Saturday, December 22, 2012

Surname Saturday : Davis

The DAVIS surname is in my maternal line.  No connection has yet been found to my other DAVIS lines.  This line was of the Quaker faith.  The origins of the surname are unknown at this time.

Ahnentafel # 117 : Mary Davis (1825-1909).  Mary was born September 9, 1825 in Randolph County, North Carolina.  Mary married April 19, 1848 in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana to John T. Beals (1827-1917).  John was born June 25, 1827 in Clinton County, Ohio.  He served in Company A, 101st Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.  They raised 6 children in Hamilton County, Indiana.  John died September 18, 1917 in Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana.  Mary died July 18, 1909 in Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Summit Lawn Cemetery, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 234 : John W. Davis (1794-1877).  John was born October 31, 1794 in Chatham County, North Carolina.  John married October 12, 1814 in Chatham County, North Carolina to Mary Barker (1793-1890).  Mary was born November 24, 1793 in Randolph County, North Carolina.  They raised 11 children.  Mary died January 30, 1890 in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana. John died August 2, 1877 in Hamilton County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Old Friends Cemetery, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 468 : Charles Davis (1771-1850).  Charles was born February 4, 1771 in Chatham County, North Carolina.  Charles married October 17, 1793 in Chatham County, North Carolina to Hannah Piggott (1774-1812).  Hannah was born July 9, 1774 in Orange County, North Carolina.  They raised 12 children.  Hannah died October 25, 1812 in Randolph County, North Carolina.  Charles died February 24, 1850 in Randolph County, North Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 936 : John Davis (1735-1806).  John was born September 28, 1735 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  John married in 1759 in Orange County, North Carolina to Mary Chamness (1743-1819).  Mary was born September 11, 1743 in Frederick County, Maryland.  They raised 12 children.  Mary died June 22, 1819 in Chatham County, North Carolina.  John died November 21, 1806 in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 1872 : Charles Davies (c1706-    ).  Charles was born circa 1706 in England. Charles married December 9, 1733 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania to Hannah Matson.  They raised 8 children.  Charles died in North Carolina.


Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.
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