Person:Sarah Van Meter (2)

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Sarah Van Meter
m. 1705
  1. Sarah Van Meter1706 - AFT 1769
  2. John 'Jan' J. Van Meter, Jr.1708 - Abt 1735
  3. Mary J. Van Meter1709 - ABT 1795
  • HJames Davisabt 1703 - 1756
  • WSarah Van Meter1706 - AFT 1769
m. 1725
  1. James DavisABT 1732 - AFT 1796
  2. Robert DavisABT 1733 - BEF 1756
  3. John DavisABT 1735 - BEF 1796
  4. Edward DavisABT 1738 - 1808
  5. Jacob DavisABT 1739 - AFT 1810
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Name Sarah Van Meter
Alt Name Sara Van Meteren
Gender Female
Birth? 30 October 1706 Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey
Marriage 1725 Monocacy, Prince George County, Marylandto James Davis
Death? AFT 23 MAY 1769 Hedgeville, Frederick County, Virginia
Reference Number? 4288

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From: Clarice Jane Snyder <snyder@@skyenet.net> Subject: Van Meteren Date: Thu, 09 Oct 1997 22:34:09 -0500


Hi, I am also a descendant of this line. Dorothy, Where you a person get a copy of "Record" of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society? I don't really "work' on this line because there has been so much published but I know that corrected discoveries are being made. I would like to share with anyone else in these lines. Direct Descendants of Jooste Janse Van Metre

1 Jooste Janse VAN METRE b: 1656 in Meteren, Glelderland, Holland d: June 13, 1706 in New Platz, New York ...+ Sara DU BOIS b: in Somerset County, New Jersey m: December 12, 1682 d: 1726 in near Salem, New Jersey Father: Louis DU BOIS Mother: Catherine Blanchan 2 [1] John VAN METRE b: October 14, 1683 in Marbletown, New York d: August 13, 1745 in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia ......+ Sarah BODINE b: in Staten Is. N.Y. m: 1705 d: 1709 Father: Jean BODINE Mother: Marie Crocheron ...3 Sara VAN METER b: October 30, 1705 in Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey d: in Hedgeville, Virginia .........+ James DAVIS b: Abt. 1700 in New Jersey d: December 07, 1756 in Hedgeville, Virginia Father: James DAVIS Mother: ......4 Edward DAVIS b: 1734 in Virginia d: 1808 in Mercer County, Kentucky ............+ Mary D. b: Abt. 1734 Father: Mother: ........5 John DAVIS b: July 11, 1767 in Frederick County, Virginia d: 1850 in Harrison County, Indiana ..............+ Sarah LITTSEY b: December 01, 1766 in ?Augusta Co. Va. m: September 29, 1790 in Kentucky? d: Abt. 1843 in Harrison County, Indiana Father: Anthony LITCHING Mother: Susanna Slack ...........6 James DAVIS b: February 11, 1793 in Nelson (now Washington) Co., KY d: in Harrison County, Indiana .................+ Sarah VANPELT b: Abt. 1793 m: 1818 d: in Harrison County, Indiana Father: Mother: ..............7 Peter Belles DAVIS b: April 23, 1818 in Mercer County, Kentucky d: April 11, 1880 in Harrison Co., IN ....................+ Barbara WINDLE b: March 25, 1824 in Harrison Co., IN m: May 23, 1844 in Harrison Co., IN d: November 11, 1864 in Harrison Co., IN Father: Augustine WINDLE, Jr. Mother: Barbara Keller .................8 Martha Jane DAVIS b: February 27, 1847 in Harrison County, Indiana d: August 06, 1901 in Scott Twp, Harrison Co, IN ......................+ John M. ENGLEMAN b: January 15, 1847 in Crawford County, Indiana m: February 11, 1873 in Harrison Co, IN d: April 18, 1928 in Scott Township, Harrison County, Indiana Father: Abraham ENGLEMAN Mother: Elizabeth Crecelius ...................9 Cortez Alva ENGLEMAN b: May 10, 1874 in Scott Twp, Harrison Co, IN d: March 04, 1965 in Corydon, Harrison Co, IN .........................+ Annie HOLSCLAW b: March 29, 1876 in Lanesville, Harrison County, Indiana m: August 31, 1898 in Rev. Loran Pearch's study, White Cloud d: August 07, 1955 in Harrison Co, IN Father: James Harve HOLSCLAW Mother: Mary Feller ......................10 Clarence Valentine ENGLEMAN b: March 08, 1903 in Scott Township, Harrison County, Indiana d: October 14, 1989 in Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana ............................+ Earleen Francis BROWN b: June 04, 1925 in Leavenworth, Harrison County, Indiana m: February 01, 1945 in Ist Presbyterian Church Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY d: May 27, 1976 in Southport, Marion County, Indiana Father: Ray Edward BROWN Mother: Hazel Pate .........................11 Clarice Jane ENGLEMAN b: December 31, 1947 in New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana

