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

Jonathan Davies

Male Bef 1684 - 1766  (> 82 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Davies 
    Born Bef 1684 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 May 1766  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13664  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 

    Father Maryland Davies 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Family ID F9431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Allen Davies,   b. Bef 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 88 years)  [natural]
     2. Allen {Land Records} Davies,   b. Bef 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Jonathan Davies,   b. 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1751, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)  [natural]
     4. James Davies,   b. Bef 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1734, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F9430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      DAVIES, JONATHAN, Charles County, planter. 6 Jan, 1764; 28 May, 1766
      To son Allen all my lands.
      To grand daus Deborah Negro boy named George., Negro woman Susanna, Negro woman Ann, Negro child Mary.
      To granddaus. Mary and Priscilla, Negro girl Letty.
      To granddau. Sarah, Negro boy John.
      To grandson Cornelius Negro James, Negro William and Negro Alexander,
      Son Alexander, ex.
      Wit: Charles Craycraft, Stephen Tear, Henry Carter, 34.136
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      Jonathon Davis 94.289 CH £336.1.0 Jan 1 1767 Jun 11 1767
      Appraisers: John Adams, Robert Gill, Jr.
      Mentions: John Hamilton, George Maxwell.
      Mentions: Deborah Davis, Sarah Davis.
      Executor: Allen Davis.
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 194
      31 Aug 1718; cattle mark recorded for Jonathan Davis, cooper
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      James Davies 20.350 CH £56.6.3 Jan 15 1734
      Appraisers: John Addams, Joseph Johnson.
      Creditors: John Raise, James Smith.
      Next of kin: James {sic Jona:} Davies, Sr., Allen Davies.
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      Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page92. At the request of Jonathan Davis of CC, planter, the following deed was recorded this Jul 1, 1722 [sic].
      Jun 11, 1723 from Charles Craycroft of CC, gent, to Jonathan Davis of same, for 91£lawful money of Great Britain and for divers other good causes, that messuage called Nutwells Branch, lying in CC, bounded by a great branch that runs into the Manner Branch, containing and now laid out for 130 acres. Signed - Charles Craycroft.
      Wit - A Contee, S: Hanson. This deed was acknowledged by Charles Craycroft before Saml Hanson, Clk.
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      Charles County Court Records, March 1737/8 Court, Liber T#2, Page 422.
      Jonathan and Allen Davies, by their petition, set forth that they are seized of a tract of land called Nuthalls Branch, lying in CC, and they pray the Court to appoint Comm'rs to examine witnesses to perpetuate the memory of the bounds of sd land. Ordered that Commission issue, returnable here, to Henry Holland Hawkins, William Middleton, John Adams, and John Thomas, Gent, to examine witnesses touching the premises.
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      Charles County Court Records, June 1738 Court, Liber T#2, Page 464.
      Pursuant to the order of last Mar CC Court, Commission issued to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land called Nuthalls Branch, in possession of Jona: and Allen Davies. Commissioners appointed: Henry Hawkins, John Adams, William Middleton, and John Thomas, Gent (not being any way related to the Petitioner, contiguous Proprietor, nor interested in the sd land). Whereas Jona: Davies Sr and Allen Davies, seized of Nuthalls Branch, lying in CC, on Mar 17, petitioned to CC Court, before Robt. Hanson, Gent, and his associates, CC Justices, for Commission to examine witnesses to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of sd tract of land.
      And now here, Wm. Middleton & Jno Thomas return to Court here the Commission afd with the following certificate and depositions: we certify that we took the examination of all such witnesses as came before us relating to the bounds of the land mentioned in sd Commission. Signed Apr 21, 1738 - Wm. Middleton, John Thomas.

      CC, Apr 13, 1738. The deposition of Colo: Robt: Hanson, age about 58, who says that in the year 1725, he resurveyed a tract of land called Nutwells Branch, for Charles Craycroft, and that he believes the bounded white oak by which he now stands, to be the beginning tree of the afd land. Signed - Robt: Hanson.

      CC, Apr 13, 1738. The deposition of Charles Craycroft, age about 38, who says that the bounded white oak by which he now stands is the beginning tree mentioned in Colo: Hanson's Deposition, and is the 1st beginning tree of the land which this deponent sold to Jana: Davies Sr and Allen Davies, by the name of Nuthalls Branch. Signed - Charles Craycroft.

