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

Matthew Davis

Male Abt 1695 - 1724  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name Matthew Davis 
    Born Abt 1695  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1724  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I084493  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father John Davis,   b. Bef 1674,   d. 1 May 1723, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Mother Esther MNU Davis,   d. Aft 1724, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Creighton,   b. Bef 1699, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1724, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years) 
    Married Bef 1715  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Creighton Davis,   b. Bef 1715, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     2. Matthew Davis,   b. Bef 1717, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Winifred Davis,   b. Bef 1719, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F36211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1722-1724 Richmond Co VA Deed Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 137)
      Richmond County Court 1st of April 1724
      - MORTON to be summoned
      Whereas JOHN MORTON being nominated Executor of the Last Will and Testament of MATHEW DAVIS, deced., it is therefore ordered that the Sheriff summon him to next Court to declare whether he will take upon himselfe the execution of the Will
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      1722-1724 Richmond Co VA Deed Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 160)
      Richmond County Court 3d of June 1724
      DAVIS's Will Sworn to &c.
      The Last Will and Testament of MATHEW DAVIS, deced., was presented in Court by FRANCES DAVIS, his Widow, but the Evidences to the Will not being to be found, therefore the same is ordered to be recorded; and JOHN MORTON, the Executor therein named, havein.g expressly refused to undertake the burthen of the Testament,, and the Court takeing into Consideration that the Estate of the deceased being perishable doe grant Certificate unto FRANCES DAVIS [haveing taken the Oath by Law appointed] for obtaining Letters of Administration with the Will annext in due forme
      - DAVIS's Estate to be appraised
      HENRY BRUCE, GEORGE NEWMAN, AVERY DYE and ELIAS FENNER or any three of them sometime between this and the next Court are appointed to appraise all and singular the Estate of MATHEW DAVIS, deced., which shall be presented to their view and make report thereof to the next Court. WILLIAM FANTLEROY, Gent., or any other Justice of the Peace for this County, is requested to administer an Oath to the Appraisers for their true appraisment of the Decedent's Estate as also to FRANCES DAVIS, the Administra- trix with the Will annext, for her true discovery thereof
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      Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 4, 1717-1725
      p.255 - James INGO, will; 30 Dec 1722, 4 Feb 1724/25
      s-i-1 Richard BARNES; daus. Frances BARNES, Mary my plant. and all the land; wife Frances; no ex; wits:
      John GORAM, William CRASK, William DICKSON, Math. DAVIS. [James INGO mar. Frances (MOSS) BROWN, wid. of William BROWN, by Feb 1704. MRC, p.101.]
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      1720-1733 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 185]
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee MATHEW DAVIS, EDWARD TOMLINSON and CHARLES LEWIS of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worshipful! his Maties Justices of the Peace for said County in the full and just sume of Six hundred pounds Sterling to the which payment well and truly to be made wee bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our Seals and Dated the Sixth day of February 1722
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if the above bound MATHEW DAVIS, Admr, of all the goods chattles and credits of JOHN DAVIS, deced,, doe make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles and credits of said deced., and the same soe made doe exhibite into County Court of Richmond at such time as he shall be thereunto required by said Court, and the goods chattles and credits do administer according to Law, and further doe make a just and truo account of his actings and doings therein when thereunto required by said Court, and shall pay and deliver unto such persons respectively as the Justices by their order of Judgment shall direct pursuant to the Laws in that case made and provided; And if it shall hereafter appeare that any Last Will and Testament was made by said deced„ and the Ear. or Exrs. therein named do exhibite the same into said Court making request to have it allowed and approved, accordingly if MATHEW DAVIS, being thereunto required. do render and deliver up his Lettes of Adman, approbation of such Testament being first made and had in said Court Then this Obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remaine in full force and vertue Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      ‘no witnesses recorded) MATTH: DAVIS
      EDWARD TOMLINSON
      CHA: LEWIS
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the Sixth day of February 1722 by MATHEW DAVIS. EDWARD TOMLINSON and CHARLES LEWIS and ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH. Cl Cur
      ===(On margin; DAVIS's Bond p Guardianship of DAVIS's Estate)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee MATHEW DAVIS & JOHN MORTON of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worshipful! justices of County of Richmond in the sume of Foure hundred pounds Sterling to the which payment well and truly to be made wee bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; Witness our hands and seals this 6th day of February Anne Domini 1722
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if the above bound MATHEW DAVIS, shall well and truly pay unto JOHN DAVIS or to whome else it shall of right belong all such Estate or Estates belonging to JOHN DAVIS when or as soone as JOHN DAVIS shall attaine to lawful! age or when thereunto required by said Court; And shall save and keep harmless the justices their heirs from all trouble and damages that shall or may arise about said Estate: Then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remaine and be in full force and venue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      (no witnesses recorded) MATTH: DAVIS
      JOHN MORTON
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the Sixth day of February 1722 by MATHEW DAVIS and JOHN MORTON and ordered to be recorded
      Test M, BECKWITH, CI Cur
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      1720-1733 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 205]
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee MATHEW DAVIS, JOHN MORTON, WILLIAM MORTON & JOHN DEANE of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worshipful! his Maties justices of the Peace for said County in the full and just sume of Three hundred pounds Sterling, to the which payment well and truly to be made wee bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents: Sealed with our Seals and Dated the 7th day of August 1723
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if the above bound MATHEW DAVIS, Admr. of all the goods chattles and credits of JOHN DAVIS JUNR., deced., doe make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles and credits of said deced., and the same so made doe exhibite into County Court of Richmond at such time as he shall be thereunto required, and the goods chattles and credits doe well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make a just and true account of his actin gs and doings therein when thereto required by said Court and deliver and pay unto such persons as the Justices by their order of Judgment shall direct pursuant to the Laws in that case made and provided: And if it shall hereafter appeare that any last Will and Testment was made by said deced. and the Ear. or Exrs. therein named doe exhibite the same in said Court making request to have it allowed and approved, accordingly if said MATHEW DAVIS being thereunto required doe render and deliver up his Letters of Admon approbation of such Testament being first made and had in said Court, Then this obligation to be void and of none effect otherwise to remaine in full force
      and virtue Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      witnesses recorded MATTH' DAVIS
      WM: MORTON
      JNO: MORTON
      JNO: DEANE
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the Seventh day of August 1723 by MATHEW DAVIS, WILLIAM MORTON, JOHN MORTON and ,JOHN DEANE and ordered to be recorded Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur.
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p.221 - John DAVIS, Sitt. Par., will; 28 Jan 1722/23, 1 May 1723 dau. Catherine TAYLOR; sons Matthew, Walter, William, George, and Peter; wife Esther; ex: wife; wits: John [WELLS], William DOYLE, Susannah DAVIS.

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