Person:Samuel Davis (104)

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Samuel Davis
m. 28 Oct 1742
  1. Capt. John Davis1743 - 1810
  2. Elizabeth DavisAbt 1746 -
  3. James DavisBet 1752 - 1755 - 1836
  4. Nathaniel Davis1753 - 1838
  5. Samuel Davis1755 - 1842
m. Est. 1775-1784
  1. Nathaniel Davis1780-1793 - BEF 1834
  2. Robert Davis1780-1793 - AFT 1845
  3. Samuel Davis1780-1793 - BEF 1817
  4. John Bell Davis1786 - 1829
  5. Hannah DavisABT 1786 - BEF 1842
  6. Mary Jane Davis1788 - 1843
  7. William Davis1794 - 1863
  8. James N. Davis1798 - 1860
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Name Samuel Davis
Gender Male
Birth? 24 Dec 1755 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage Est. 1775-1784 to Jane Allison
Death? 31 Aug 1842 Madison County, Alabama

Samuel Davis was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :


Davis, Samuel - born 12/24/1785 (s/b 1755), Augusta County (area later Rockbridge Co.), Virginia; father killed by Shawnee Indians abt. 1759 & soldier reared by brogher John; entered service 1776 in Washington County, Virginia; moved from there 1797 to Blount County, Tennessee, thence 1808 to Mississippi Territory (area later became Madison County, Alabama), & was 1st white man to plant corn in that area; received Pension there in 1832 when brother John deceased abt. 20 years; query letter in file 1918 from descendant Mrs. Birdie Grigsby, Laddonia, Missouri, who also was descendant of Revolutionary War soldier William Davis of Jackon (s/b Jackson) County, Alabama. F-S16756, R764.