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Edward DavisAge: 77 years17461823

Name
Edward Davis
Given names
Edward
Surname
Davis
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth about 1746 20

Birth of a brotherJohn Davis
about 1760 (Age 14 years)

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 24 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 29 years)

Note: His date of birth upper bound is based on his age bracket in his 1790 census household record.
Birth of a son
#1
John Davis
about 1775 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a sisterLucy Davis
about 1785 (Age 39 years)
Census 1786 (Age 40 years)
Census April 25, 1791 (Age 45 years)
Heir
Edward Davis will
February 22, 1796 (Age 50 years)
Deceased principal: Edward Davisfather
Note: Edward Davis was named as an heir in the will of Edward Davis.
Birth of a son
#2
Jordan Davis
about 1797 (Age 51 years)
Census August 4, 1800 (Age 54 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Davis
about June 1803 (Age 57 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.
Census August 6, 1810 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a childJordan DavisPatsey GayView this family
December 27, 1817 (Age 71 years)
Witness
Elizabeth will
July 26, 1820 (Age 74 years)
Deceased principal: Elizabeth niece-in-law’s mother
Note: Edward Davis witnessed the will of Elizabeth.
WillElizabeth
July 26, 1820 (Age 74 years)
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 74 years)
Death before February 24, 1823 (Age 77 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.
Probate February 24, 1823
Note: Edward Davis, Jr. died intestate. His estate was partitioned by action of a court appointed commission, distributed to his heirs by drawing lot, and executed by means of a recorded deed.
Witness
Elizabeth will probate
June 1835 (12 years after death)
Deceased principal: Elizabeth niece-in-law’s mother
Note: Edward Davis witnessed the will of Elizabeth at its probate hearing.
ProbateElizabeth
June 1835 (12 years after death)
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Heir
Edward Davis was named as an heir in the will of Edward Davis.
Witness
Edward Davis witnessed the will of Elizabeth.
Death
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.
Probate
Edward Davis, Jr. died intestate. His estate was partitioned by action of a court appointed commission, distributed to his heirs by drawing lot, and executed by means of a recorded deed.
Witness
Edward Davis witnessed the will of Elizabeth at its probate hearing.