m. Abt. 1721
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James Davis was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Information on James Davis
Notes from Delijim@aol.com:
James Davis married Rebecca Pickens in 1772
Several sources claim that the parents of this James Davis are Robert Davis (abt. 1700-abt. 1770) and Anne Pickens (abt. 1702-abt. 1750).
IV. REBECCA PICKENS, daughter of Israel and Martha Pickens. She was born about 1746-47 and died in 1829. m. JAMES DAVIS, son of Robert Davis, Sr. of Mecklenburg Co. N.C. His mother is traditionally said to have been Anne Pickens, probably a sister of Israel Pickens. James Davi's will signed 1805, probated 1807 in Mecklenburg Co. N.C. They had the following children: 1. ROBERT DAVIS (1774-1836) m. MARGARET GRIER, (1738 (1788?)-1844) They had: (1) ISRAEL PICKENS DAVIS (1813-1854) Buried Turza Pres. Church. m. JANE HOWIE (Jane Minverva Huey) d. Sept. 20, 1844. (2) JOHN NEWTON DAVIS (1816-1883) m. MARY A. HOWIE, b. Nov. 1, 1830 - d. May 25, 1`856. (3) ALEXANDER GRIER DAVIS (1817-1849) m. Miss MATTHEWS. (4) MARGARET DAVIS (1821-1845) (5) AGNES DAVIS - named in her father's will in 1836. 2. ISRAEL PICKENS DAVIS - b. 1784 - d. Nov. 5, 1826, estate settled in Mecklenburg Co. m. SARAH ________? Israel P. Davis died in Maury Co. Tenn. on an exploring trip. His widow and children later moved to Maury Co. Tenn. The children were: (1) ROBERT G. DAVIS (2) JAMES DAVIS (3) JEMIMA CRAIG DAVIS (4) ALEXANDER H. DAVIS (5) ISRAEL N. DAVIS (6) SAMUEL P. DAVIS (7) SARAH DAVIS (8) JOHN C. DAVIS (9) MONICA DAVIS (deceased) 3. MARTHA DAVIS, dau. of James and Rebecca Pickens Davis. m. WILLIAM CRAIG. (Her will signed May 1, 1838, Prob. July 1841. His was Prob. May 1830. He died March 16, 1830. They had: (1) JAMES D. CRAIG (1792-1847) - m. ELIZABETH ____?(1793-1856) (2) JOHN J. CRAIG (1795-1872) - M. LYDIA ____?(1795-1872) (3) NATHANIEL CRAIG (4) ROBERT CRAIG (5) WILLIAM P. CRAIG - M. EMILY G___?(1823-1845) (6) SARAH CRAIG (7) MARTHA LAVINIA CRAIG Several of the above buried at Turza Presbyterian Church. 4. SARAH DAVIS, aug. of James and Rebecca Pickens Davis m. JOHN NESBIT. Nothing further known. (Major John Nesbit.) 5. JENNETT DAVIS, dau. of James and Rebecca Davis m. AARON BAKER, Feb. 23, 1805 6. REBECCA DAVIS m. SAMUEL BAKER, December 16, 1804 7. MARGARET DAVIS.