The BRISLEY surname is in my paternal line. The origins of the surname are unknown, though likely English.
Ahnentafel # 1257 : Elizabeth Brisley (1670-1700). Elizabeth was born 1670 in Westerly, Rhode Island. She married circa 1685 to William Davis (1663-1745). William was born in 1663 in Glamorganshire, Wales. They had at least four children. William died 1745 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Elizabeth died June 30, 1700 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
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