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Arthur DavisAge: 80 years17991879

Name
Arthur Davis
Given names
Arthur
Surname
Davis
Birth August 3, 1799 39 39
Birth of a sisterLucy Davis
about 1800 (Age 4 months)
Birth of a sisterSarah “Sally” Davis
about 1802 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward Davis
about June 1803 (Age 3 years)
Note: His approximate date of death is deduced from the date of the probate records of his estate. His place of death is assumed to be Northampton Co., NC since he resided there since at least the early 1750's, numerous descendants lived their entire lives there and his will was probated there.
Death of a brotherLewis Davis
about February 1826 (Age 26 years)
Note: His place and approximate date of death are deduced from his 12 Nov 1825 will and that instrument's probate at the March 1826 Northampton County Court.
MarriageFereby PowellView this family
March 21, 1826 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Rebecca Davis
February 22, 1827 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Elizabeth Jane “Eliza” Davis
1832 (Age 32 years)

Heir
John Davis will
July 22, 1832 (Age 32 years)
Deceased principal: John Davisfather
Note: Arthur Davis was named as an heir in the will of John Davis.
Birth of a son
#3
Kinchen Davis
January 1834 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Davis
about January 1834 (Age 34 years)
Note: His approximate date and place of death are deduced from his 22 Jul 1832 Northampton County, NC will and its probate at the March 1834 Northampton County Court session.
Birth of a son
#4
Drewry T. Davis
about 1839 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Winborn C. Davis
about 1841 (Age 41 years)
Witness
Drewry Davis will
September 12, 1844 (Age 45 years)
Deceased principal: Drewry Davisfirst cousin
Note: Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Drewry Davis.
Marriage of a childSamuel HastyRebecca DavisView this family
January 1, 1845 (Age 45 years)
Witness
Drewry Davis will probate
March 1845 (Age 45 years)
Deceased principal: Drewry Davisfirst cousin
Note: Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Drewry Davis at its probate hearing.
ProbateDrewry Davis
March 1845 (Age 45 years)
Census September 17, 1850 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Davis
about September 1852 (Age 53 years)
Note: His estimated date of death is deduced from the probate date of his will. His place of death is assumed because he was a lifelong resident of Northampton County, his will was probated there and many of his descendants remained there for the duration of their lives as well.
Marriage of a childKinchen DavisTheresa Adelia SikesView this family
October 3, 1854 (Age 55 years)
Commissioner
James Faison property division
January 10, 1859 (Age 59 years)
Deceased principal: James FaisonRelationship
Note: Arthur Davis was named commissioner of the James Faison court ordered property division.
Marriage of a childDrewry T. DavisE. A. “Mittie” FlytheView this family
about 1860 (Age 60 years)

Census June 18, 1860 (Age 60 years)
Witness
Phillip Piland will
June 27, 1863 (Age 63 years)
Note: Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Phillip Piland.
Death of a sonWinborn C. Davis
July 1863 (Age 63 years)
Cause: while a prisoner of war
Note: In a January/February 1864 muster roll for his unit, included in his Compiled Military Service File (see the corresponding source for a multimedia link to the file), he is reported as dead in Union captivity from wounds sustained at Gettysburg, PA on 2 Jul 1863, but his date of death is recorded as unknown.
Witness
Phillip Piland will probate
September 1864 (Age 65 years)
Note: Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Phillip Piland at its probate hearing.
ProbatePhillip Piland
September 1864 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sonDrewry T. Davis
March 27, 1865 (Age 65 years)
Cause: of diarrhea while in Union captivity
Burial of a sonDrewry T. Davis
March 1865 (Age 65 years)
Marriage of a childCarter F. LilesElizabeth Jane “Eliza” DavisView this family
August 3, 1869 (Age 70 years)
Census August 15, 1870 (Age 71 years)
Death of a daughterElizabeth Jane “Eliza” Davis
before 1873 (Age 73 years)

Note: Her date of death upper bound is deduced from the fact that her husband, Carter F. Liles, remarried in July, 1873 (to Ella Edwards). Her daughter, Mary Jane Liles, appears in Carter F. Liles' 1880 census record with his new household. Additionally, her daughter Mary Jane is explicitly remembered in her father's, Arthur Davis', will signed 3 Jan 1879, without mention of Elizabeth Jane.
Death of a wifeFereby Powell
before 1878 (Age 78 years)

MarriageLouisa LilesView this family
September 4, 1878 (Age 79 years)
EventAdelia Carter Davis
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
EventKinchen Davis
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
EventKinchen Davis
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
EventRebecca Davis
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
EventJohn T. Liles
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
EventLouisa Liles
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
EventMary Jane Liles
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
EventWilliam James Liles
January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
Will January 3, 1879 (Age 79 years)
Heir: Kinchen Davisson
Heir: Louisa Lileswife
Executor: Kinchen Davisson
Property sale
40 acres more or less
April 12, 1879 (Age 79 years)
Buyer: Louisa Lileswife
EventLouisa Liles
April 12, 1879 (Age 79 years)
Death December 1879 (Age 80 years)
Note: His place and estimated date of death are deduced from his 3 Jan 1879 Northampton County, NC will and its 5 Jan 1880 probate in the county court.
EventKinchen Davis
January 5, 1880 (35 days after death)
EventJohn T. Liles
January 5, 1880 (35 days after death)
EventWilliam James Liles
January 5, 1880 (35 days after death)
Probate January 5, 1880 (35 days after death)
Executor: Kinchen Davisson
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1790
-10 years
elder brother
brother
brother
elder brother
brother
elder brother
6 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
sister
sister
elder brother
brother
himself
17 months
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Fereby Powell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 21, 1826Northampton Co., NC, USA
11 months
daughter
6 years
daughter
2 years
son
6 years
son
3 years
son
Family with Louisa Liles - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: September 4, 1878Wiccacanee Twp., Northampton Co., NC, USA
Giles Lewter + Fereby Powell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: January 1, 1821
10 months
step-son
6 years
step-son
Benjamin Odom + Louisa Liles - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: March 13, 1856Northampton Co., NC, USA
3 years
step-daughter

Heir
Arthur Davis was named as an heir in the will of John Davis.
Witness
Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Drewry Davis.
Witness
Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Drewry Davis at its probate hearing.
Commissioner
Arthur Davis was named commissioner of the James Faison court ordered property division.
Witness
Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Phillip Piland.
Witness
Arthur Davis witnessed the will of Phillip Piland at its probate hearing.
Property sale
The five dollar transaction effectively gave the property to his wife, Louisa, and removed it from his estate whose heirs included his children by his first wile.
Death
His place and estimated date of death are deduced from his 3 Jan 1879 Northampton County, NC will and its 5 Jan 1880 probate in the county court.