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

Samuel Davis

Male Bef 1704 - Aft 1740  (> 38 years)


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  • Name Samuel Davis 
    Born Bef 1704  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1740  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I085259  Tree1
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2019 

    Father Joshua Davis,   b. Bef 1663, Cople Parish, Westmorelan County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1710, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Mother Catherine MNU Davis,   b. Bef 1674,   d. Aft 1732, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Married Bef 1700  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Baker,   b. Abt 1702, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Bef 1728  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joshua Davis,   b. Aft 1728, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F21000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p. 10 - Joshua DAVIS, will; 1 Mar 1708, 5 Apr 1710
      land to be eq. div. between two sons Joshua and Samuel; dau. Hester; Elizabeth CRAFORD; Mary QUIGS; ex: wife Catherine, dau. Hester, sons Josuaway and Samuel; wits: John GRIMSLEY, Thomas JONES.
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 90
      BAKER, JOHN, 19 Nov. 1727; 27 March 1728.
      To daughter Ann Davice land leased to Thomas English and 2 years after her death to her husband Samuel Davice and at his death to ref all to my sons; sons Butler and John the rest of my land and if they die without issue to my daus. Mary and Rebecca ; dau. Sarah Munroe 10 shillings ; wife residue of estate.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 92
      I JOHN BAKER being sick and weak of body butt of perfect sence and memory. thanks to God for ye same. butt calling to mind ye mortality of my body, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and forme as followeth (viz), First of all I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it me and my body to ye Earth to be buried in a Christian like and decent manner att ye discretion of my Executors hereafter named;
      Imprimis. I give unto my Daughter ANNE DAVIS, a certain percell of Land formerly leaft to THOMAS ENGLISH for and during her naturall life and afterwards for two yeares to her Husband SAMUEL DAVIS. then to refall to my two Sons to be equally divided;
      Item. I leave to my Son BUTTLER, and my Son, JOHN, all the rest of my Land to be equally divided between them to ym: & their heires for ever, but if either of them should dye without heires of their body lawfully begotten, it is my will that such Son or Sons part shall be equally divided betiwxt my Daughters, MARY & REBEKAH, to them and their heires for ever.
      Item. I give my Son. BUTTLER, one Negro man named Sam;
      Item I give my Son, JOHN, three thousand pounds of tobacco to buy him a Negro boy
      or girl.
      Item. I give my Son. BUTTLER. my Gun,
      Item, I give to my Daughter, SARAH MONRO ten shillings to buy her a Ring;
      Item. I give to my loving Wife all the rest of my Estate be it in what kinde soever: Item. I bequeath to my Son in Law five hundred pounds of tobacco;
      hill. I make my loving Wife & Son in Law, SAMUEL DAVIS, Executors of this my Last
      Will &Testament
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us
      B, FIELDER, W. PERKINS, JOHN BAKER
      JAMES BUTLER
      Westmoreld. ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 27th day of March 1728 This Last Will and Testament of JOHN BAKER, deced., was presented into Court by his Relict and SAMUEL DAVIS, the Executors therein named, who made Oath threto, and being proved by the Oaths of BERNARD FEILDER and JAMES BUTLER. two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 29th day of March 1728/9
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 303-309
      Indenture 2nd/3rd September 1724 between JOSHUA DAVIS of Overwharton Parish in County of Stafford and SAMUEL DAVIS of Parish of Washington in County of Westmoreland of one part and WILLIAM DUFF of Hanover Parish County of King George Taylor of other part .. by deeds d Lease and Release .. for Eighty pounds Sterling of good and lawful money of England .. sold all that Plantation formerly sold by MALACHY PEALE of of the County of Stafford unto JOSHUA DAVIS late of Richmond now King George Gent. ffather to the said JOSHUA and SAMUEL DAVIS parties to these presents containing 476 acres .. by Deed duly executed under the hand of MALACHY PEALE which bears date the 27th Jany. 1696 and surveyed by Mr. WILLIAM HORTON by the joint consent of the said MALACHY PEALE and JOSHUA DAVIS and record thereof made in Westmoreland County Court .. and being part of a Patent granted by Sir WILLIAM BERKELEY Knight Governor of Virginia unto ROBERT ALEXANDER, JOHN ALEXANDER and CHRISTOPHER LUNN for 1425 acres .. same appear which said 476 acres is in Parish of Hanover King George County beginning on Eastward side of a Swamp; nigh to aforesaid plantation and plantation of EDWARD TAYLOR; corner tree of line divided other land now or late of MALACHY PEALE ..
