Collection: Davis Family History

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....

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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)...

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Davis In The American Revolution

The following Davises served in the American Revolution from the respective colonies. Figures following some of the names indicate the number of times those names appear on the records examined: Connecticut: Abigail, Abraham-2,...

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