08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)08:54, 1 September 2010 (EDT)~ Clarice Jane Snyder snyder@@skyenet.net Music Web pages---- http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/2059 and http:/www.geocities.com/Vienna/2050/michiana.html http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/s/n/y/Clarice-J-Snyder/ Some ancestry surnames: Applegate, Blake, Bogard, Bottles, Brown, Crecelius, Davis, Drake, Engleman, Feller, Greer, Hamman, Heishman, Holsclaw, Hottel, Keller, Litsey, Pate, Powers, Snapp, Windell, VanPelt, Vaughn, Wiseman (some others left out).


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James and Sarah had the following children:

 5 M i James Davis was born about 1732 in probably Monocacy, Prince George's County, Maryland. He died after 26 Apr 1796 in Mercer County, Kentucky. 

Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, by Peggy Shomo Joyner - James Davis Jr, 14 September 1752 - 16 November 1752; 400 acres near Potomac, adjacent to his brother Robert Davis, Stephen Harlan, George Harlan, and his father James Davis' line. Chain Carriers and Pilots: Robert Davis, James Davis Sr and John Jones. Surveyor: John Mauzy.

Northern Neck Land Grants, Book M Page 74 - October 17, 1762 - The Right Honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax, Baron of Cameron in that part of Great Britain called Scotland Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia. To all to whom this present writing shall come sends Greetings. Know Ye that for good causes for and in consideration of the composition to me paid and for the annual Rent hereinafter reserved, I have given granted and confirmed and by these presents for me my heirs and assigns do give grant and confirm unto James Davis of Frederick a certain Tract of waste and ungranted Land near Potomac in the said county and bounded as by a survey thereof made by Mr John Mauzy. Beginning at a red oak corner to George Harlan in Stephen Harlan's line thence along his line S 85 W 247 poles to a white oak in his Father James Davis' line thence with his lines N 12 E 24 poles to a white oak by Tullises branch thence N 34 E 37 poles to another white oak near the said branch thence N 6 W 97 poles to a large white oak by the said branch thence N 35 E 102 poles to another white oak by the aforesaid branch thence leaving the said Davis' lines N83 E 373 poles to two hickory saplings and a black oak sapling in the naked barrens thence S 10 W 79 poles to a locust post in George Harlan's line in the open barrens thence along the said line S 85 W 151 poles to two black oak saplings on the West side of a barren ridge thence with another of his lines S 10 W 170 poles to the Beginning containing 420 acres together with all rights members and appurtenances and thereunto belonging Royal mines excepted and a full third part of the Lead Copper Tinn Coals Iron mine and Iron ore that shall be found thereon to have and to hold the said 420 acres of land together with all rights profits and benefits to the same belonging or anywise appertaining Except before Excepted to him the said James Davis his heirs and assigns for Ever, he the said James Davis his heirs and assigns therefore yielding and paying to me my heirs or assigns or to my certain Attorney or Attorneys Agent or Agents or to the certain Attorney or Attorneys of my heirs or assigns Proprietors of the Northern Neck yearly and every year on the Feast day of St Michael the Archangel the receipt of One shilling sterling money for every fifty acres of Land hereby Granted to so proportionably for a greater or lesser Quantity. Provided that if the said James Davis his heirs or assigns shall not pay the said reserved annual rent as Aforesaid so that the same or any part thereof shall be behind or unpaid by the space of two whole years after the same shall become due if Legally demanded that then it shall and may be lawful for me my heirs or assigns and Proprietors as aforesaid my or their certain Attorney or Attorneys Agent or Agents into the above Granted premises to Reenter and hold the same so as if this Grant had never passed. Given at my office in the County of Frederick under my Hand and Seal dated this 16th day of October, in the second year of His Majesty King George the thirds Reign AD 1762.

