Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Philemon Davis

Male Bef 1768 - 1805  (> 37 years)


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  • Name Philemon Davis 
    Born Bef 1768  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1805  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I078565  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father George Davis,   b. Bef 1748, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1806, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years) 
    Mother Susannah Lyon,   b. Bef 1752, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Jan 1809, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 57 years) 
    Married Bef 1768  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Waters,   b. Bef 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between 1788 and 1789  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F27836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Will of George Davis, SMC, 2/21/1806-8/5/1806, JJ#3, fol. 122.
      Son: Thomas Davis, a negro lad named Bill.
      To: The children of my deceased son, Philemon Davis, one cow equally divided between them as I had sufficiently provided for my son before.
      Son: George Davis, a negro man named Joe having sufficiently provided for him before. Daughter: Lydia Burroughs, a negro woman named Cate.
      Wife: Susanna Davis, all of my land during her life and one fourth of my personal estate forever. Sons: Richard Davis, Briscoe Davis, and Lawson Davis, all of my land after the death of my wife.
      Children: Richard Davis, Briscoe Davis, Lawson Davis, Darcus Davis, Mary Davis, Rebecca Davis, and Judah Davis, the residue of my estate divided equally.
      Execs: Wife, Susanna and Son, Lawson Davis.
      Wit: Philemon Keech, Samuel Keech, William L. Edwards.
      NOTE: Widow renounced executorship of this will. (St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1803-1820 by Linda Reno).