Facts and Events
Jacob Davis was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Moiers' executors vs. Hassler's heirs--O. S. 256; N. S. 90--Bill, 1814. Joseph Hassler (in 1790 living in York Penna.) died, leaving widow Mary, who had married James Hamilton, and children, viz: Joseph, Daniel, Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Magdaline, Dorothy. Christopher Moier of Augusta died, testate, leaving children, viz: Henry Moier, Barbara, wife of Henry Vanncole (?); Margaret, wife of Jacob Hawk; Mary, wife of Andrew Hawk; Rosanna, wife of Jeremiah Davis; Catharine, wife of John C. Gilaspie; Susanna, wife of Jacob Davis, and widow Barbara. Christophel Myer was from Easthensberry Township, Cumberland County, Penna.
Records in Missouri
From "Genealogical Gems from Early Missouri Deeds, 1815-1850", by Marsha Hoffman Rising, pg. 155:
- C:367: 8 February 1819 - Jacob Davis and wife, Susannah, of Augusta County, Virginia, sold to John Byers, of same, 10 acres in Howard County.