Frederick County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 12, Pages 667 Lease & (Release) 2 Nov 1768 - Between Jacob Strope and Mary his wife of Frederick County to James Davis of County aforesaid... consideration of 5 shillings (£10)... tract of land lying and being on the south side of Tulisses' Branch and part of a tract of land containing 420 acres granted to James Davis on 16 Oct 1762... corner to James Davis and John Davis... containing 14 acres... rent of 1 peppercorn on the 29th day of Sept... Signed Jacob Strope and Mary (A) Strope. Witnesses: James Harland, Casper Boner, John Burcham. Recorded 4 Apr 1769.

Frederick County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 12, Pages 668 Lease & (Release) 2 Nov 1768 - Between James Davis and Ann his wife of Frederick County to John Strope of County aforesaid... consideration of 5 shillings (£10)... part of a tract containing 1175 acre granted to James Davis on 20 Apr 1735... containing 14 acres... rent 1 peppercorn on the 29th Sept... Signed James Davis and Ann Davis. Witnesses: Casper Boner, James Harlan & John Burcham. Recorded 4 Apr 1769.

Frederick County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 12, Pages 770 & 771 Lease & (Release) 2 Nov 1768 - Between James Davis and Ann his wife of Frederick County to Jacob Strope of the County aforesaid... for and inconsideration of 5 shillings (£250)... tract of land on the south side of Tulisses Branch containing 420 acres granted to James Davis on 16 Oct 1762... Corner to George Harlins in Stephen Harlin's line... rent of one peppercorn on 29th Sept... Signed James Davis and Ann Davis. Witnesses: Casper Bonner, James Harlan & John Burcham. Recorded 4 Apr 1769.

Frederick County, Virginia, Deed, Book 15, Pages 129 & 130 Lease and (Release) - 1 August 1771, James & Ann (his wife) Davis, late of Frederick Co., Virginia, leases to Jacob French, of Frederick Co., Virginia, for 5 shillings (£200)... 186 acres which is part of 1175 acres, granted to James Davis Sr., 12 November 1735, and left to said James Davis, by the will of James Davis Sr... corner to Jacob Davis...corner to the 14 acres of Jacob Strope. Signed James Davis and Ann Davis, in the presence of John Davis, John Champion and George Michael Sanlinger.

Berkeley County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 2, Page 218 - 10 Sep 1773; Jacob Strope and wife Mary Strope (signed An Maria) 220 acres for £400 to Andrew Keesaker, land near Tullises Branch part of a 420 acre grant to James Davis and he to said Strope, adjacent to George Harland and Stephen Harlan. Witnesses: Thomas Adams, John Champion. Lease & Release.

Virginia Land Office Grants, Book K, page 36 - 25 Nov 1783 - Davis, James, Grantee - 400 acres on Whitley's Creek of Dicks River adjoining Whitley and Kannady in Lincoln County (Kentucky).

Virginia Land Office Grants, Book S, page 75 - 15 Jul 1785 - Davis, James, Grantee - 24 1/2 acres on Dicks River adjoining James Davis' land on the east in Lincoln County (Kentucky).

Mercer County, Kentucky, Deeds, Book 4S, Page 135 - This Indenture made this April 26, 1796, between James Davis and his wife Ann, of Mercer County, Kentucky, of the one part and Isaac Telfair of Mercer County, Kentucky, of the other part... for and in consideration of £450... land whereon Davis now lives, about 200 acres on cliffs of Dix River...

Mercer County, Kentucky, Deeds, Book 4S, Page 141 - This Indenture made this April 26, 1796, between James Davis and his wife Ann, of Mercer County, Kentucky, of the one part and Calloway Bunch of Mercer County, Kentucky, of the other part... for and in consideration of £30... land in Mercer County, about 25 acres...

Mercer County, Kentucky, Deeds, Book 4S, Page 147 - This Indenture made this April 26, 1796, between James Davis and his wife Ann, of Mercer County, Kentucky, of the one part and Benjamin Martin of Fayette County, Kentucky, of the other part... for and in consideration of £50... land in Fayette County, Kentucky... 296 acres more or less on branch of north side of the Kentucky River... bounded by Lewis' line...

