(I) William Davis, immigrant ancestor, lived in Freetown, Massachusetts, where he was grand juryman in 1697. He married, March 1, 1686, Mary, daughter of William and Ann (Johnson) Makepeace, of Freetown, and granddaughter of Thomas Makepeace, of Boston, and wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Mellows. Children: William, born June II, 1688; Thomas, mentioned elsewhere; John; Jonathan, married, December 24, 1730, Sarah Terry, of Freetown; Remembrance, married (first) Sarah Soul, of Tiverton, (second) Sarah Fox, of Freetown; Joseph; Rebecca, married, October 31, 1705, John Paine, of Freetown; Elizabeth, married William Cole; Abigail, married, January 29, 1723, Ephraim Hathaway; Hannah, married William Gage, of Freetown ( ?) ; Ruth.
Biographical Sketch of William Davis
MLA Source Citation:Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 16 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-york/biographical-sketch-of-william-davis.htm - Last updated on May 29th, 2011
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