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Arthur DavisAge: 62 years17701832

Name
Arthur Davis
Given names
Arthur
Surname
Davis
Birth about 1770 44

Note: His date of birth estimate is based upon his age brackets in his 1790-1820 census household records.
Birth of a brotherJosiah Davis
before 1775 (Age 5 years)

Note: His date of birth upper bound is based on his age bracket in his 1790 census household record.
Birth of a sisterLucy Davis
about 1785 (Age 15 years)
MarriageTabitha View this family
about 1790 (Age 20 years)

Note: That they were married is deduced from the fact that upon Arthur's death in June 1832, Tabitha was awarded a dower from his estate. The approximate date of their marriage is deduced from their approximate dates of birth and the approximate dates of birth of their elder children.
Census April 25, 1791 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Sterling Davis
about 1792 (Age 22 years)
Note: His approximate date of birth is deduced from the age brackets of the oldest male member of his 1820, 1830 and 1840 census household records.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Cherry Davis
about 1793 (Age 23 years)
Heir
Edward Davis will
February 22, 1796 (Age 26 years)
Deceased principal: Edward Davisfather
Note: Arthur Davis was named as an heir in the will of Edward Davis.
Executor
Edward Davis will
February 22, 1796 (Age 26 years)
Deceased principal: Edward Davisfather
Note: Arthur Davis was named executor of the will of Edward Davis.
Birth of a daughter
#3
Sarah “Sally” Davis
about 1798 (Age 28 years)
Census August 4, 1800 (Age 30 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Davis
about June 1803 (Age 33 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.
Executor
Edward Davis will probate
June 1803 (Age 33 years)
Deceased principal: Edward Davisfather
Note: Arthur Davis qualified as executor of the will of Edward Davis at its probate hearing.
ProbateEdward Davis
June 1803 (Age 33 years)
Census August 6, 1810 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childSterling DavisNancy DeloatchView this family
June 1, 1812 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Elizabeth H. Davis
about 1813 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Hillery Davis
about 1815 (Age 45 years)

Note: His date and place of birth are deduced from his age bracket in his 1840 census household record.
Marriage of a childArthur StevensonCherry DavisView this family
March 4, 1816 (Age 46 years)
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childTurner DeloatchRebecca Ann DavisView this family
April 23, 1822 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childWilkerson DavisRebecca PowellView this family
February 22, 1823 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherEdward Davis
before February 24, 1823 (Age 53 years)
Note: His date of death upper bound is deduced from the probate of his estate. His place of death is assumed from the fact that he was a second generation resident of Northampton Co., lived his adult life there (he may have been born in Southampton Co., VA before his father migrated to Northampton Co.), and his estate was probated there.
Marriage of a childDavid LassiterTabitha DavisView this family
September 3, 1823 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childJames T. MaddreyElizabeth H. DavisView this family
November 2, 1829 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childNathan BrittonSarah “Sally” DavisView this family
about 1830 (Age 60 years)

Note: Their marriage date estimate is based on the approximate date of birth of their oldest child, Nathan T. Britton, and an upper bound of their marriage date is provided by Sarah's mother's (Tabitha Davis') 17 Dec 1832 will, in which Sara is named as Sally Britton.
Marriage of a childHillery DavisMartha A. SuiterView this family
March 14, 1831 (Age 61 years)
Death June 1832 (Age 62 years)
Probate September 1833 (15 months after death)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
-13 years
elder brother
sister
younger brother
sister
himself
brother
younger sister
brother
Family with Tabitha - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1790
3 years
son
2 years
daughter
6 years
daughter
daughter
son
daughter
daughter
daughter
3 years
son

Birth
His date of birth estimate is based upon his age brackets in his 1790-1820 census household records.
Marriage
That they were married is deduced from the fact that upon Arthur's death in June 1832, Tabitha was awarded a dower from his estate. The approximate date of their marriage is deduced from their approximate dates of birth and the approximate dates of birth of their elder children.
Heir
Arthur Davis was named as an heir in the will of Edward Davis.
Executor
Arthur Davis was named executor of the will of Edward Davis.
Executor
Arthur Davis qualified as executor of the will of Edward Davis at its probate hearing.