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John DavisAge: 74 years17601834

Name
John Davis
Given names
John
Surname
Davis
Name suffix
Sr.
Birth about 1760 34

Note: His approximate date of birth is deduced from his age bracket (26-44) in his 1800 census household record.
Birth of a brotherArthur Davis
about 1770 (Age 10 years)

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 15 years)

Note: His date of birth upper bound is based on his age bracket in his 1790 census household record.
Property
150 acres north of Coroy Swamp granted by his father, Edward Davis Sr.
September 16, 1778 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1
John Davis
about 1779 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Lewis Davis
about 1785 (Age 25 years)

Note: His approximate date of birth is deduced from his age bracket in his 1820 census household record.
Birth of a sisterLucy Davis
about 1785 (Age 25 years)
Census 1786 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Joshua Davis
about 1788 (Age 28 years)
MarriageElizabeth TynerView this family
before 1790 (Age 30 years)

Property
100 acres purchased from John Allen
March 12, 1791 (Age 31 years)
Census April 20, 1791 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary “Polly” Davis
about 1793 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Rhoda Davis
about 1795 (Age 35 years)

Note: Her date of birth estimate is based upon her age bounds in her husband's 1830 census household record.
Birth of a son
#6
William Davis
about 1798 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#7
Arthur Davis
August 3, 1799 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Lucy Davis
about 1800 (Age 40 years)
Census August 4, 1800 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Sarah “Sally” Davis
about 1802 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Davis
about June 1803 (Age 43 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.
Marriage of a childLewis DavisMartha View this family
about 1805 (Age 45 years)

Note: His marriage to Martha is established by the fact that his will devises the entirety of his estate to his "...loving wife Martha".
Census August 6, 1810 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam ParkerElizabeth DavisView this family
January 25, 1817 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childBarnaba PopeRhoda DavisView this family
September 6, 1817 (Age 57 years)
Witness
Elizabeth will
July 26, 1820 (Age 60 years)
Deceased principal: Elizabeth niece-in-law’s mother
Note: John Davis witnessed the will of Elizabeth.
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childJohn DavisNancy SikesView this family
January 6, 1823 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherEdward Davis
before February 24, 1823 (Age 63 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 childEdward DavisDorothy “Dolly” HastyView this family
September 25, 1823 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sonLewis Davis
about February 1826 (Age 66 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.
Marriage of a childArthur DavisFereby PowellView this family
March 21, 1826 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherArthur Davis
June 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventNathaniel Allen
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventArthur Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventDolly Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventEdward Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventElizabeth Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventEnoch Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventJohn Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventJonothan Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventJoshua Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventLewis Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventLucy Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventMary “Polly” Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventSarah “Sally” Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventWilliam Davis
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventSamuel Hasty
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventNoah Odom
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventRebecca Parker
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventElizabeth Tyner
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
EventJohn A. Wade
July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
Will July 22, 1832 (Age 72 years)
Heir: John Davisson
Heir: Edward Davisson
Heir: Lewis Davisson
Heir: Joshua Davisson
Heir: Arthur Davisson
Heir: Enoch Davisson
Heir: William Davisson
Witness: Noah OdomRelationship
Marriage of a childCaleb TaylorLucy DavisView this family
January 2, 1833 (Age 73 years)
Death about January 1834 (Age 74 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.
EventSarah “Sally” Davis
March 1834 (2 months after death)
EventNoah Odom
March 1834 (2 months after death)
Probate March 1834 (2 months after death)
Witness: Noah OdomRelationship
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
-13 years
elder brother
sister
younger brother
sister
younger brother
brother
younger sister
brother
Family with Elizabeth Tyner - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1790
-10 years
son
son
son
son
son
son
6 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
daughter
daughter
son
son
son
17 months
daughter
3 years
daughter

Birth
His approximate date of birth is deduced from his age bracket (26-44) in his 1800 census household record.
Witness
John Davis witnessed the will of Elizabeth.
Will
Samuel Hasty is eferred to in the will text as grandson.
Will
Rebecca Parker is referred to as granddaughter in the will text.
Will
Nathaniel Allen refused to qualify as executor according to the Mar 1834 probate record.
Death
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.