Faison's Old Tavern Genealogy Project

Sarah “Sally” Davis1798

Name
Sarah “Sally” Davis
Given names
Sarah
Surname
Davis
Nickname
Sally
Married name
Sarah Britton
Birth about 1798 28 25
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward Davis
about June 1803 (Age 5 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.
Birth of a sisterElizabeth H. Davis
about 1813 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherHillery Davis
about 1815 (Age 17 years)

Note: His date and place of birth are deduced from his age bracket in his 1840 census household record.
MarriageNathan BrittonView this family
about 1830 (Age 32 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.
Birth of a son
#1
Nathan T. Britton
about 1831 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherArthur Davis
June 1832 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherTabitha
about February 1833 (Age 35 years)
Note: Her estimated date of death is based upon her 17 Dec 1832 will and the instrument's March 1833 probate. Her place of death is assumed to be Northampton Co., NC because she resided there all of her adult life and it is the location of her estate and of its probate.
Birth of a son
#2
Henry T. Britton
about 1837 (Age 39 years)
Heir
Nathan Britton will
1841 (Age 43 years)
Deceased principal: Nathan Brittonhusband
Note: Sarah Davis was named as an heir in the will of Nathan Britton.
WillNathan Britton
1841 (Age 43 years)
Death of a husbandNathan Britton
before December 1844 (Age 46 years)
Note: His date and place of death are based upon the probate of his will at the Dec 1844 session of the Northampton County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions.
Census August 24, 1850 (Age 52 years)
Deathyes

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1790
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
6 years
herself
sister
brother
sister
sister
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Nathan Britton - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1830
daughter
daughter
daughter
son
daughter
son
son
son
daughter

Marriage
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.
Heir
Sarah Davis was named as an heir in the will of Nathan Britton.