Person:Robert Davis (22)

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Robert Davis
b.Abt 1608 England
  • HRobert DavisAbt 1608 - 1655
  • WBridget LokerEST 1610 - 1685
m. Bef 1646
  1. Sarah Davis1646 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert Davis
Gender Male
Birth[3] Abt 1608 England
Immigration[1] 1638 Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United StatesConfidence
Marriage Bef 1646 to Bridget Loker
Death[2] 19 Jul 1655 Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1. Leonard, Ermina Elizabeth (Newton). Newton Genealogy: Genealogical, biographical, historical, being a record of the descendants of Richard Newton of Sudbury and Marlborough, Massachusetts 1638, with genealogies of families descended from the immigrants Rev. Roger Newton of Milford, Connecticut, Thomas Newton of Fairfield, Connecticut, Matthew Newton of Stonington, Connecticut, Newtons of Virginia, Newtons near Boston. (De Pere, Wisconsin: B. A. Leonard, 1915), 2, 3, 15, 43.

    Robert Davis from Penton-Weyhill, Hampshire, England, arrived in Sudbury 1638, d. 1655, m. Bridget Loker. Will of "Robert Davis", dated "17, 5 mo. 1655" [17 Jul 1655], proved "2. 8 mo. 55" [2 Oct 1655], mentions wife Bridget Davis, daughter Sarah Davis, brother John Davis, sister Margaret Bennet, Joseph Newton [apparently his nephew, and indentured servant], Mr. Hunt. Wife and brother [in law] Henry Loker Executors.

  2. Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903), 302.

    Davis, Robert, July 19, 1655. M.R.

  3. Listed as age 30 in the passenger list of the Confidence in 1638, so born about 1608 (see Great Migration Ships/Confidence (Apr 1638)).
The Confidence (1638)
Part of the Great Migration. Passengers included John Sanders returning from England with the patent for what would become Salisbury, MA.
Sailed: 24 April 1638 from Southampton, England under Master John Jobson
Arrived: Jun 1638 at Boston, Massachusetts.

Passengers:
~90 (Full list)
Augustin Bearce - John Benton family - Richard Bidgooed (probably John Osgood) - John Binson family - Edmund Goodenow family - John Goodenow family - Thomas Goodenowe family - Ursula Goodenow - Nicholas Guy family (servants Taynter, Bayley) - Walter Hayne family (servants Blanford, Riddet, Bildcombe) - John Illsley - William Ilsbey (Illsley) and wife (servant Davies) - Thomas Jones family (servants Baunche, Denley) - Keene family - Stephen & Margery Kent (servants Churche, Marche, Sadler, Wellington, Kent) - Edmund Kerley family - John Ludwell (servants Haugert, Whealer) - Edmund Morres - Peter Noyce family (servants Rutter, Davis) - Sarah Osgood and children (servant Parke) - Joseph Parker - Roger Porter family - John Roaff (Rolfe) family (servant Sanger) - John Sanders family (servants Eastsman, Black, Cottle, King) - John Stephens family (Servants Lowgie) - Martha Wilder & daughter

Resources: Transcription at Olive Tree - Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guilt