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

Henry Davys

Male Bef 1625 - 1668  (> 43 years)


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  • Name Henry Davys 
    Birth Bef 1625 
    Gender Male 
    Death 11 Mar 1668  Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23750  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Lancaster Co. VA Davis 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hagar MNU Davys,   b. 1628   d. Aft 1692, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 65 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1647  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Davys,   b. Abt 1648, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Nov 1690, Lancaster County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 42 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Thomas Davis,   b. Bef 1650, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Mar 1698, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 48 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. John Davis,   b. Bef 1658, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     4. Richard Davis,   b. Bef 1658, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Sep 1678, Lancaster County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 20 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Martha Davis,   b. Bef 1666, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Mary Davys,   b. Bef 1666, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1709, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 45 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F15659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      DAVIS, Henry, the Elder, living in Corr. Will. 19 Nov. 1667. (No date of record.)
      Son Henry, plantation I now live on. Youngest son, John Davis, plantation extending to Robt. Pritchard's. Son Richard Davis; Thomas Davis 100 acres part of land John Seaman lives on. Daughter Mary Davis. Wits. Samuel Gooch, Jno. Seaman, John Kennede. (Loose Wills)
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 61
      Lancaster County Court 11th of March 1667/68,
      - A Probate of ye Last Will &Testamt. of HENRY DAVYS (deced) together wth: a Coission of Administracon thereupon is granted unto HAGAR DAVYS, ye Widd: & Relicte of ye sde. HENRY accordinge to Acte, she puttinge in security accordinge to Act. THOMAS MARSHALL, DANIELL HARRYSON, RICHARD MERRYMAN & NICH: GEORGE are ordered to apprize ye sde. Estate & to bee sworne by ye nexte Justice. An Inven Tie thereof to bee exhibited to ye nexte Cort.
      - Upon a peticon of HAGAR DAVYS, Widd., she is dischardged from beinge security for ye Estate of JOHN SHARPE (deced), & RICHARD PRICE, who marryed ye Widd: of ye sde. SHARPE is ordered to give security for ye same.
      - It appeareing to this Cort. tht ROBT. POLLARD (deced) stands indebted unto ye Estate of HENRY DAVYS (deced) in 1350 lb. of tob: & ca: p Bill. It is ordered that ye same bee paide out of ye saide POLLARD, his Estate, wth: costs accordinge to ye tenor of ye saide Bill.
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 76
      Lancaster County Court 10th of Jung 1668
      - Upon Complt, made to this Cort, that RALPHE HORTON & HAGAR, his Wife, the late Widd: & Relict of HEN: DAVYS, (late deced) would not p:duce & tender to ye apprizers appointed by this Cort, the whole Estate of ye sde, DAVYS to bee by them apprized accordinge to ye order of this Cort„ to ye greate wronge & prejudice of ye sde, DAVYS, his Children, if ye same should bee tollerated. For remedye whereof, it is ordered by this Cort. that on ye first day of August nexte ye sde, apprizers doe repaire to ye House of ye sde, DAVYS to p:fect their sde. apprizemt,, And it is further ordered by this Cort, that ye sde HORTON & his Wife, doe upon their oathes to bee administred to them by Mr. WILL: BALL (who is thereunto desired by this Cort.) present to ye sde, apprizers all ye Estate of ye sde. DAVYS (not formlie apprized by them) (vizt.) all goods & chattel's, cattle, household stuffe & implemts, of hosuehold whatsoever late belonginge to ye sde, HENRY DAVYS (deced), together wth: all tobaccoes, Bills, Bonds, Accts., dects & creditts whatsoever in any wise belonginge to ye sde. HENRY DAVYS (deced) to the end that a p:fect Invenrie & Acct thereof may bee exhibited to ye nexte Cort. HORTON is ordered to bring security for ye sde. Estate to ye sde, Cort.
