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American Davises of Royal Descent

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EDWARD I, KING OF ENGLAND, father of:
PRINCESS ELIZABETH PLANTAGENET: m. Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of
Hert­ford, k. in 1322. Their dau. was:
LADY MARGARET DE BOHUN: m. Hugh Courteney, 2nd Earl of Devon, d. 1377.
LADY MARGARET COURTENEY: m. John, 3rd Lord Cobham.
LADY JOANE COBHAM: m. Sir John de la Pole, Knt.
LADY JOANE DE LA POLE: m. Sir Reginald Braybrooke.
LADY JOANE BRAYBROOKE: m. Sir Thomas Brooke, Lord Cobham.
SIR EDWARD BROOKE: Lord Cobham; d. 1464.
JOHN BROOKE: Lord Cobham; m. Lady Margaret Neville, great great
granddaughter of EDWARD III, KING OF ENGLAND.
THOMAS BROOKE: Lord Cobham; d. 1529.
LADY ELIZABETH BROOKE: m. Sir Thomas Wyatt.
SIR THOMAS WYATT: of Allington Castle.
LADY JANE WYATT: m. Charles Scott, of Egerton, Kent, d. 1617.
THOMAS SCOTT: of Egerton; d. 1635.
DOROTHEA SCOTT: came to Oyster Bay, Long Island, N. Y., in 1680, with her
children by her first husband, Major Daniel Gotherson.
DOROTHEA GOTHERSON: m, 1680, JOHN DAVIS of Oyster Bay. They
re­moved to Pilesgrove Township, Salem Co., N. J., in 1705. They had, besides
others:
JUDGE DAVID DAVIS: of Salem Co., N. J.; m. Dorothy Cousins, b. 1693, d.
1789.
(1) HANNAH DAVIS: b. 1728; m. Richard Wood, of Salem Co., N. J.
(2) DAVID DAVIS: of Salem Co., N. J.; b. 1730; m. Martha Cole.
(A) DAVID DAVIS: of Salem Co.; m Haines.
(a) ANNA DAVIS: m. Allen Fenimore.
(b) MARTHA DAVIS: m. Tobias Griscom, of Salem, N. J.
(c) JOSEPH DAVIS: m Collins.
(B) JOSEPH DAVIS: m. Mary Haines.
(C) JACOB DAVIS: of Salem Co.; m. Elizabeth Coulson.
(a) DAVID C. DAVIS: m. Mary, dau. of Asa Engle.
(b) JACOB DAVIS: m _______Lippincott.
(c) HANNAH: m. Jonathan D. Smith. Issue.
(D) BENJAMIN DAVIS: m. Mary Haines.
(E) SAMUEL DAVIS.
(F) MARY DAVIS: m. William Rogers.
(3) JACOB DAVIS: of Woodstown, N. J.; d. 1820; m. (first) 1761, Esther
Wilkens.
(A) DAVID DAVIS: b. 1763; m. (first) Hannah Scull; m. (secondly) Abigail
Howey.
(a) DAVID M. DAVIS: m. Sarah Ann Smith of Mannington, N. J. Issue.
(B) THOMAS DAVIS: b. 1768; m. 1796, Esther Ogden.
(a) SAMUEL DAVIS.
(b) JACOB DAVIS: m. Sarah Ann Nicholson, of Mannington.
1. WILLIAM DAVIS.
2. MARTHA DAVIS.
3. HANNAH DAVIS.
(c) JONAH DAVIS: m. Mary Mulford.
1. JAMES DAVIS.
2. WILLIAM M. DAVIS.
3. JOSEPH DAVIS.
4. THOMAS DAVIS.
(d) THOMAS W. DAVIS: m. Phoebe Townsend, of Philadelphia.
1. JOSEPH DAVIS.
2. ESTHER DAVIS.
3. THOMAS DAVIS.
4. ROBERT DAVIS.
5. HENRY DAVIS.

John T. Davis and William Davis Families

ROBERT II, KING OF SCOTLAND, father of:
ROBERT STUART: 3rd son; Earl of Fife and Menteith, Duke of Albany; Regent of
Scotland. His dau. was:
LADY MARJORY STUART: m. Sir Duncan Campbell, of Lochow, created Lord
Campbell in 1445.
SIR C0LIN CAMPBELL: b. 1400, d. 1478; one of the party which apprehended and
brought to justice two of the murderers of King James I, for which he was
rewarded with the barony of Lawers.
SIR DUNCAN CAMPBELL: of Glenurchy; k. at Flodden in 1513.
LADY ANNABELLA CAMPBELL: m., 1533, Alexander Napier, Laird of
Merchies­toun, b. 1509, k. at battle of Pinkie, 1547.
SIR ARCHIBALD NAPIER: Master of the Mint of Scotland in 1587; d. 1608. JOHN NAPIER: b. 1550, d. 1617; author, Librarian of Merchiestoun, and inventor of
the table of logarithms.
ADAM NAPIER: of Blackstoun, in Renfrewshire. He had: A DAUGHTER: m. William Craik, of Arbigland, Duinfries.
ADAM CRAIK: m. Lady Maria Campbell, des. from the Campbells of Loin.
WILLIAM CRAIK: b. 1703.
DR. JAMES CRAIK: the physician and intimate friend of Pres. Washington; B., at Arbigland, 1730; came to Virginia in 1750; m., 1760, Marianna Ewell, a cousin of Pres. Washington; Surgeon-General of the Continental Army. Of his children:
GEORGE WASHINGTON CRAIK: B. 1774, d. 1808; private secretary to Washington.
REV. JAMES CRAIK, D.D., LL.D.: of Louisville, Ky.; b. 1806, d. 1882; m., 1829, Juliet Shrewsbury, of Kanawha Co., Va.
JAMES CRAIK: B. 1830, d. 1860; m. 1857, Lida Norwood.
(1) MARY MORRIS CRAIK: b. 1858, d. 1882; m., 1878,
JOHN T. DAVIS.
(A) JAMES LEE DAVIS.
(B) MARY CRAIK DAVIS.
(2) JIMMIE CRAIK: b. 1859; m. WILLIAM DAVIS, and
had, besides others:
(A) LIDA NORWOOD DAVIS: b. 1881.
(B) JAMES CRAIK DAVIS: b. 1882.

