Person:Samuel Davis (103)

Samuel Davis
b.est. 1733
m. bef. 1727
  1. Maj. William DavisBEF 1727 - 1776
  2. Samuel Davisest 1733 -
  3. Henry Davisabt 1735 -
  4. Robert Davisabt 1743 -
  • HSamuel Davisest 1733 -
  • WHannah Toddest 1740 - bef 1764
m. 1758
Facts and Events
Name Samuel Davis
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1733
Marriage 1758 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Hannah Todd

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


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Not to be confused with Samuel Davis, son of William Davis, who married Mary (unknown) and acquired land on the Borden Tract in 1761.

Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 4.--15th March, 1758. James Davis to sons Henry, William and Samuel Davies, love and affection, 1,300 acres known as Davies' Fancy on the Indian River. 1st, to Henry, a portion on the South Fork known as the Beaver Dam, down the said Fork to where the two Forks meet; 2d, to son William, 350 acres; 3d, to son Samuel, 350 acres. Signed, James ( ) Davies. Delivered: Wm. Davis, May, 1765.
  • Page 209. September 9, 1769. John Willey and Elisabeth his wife to Samuel Davis. 110 pounds. 280 acres on the waters of Buffalo Creek. Witnesses: James Davies, Adam Wallace, Peter Wallace. [Botetourt County Deed Book 1].

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 201. February 21, 1771. Samuel Davis and Hannah his wife to Robert Davis. 100 pounds, On the headwaters of the Holston River, containing 350 acres. Witnesses: James Davis, Robert Doak, James Long, Alexander Long. [Botetourt County Deed Book 1].

Records of Samuel Davis in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1758 (C). - Samuel Davis vs. James Todd.--Suit for dower of Hannah, wife of Samuel and daughter of James.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1758 (B). - Samuel Davis vs. James Tod.--Samuel Davis married Hannah Tod, daughter of James Tod, in 1758.