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.:
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.,
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
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
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
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,
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;
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;
G115 THOMAS DAVIS: (the elder), came to America from Wales. Settled in Maryland sometime after 1600. The founder of the Davises of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Md. He m. Mary Pierpont and had eleven ch. including: (1) Thomas, Jr.: b. Feb. 1704; m. Elizabeth Gaither; d. 1749. Ch include: (A) Amos: b. 1747; mem.
U136 ROBERT DAVIS: b. in Baltimore, Md. Served as a soldier during Revolution under Gen. Washington. Among his ch. Was U137 DENNIS DAVIS: b. in Baltimore, 1791, and d. at Black Oak, Mo. Hem. Joanna Thomas. Ch. include: (1) John T.: b. 1812, d. 1882; m. Margaret Moore, 1817. Ch. include: (A) Mary Ann: b.