Collection: Davis Family History

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.: John, James, Ransom C., Riley J. (lives in Carrollton, Mo.), Mary W., Francis. (2) John W.: b. 1834; d. 1879; m. Mary E. Thomas. (A) Edmond F.: b. 1861; m. Dora Langston, 1887. They reside in Abilene, Kan., and have the following ch.: (a) William A.: b. 1887. (b) Milton L.: b. 1891. (c) Harry W.: b. 1892. He m. Minnie Reynolds, 1926. 1. William R.: b. 1928. (d) Anne A.: b. 1896. (e) Nancy, twin sister of above. (f) Elmer F.: b. 1910. (B) Joannah W.: b. 1864; d. y. (C) Nancy: b. 1866, m. Robert H. Lee, 1886. Reside in Cob. They have John L., Mamie, Francis, Alice, Harriet, Minerva, Ethel, Robert and Wesley. (D) William A.: b. Jan., 1868; m. Harriet Dalrymple, 1891. Ch.: (a) Martha: b. 1893; m. Frederick Wirthman. They have one dau., Alma. (b) William R.: b. in Missouri in 1897. Ch.: William and Marjorie. (c) Ward: b. 1905. (E) Mary: d. y. (F) John Thomas: b. 1873; m. Truly Fink. Ch.: (a) Thomas Wesley: b. 1902; m....

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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., 1761; author of “The Discovery of America by the Northmen” (1840), and “Ancient America and Researches of the East” (N. Y., 1847). BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: soldier; b. Alabama, 1832; grad. U. S. Military Academy, 1854, and distinguished himself in both the infantry and cavalry service in New Mexico. In 1862 he became Colonel of the 8th New York Cavalry, and was instantly killed while commanding a brigade at Beverly Ford, Va. BYRON BENNETT: surgeon; b. Fayette, Wis., 1859; studied at Univ. of Berlin; located in Omaha, Neb., 1894, where he was chief surgeon of Im­manuel Hospital and, for many years, professor at the Univ. of Nebraska College of Medicine. CAROLINE E.: author; b. Northwood, N. H., 1831; wrote numerous Sunday-School library books, including four volumes of “The Child’s Bible Stories CHARLES: lawyer; b. Mansfield, Conn., 1789; descended from Puritans who emigrated from England early in the 17th century and settled in Mans­field; grad. Middlebury College, 1811; admitted to bar, 1814; edited “Vermont Mirror”, which opposed the war of 1812. From 1841 till 1845 he was...

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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 Girls. Add. Petersburg, Va. ARTHUR NEWTON: dental surgeon; b. Piqua, 0., 1879; s. John Franklin; went to Berlin, Germany, and associated in practice with Dr. A. H. Sylvester, continuing until his death, 1905, then practiced alone. He numbered among his patients the Kaiser and his family. Add. Bronxville, N. Y. ARTHUR POWELL: civil engr., b. Decatur, Ill., 1861; s. John; technical adviser to U. S. on Pecuniary Claims, Arbitration, London, 1923. Add. Oakland, Calif. ARTHUR VINING: officer corpns. b. Sharon, Mass., 1867; s. Perley B.; pres. Alumni Co. of America, N. Y.; trustee Mut. Life Ins. Co., N. Y. Add. New York. ASA BARNES: M.D., surgeon. BEALE: author; b. Petersburg, Va., 1886; s. Richard Beale; negotiated and signed treaty between U. S. and Haiti, 1915. Add. Petersburg, Va. BENJAMIN MARSHALL: coll. prof.; b. N. Salem, Mass., 1867; s. Smith Russell; acting prof. of chemistry, Butlers Coll., 1892. Add. Oxford, O. BERGEN: M.D.; b. White House, N. J.; 1869; s. John; mem. of numerous learned societies, Md. Fellow A.A.A.S., Am. Physical Soc. Add.: New York....