      Presence Walter Anderson Joshua Davis
      Will. Gorden Saml. Davis
      Then came JOSHUA DAVIS and SAMUEL DAVIS and acknowledged this Deed .. to be their proper act .. and CATHERINE BUTLER now wife of JAMES BUTLER Mother to the said JOSHUA and SAMUEL DAVIS relinquished her Right of Dower and third ..
      3rd September 1725 .. Deeds of Lease and Release recorded.
      Know all men .. We JOSHUA DAVIS of Overwharton Parish Stafford County and SAMUEL DAVIS of Washington Parish County of Westmoreland stand firmly bound unto WILLIAM DUFF Taylor .. in sum of One hundred sixty pounds Sterling of good and lawful money of England .. 1st September 1725. The condition .. if faithfully convey certain tract .. this obligation to be void .. otherwise to remain in full force.
      Presence Walter Anderson, Joshua Davis
      Will. Gorden Saml. Davis
      3rd September 1725 .. Bond recorded.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber E; 1740 - 1741; pp 15-21
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty third and twenty fourth day of July in the year of our Lord 1740 Between FRANCES DISHMAN of County of WESTMORELAND Widow Executrix of the last Will & Testament of JOHN DISHMAN late of said County of WESTMORELAND Planter deced of one part and SAMUEL DAVIS of the said County of WESTMORELAND Planter of other part Whereas SAMUEL DISHMAN late also of the said County of WESTMORELAND Planter deced Father of the before mentioned JOHN DISHMAN deced by the name of SAMUEL DUCHIMINIA of the County of WESTMORELAND did in his life time obtain from the Right Honourable CATHARINE LADY FAIRFAX Dutchess Dowager of Cameron in Scotland the only Daughter & heir of THOMAS late Lord & MARGURITTE late Lady CULPEPPER deced & sole & only PROPRIATOR of the NORTHERN NECK of Virginia a grant bearing date the thirtieth day of August 1711 to him the said SAMUEL his heirs for ever of & for two hundred & two acres of land being on OCCAQUAN RIVER on the lower side & on the Mouth of BROAD RUN in the County of STAFFORD within the NORTHERN NECK of Virginia bounded Beginning at a small white oak standing on the River side & at the lower end of a peice of low ground & extending thence North West to a Red Oak standing on a level thence South West to a great White Oak standing in a Branch issuing out of BROAD RUN thence along the water Course of the said Branch to the mouth thereof thence down the meanders of said BROAD RUN South Westerly to the mouth thereof thence down the River its several courses & meanders to the beginning, Together with all Rights belonging Royal mines excepted & the full third part of all Lead Copper Tin Coals & Iron mines that shall be found thereon & under the yearly fee rent of one shilling Sterling money for every fifty acres of said land, And Whereas the said SAMUEL DISHMAN alias DUCHIMIMIA died seised of the said land as of fee & after his death the same descended to the abovementioned JOHN DISHMAN deced, Eldest Son & heir of said SAMUEL who entred &was thereof seised in his demesne as of fee & being so thereof seised made his last Will & Testament inWriting bearing date the twenty first day of March in the year 1738, & therein did give & bequeath the said land (by the name of his land in Prince William County which County was formerly part of the County of STAFFORD) to be sold at the discretion of his Executors to the highest bidder, And of his said last Will & Testament constituted & appointed his Brother JAMES DISHMAN & his Wife FRANCES DISHMAN (party to these presents) Executors as by the said Will now remaining in Court of WESTMORELAND afd. relation being thereunto had And Whereas said JOHN DISHMAN afterwards died seised of the said land & after his death the said FRANCES his Widow proved the said last Will & Testament in the said County Court of WESTMORELAND and took upon herself the burthen of the Execution thereof but the said JAMES DISHMAN the other Executor therein named altogether relinquished & refused & still doth relinquish & refuse to Act or intermeddle with the Estate of said JOHN DISHMAN the Testator, And Whereas said FRANCES DISHMAN in pursuance of said last Will & Testament did give public