      Teste EDW: DALE, CI Cur

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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 272-273
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I WILLIAM CLAPPAM of the County of Lancastr:, Planter, for a good & valuable consideracon in hand reced of Mr. JOHN EDWARDS of the same County, have given & confirmed unto the sd JOHN EDWARDS Seven hundred & eighty acres of land be their more or less Two hundred & fifty acres of the same being granted unto me by Patent bearing date the 20th of Aug: Ano: 1650 and the other Five hundred & thirty acres by Patent bearing date the 20th of Aug: Ano: Dom: 1650 & is adjoining to the sd Two hundred & fifty acres as by the several Patents thereof may more at large appear together with all houses edifices gardens orchards fences & inclosures thereunto belonging & appertaining or with the same now used & enjoyed wch: p:mises are scituate & being in the aforesd, County of Lanc; and in the occupation of the sd WILL: CLAPPAM or of his assigns, To have & to hold the sd Seven hundred & eighty acres of land with: all & every of its appurts. unto the sd JO: EDWARDS his heirs & assigns forever with warrant agt, all p:sons vt:soever claiming by from or under the sd WILL: CLAPPAM or his heirs and I the sd WILL: CLAPPAM do for my selfe & JANE my Wife p:mise to acknowledge this p:sent wrighting in the next Court held for the County of Lancr: In Witnes whereof I have hereunto put my hand & wale dated this 14th of Octo: Ano: 1663
      Test THO: CARTER, WILL, CLAPPHAM
      EDWARD DALE
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr: 11 die Nov: Ano: 1663 recordat 20 die sequen p EDWD, DALE
      I JANE CLAPPAM, the Wife of WILL:CLAPPAM within mencoed, do hereby freely consent to the sale of the Land as wthin menconed to Mr. JOHN EDWARDS Witnes my hand this 11th of Nov: Ano: 1663
      Test RICHD. MARSHALL JANE CLAPPAM
      JOHN HASLEWOOD
      Recognit in Cur Com Lan cr: lid die Nov: Ano 1663 recordat 28th die sequen
      p EDWD, DALE, Cl Cur
      Memorand: I JOHN EDWARDS having sold unto HENRY DAVYS 200 acres of land in COROTOMON RIVER and do hereby oblige my selfe to returne the pay I have reced of the sd HENRY for the sd land if it doth appear the ed land was for want of seating any time before or on the fourth day of Jan: last past & the sd JOHN doth engage at the next Court to be held for Lanc: County to take an acknowledgmt, of the sale of the sd Land unto the sd HENRY and that is Wife shal also do the like. Witnes my hand the 14th day of Jan: 1661
      Test GEO: FLOWER, JOHN EDWARDS
      JO: FLOWER
      Record, in Cur Com Lancr: 11 Nov. 1663
      I ELIZA: CHILTON, late the Wife of JOHN EDWARDS, do freely consent to the Sale of the sd land within menconed Witnes my hand this 11th of Nov; 1663
      Test EDWARD DALE, ELIZA: CHILTON
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr 11d Nov; 1663 et recordat 20d die sequen p EDWD. DALE Cl Cur
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 24
      Lancaster County Court 9th of January 1666/67
      - It appeareing to this Cort. that HEN: DAVYS, late of this Countie, stands indebted unto Mr. RAWLEIGH TRAVERS by specialtie in the quantity of 1672 lb. of tob: & ca: by specialtie. & Whereas by order of this Cort. Attachmt, was yssued out agt. the sde, DAVYS, his Estate, & layde by the Sher: of this Countie upon all ye Cattle of the saide DAVYS, & the sayles of a Sloope in the hands of JOHN CHYNN upon the Retorne of which Attachmt. noe p:son appeareing in the behalfe of the sde. DAVYS to repleve the sde. Attachmt. Judgmt, is granted agt, ye sde, Cattle & Sloope for the satisfaccon of the sde. Debt wth: costs
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 88
      Lancaster County Court 11th of November 1668
