James and John Davis of Westmoreland County, Virginia
The following data is extracted from Davis Family History.
0130 JAMES AND JOHN DAVIS: came to America from London, England, about 1700 and settled in Westmoreland Co., Va. James moved to Essex Co., taking his wife and three sons, Samuel, Henry and Joseph,
with him. Samuel m. and had William. Some of Jamesí ch. remained in Westmoreland and many of their line migrated to Tenn., Ill., and Kentucky. John, the other immigrant, had among others
(1) James: m.; ch. include
(A) John: m. Eliza Rummel and had a family.
(B) A dau.: m. a Hynson. They went to Ill, in 1829 by ox-cart, taking with them four ch.
(2) John: m. Betzy Daleman.
(A) Samuel: m. Elizabeth Weaver and had John, Richard and Elizabeth; by his second m. he had Louis, Charles, Nancy, William, Samuel and Joseph.
(B) John: m. Harriet Pore and had Charles, Louis, Martha, Basil, Robert and Washington.
(C) Louis: m. Polk Barret and had one dau. and a son, Charles.
(D) Charles: d. unm.
(E) Peggy: m. William Davis and had William.
(F) Henry: b. about 1790; m. Sarah Ann Curtis.
(a) James: b. 1824; m. Martha Weaver and had Joseph and Sarah Ann.
(b) John Henry: b. 1825; m. Nancy Killman and had five ch. By his second he had six ch.
(c) George W.: b. 1829, d. unm.
(d) Charles Louis: b. 1837. He m. but had no ch.
(e) Benjamin B.: b. 1835. He m. Jane A. Cole and had:
1. James H.: m. Lillian Cromwell in 1921 and has one son, Joseph, b. 1928, at Baltimore, Md.
3. Benjamin Clarence.
4. David Leo.
Source: Davis Family History