William II. Davis Family

EDWARD, KING OF ENGLAND: m. Queen Margaret, dau. of PHILIP THE HARDY, KING OF FRANCE.

THOMAS PLANTAGENET: Earl Marshal of England and Earl Norfolk. His dau. was:

MARGARET: d. 1399; m. John, 3rd Lord Segrave.

LADY ELIZABETH DE SEGRAVE: m. John, 4th Lord Mowbray, great-grandson of Prince Edmund, the Crouch-back (and his w., Blanche, granddaughter of LOUIS VIII, KING OF FRANCE), s. of HENRY III, KING OF ENG­LAND.

SIR THOMAS, K. G.: 6th Lord Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal of England; d. 1413.

LADY MARGARET DE MOWBRAY: m. Sir John Howard.

SIR JOHN HOWARD, K. G.: Captain-General of the King’s forces at sea. From him was descended (7 generations removed):

PHILIP THOMAS: a merchant of Bristol, England; came to America in 1651; granted much land in the colony of Lord Baltimore, now Maryland.

SAMUEL THOMAS: of Anne Arundle Co., Md.; B. 1655, d. 1743.

SAMUEL THOMAS: B. 1702, d. 1780; m. Mary Snowden.

EVAN THOMAS: of “Mt. Radnor”, Md.; B. 1738. d. 1826.

ANN THOMAS: m., 1790, Thomas Poultney. They had, among other children:

LYDIA POULTNEY: m. DR. WILLIAM H. DAVIS.

F. Hamilton Davis Family

HENRY I, KING OF FRANCE, father of:
HUGH THE GREAT: Count de Vermandois. His dau. was:
LADY ISABEL: m. Robert, Earl of Mellent and Leicester.
ROBERT: Earl of Leicester, Lord Justice of England.
GERVASE PAGANEL: Baron of Dudley, Staffordshire.
HAWYSE: Baroness of Dudley; m. John de Someri.
RALPH DE SOMERI: from whom was descended (13 generations removed): THOMAS DUDLEY: Governor of Massachusetts Colony.
MERCY DUDLEY: m 1637, Rev. John Woodbridge, of Newbury, Mass., Assistant
of the Massachusetts Colony.
REV. JOHN WOODBRIDGE: of Wethersfield; m 1671, Abigail, dau. of Gov.
William Leete, of Conn.
REV. EPHRAIM WOODBRIDGE: m Hannah Morgan.
DR. DUDLEY WOODBRIDGE: m. Sarah Sheldon.
DUDLEY WOODBRIDGE: d., Marietta, O., 1823; m. Lucy Backus.
JOHN WOODBRIDGE: of Chillicothe; m. Elizabeth Buchanan.
Lucy BUCHANAN: m DR. E. HAMILTON DAVIS, of New York.

Howell Davis Family

EDWARD III, KING OF ENGLAND, father of:
PRINCE JOHN OF GAUNT: Duke of Lancaster. His dau. was:
LADY JOAN BEAUFORT: m. Sir Ralph Nevill, K. G.
SIR EDWARD NEVILL, K. G.; Lord Bergavenny.
SIR GEORGE NEVILL, Knt.: 2nd Lord Bergavenny.
SIR GEORGE NEVILL, K. B.: 3rd Lord Bergavenny.
LADY URSULA NEVILL: m. Sir Warham St. Ledger.
SIR WARHAM ST. LEDGER, Knt.: of Ulcombe, Kent.
URSULA ST. LEDGER: m Rev. Daniel Horsmanden, D.D.
COLONEL WARHAM HORSMANDEN: of Ulcombe
MARIA HORSMANDEN: m., 1699, Colonel William Byrd, who had come to
Virginia in 1674.
ANN URSULA BYRD: m. Robert Beverley, of Beverley Park, Va.
COLONEL WILLIAM BEVERLEY: of Essex and “Blandfield “, Va.
ANNE BEVERLEY: m. Colonel Robert Munford, an officer in the American Army
(luring the Revolution and the Indian wars, and frequently a mem. of the Virginia
Assembly.
ANNE URSULA MUNFORD: m. William Otway Byrd, of “Westover”.
ABBY BYRD: m (secondly) DR. HOWELL DAVIS.


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