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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 descendants still reside. Here stands the Davis Homestead, which was visited by General Washington, and which still remains the home of the Davises It is known as “Umstad Manor”, was built about 1785, and is believed to be one of the oldest houses in Pennsylvania which is still retained by descendants of the original builder.) Ch. of Benjamin include: (1) Mary: m. Mr. Abraham. (2) Ann: m. Mr. Morgan. (3) Thomas: settled in Texas. (4) Jesse: settled on a farm adjoining that of his brother Nathan, the two farms being joined together to form the present estate of Umstad Manor. (5) Nathan: settled in Montgomery County; m. Catherine Detwiler and had Jefferson, Milton, Jemima, Hannah, Jane, Annie, Detwiler and (A) Milton Isaac: m. Frances Umstad, dau. of John Henry Umstad (b. Jan. 2, 1802; Baptist minister; gave land on which was built the Dunker church, which stands near the Manor.) (a) Clara: b. 1856; m. Lewis Jarrett (now dec.), and had: 1. Ada; resides with her mother at Norristown, Pa.; engaged in teaching school....

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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 Thomas Davis; Reg. Ireland; Atkins Davis; Sir John Davis, Attorney-General for Ireland, 1606. Davis of Well CloseA101 HUGH DAVIES: of Machynlleth, Co. Montgomery; b. 1700; m, Eliz. Pemberton, of Wroughton, Salop; d. 1750; his son, A 102 WILLIAM DAVIS: of Well Close, Brockworth, Glos.; b. 1732—35; m. 1764, Anne (dau. and co-heir of John Harper of Hereford); d. 1817. The eldest son, A103 WILLIAM DAVIS: of Well Close, and Leytonstone, Co. Essex; J. P. and D. L.; High Sheriff, 1821; b. 1766; m. 1796, Dorothy (dau. of John Roebuck, of London); d. 1854; his only son, A104 JOHN DAVIS: of Well Close, and of Cranbrook Park, Co. Essex; J. P. and D. L.; b. 1800; m. 1826, Eliz. Jesser (dau. John Coope, of Shooter’s Hill, Co. Kent); d. 1864, leaving, with other issue, A105 WILLIAM DAVIS: of Well Close; b. 1827; m. 1858, Adelaide (dau. of Miles Stringer, of Effingham Hill, Co. Surrey); d. 1890. (1) Cecil: now of Well Close, A106. (2) Walter Stewart: late Indian Political Dept.; b. 1865; m. 1897,Georgina (dau....

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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; m. Sarah Shoch; served in the Revolu­tionary War. 1. Lot: b. 1785; in.; moved from Bucks Co. to Ohio. 3. William: b. 1789; m. 5. Thomas: 1795—1864; m. Mary Ford; (2), Hannah Lewis Langdon; moved to Rising Sun, Md. A. John Quincy: b. 1830; m. Julia E. Close. a. Paul Allen: b. 1870; m. Sara Johnson. B. Rodman Lewis: 1836—1904; in. Frances Wolfe. a. John Lewis: 1869—1901; graduated from DePauw University, 1892. b. Edward Wolfe: 1877—1910; graduated from State University, 1904. 7. Joseph. (b) James: 1760—1819; m. Rachel Stewart. 1. William: 1784—1809; moved to Natchez, Miss. 2. James: 1786—1870; m. Mary Cotton; served in War of 1812. A. William: 1812—1881; m. Mary Johnston; county treasurer, on Whig ticket, 1849. a. James Johnston: b. 1837; m. Mary Carnahan; m. (2), Frances J. Matthews. (I) Matthews Erastus: graduated from Webb Academy, New York; m. Sara Ladd. b. Henry L.: b. 1846; m. Eleanor Bushnell; moved to Philadelphia. (I) Henry Lamont: b. 1870; graduated from Germantown Academy, 1888; m. Willie Webb, direct descendant of Pocahontas, and John...