Mercer County, Kentucky, Deeds, Book 4S, Page 153 - This Indenture made this April 26, 1796, between James Davis and his wife Ann, of Mercer County, Kentucky, of the one part and Benjamin Martin of Fayette County, Kentucky, of the other part... for and in consideration of £50... land in Fayette County, Kentucky... 290 acres, corner to John Lewis preemption...

No known issue.

       James married Ann.  
 6 M ii Robert Davis was born about 1733 in probably Monocacy, Prince George's County, Maryland. He died before 1756 in Frederick County, Virginia. 

Abstract's of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties (1985), by Peggy Shomo Joyner. + 7 M iii John Davis was born about 1735. He died before 27 Jun 1796. + 8 M iv Edward Davis was born about 1738. He died in 1827.

 9 M v Jacob Davis was born about 1739 in Orange County, Virginia. He died after 1810 in Berkeley County, Virginia. 

Berkeley County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 1, Page 367 - This Indenture made October 7, 1772 between Jacob Davis and Keziah his wife of the County of Berkeley and Colony of Virginia of the one part and Stephen Harlan of the county and colony aforesaid... for and in consideration of £400... part of a greater tract formerly granted to James Davis Sr by Kings Patent bearing date of November 12, 1735 and left by virtue of a Testament to Jacob Davis, son of said James Davis lying and being in the county aforesaid on the South side of the North Mountain and bounded as by a survey thereof made by John Reed September 10, 1772... containing 200 acres more or less... This deed is also mentioned in Berkeley County, Virginia, Court Orders, Book 1, Page 114.

Berkeley County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 2, Page 221 - This indenture made September 10, 1773, between Jacob Strope and Mary his wife of Berkeley County in Virginia of the one part and Jacob Davis of Botetourt County and Colony aforesaid of the other part... for and in consideration of £325... one piece or part of a tract of land lying and being in Berkeley County and on the South side of Tullises Branch and being part of a tract of land granted to James Davis in the year 1762 and from James Davis to Jacob Strope by lease and release in the years 1768... containing 200 acres more or less... This deed is also mentioned in Berkeley County, Virginia, Court Orders, Book 2, Page 2.

1772 Rent Rolls of Berkeley County, Virginia - Jacob Davis.

Berkeley County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 3, page 45. This indenture made May 12, 1774, between Daniel Price and wife Jane Price 71 acres for £50 to Jacob Rush adjacent to the land of formerly of Nathaniel Bell, to Joseph Frazer, Jacob Davis now Josiah Ridgeway, the said Rush and Peter Fletcher.

1777 Rent Rolls of Berkeley County, Virginia - Jacob Davis.

Berkeley County, Virginia, Wills, Book 1, page 139. John Shearer; settlement 16 Jun 1778 by Archibard Shearer. Names: Archibard Shearer, John Houghman, David Rogers, Jacob Davis & John Champion.

Berkeley County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 5, page 435. This indenture made March 20, 1780, between Jacob Ruth and wife Leddy Ruth, 71 acres for £2,200 to James Hair of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Joseph Frazier, Jacob Davis and now Andrew McDonald. Lease and Release.

Berkeley County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 6, Page 349 - 19 Nov 1784, Jacob Davis and Keziah his wife of Washington County, North Carolina, sold the tract of land they purchased from the Stropes to Robert Stephens.

Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, Book Z, page 587 - 16 May 1805 - Davis, Jacob, Grantee. 3 acres 1 rood 27 poles on the east side of Tullises Branch in Berkeley County.

Virginia Northern Neck Surveys, Book 6, page 61 - Survey of Grant, Book Z, page 587.

1810 Census of Berkeley County, Virginia, p 574 - Jacob Davis - 00001-00100-00.

       Jacob married Keziah.  

4. Robert Davis ( ) was born about 1710. He died in May 1760 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Wills : Robert Davis is listed as an heir in the will of Edward Flower of Kennet, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Proved at Chester County 31, May 1732. Book E, page 187. Executor: Richard Flower (brother). Witnesses: Thoms Harland, Robert Davis.

