yrs. old; m. Wilmouth Staton in Adair Co., Ky. She was b. 1811, and d. 1858. Their ch. include: (1) William R.: b. July, 1832, and d. 1899. He m. (1), Mary Sanders, m. (2), Mary Bell. Ch.:



Prominent Davises of America, Past Generations

ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS: spiritualist; b. Orange Co., N. Y., 1826; developed extraordinary clairvoyant powers, 1843. Although uninstructed, he was able to discourse fluently upon medical, psychological, and general subjects. In 1845, while clairvoyant, he dictated his most famous work,— “The Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations, and a Voice to Mankind”. ASABEL: antiquary; b. Mass.,



Prominent American Davises of 1920′s

ARCHILLES EDWARD DAVIS: ophthalmologist; b. Harrodsburg, Ky., 1866; s. H. C.; author of numerous articles, incl. “The Refraction of the Eye”, etc. Add. New York. ALEXANDER MACDONALD: army official. ARTHUR KYLE: college pres.; b. Petersburg, Va., 1867; s. Williams Thomas; founder, and lecturer 2 yrs., Shakespearean Club; twice pres., Va. Assn. Colls. and Schs. for



Benjamin Davis of North Providence, Pennsylvania

T135 BENJAMIN DAVIS: probably b. at the time of the Revolution; gave land on which to build the North Providence Baptist Church; m. Jemima Roberts. (The earliest known American ancestor of this branch of the family early settled at North Providence, Pa., and his son settled at Oaks, Montgomery County, Pa., where a number of



Davis of Well Close

The following titled Davis families are listed in BURKE’S GENERAL ARMORY: Hollywood, Co. Gloucester, Bart.; Bristol; Co. Kent (two families); London and Westminster, 1746; Co. Salop; Co. Hereford; Leytonstone, Co. Essex; Fenton House, Hampstead Heath; Kill, Co. Kildare; Viscount Mount Cashell, Sir Paul Davis Knt.; Sir William Davis, Lord Chief Justice, King’s Bench, Ireland; Major



Prominent British Davises of 1920′s

ALEXANDER DAVIS: b., London, 1861; educ., private; lived and traveled for many years in South Africa; amateur artist and sculptor; 1st editor and later principal owner, The Leader, Nairobi. Pubs: “The Native Problem in South Africa”. Add: Nairobi, Kenya Colony. ARTHUR CHARLES: M. Inst., C.E.M.I., Mech. E.; Managing Director, Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers; b. 1877;



Samuel Davis of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

L127 SAMUEL DAVIS: b. 1669 in County Tyrone, Ireland; d. 1758 in Bucks County, Pa. (1) James: b. 1699; near Drumquin, Ireland; m. Eliza Jennings; both died in Bucks County, Pa. Founder of the American Branch. 6 ch. (A) William: b. 1730 near Drumquin; m. Mary Means; served in the Revolutionary War. (a) Joseph: 1758—1811;



Sir John Davis of Hollywood, Glouestershire, England

Sir John Davis of Hollywood, Glouestershire, England B107 SIR JOHN DAVIS: 1st Bart.; K. C. B.; of Hollywood, Co. Gloucester; D.C.L. Oxford; F.R.S.; sometime H.M. plenipotentiary in China; gov. and comm-in-chief in Hongkong; b. 1795; created bart., 1845; m (1) 1822, Emily (dau. of Lieut-Col. Richard Hurnfravs, Bengal, India) (1) Sullivan Francis: acting judge, Arrah,



Prominent British Davises, Past Generations

CHARLES DAVIS: (d. 1755); bookseller and publisher; one of the first to issue priced catalogues of second-hand books. DAVID: (1745—1827); Welsh poet; conducted school at Castle Howel, 1785; translated Scougall’s “Life of God in the Soul of Man” into Welsh. DAVID DANIEL: (1777—1841); physician; M.D., Glasgow, 1801; attended the Duchess of Kent at the birth



Samuel Davis

M128 SAMUEL DAVIS: 1681—1760; m. (1), Mary Jacob; (2), Mary Weld. (1) Samuel: 1711—1784; m. Ruth Learned. (A) Samuel: 1741—1745. (B) Asa: 1743—1760. (C) Samuel: 1746—1817; m. Mary Rich. (a) Samuel: 1769—1771. (b) Caleb: 1777—1870; m. Mercy Stockwell. Samuel: 1816-1849; m. Margaret Sweet. A. Samuel S.: 1848; m. Mrs. Marcia A. Adams. Ch. (1) Samuel



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