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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, Bengal; b. 1827; m. 1861, Agnes Maria (dan. Capt. John Forhes-Middleton); (d.s.p.v.p., 1862. (2) Henrietta Anne: d. unm., 1909. (3) Emily Nowell: b. 1823; m. 1851, Rev. D. A. Beaufort. Issue. (4) Florence: m. 1863, Lieut-Col.; J. B. Lind, Bengal, N. I.; d. 1914; issue. m. (2) 1867, Lucy Ellen (dau. Rev. T. J. Rocke, vicar of Exmouth); d. 1890. (1) Francis Baileau (Sir): 2nd and last Bart.; b. 1871; m. 1891, Ella Alice (dau. Ed. Lockwood, of Kingham, Chipping Norton); d.s.p., 1896; baronetcy became extinct. Davis of Bryn-Derwen C108 DAVID DAVIES: of Blaengwawr, Aberdare; m. Mary (dau. of Lewis); d. 1867. C109 LEWIS DAVIS: of Bryn-Derwen; m. 1858, Mary Ann (dau. Thomas Cross, of Bryn-Hyrfryd); d. 1888. C110 THE LATE FREDERICK LEWIS DAVIS: B.A.; LL.B., Camb; of Bryn­-Derwen, Co. Glamorgan; J. P. and County Alderman; High Sheriff, 1890; Barrister-at-Law; b. 1863; m. 1889, Helen Brydie (dau. Rob’t Smith, of Brentham Park, Stirling); d. 1920. (1) Lewis Frederick: b. 1891. (2) Alistair Jeffries: b. 1900. Davis of Swerford Park D111a SAMUEL DAVIS: Esq. of...

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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; 2nd s. of George John; educ., Weymouth Coll.; Medway Conservancy, Port of London Authority. Pubs: “One Hundred Years of Portland Cement”. Add: London. ARTHUR HENRY: D.S.O., 1916; Barrister-at-law; was Temp. Major Army Service Corps; b., Oughborough, 1886; s. of R.T.H.; educ., Univ. Coll., London; called to Bar, Middle Temple, 1920; served European War. Add.: London. ARTHUR HOEY: (STEELE RUDD): b., Drayton, 1868; educ., Emu Creek State School; as a boy worked on sheep stations; went to Brisbane, 1886, and entered Civil Service, became contributor to Brisbane Press and then to Sydney Bulletin. Pub: “On Our Selection”, etc. ARTHUR J.: F.R.I.B.A.; Ordre de la Couronne, Belgique; partner in firm Mewes and Davis, architects; b., 1878; educ., Ecole Beaux Arts, Paris. Chief Works: Interior planning and decoration of Carlton Hotel; Ritz Hotel; etc. Add: London. SIR CHARLES HENRY: Kt., cr., 1910; b., 1847; s. of Theodore; educ., Worcester Coll., Oxford; B.A., 1870; admitted, Solicitor, 1873; Ass’t Solicitor, Public Works Loan Commissioners, 1876. Add: London. SIR CHARLES THOMAS: G.C.M.G., cr. 1928; K.C.M.G., cr. 1923; C.M.G., 1915; Permanent...

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Thomas Davis of Maryland

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. of the Committee of Observation, Arundel Co., 1775. (B) Ephraim: b. 1736—7; m. Elizabeth Howard. Their son (a) Thomas: b. 1768; m. Elizabeth Bowie, 1802. Served as officer of a company that went to Penna., 17.94. to quell Whiskey Insurrection; often a delegate to General Assembly, and one of the Council to the Governor. Their son 1. Allen Bowie: b. 1809, was a delegate to the convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church, pres. Brooke­ville Academy, pres. Board of Agricultural Coil, and was elected to the Legislature. He m. Rebecca Comfort, dau. of Chief Justice Thomas Dorsey. A. Thomas: b. 1840; d. 1889. B. Win. Wilkins: b. 1842; d. 1866. C. Rebecca: b. 1843. D. Mary Dorsey: b. 1845. She is the only surviving dau. of Allen. E. Esther Wilkins: b. 1849. (2) Robert: m. Ruth Gaither. He was a vestryman in Queen Caroline’s parish, 1750. Lived near Woodstock, Md. (A) Nicholas: m. and had one son, John. (B) Ely. (C) Robert: He had Richard, defender of Baltimore, 1814. (D) Thomas. (E) Ichabod. (F) Caleb:...

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Robert Davis of Baltimore, Maryland

