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John Davis1775

Name
John Davis
Given names
John
Surname
Davis
Birth about 1775 29

Heir
Edward Davis will
February 22, 1796 (Age 21 years)
Deceased principal: Edward Davispaternal grandfather
Note: John Davis was named as an heir in the will of Edward Davis.
Birth of a brotherJordan Davis
about 1797 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward Davis
about June 1803 (Age 28 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.
Witness
Samuel Hasty will
March 17, 1805 (Age 30 years)
Deceased principal: Samuel HastyRelationship
Note: John Davis witnessed the will of Samuel Hasty.
Executor
Samuel Hasty will
March 17, 1805 (Age 30 years)
Deceased principal: Samuel HastyRelationship
Note: John Davis was named executor of the will of Samuel Hasty.
Executor
Samuel Hasty will probate
June 1805 (Age 30 years)
Deceased principal: Samuel HastyRelationship
Note: John Davis qualified as executor of the will of Samuel Hasty at its probate hearing.
Deathyes

ProbateSamuel Hasty
June 1805 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
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Dickerson Davis
about 1815 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Davis
before February 24, 1823 (Age 48 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.
Death of a sisterMary “Polly” Davis
1839 (Age 64 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.)
Census June 1, 1840 (Age 65 years)
Marriage of a childDickerson DavisEmily “Emmy” JohnsonView this family
December 7, 1841 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherArthur Davis
November 1848 (Age 73 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.
Death of a sonDickerson Davis
before June 5, 1880 (Age 105 years)

Note: His wife, Emily, appears as head of a four person household in the 1880 U. S. Federal Census and reports her marital status as widowed.
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Heir
John Davis was named as an heir in the will of Edward Davis.
Witness
John Davis witnessed the will of Samuel Hasty.
Executor
John Davis was named executor of the will of Samuel Hasty.
Executor
John Davis qualified as executor of the will of Samuel Hasty at its probate hearing.