notice that said land was to be sold by her to the highest bidder on the second day of June last past between the hours of one & two of the clock in the afternoon at the house of the said FRANCES DISHMAN in said County of WESTMORELAND at which time and place the said SAMUEL DAVIS did bid & offer the sum of six thousand five hundred and forty pounds of tobacco which was the greatest & highest price offered or bid for the same. Now This Indenture Witnesseth that for said Six thousand five hundred and forty pounds of tobacco to said FRANCES DISHMAN paid she by Virtue of the before recited Will and Testament of the before mentioned JOHN DISHMAN deced, hath granted unto said SAMUEL DAVIS (in his actual possession by Virtue of a Bargain & Sale to him and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession) & to his heirs forever all that tract of land containing two hundred & two acres being on the OCCOQUON RIVER & BROAD RUN in the County of Prince William aforesaid (formerly called STAFFORD COUNTY) being the land whereon JOHN FLORENCE lately lived in as full & ample manner as same was granted to the before mentioned SAMUEL DISHMAN alias DUCHIMINIA. In Witness whereof the said parties have set their hands & Soles
      in presence of RODERICK MACCULLOCH, FRANCES DISHMAN
      JOHN WEEDON, JOSEPH SANFORD
      At a Court held for Prince William County July the 28th 1740
      FRANCES DISHMAN acknowledged this Lease/Release & the Receit to be her acts and deeds and they were thereupon admitted to record
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Westmoreland Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      SAMUEL DAVIS, no wart, date from surv., 15 Sept. 1739 - 3 Nov. 1739; 59 a. adj. George Weedon, John Weedon, Rosier, John Bland. CC - Alexander Howerd & Leonard Courtney. Surv. James Thomas, Junr.
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      1763-1768 Prince William Co VA Deed Q, page 216-220
      THIS INDENTURE made the (in Lease Second)(in Release Third) day of September in year One thousand seven hundred and sixty four Between JOHN TYLER JUNR, & ELIZABETH his Wife of Dettingen Parish in County of Prince William of one part and THOMAS ATTWELL of Parish & County aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that for sum of One hundred & Sixty pounds Current money of Virginia to said JOHN TYLER JUNR, and ELIZABETH his Wife, they grant unto THOMAS ATTWELL (in his actual possession now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale for one year and by force of Statute for Transferring uses into possession) and his heirs one certain parcel of land containing three hundred and five acres being in the aforesaid Parish and County, the same being part of two hundred and two acres of land granted by Patent to SAMUEL DISHMAN in year One thousand seven hundred and Eleven, and other part since taken up and Patented by SAMUEL DAVIS and by him bequeathed in his last Will to JOSHUA DAVIS, his Son, who sold and conveyed the same by Deeds of Lease & Release to above said JOHN TYLER JUNR., first party to these presents, beginning at a small white Oak standing on North side of OCCOQUAN RIVER, running thence No. Wt. to a Hiccory standing on the side of a Branch, running thence Southerly Courses to a white Oak by the side of a Branch that makes out of BROAD RUN thence West to BROAD RUN, thence down said RUN to OCCOQUAN RIVER, thence down said River to mouth of BROOMSTRAW BRANCH thence Northerly several courses binding on the lands of WILLIAM FLORENCE thence Southerly binding on said FLORENCEs land several courses, thence Northerly to a branch called the HUCKLEBERRY BRANCH thence several courses down the said River to the beginning, And all houses, orchards and appurtenances whatsoever belonging; To have and to hold said three hundred and five acres of land unto THOMAS ATTWELL his heirs and assigns forever and JOHN TYLER JUNR. & ELIZABETH his Wife for themselves their heirs all the premises hereby granted against them and their heirs and every other person whatsoever shall forever defend by these presents In Witness whereof said JOHN TYLER JUNR. & ELIZABETH his Wife have set their hands and Seals
      In presence of FOUSHEE TEBBS, JOHN TYLER JUNR
      JOHN BAXTER, WILLIAM TYLER
      MDN. VN EVENTON
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 6th of November 1764
      This Release with the Receipt endorsed were proved by the oaths of FOUSHEE TEBBS, JOHN BAXTER & MARDUN VAN EVENTON, three of the Witnesses, to be the acts and deeds of JOHN TYLER JUNR., and on motion of THOMAS ATTWELL the same was ordered to be recorded

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