Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Tabitha DavisAbt 1742 - Aft 1794 (~ 53 years)
Name Tabitha Davis Birth Abt 1742 Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Gender Female Death Aft 1794 Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Person ID I56643 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Father William Davis, b. Abt 1699, Newport Hundred, Charles County, Maryland d. 18 Dec 1786, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate (Age ~ 87 years) Relationship natural Mother Sarah Gibbons, b. Bef 1718, St. Mary's County, Maryland d. Aft 1756, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland (Age > 40 years) Relationship natural Marriage Bef 3 Mar 1738 St. Mary's County, Maryland Family ID F9355 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Unknown Hunt, b. Abt 1740 d. Aft 1794, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland (Age ~ 55 years) Marriage Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Family ID F31635 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 308.
William Davis Sr's Will.
I, William Davis, tho weak in body, yet am of a sound and perfect understanding and memory. I desire to be buried without pomp.
To my daughter Tabitha Davis - she is to have full use and authority over my dwelling plantation whereon I now dwell, called Burds head, containing 50 acres, during her natural life, with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging. I also give Tabitha all my moveable estate. And after my daughter's death or natural life, Burds head goes to my granddaughter, Mary Rosamon Davis.
To my 5 children (to wit) Leonard Davis, William Davis, Stephen Davis, Sarah Swan, and Martha Hunt - 1 english shilling each.
To my daughter Mary Annconey Davis - 1 feather bed and bolster.
To my granddaughter Mary Rosamon Davis - 1 feather bed furniture, and 1 heifer.
Executor: my son William Davis.
Signed Apr 20, 1784 - William (X his mark) Davis.
Wit - Benjamin Davis, Philip Davis, William Davis.
Probated on Dec 18, 1786 by the executor and by the oaths of all 2 witnesses.