      - Ordered by this Cort. that NICOLAS HALE, JOHN SEAMAN & THOMAS HAYWARD doe repaire to the Plantacon of HENRY DAVYS (deced) & their to make diligent enquiry of what crop was made upon ye sde plantacon ye last yere, & what share may instlie belonge to HEN DAVYS, Sonne of ye sde. HEN: DAVYS (deced), & to make reporte of their p:ceedings to ye nexte Court, And it is further ordered that if ye sde. HENRY DAVYS & RALPHE HORTON, his Father in Law, cannot agree about grounde and houseinge for the sde. HENRY to plant on for ye future, that then the thirds of ye sde, lands bee layde out accordinge to Acte
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 123
      Lancaster County Court 10th of November 1669
      - SAMUELL GOOCH & JOHN KANNADA, made Oath in Cort. that HENRY DAVYS (deced) did some tyme before his death give a Horse hee was then possessed with: all to HAGAR, his Wife, dureing her widdowehood, and when shee marryed hee gave ye sde. Horse to HENRY, his Sonne. It is therefore ordered by this Cort., that ye sde. Horse bee forthwth: delivd: to ye sde. HENRY DAVYS vth: costs als execucon, It is further ordered that ye value of ye sde. Horse bee deducted out of ye Inven:rie of ye sde. HEN: DAVYS (deced)
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 124
      Lancaster County Court 10th of November 1669
      - HENRY DAVYS, one of the Orphts. of HENRY DAVYS (deced), complayneing to this Cort, of ye hard usadge of RALPHE HORTON, his Father in Law, towards hym, it is ordered by this Cort, that if ye sde. HENRY bee forced to live by hymselfe, the sde. HORTON is hereby ordered to allowe unto ye sde. HENRY a sufficient competency of all things whatsoever necessary & convnnient for his subsistence out of his sde. deced.
      Fathers Estate, upon refusal whereof this cort. will take further order therein. HORTON to pay costs
      - The difference dependinge at this Cort. between RALPHE HORTON, the Administr: of HEN: DAVYS (deced) & JOHN SIMONS is referred to ye next Cort. whither ( ) is ordered to p:duce ye condicon made between ye sde. p:ties.
      - It appeareing to this Cort. that THOMAS THOMPSON, late Servt. to HEN: DAVYS (deced), hath compleated his tyme of service. It is ordered by this Cort, that ye sde. THOMPSON bee forthwith: paide out of his sde. Masters Estate Come & Clothes accordinge to Custome (vizt) 3 barr: of sound Indian Corne, one new kersey suite, one new lockeram shirt, one paire of shooes & stockings wth: costs
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 137
      Lancaster County Court 26th of January 1669/70
      - Upon ye peticon of THOMAS MARSHALL, It is ordered that a scire facias bee yssued out agt, ye Estate of HENRY DAVYS (deced), to revive a form order granted unto ye sde. MARSHALL & others agt, ye sde. DAVYS, his Estate
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      1678-1681 Lancaster County Va Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 525
      Lancaster county Court 10th of March 1679/80
      - MARTHA DAVIS, one of the Daughters of HENERY DAVIS (deced), appeareing att this Court and peticoning for the chooseing of JNO: DAVIS, her Brother, for her Guardian, and this Cort: findeing her of sufficient age soe to doe, have ordered and appointed the saide JNO. DAVIS for her Guardian. It is further ordered that what Estate is belonginge to her in the possession of THOMAS MARTIN, her Father in Law, that the . same bee forthwth: delivered by the saide MARTIN to the saide JNO: DAVIS, hee giveing security for the same; And alsoe that the saide MARTIN doe give unto the saide MARTHA DAVIS necessary convenient cloatheing soe scone as possibly hee can git the same, shee haveing long lived wth: the saide MARTIN and now beinge bare of cloatheing and pay costs

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      1662-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 242
      Lancaster County Court () of November 1663
      - Upon the Peticon of HEN: DAVYS, It is ordered that with the consent of ELIZ: CHILTON. late the Widd: & Relicte of JO: EDWARDS, deced,, that the saide ELIZ: doe acknowledge unto the sd. DAVYS the sale of 200 acres of lande formilie solde unto the sd, DAVYS by the sd. EDWARDS in his life Lyme, & satisfaccon reced. for the same
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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 272-273
