Stephen Davis

Male 1767 - 1863  (96 years)


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  • Name Stephen Davis 
    Born 1767 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1863 
    Notes 
    • 1791, Feb 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 300
      Ordered that Stephen Davis be bound to Jesse Brown to learn the trade of a hatter for a term of his being of age, which will be Nov 14, 1794.

      1793, Dec-Jan 1794 -- General Assembly Session Records, Box 3
      Stephen Davis signed a petition to form Alfordstown as County Seat for Moore County, NC. [Editor's Note: the petition failed. In 1796 the NC General Assembly established Carthage as the county seat. In 1806, it was changed to Faginsville to honor Richardson Fagin. The name was changed back to Carthage in 1814]

      1798, May 16 -- Land Grant #1541, Moore County, NC
      Stephen Davis [assignee of Adam Shuffield] received 50 acres located south of Cabin Creek adjoining Levy Deaton and Adam Sheffield. John Smith and Levy Deaton were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Jeremiah Williams deeded to John Needham Sr. 1804]

      1798, May 16 -- Land Grant #1542, Moore County, NC
      Stephen Davis [assignee of Adam Shuffield] received 50 acres located east of Dry Creek adjoining his own line and Everet Smith. John Smith and Levy Deaton were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Jeremiah Williams deeded to John Needham Sr. 1804]

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 72
      Stephen Davis
      (16-25) 2M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 2F

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 624
      Stephen Davis
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Stephen Davis listed 100 acres valued at $100, 189 acres valued at $40, 150 acres valued at $100, 50 acres valued at $15m 25 acres valued at $69 and 15 acres valued at $15

      1815, May 1 -- Land Grant #2470, Moore County, NC
      Stephen Davis received 21 acres located on both sides of Wolf Creek adjoining Reuben Freeman, Morgan, his own line and Eli Callicutt. William Davis and Robert Davis were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Stephen Davis listed 500 acres valued at $300

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 311
      Stephen Davis
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-26) 1M 2F
      (16-18) 1M
      (10-16) 2M
      (0-10) 2M 2F
      Slave
      (14-26) 1F

      1825, Feb 24 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 69-70
      Deed from Everet Sheffield to Stephen Davis was acknowledged

      1827, May 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 171
      Ordered that Riland Miller be appointed overseer of the road from Cabin Creek at Leachs to the Montgomery County line near Archd. McNeill's store and have the following hands to work: Edmond Holland, Isaac Spivey, Ruben Allen, Archd. McNeill's hands, Stephen Davis hands, James Callicutt's hands and Mark Allen.

      1828, May 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 215
      Ordered that Mark Allen be appointed overseer in place of Riland Miller of the road Cabin Creek at Leaches to the Montgomery County line near Archd. McNeill's store and have the following hands to work: Riland Miller, Edmond Holland, Isaac Spivay, Ruben Allen, Archd. McNeill's hands, Stephen Davis' hands, James Callicutt's hands, Thomas McNeill and John McNeill.

      1829, Aug 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 276
      Ordered that John McNeill be appointed the overseer in place of Mark Allen for the road from Cabin Creek at Leaches to the Montgomery County Line near Arch. McNeill's store and work the following hands: Mark Allen, Riland Miller, Edmond Hollin, Isaac Spivay, Rubin Allen, Arch. McNeill's hands, Stephen Davis' hands, James Callicut's hands, Thomas McNeill's, Absalom Callicutt, Jesse Davis, John Davis and Britain L. Sanders

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 455
      Stepn. Davis
      (50-60) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (20-30) 2M
      (15-20) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1M 1F

      1833, Sep 18 -- Dover Baptist Church Records, Moore County, NC
      Elder Noah Richardson, Elder John Monroe, Brethren James Dunlap and David Kennedy met to organize Dover Baptist Church after 70 members of the Forks of the Little River Church were asked to be dismissed to start their own church. Charter members listed: James Polk, Elizabeth Freeman, Reuben Freeman, Flony Phillips, Katherine Leach, Horatio Sugg, Olive Britt, Dicy Cagle, Mary Britt, John Smith, Mary Owen, Zacheus Britt, Henry Freeman, James Sanders, Stephen Davis, Jonathan Richardson, Alfred Britt, Alexander Leach, Elizabeth Davis, Miles Jordan, Britian Britt, Elizabeth Freeman, Elizabeth Richardson, Randel Presnal, Burrel Deaton, Elisa Freeman, John Leach, Sarah Smith, Thomas Ward, Sarah Sugg, Christine Leach, Charity Deaton, Sarah Britt, Clarah Callicutt, William Owen, Mary Smith, Ernest Smith, Flony Deaton, Mary Freeman, Elizah Hancock, Martha Hussey, Elizabeth Phillips, Zacah Britt, Catherine Cagle, Mary Deaton, Sarah Allen, Mary Smith, Nancy Jones, Elizabeth Allen, William Deaton, Mark Phillips, Nancy Britt, Rachel Hancock, Levi Deaton, Edmund Phillips, Elizabeth Dunlap, Maysey Polk, John Morgan, Elisha Cagle, Patience Deaton, John Maines, Hiram Britt, Molsey Spivey, Levi Deaton Jr., Margaret Brown, Margaret Deaton and Nancy Allen.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 169
      Stephen Davis
      (70-80) 1M
      (50-60) 1F
      (20-30) 1M
      Slaves
      (10-23) 2F
      (0-10) 1F