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. 1838; m. (1), Anthony Sharp; m. (2), Alford Hawkes. Issue. (B) Elizabeth Jane: b. 1841; m. James T. Ross. Issue. (C) George NV: b. 1844; m. first, Paulina Naffizinger. (a) Rosetta: b. 1866; m. Edward E. Taylor and had Etta, Ethel and Homer. (b) Mary: b. 1868. (c) Ara Daniels: b. 1869; m. Cora D. Potter; grad. Missouri Wesleyan Coll.; served in ministry of Methodist Epis­copal churches for 22 yrs., and field sec’y of Education of the Methodist Church for 2 yrs. Add.: 1654 Echo Park Ave., Los Angeles, Calif. 1. Ruth B.: b. 1894; m. Vincent Correll in 1921 in Nebr. They have Vincent Correll, b. 1926. 2. Paul B.: b. 1900, 111. Gladys Munson, 1921. Studied law and admitted to state bar as an attorney-at-law. Now engaged in teaching in Omaha. One dau, Betty, b. 1923. (d) Isom G.: b. 1871. Now successfully engaged in farming and stock raising in Missouri; m. Della Fisher, 1897. 1. Clay T.: b. 1899; m. and has one dau, Marjorie Ann. 2. Joe F.: b. 1904....

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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 S.: 1873. (c) Ebenezer: 1787—1850; m. Susan Penney. 1. D. Waldo: 1825; m. Alma Rich, his cousin. A. George F.: 1852. B. Irving W.: 1875. 2. Ebenezer J.:1830—1835. (D) Elijah: 1750-1842; m. Hannah Rich. (a) Elijah: 1774—1861; m. Mary Rich, his cousin. 1. Jacob R.: 1802; m. Mary Stratton. A. Elijah: 1826—1852. B. Josiah B.: 1841; m. Helen Squier. (a) Walter R.: 1881. 2. Ezra: 1778—1779. 3. Ezra: 1780; m. Betsey Rockwood. A. Ezra: 1817; m. Julia Harwood. a. Charles H.: 1847; m. Emma J. Forehand. b. Franklin P.: 1853. B. Benjamin F.: 1824—1852. (E) Learned: 1755—1811; m. Sarah Rich, his cousin. (a) Learned: 1789—1869; Lucy Pratt. 1. Ivers A.: 1815; m. Emeline Howard. A. Stearns: 1851; m. Nelly Prince. B. Anson: 1855; m. Etta M. Amidown. 2. Nachum L.: 1829; m. Dorinda M. Hastings. A. Franklin: 1867. B. Fred: 1866. 3. Edwin: 1831; m. Ruth Doughty, no ch. 4. Andrew: 1833; m. Cynthia Raymond, no cit 5. George L.: 1843; m. Ann Renshaw. A. Clarence: 1872. (b) Asa: 1797—1818. (2) Edward: 1714—1784; m....

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Davis Officers of The Continental Army

Davises in the American Revolution Officers of The Continental Army Aaron Davis (Mass.). Captain Massachusetts Militia, 1775; Colonel of same in 1776. (Died 1777.) Abner (Pa.). 3d Lieutenant 2d Battalion of Miles’ Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, 28th March 1776; resigned 19th October 1776. Abraham (N. C.). Adjutant 7th North Carolina, 22d December 1776; resigned 2lst November 1777. (Name also spelled Dawes.) Benjamin (N. H.). Ensign 2d Continental Infantry, 1st January to 31st December 1776. Benjamin (Pa.). 1st Lieutenant of Montgomery’s Pennsylvania Bat­talion of the Flying Camp, July, 1776; taken prisoner at Fort Washington, 16th November, 1776; released 8th December, 1780. Benjamin (Pa.). 1st Lieutenant 1st Pennsylvania Battalion, 27th October 1775; Captain, 5th January 1776; resigned 1st January 1777. David (S. C.). Lieutenant South Carolina Militia in 1776. Ebenezer (Mass.) Private in Company of Minute Men at Lexington and Concord, 19th April, 1775; Sergeant in Frye’s Massachusetts Regiment, May to December, 1775; Sergeant in 9th Continental Infantry, January to December, 1776; Sergeant 9th Massachusetts, 25th March, 1777; Ensign, 2d March, 1779; Brigade Quartermaster, 15th March, 1782, to January, 1783; transferred to 8th Massachusetts, 15th February 1781; transferred to 3d Massachusetts, 7th July, 1782; Lieutenant, 15th March, 1783, and served to 3d June, 1783. (Died 14th November 1799.) Harman (S. C.) 1st Lieutenant 4th South Carolina (Artillery), —May 1776; Captain, 29th May, 1777; wounded at Savannah 9th October 1779; taken prisoner at...