Abstracts of Chester County, Pennsylvania Land Records, by Carol Bryant, Volume 5, pages 45-46 - Deed. On 19 Sep 1743 John Harlan (eldest son of George Harlan dec.) & Sarah his wife & Robert Davis & Dinah his wife, daughter of George Harlan, Michall, Joell & George, sons of the said George Harlan to Stephen White, who married Rebeckah Harland, daughter of George Harlan, all of Bradford. Whereas the commissions of property under William Penn, governor, by virtue of a warrant granted to Michall Harland of Kennett, 2500 acres of land to be laid out in County dated 15 Sep 1714, & by virtue of said warrant there was laid out to Michall Harlan 2606 acres. Whereas Michael Harlan by his will dated 15 Feb 1728 bequeathed to his son George Harlan one moiety of land purchased being on a branch of Elk River & passes near my son in law Flower's house to be the boundary & whereas George Harlan by his will did give his other land to his widow & other children but as to that part of his estate lying on the Elk river, legacy given to him & his heirs by his father, he made no provision. But as to same died inteste. Whereby the property fell to his children John Harlan, Rebeckah Harlan, Dinah Harlan, Hannah Harlan, Joell, Michall & George Harlan. Now John Harland & Sarah his wife, Robert Davis & Dinah his wife, Joseph Martin & Hannah his wife, Michel, Joel & George Harlan for £100 granted to Stephen White a tract of land on the Elk River bounded by land of Richard Flower containing 167 acres. Signed John Harlan, Sarah Harlan, Robert Davis, Dinah Davis, Joseph Martin & Hannah Harlan, Joel Harlan, Michael Harlan & George Harlan. Delivered in the presence of Nath. Ring, Ja. Carnahan, Eliz. McNeile, Stephen Hayes, James Davis, Susannah Crampton, Frances Goodwin, Daniel Stubbs, Nicholas Pyle & William Richards. Sarah Harlan & Hannah Martin did declare that they were not forced to comply in the presence of William Webb, Esquire, one of the justice of Chester County, dated 22 Oct 1743. Frederick County in Virginia,. This day Dinah Davis appeared before Thomas Swearingen, gent. & acknowledged herself to be fully satisfied with the with in deed & was not forced to it, which was taken before Thomas Swearingen on 3 May 1746. Recorded 16 Apr 1759 (L11:227).

Abstracts of Chester County, Pennsylvania Land Records, by Carol Bryant, Volume 5, pages 95-96 - Mortgage. On 1 Apr 1760 Robert Davis of Kennett, yeoman, to Robert Mendenhall of Concord, yeoman. Robert Davis for £200 granted to Robert Mendenhall a tract of land in Kennett bounded by land of John McPherson, Letitia Penn & Alexander Frazier containing 150 acres. Robert Davis to pay £200 plus interest to Robert Mendenhall on 1 Apr 1764. Signed Robert Davis. Delivered in the presence of Thomas Worth & Joseph Baker. Recorded 1 Aug 1760. (L11:481).

Chester County, Pennsylvania, Wills, Book C2, Page 236 - witnessed the will of William Bowls, Cooper, of Kennett.

Chester County, Pennsylvania, Wills, Book D, Page 27 - I, Robert Davis of the Township of Kennet in the County of Chester in the Province of Pennsylvania. Yeoman, being sick and weak of Body but of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say first and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it and my Body to be buried in a decent manner at ye discretion of my Executor hereafter named. Secondly, I order my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid by my Executor out of my Estate. Item. I do hereby empower my Executor to perform all and every act or acts which I myself stands bound to Execute unto George Miles mentioned in a written agreement now in the Care of Thomas Harlan to all intents and purposes as myself might or could have done were I personally present. Item, I order my Plantation and tract of land that I purchased from the Executors of James Rouse, situate in ye said Township of Kennet containing about 150 acres to be sold for the very most price that can be gotten for the same at publick or private sale hereby also empowering her to make as good a title for ye same as I myself could do were I personally present. I likewise order and direct that my Executor be entirely ruled and governed by my trusty friends Aaron Baker and Thomas Harlan when and in what manner my said Plantation shall be sold as aforesaid and also in relation to he bringing up and educating my children. Item, after all my just debts are paid out of my real and personal estate that the remainder I give the one third part thereof unto my loving wife, Dinah, and the other two thirds to be equally divided amongst my Children or the survivors of them share and share alike. Lastly, I constitute and appoint my loving wife, Dinah Davis, my whole and sole Executor to this my last will and testament disannulling and making void all other wills by me heretofore made. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 29th day of April 1760.

