Person:James Davis (110)

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m. 10 Dec 1646
  1. Mary Davis1647 - bef 1713
  2. Sarah Davis1648/49 - 1694
  3. Ensign John Davis1651 - 1694
  4. Hannah Davis1653 - aft 1719/20
  5. Jane Davis1655 - 1656
  6. Moses Davis1657 - 1724
  7. Lieutenant Joseph Davis1659/60 - aft 1743
  8. Colonel James Davis1662 - 1749
  9. Jane Davis1664 -
  10. Jemima Davisest 1666 -
  11. Judith Davisest 1668 - aft 1739
m. 1 OCT 1688
Facts and Events
Name[1] Colonel James Davis
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 23 May 1662 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Marriage 1 OCT 1688 to Elizabeth Chesley
Will[1] 18 Oct 1748
Death[1][2] 8 Sep 1749 Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 14 Col. James Davis; 20 Ensign John Davis., in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 184, 85.

    Col. James(20), Esq. Oyster River, for many yrs. a leading citizen of Dover, leading man in Durham aft. it was set off, and influential in the Prov. Captain of scouting companies in the Ind. Wars and in a Canadian exped., he rose in military rank to Lt. Col. Early a J. P., from 1717 was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Repeatedly moderator of Dover town meetings, he was the usual moderator in Durham; was select. in both towns, and was Assemblyman from Dover nearly 20 yrs. … Will 18 Oct. 1748, d. 8 Sep. 1749. He m. 1 Oct. 1688 Elizabeth Chesley who d. first. See Jeremy Belknap's account of the longevity of his ch. N. E. Reg. 36.435. James, b. 10 July 1689, liv. in Madbury on his grf.'s gr. … He m. 5 Nov. 1728 Ruth Ayer of Haverhill, who d. 28 Apr. 1730; 2d 14 Apr. 1743 Elizabeth Paine of York. Ch. 1+5. Thomas, b. 20 Oct. 1690, Major and J. P., Madbury, did not marry. Acc. by Sobriety Thomas in 1721 (and vig. contest.), and by Ann Nute in 1743, whose ch. was called Elizabeth Davis. In 1765 he deeded half his homestead to Joseph and Elizabeth Pinkham. Samuel, b. 26 Sep. 1692, Madbury, liv. on half of his grf.'s gr. … Will 26 July 1774, d. 26 Feb. 1789 'aged 97.' His w. Martha (Chesley) d. in 1791, called 102 yrs. old. 6 or m. ch. Daniel, b. 29 Jan. 1695, d. in Durham in Jan. 1759, est. div. in 1764 among wid. Elizabeth and 7 ch. … Sarah, b. 3 Mar. 1697, m. Capt. Joseph Hicks, d. 20 Jan. 1788. Hannah, b. 28 Mar. 1699, m. 23 Mar. 1726-7 Clement Deering, s. of Clement. Elizabeth, b. 13 July 1701, m. John Hicks. Ephraim, b. 30 Apr. 1704, had the homestead. … He m. (self record) 7 Dec. 1731 one Ruth. Selectm. 1743. 5 ch.

  2. 2.0 2.1 "Memoirs: Nestor Wilbur Davis", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 93:373.

    "… Hon. James, 1662-1749, of Dover and Durham, N. H., captain of scouting companies in the Indian Wars, Lieutenant colonel, judge of the court of common pleas, moderator, selectman, assemblyman, whose wife was Elizabeth Chesley …"

  3. Dover Historical Society. Collections of the Dover, N. H., Historical Society, Vol. I: [Vital records of Dover, New Hampshire to 1850.]. (Dover, N. H.: Scales & Quimby, 1894), 110.

    James Dauis Son of Jno Dauis bo 23 May 1662.