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

Walter Davis

Male Bef 1715 - 1755  (> 40 years)


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  • Name Walter Davis 
    Born Bef 1715 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Apr 1755  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I097933  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Maryland Davis 
    Family ID F06392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female MNU Davis,   d. Bef 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married St. Marys County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anthony Davis,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rosannah Davis,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Davis,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Davis,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Davis,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Peter Davis,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Stephen Davis,   b. Aft 1735, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     8. Walter Davis,   b. Bef 1735, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     9. Anne Davis,   b. Bef 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F30754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Roberts,   d. Aft 1757, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F39185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      DAVIS, WALTER, St. Mary's Co. 15 Jul, 1754; 17 Apr, 1755
      To wife Sarah plantation seated by Thomas Reeder to me.
      To son Walter Davis after the decease of my wife, all my plantation.
      To my former children by my former wife, 1 sh.
      To dau Anne Davis when she arrives at age or marriage, Negro girl Lucy.
      To son Anthony Davis, Negro boy Joseph when he arrives at age or day of marriage.
      To dau Rosanna Davis when she arrives at age or day of marriage, Negro girl Margaret.
      To my three daus, Mary, Elizabeth and Sarah Davis, to each a young cow and calf, and ewe lamb when they arrive at age or day of marriage.
      To son Peter Davis, bed and bed cloathes I now lye on, and one pillow.
      To son Stephen, large pott and pott rack.
      To son John Barton Davis, one pott rack and one ewe and lamb.
      To wife Sarah Davis, rest of my personal estate.
      Wit: Anthony Roberts, Peter Howard, John Roberts. 29. 462
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      Walter Davis 61.313 FR 113.8.9 May 19 1756 Jun 2 1756
      Appraisers: Peter Ford, Sr., Peter Howard.
      Creditors: Peter Ford, Bennet Ford.
      Next of kin: Ann Davis Ann Wildman.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Sarah Davis.
      ===
      Walter Davis 2.74 D SM 123.17.2 Dec 19 1757
      Sureties: Athanatius Ford, Clement Medley.
      Legatees: to each of his children (unnamed) by his former wife (unnamed), Ann Davis, Anthony Davis, Rosannah, Mary Davis & Elisabeth Davis & Sarah Davis, Peter Davis, Stephen.
      Distribution to: accountant Sarah.
      Executrix: Sarah Howard, wife of Peter Howard.

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