Faison's Old Tavern Genealogy Project

Jordan Davis1797

Jordan Davis
Given names
Birth about 1797 51
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward Davis
about June 1803 (Age 6 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.
MarriagePatsey GayView this family
December 27, 1817 (Age 20 years)
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
William E. Davis
about 1822 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Davis
before February 24, 1823 (Age 26 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.
Birth of a son
Josiah Davis
about 1824 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
Hezekiah Davis
about 1826 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
Rebecca Davis
about 1830 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
Littleberry Davis
about 1832 (Age 35 years)
Death of a sisterMary “Polly” Davis
1839 (Age 42 years)
Note: Her date and place of death are deduced from the date of her will (16 Apr 1839) and its probate date and place (Dec 1839 in Northampton Co.)
Marriage of a childWilliam E. DavisMartha J. ScarboroughView this family
January 1, 1843 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childJosiah DavisRebecca BrittonView this family
December 24, 1846 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childHezekiah DavisOlive DeloatchView this family
December 30, 1846 (Age 49 years)
Arthur Davis will
September 27, 1848 (Age 51 years)
Deceased principal: Arthur Davisbrother
Note: Jordan Davis was named as an heir in the will of Arthur Davis.
Death of a brotherArthur Davis
November 1848 (Age 51 years)
Note: His place and estimated date of death are deduced from his 27 Sep 1848 Northampton County, NC will and its Dec 1848 probate at the Dec. 1848 session of the Northampton County Court.
Census September 16, 1850 (Age 53 years)
Census June 18, 1860 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childLittleberry DavisHarriett Jane GayView this family
October 28, 1861 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a childHezekiah DavisRebecca Jane DeloachView this family
December 5, 1861 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sonHezekiah Davis
about August 1863 (Age 66 years)
Cause: of typhoid Fever
Note: Though his place and cause of death are definitively established by his Compiled Military Service File, that document indicates several different dates of death. The dates range from 27 July 1863 through 6 Aug 1863.
Death of a sonLittleberry Davis
March 8, 1864 (Age 67 years)
Cause: in camp from disease

Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
23 years
Family with Patsey Gay - View this family
Marriage: December 27, 1817Northampton Co., NC, USA
5 years
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Jordan Davis was named as an heir in the will of Arthur Davis.