Person:James Davis (276)

James Davis
b.8 August 1753 Augusta County, Virginia
m. bef. 1752
  1. James Davis1753 - 1844
m. abt. 1778
  1. Elander Davisabt 1779 - bef 1833
  2. Mary Davis1779 - 1857
  3. Rebecca Davisabt 1781 -
  4. Jane Davisabt 1785 -
  5. Bethania Davisabt 1787 -
  6. Anna Davisabt 1789 -
  7. Margaret Davisabt 1791 -
  8. James H. Davis1793 - 1873
  9. William F. Davis1796 - 1879
Facts and Events
Name James Davis
Gender Male
Birth? 8 August 1753 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage abt. 1778 prob. North Carolinato Margaret Dunlap
Death? 17 August 1844 Stokes County, North Carolina

James 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, James - born 8/1753 in Augusta County, Virginia; entered service Surry County, North Carolina; received Pension 1833 as James Sr., Stokes County, North Carolina. F-S2498, R755.


James Davis (23 December 1793 - 06 May 1872) is the son of James Davis and his wife Margaret Dunlap. James Davis Sr. is believed to have come to the Town Fork area of present day Stokes County, North Carolina with his father William Davis. The family purchased large tracts of land along the Dan River near present day Danbury.