Person:Thomas Davis (161)

Thomas Davis
b.17 January 1756/7 London, England
d.2 February 1842 Madison County, Ohio
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Name Thomas Davis
Gender Male
Birth? 17 January 1756/7 London, England
Marriage 1780-1782 Charlottesville, Virginiato Elizabeth Fritz
Death? 2 February 1842 Madison County, Ohio

Thomas 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, Thomas - born 1/17/1756-7; moved to America from London, England; entered service 1779 in Virginia regiment; entered service 1782 in Staunton (Augusta County), Virginia; entered service 1792 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, to fight indians; moved with wife & 4 children from Pennsylvania to Kentucky 1792-3; received Pension 1818 in Clark County, Kentucky, as Thomas, Sr.; resided 1821 in Bath Township, Greene County, Ohio; died 2/2/1842 in Madison County, Ohio; married 4/15/1780 or 4/14/1782, Elizabeth, daughter of Michael Fritz of Berkeley County, Virginia, at Charlottesville, Virginia; widow received Pension age 86 London, Madison County, Ohio, 1847 & died 4/7/1849 survived by children: John (age 36 in 1821), Jacob (age 60 in 1850), Nancy (age 16 in 1821) wife of Daniel Wilson (all residents of Madison County, Ohio in 1849), Elizabeth wife of Jeremiah Wilson, Catherine wife of Jacob Gray, & Richard T. F-W4935, R766.