Robert married Dinah Harlan daughter of George Harlan and Mary Baily on 31 May 1740 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Dinah was born about 1720 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. She died after 1770 in Lincoln County, Kentucky.

Chester County, Pennsylvania, Wills, Book A, Page 365 - Harlan, Solomon, Decedent, Residence: Londongrove, Date: 22 Dec 1731, Prove Date: 8 Apr 1732, To brother James Harlan my 250 acres of land he keeping mother during life and paying to cousin Dinah Harlan daughter of brother George deceased £5 at 18. Also all personal estate. Executors: Thos. Speakman and John Allen.

Frederick County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 6, Pages 9 & 10 Lease & (Release) - 27 Jun 1760 - Dinah Davis, Executrix of last will & Testament of Robert Davis, late of County Chester in the Province of Pennsylvania to George Myles... Whereas said Robert Davis by Articles of Agreement entered into with said George Myles in the lifetime of Robert Davis... to convey unto said George Myles one tract of land... containing 400 acres...excepting out of said tract 27 acres before that time bargained for and surveyed for Gasper Boner, it being the tract of land which said Robert Davis purchased from James Davis... said Dinah Davis in and for considerations of 5 shillings (£202.10)... The land lies on Tulisses Branch. Signed Dinah Davis, in the presence of no one. Recorded 1 Jul 1760.

Dinah married her second cousin James Harlan on July 1, 1762 at Holy Trinity [Old Swedes] Church at Wilmington, Delaware. Soon after their marriage, they returned to Frederick County, Virginia.

Frederick County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 13, Page 374 & 375 Lease & (Release) 7 Aug 1770 - James Harland & Dinah his wife, of Frederick County to John Davis of County aforesaid - consideration of 5 shillings (£50)... 280 acres on both sides of the road to the warm springs on a ridge near the head of Back Creek Mountain, surveyed and returned by Thomas Rutherford. Bounded as follows: Beginning at a Spanish Oak standing upon the side of a hill near a small drain of Cherry's Branch and running N 67 W 140 poles to two Chestnut Oaks, thence N 23 E 320 poles to a Chestnut and a Gum tree, then S 67 E 140 poles to two White Oaks saplins, then S 23 W 320 poles to the beginning. Signed James Harlan and Dinah Harlan. Witnesses: James Davis, William Baxtor, John Davis and John Potts. Recorded 7 Aug 1770.

Shortly after, James and Dinah moved to Lincoln County, Kentucky, settling in what is today Boyle County.

Robert and Dinah had the following children:

 10 M i John Davis was born about 1742 in Frederick County, Virginia. He died after 1784. 

Frederick County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 12, Pages 109 & 110 Lease & (Release) - 23 February 1768, John Davis, son & heir of Robert Davis, deceased & Jasper Bonner, both of Frederick Co., Virginia, leases to George Myles, of Frederick Co., Virginia, for 5 shillings (£25), 27 acres on Tulis's branch, being part of 1175 acres granted by patent to James Davis 12 November 1735. Signed John Davis and the mark of Jasper Bonner, in the presence of George Brent, Stephen Harlan and Robert Vance. Recorded 1 mar 1768.

Berkeley County, Virginia, Deeds, Book 6, page 356 - August 14, 1784 -John Davis to Jacob Davis for £59... 1 dark bay mare about 11 years old, 1 bright Bay mare about 10 years old, 1 brown horse 4 years old, 1 brown horse colt 2 years old, 1 black and white cow marked with a crop in the ear and the other slit, 1 black cow with the ear cropped and 2 slits in the other ear, 1 black cow, 1 brown cow, 1 black and white heifer, 1 red heifer with white spots in her forehead with 2 calves, 1 red and the brown, 6 sheep, 8 hogs marked with a crop and a slit in one ear and half crop on the other, 2 plows with their irons and gears and (____), 2 pots and 1 kettle, about 9 or 10 acres of Wheat, about 7 or 8 acres or Rye, pewter, bedding, bed clothes, and some other furniture.