Devotion Davis

Male Bef 1765 - Bef 1819  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Devotion Davis 
    Born Bef 1765 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790-1800  Pasquotank County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1810  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 15 Feb 1819 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Samuel Davis,   b. 1610, Gravesend, County Kent, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1667, Isle of Wight County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  (3 x Great Grandfather) 
    Ann  (Grandmother) 
    Notes 
    • 1783, Feb 1 -- Deed Book J Page 394, Pasquotank County, NC
      John Blackstock, Executor of Charles West Dec'd. deeded Devotion Davis 20 acres adjoining Morgan and Blackstock.

      1786, Sep 19 -- Deed Book K Page 33, Pasquotank County, NC
      Devotion Davis Jr. and Elizabeth Davis deeded Demsey Gardner 20 acres adjoining Morgan and Blackstock. Stephen Barnes and Darius Davis were witnesses.

      1788 -- Tax List, Pasquotank County, NC
      Devotion Davis Junr. listed 10 acres and 1 white poll in District #3/7

      1789 -- Tax List, Pasquotank County, NC
      Devotion Davis Junr. listed 96 acres, 1 white poll and 1 black poll in District #3/7

      1790 -- Census, Pasquotank County, NC Page 238
      Devotion Davis Junr.
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 1M
      2F
      8 Slaves

      1791, Apr 21 -- Deed Book L Page 293, Pasquotank County, NC
      Devotion Davis Junr. deeded Alexander Brown 10 acres located on Halls Creek adjoining Reuben Overman. Patrick Pool and John Bailey were witnesses.

      1793, Jun 3 -- Deed Book M Page 266, Pasquotank County, NC
      Devotion Davis Junr. deeded Thomas Davis 6 acres located on the Main Road adjoining Reuben Overman. David Davis and Durant Davis were witnesses.

      1795 -- Tax List, Pasquotank County, NC
      Devotion Davis Junr. listed 90 acres, 1 white poll and 2 black polls in District #3

      1800 -- Census, Pasquotank County, NC Page 628
      Devotion Davis
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1F
      (0-10) 2M 2F
      12 Slaves

      1805, Sep 18 -- Deed Book R Page 106-107, Pasquotank County, NC
      Devotion Davis (of Moore County) deeded Neil McLeod Esq. (of Moore County) two tracts: [1] 96 acres located south of Halls Creek adjoining Thomas Davis and Reuben Overman. [2] 16 acres adjoining Thos. Davis, heirs of David Davis, Dec'd. and Devotion Davis. Allen McLean and Edmund Davis were witnesses. Proven Mar 1807.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC 62
      Devotion Davis
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 2F
      1 Free Person
      6 Slaves

      1813, Dec 4 -- Land Grant #2242, Moore County, NC
      Margaret McQueen received 14 acres located northwest of Richland Creek adjoining her own line, Devotion Davis, Neill McIntosh and Donald McQueen. William Griffith and Angus McQueen were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Elizabeth Davis listed 200 acres valued $500

      1819, Feb 15 -- Record of Estates Book B, Moore County, NC Page 22-23
      Estate of Devotion Davis, Dec'd. by Elizabeth Davis, Administrator. Corn. Dowd, Neill McIntosh and Joel Lawhon appointed to lay off provision for Widow Elizabeth Davis. Jesse Muse was witness. Items were purchased by the following: Elizabeth Davis, Stephen Davis, John Handcock and James Garner.

      1849, Apr 27 -- 1847-1849 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 421
      John J. McIntosh and others v. Stephen Davis and others. Devotion Davis Senr. left a son Edmund in addition to the children named in the petition who is now dead but left surviving him a son Devotion Davis. Ordered that he be added to the petition as a defendant and that he is not a citizen of the state. Publication will be made for six weeks in the Mecklenburg Jeffersonian for him and other heirs of Edmund Davis to appear at the next term of court.
    Person ID I42820  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2022 

    DNA Tests  38 DNA tests are associated with Devotion Davis 

    Father Devotion Davis,   d. Bef Jun 1800 
    Mother Ann Heighe 
    Family ID F18655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Barnes,   b. 1765-1770,   d. Aft 1840  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1785  Pasquotank County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +  1. Male Edmund Davis,   b. 1775-1790,   d. Bef 5 May 1823  (Age 33 years)
    +  2. Female Nancy Davis,   b. 6 May 1787, Pasquotank County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1864  (Age 76 years)
    Daniel McIver  (Age 78 years)
    +  3. Male Stephen Davis,   b. 1793,   d. Bef 26 Apr 1853  (Age 60 years)

    Jane
    +  4. Female Clarkie Davis,   b. 1795,   d. 1873  (Age 78 years)
    John Hancock  (Age 83 years)
    +  5. Female Margaret "Peggy" Davis,   b. Abt 1797,   d. 13 May 1867  (Age ~ 70 years)
    James Garner  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F14025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Moore County, NC DNA Project
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