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I WILLIAM CLAPPAM of the County of Lancastr:, Planter, for a good & valuable consideracon in hand reced of Mr. JOHN EDWARDS of the same County, have given & confirmed unto the sd JOHN EDWARDS Seven hundred & eighty acres of land be their more or less Two hundred & fifty acres of the same being granted unto me by Patent bearing date the 20th of Aug: Ano: 1650 and the other Five hundred & thirty acres by Patent bearing date the 20th of Aug: Ano: Dom: 1650 & is adjoining to the sd Two hundred & fifty acres as by the several Patents thereof may more at large appear together with all houses edifices gardens orchards fences & inclosures thereunto belonging & appertaining or with the same now used & enjoyed wch: p:mises are scituate & being in the aforesd, County of Lanc; and in the occupation of the sd WILL: CLAPPAM or of his assigns, To have & to hold the sd Seven hundred & eighty acres of land with: all & every of its appurts. unto the sd JO: EDWARDS his heirs & assigns forever with warrant agt, all p:sons vt:soever claiming by from or under the sd WILL: CLAPPAM or his heirs and I the sd WILL: CLAPPAM do for my selfe & JANE my Wife p:mise to acknowledge this p:sent wrighting in the next Court held for the County of Lancr: In Witnes whereof I have hereunto put my hand & wale dated this 14th of Octo: Ano: 1663
      Test THO: CARTER, WILL, CLAPPHAM
      EDWARD DALE
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr: 11 die Nov: Ano: 1663 recordat 20 die sequen p EDWD, DALE
      I JANE CLAPPAM, the Wife of WILL:CLAPPAM within mencoed, do hereby freely consent to the sale of the Land as wthin menconed to Mr. JOHN EDWARDS Witnes my hand this 11th of Nov: Ano: 1663
      Test RICHD. MARSHALL JANE CLAPPAM
      JOHN HASLEWOOD
      Recognit in Cur Com Lan cr: lid die Nov: Ano 1663 recordat 28th die sequen
      p EDWD, DALE, Cl Cur
      Memorand: I JOHN EDWARDS having sold unto HENRY DAVYS 200 acres of land in COROTOMON RIVER and do hereby oblige my selfe to returne the pay I have reced of the sd HENRY for the sd land if it doth appear the ed land was for want of seating any time before or on the fourth day of Jan: last past & the sd JOHN doth engage at the next Court to be held for Lanc: County to take an acknowledgmt, of the sale of the sd Land unto the sd HENRY and that is Wife shal also do the like. Witnes my hand the 14th day of Jan: 1661
      Test GEO: FLOWER, JOHN EDWARDS
      JO: FLOWER
      Record, in Cur Com Lancr: 11 Nov. 1663
      I ELIZA: CHILTON, late the Wife of JOHN EDWARDS, do freely consent to the Sale of the sd land within menconed Witnes my hand this 11th of Nov; 1663
      Test EDWARD DALE, ELIZA: CHILTON
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr 11d Nov; 1663 et recordat 20d die sequen p EDWD. DALE Cl Cur
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      1682-1686 Lancaster County Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 18
      Lancaster County Court 9th of April 1685
      - Whereas by Acte of Assembly, it is provided that each County shall be divided into several Precincts in each of which a Commissioner shall bee by the Court appointed to take a List of Tithables. It is therefore ordered by this Court that Capt. DAVID FOX his Precinct WHITE CHAPPELL Parrish in this County bee as followeth, vizt. Begining from his Dwelling House up to his Plantacon upon the Hills directly over to COROTOMAN RIVER, includeing the Plantacon where HENRY DAVIS lived and soe up the Branch of the sde. River to JOSIAS DRAPERS MILL, mining up the MILL SWAMP includeing ROBERT POLLARDs and OZWALD WHALEYs Plantacons up to HENRY MARSHALLs Plantacon leaveing it out soe downe to DEEP BOTTOM BRIDGE & along the Southeast side of DEEP CREEK to the mouth thereof & soe downe RAPPAHANOCK RIVER to the sde, FOX, his House as far as the COURTHOUSE, leaveing in ATTKINs Lande and to Mr. CHOWNING
      up RAPPAHANOCK RIVER side includeing all to his owne House

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