      CC, Apr 13, 1738. The deposition of Peter Hoggins, age about 44, who says that the white oak mentioned in the other depositions, that he now stands by, he believes to be the beginning tree of Nuthalls Branch and the beginning boundary of a tract of land Charles Craycroft sold to Jona: Davies Sr and Allen Davies, and that this deponent carried the chain to lay the afd land out, and that Charles Craycroft was present at the same time. Signed - Peter Hoggins.

      CC, Apr 13, 1738. The deposition of Jona: Davies Jr, age about 34, who says that he saw the white oak by which he now stands bounded for the beginning tree of a tract of land Charles Craycroft sold Jona: Davies Sr, which he now dwells on, and that Charles Craycroft was by at the same time. Signed - Jana: Davies Jr.
      CC, Apr 13, 1738. The deposition of Geo: Walls, age about 76, who declares that a white oak by which he now stands was shown to him by Thomas Lawson about 40 years ago, to be a bounded tree of a tract of land whereon James Bigger then lived on, and is now in the possession of Jona: Davies Sr, and the sd tree stands near the bounded tree mentioned in Colo: Robert Hanson's deposition. Signed - George (/\ his mark) Walls.

      Apr 21, 1738. The deposition of William Carter, aged about 79, who says that about 50 years ago, he saw a bounded white oak standing in a branch near the place where he now stands and near the tree mentioned in Geo: Walls' deposition. Signed - William (F his mark) Carter.

      Apr 21, 1738. The deposition of Philip Willoce, age about 73, who says that near the place where he now stands, he heard Elias Nuthall tell Mr. Ignat: Craycroft that there or thereabouts stood a bounded tree of his Brothers Land, which sd tree stands near the place mentioned in Walls' and Carter's depositions. Signed - Philip (P his mark) Willoce.

      The deposition of Jona: Davies Jr, age about 34, who says that he was present when Charles Craycroft bound a chestnut tree by which he now stands for the 1st bound tree of a parcel of land containing 70 acres whereon Allen Davies now lives, which the sd Craycroft sold to Allen Davies for and in consideration of 100 acres of land, part of a tract of land called Aliens Addition, and a crown paid in hand at the sd bound tree. Signed - Jona: Davies Jr.

      The deposition of Charles Craycroft, age about 38, who says that he bounded the chestnut tree by which he now stands, for the 1st bounded tree of a parcel of land he sold to Allen Davies, containing 70 acres out of part of a tract of land called Nuthalls Branch. Signed - Charles Craycroft. Apr 13, 1738.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 401-151: ALLENS GROVE: 350 acres; Possession of - 350 Acres - Davis, Allen : Surveyed 15 Dec 1724 for Allen Davis on the West side of Patuxent river beginning at a bounded White Oak.: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 25 Acres - Ignatius Davis Jr. from Allen Davis & Martha; 29 April 1727, Allen Davis from Jonathon Davis; 24 June 1739,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 403-170: ALLENS ADDITION: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - See notes: : Surveyed for Allen Davies 14 June 1725 lying on the West side of Patuxent River in the woods adjoining to a tract of land called ALLENS GROVE formerly surveyed for the said Allen Davies beginning at a bounded White Oak {mm Note; from this record forward, the handwriting style changes from fluid to condensed.}: Other Tracts Mentioned: ALLENS GROVE; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 100 Acres - Charles Craycroft from Allen Davis; 11 May 1725, Jonathan Davis Jr. from Allen Davis & Martha; 29 Apr 1727, 100 Acres - William Wilkinson from Charles Craycroft; 5 Aug 1734, , ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Prince Georges County: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 410-229: NUTTHALL BRANCH: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Craycroft, Charles: Surveyed for Charles Craycroft, 14 June 1725, beginning at a bounded white oak.: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 70 Acres - Allen Davis from Charles Craycroft; 11 May 1735,164 Acres - Allen Davis from Charles Craycroft; 16 Sept 1748, 164 Acres - Charles Craycroft from Allen Davis; 16 Sept 1748,

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