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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 of Queen Victoria, 1819. EDWARD: (1835—1867); subject painter; first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1854; died in Rome. HENRY EDWARDS: (1756—1784); opponent of Gibbon; B.A. Balliol College; priest, 1780; fellow and tutor of Balliol, 1780. HENRY GEORGE: (1830—1857); topographer; left in manuscript “Memor­ials of the Hamlet of Knightsbridge” (1859), and ‘On Account of Pimlico”. JAMES: (d. 1755); Welsh satirist; M.A., Jesus College, Oxford, 1729; MB, 1732; published a satire on the contemporary school of etymologists. JOHN: (d. 1622); navigator; made voyage to the East Indies as pilot and captain; captured by the Dutch at Pularoon, 1617; released 1618; died at Batavia, 1622. J. P. (called “Pope” Davis): (d. 1862); painter; called “Pope” from his picture of the “Talbot Family Receiving the Benediction of the Pope”; painted at Rome; exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1811—43. JOHN BUNNELL: (1780—1824); physician; imprisoned at Montpellier and Verdun at Bonaparte; M.D. Edinburgh, 1803; physician to troops invalided home from Walcheren. JOHN FORD: (1773—1864); physician; M.D., Edinburgh, 1797; L.R.C.P., 1808; physician to the General Hospital, Bath, 1817—54. SIR JOHN...

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James Davis of Haverhill, Massachusetts

E112 JAMES DAVIS: B. about 1584. He came to New England as early as 1634 and was one of the original settlers of Hampton, 1638. Removed to Haverhill, 1646, being one of the twelve who petitioned the General Court for authority to settle at Pentucket where they founded the present city of Haverhill, Mass. His son E113 JOHN DAVIS: b. in Gloucestershire, England, 1621; m Jane Peasley. In 1650 he was on a committee to lay out a boundary between Haverhill and Salisbury. About 1653 he went to Oyster River where he settled near Davis Creek. Had numerous grants of land, was selectman seven times, constable, surveyor of lands. Called ensign as early as 1662. Ch. include: (1) Sarah: b. 1649; m. James Smith; killed by Indians, 1694. (2) John: b. 1651. He and his wife and several ch. were killed in the Massacre of 1694 and two daus. were carried as captives to Canada. (3) Moses: b. 1657; m. Reuhamah Dow, 1681. He was a private, under his brother, Capt. James Davis in a scout against the Indians in 1712 and he and his son, Moses, were killed by the redskins in 1724. (A) John: b. 1682; m. Abigail Meader. Ch. include: (a) John: m. Judith (?) about 1797. (b) Nathaniel: b. 1716; m. Hannah Davis. 1. John: bapt. 1746. 2. Elijah: bapt. 1750. 3. Solomon. 4. George....

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William Davis of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

c154 WILLIAM DAVIS: b. near Philadelphia, 1756; had two brothers, Henry and Jonas; served in the Revolutionary War for four yrs.; in 1784 m. Isabella Scott; had with other issue (1) Henry: b. 1787; d. 1860; m. Jane Johnston; was a sergeant in Capt. Leiper’s Company in War of 1812. One of the founders of New Sheffield, Pa., and was a surveyor, an astronomer and a driller of salt wells. (A) Isabella: b. 1814; d. 1862; m. Johnston Calhoun. (B) James S.: b. 1815, d. 1897; m. Maria Flanegin, 1840. Ch. incd: (a) Francis F.: b. 1845; m. Abbie Stout. (b) Henry A.: b. 1855; d. 1910; m. Elizabeth McCleary. (c) James E.: b. 1858; m. Maude Powell. (C) William Henry: b. 1816; d. 1865; m. Mary Calhoun. (a) Joseph. (b) Alice: m. Miller Kenton. (c) Henry K. (d) Horace: (M.D.). Served in Civil War; m. Kate (?) and had Paul and Grace. (D) John (Rev.): b. 1821; m. Emma Hays; had Eva who m. Dr. Win. Huselton. John Davis was an inventor as well as a minister. Eva had three ch.—Norman, d. v., Roma m. Capt. O’Brien), and Frances (m. John Bancroft). (E) Jane J.: b. 1850; m. George S. Davis. (2) William. (3) Alexander: b. 1796; d. 1857; m. Elizabeth Shafer, 1819. Their ch. include: (A) William Hugh: b. 1822; d. 1907; m. Jane S. Davis, 1849....

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