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 247-B
      Stephen Davis 77 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Elizabeth Davis 68 F, Born in NC
      Archibald Davis 29 M, Famrer, $430 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Mary Davis 25 F, Born in NC
      John Davis 2 M, Born in NC

      1850 -- Census, Slave Schedule, Moore County, NC Page 361
      Owner - Stephen Davis
      24 F, Black
      21 F, Black
      9 F, Black
      7 M, Black
      7 F, Black
      6 M, Black
      4 M, Black
      6/12 M, Black
      1/12 M, Black

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 210
      Sphen Davis 88 M, Farmer, $3500 Real Estate Born in SC
      Elizabeth Davis 84 F, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Slave Schedule, Moore County, NC Page 219-B
      Owner - Stephen Davis
      33 F, Black
      18 M, Black
      1 Slave House
    Person ID I07386  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2022 

    DNA Tests  82 DNA tests are associated with Stephen Davis 

    Father Robert Davis,   b. 1744,   d. 1828  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Cibby 
    Family ID F4977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Smith,   b. 1769,   d. 1863  (Age 94 years)  [1
    Children 
     1. Susannah Davis,   b. 22 Jun 1796
     2. William Davis,   b. 20 Aug 1798
    +3. Elizabeth Davis,   b. 23 Nov 1800,   bur. Moore County, NC at Davis Cemetery #231 Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Robert "Robin" Davis,   b. 8 Oct 1804,   d. 11 Jul 1878  (Age 73 years)
    +5. Jesse Davis,   b. 04 Jan 1807,   d. 01 Dec 1887  (Age 80 years)
    +6. John Davis,   b. 16 Dec 1808
    +7. Mathew Davis,   b. 1811
    +8. Mary Catherine Davis,   b. 12 Dec 1813
    +9. Martha Clementine Davis,   b. 10 Feb 1816,   d. 1889  (Age 72 years)
    +10. Archibald McNeill Davis,   b. 4 Jul 1819,   d. 27 Jul 1879, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 17 May 2016 
    Family ID F2358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1541 - Stephen Davis
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1541 - Stephen Davis
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1542 - Stephen Davis
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1542 - Stephen Davis
    1799 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1781 - Burrel Deaton
    1799 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1781 - Burrel Deaton
    1815 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2470 - Stephen Davis
    1815 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2470 - Stephen Davis
    1844 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3373 - Stephen Sheffield
    1844 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3373 - Stephen Sheffield

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright
    1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation
    1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation
    1795, Jan -- Petition, Nov 1794-Feb 1795 General Assembly Session Records, Box 3 Folder 15
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly to move the courthouse to a more suitable location. Signers include: [selected signers] Michal Dickinson, Kindred Muse, James Hill, Himrick Hill, Kindred Muse, John Baton, Donald Martin, Murdoch Martin, Wm. Wright, Joseph Wright, Ezekieh Dunn, Dannel McLeod, Thomas Dunn, John Ritchardson, John Dunn, Gorg Morgin, Wm. Morgen, W. Barrett, Adam Comer, John Comer, Leanard Caggle, Andrew White, Thomas Smithermon, James Elkins, Ruben Freman, John Shuffeld, John Sheffeld, George Williams, Stephen Davis, Jesse Brown JP, William Dunn, Stephen Ritchandson, Ansel Melton Sener., Everit Wallis, Wm. Key, Nathaniel Melton, David Richardson, James Manes, John Gilliam, Christyen Stuts, Bartholomew Dunn, Angus MacIver and Allen Beaton.
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Ruth Dixon Brown [http://www.sandersweb.net/Davis/RobertDavisAndFamily.htm].