Faison's Old Tavern Genealogy Project

Edward DavisAge: 77 years17261803

Name
Edward Davis
Given names
Edward
Surname
Davis
Name suffix
Sr.
Birth before 1726
Note: His indicated date and place of birth are deduced from his age bracket (>60) in his 1786 North Carolina State Census household record and a 1752 Northampton County, NC property deed in which he is identified as "Edward Davies of Southampton Co., Va".
MarriageSarah View this family
yes

Note: Edward Davis' 22 Feb 1790 will makes provision for his "...dearly beloved wife Sarah...".
Birth of a son
#1
Edward Davis
about 1746 (Age 20 years)

Property
property purchased from Nicholas and Alie Boon
February 20, 1752 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2
John Davis
about 1760 (Age 34 years)

Note: His approximate date of birth is deduced from his age bracket (26-44) in his 1800 census household record.
Property
350 acres purchased from Samuel Davis
May 16, 1761 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Arthur Davis
about 1770 (Age 44 years)

Note: His date of birth estimate is based upon his age brackets in his 1790-1820 census household records.
Birth of a son
#4
Josiah Davis
before 1775 (Age 49 years)

Note: His date of birth upper bound is based on his age bracket in his 1790 census household record.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Lucy Davis
about 1785 (Age 59 years)
Census 1786 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childJohn DavisElizabeth TynerView this family
before 1790 (Age 64 years)

Marriage of a childArthur DavisTabitha View this family
about 1790 (Age 64 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 65 years)
EventElizabeth
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventSarah
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventArthur Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventArthur Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventEdward Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventJohn Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventJosiah Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventLemuel Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventLucy Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventMary Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventSamuel Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventSarah Davis
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
EventJohn A. Wade
February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
Will February 22, 1796 (Age 70 years)
Heir: Sarah wife
Heir: Arthur Davisson
Heir: Edward Davisson
Heir: Josiah Davisson
Heir: Lemuel Davisson
Heir: Samuel Davisson
Executor: Arthur Davisson
Census August 4, 1800 (Age 74 years)
EventElizabeth
June 1803 (on the date of death)
EventArthur Davis
June 1803 (on the date of death)
EventJohn A. Wade
June 1803 (on the date of death)
Death about June 1803 (Age 77 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.
Probate June 1803 (on the date of death)
Executor: Arthur Davisson
Family with Sarah - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
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son
daughter
son
daughter
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daughter
son

Birth
His indicated date and place of birth are deduced from his age bracket (>60) in his 1786 North Carolina State Census household record and a 1752 Northampton County, NC property deed in which he is identified as "Edward Davies of Southampton Co., Va".
Marriage
Edward Davis' 22 Feb 1790 will makes provision for his "...dearly beloved wife Sarah...".
Death
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.