Eleazer Davenport1

d. 8 October 1678
Marriage*He married Rebecca Addington, daughter of Isaac Addington.1
Death*8 October 1678He died on 8 October 1678.1

Family

Rebecca Addington b. 1648
Children1.Addington Davenport+1 b. 3 Aug 1670, d. 2 Apr 1736
2.Eleazer Davenport1 b. 13 Apr 1674
3.Rebecca Davenport1 b. 7 Aug 1676, d. 15 May 1718
4.Nathaniel Davenport1 b. 20 Jun 1678

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 111. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

Eleazer Davenport1

b. 13 April 1674
Father*Eleazer Davenport1 d. 8 Oct 1678
Mother*Rebecca Addington1 b. 1648
Birth*13 April 1674Eleazer Davenport was born on 13 April 1674.1

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 111. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

Elizabeth Davenport1

b. 20 December 1704
Father*Addington Davenport2 b. 3 Aug 1670, d. 2 Apr 1736
Mother*Elizabeth Wainwright3 d. 1756
Birth*20 December 1704Elizabeth Davenport was born on 20 December 1704 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),4
Baptism24 December 1704 was baptized on 24 December 1704 at Brattle Square Church, Boston.2
Marriage*10 March 1721She married William Dudley Esq., son of Governor Joseph Dudley and Rebecca Tyng, on 10 March 1721 at the Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by the Reverend Benjamin Colman.1,4
(Wife) Death10 August 1743Elizabeth became a widow when Colonel William Dudley died on 10 August 1743.5

Family

Colonel William Dudley b. 20 Oct 1686, d. 10 Aug 1743
Children1.Elizabeth Dudley6 b. 16 May 1724, d. 1 Nov 1805
2.Rebecca Dudley6,7 b. 28 May 1726, d. 30 Jan 1809
3.Lucy Dudley+1 b. 15 Feb 1727, d. 18 Nov 1768
4.Catharine Dudley6 b. 27 Dec 1729, d. 28 Jun 1769
5.Thomas Dudley6 b. 9 Sep 1731, d. 9 Nov 1769
6.Joseph Dudley6 b. 1732, d. 27 Sep 1767
7.Mary Dudley+6 b. 10 Aug 1736, d. 6 Feb 1796
8.Ann Dudley8 d. 1775

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Boston Marriages, 1720-1751. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  2. [S929] Brattle Square Church, The Manifesto Church, records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with lists of communicants, baptisms, marriages, and funerals, 1699-1872, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Microreproduction of original published in Boston by The Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902. (Salt Lake City, Utah: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), page 126. Hereinafter cited as Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872.
  3. [S979] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Boston Births, Marriages, Deaths.
  4. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 112. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."
  5. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Gov. Thomas Dudley and his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 10, pages 133-142 and pages 337-340 (April and October 1856): page 338. Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  6. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants."
  7. [S1015] Rev. Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, "The Family of Capt. John Gerrish: Old Boston Families, Number Two", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 67, pages 105-115 (April 1913): pages 113-115, noting her mother's name incorrectly as "Rebecca" Davenport. Hereinafter cited as "The Family of Capt. John Gerrish."
  8. [S1013] Unidentified author, "Thomas Dudley and his Descendants", page 340.

Elizabeth Davenport1

Father*Addington Davenport1 b. 16 May 1701, d. 8 Sep 1746
Mother*Jane Hirst1 b. 4 Sep 1709, d. b 1738
Birth*Elizabeth Davenport was born.1
Marriage*She married ______ Hatch.2
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Elizabeth Hatch, described as his beloved niece, was named as a beneficiary of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in his will dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave Elizabeth (Davenport) Hatch, or her heirs in the case of her decease, 5 pounds sterling and to both Elizabeth and Jane Faneuil their grandfather's and grandmother's deuce-paste pictures.3

Family

______ Hatch

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 113. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."
  2. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", page 116.
  3. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Jane Davenport1

b. 1733
Father*Addington Davenport1 b. 16 May 1701, d. 8 Sep 1746
Mother*Jane Hirst1 b. 4 Sep 1709, d. b 1738
Birth*1733Jane Davenport was born in 1733.1
Marriage*9 June 1753She married Benjamin Faneuil Jr., son of Benjamin Faneuil, on 9 June 1753 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
(Heir) Will9 November 1776Jane Faneuil, described as his beloved niece, was named as a beneficiary of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell in his will dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave Jane (Davenport) Faneuil, or her heirs in the case of her decease, 5 pounds sterling and to both Jane and Elizabeth Hatch their grandfather's and grandmother's deuce-paste pictures.4

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 113. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."
  2. [S180] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.
  3. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", page 116.
  4. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

John Davenport1

b. 31 May 1702, d. September 1702
Father*Addington Davenport2 b. 3 Aug 1670, d. 2 Apr 1736
Mother*Elizabeth Wainwright2 d. 1756
Baptism*31 May 1702John Davenport was baptized on 31 May 1702 at Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The church record noted his age as one day1,3
Death*September 1702 and died a few months later in September 1702.1

Citations

  1. [S929] Brattle Square Church, The Manifesto Church, records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with lists of communicants, baptisms, marriages, and funerals, 1699-1872, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Microreproduction of original published in Boston by The Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902. (Salt Lake City, Utah: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), page 125. Hereinafter cited as Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872.
  2. [S929] Brattle Square Church, Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872, page 128.
  3. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 112, noting his date of birth as 31 May 1702. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

John Davenport1

b. 21 November 1703, d. 27 November 1735
Father*Addington Davenport2 b. 3 Aug 1670, d. 2 Apr 1736
Mother*Elizabeth Wainwright2 d. 1756
Birth*21 November 1703John Davenport was born on 21 November 1703 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),3
Baptism28 November 1703 and was baptized on 28 November 1703 at Brattle Square Church, Boston. The church record noted his age as one week.1
Marriage*24 August 1732He married as her first husband Abigail Hutchinson, daughter of Thomas Hutchinson, on 24 August 1732 in Boston.4
Death*27 November 1735He died on 27 November 1735 in Boston at age 32.5,4

Family

Abigail Hutchinson
Child1.Abigail Davenport3 b. 20 Feb 1733

Citations

  1. [S929] Brattle Square Church, The Manifesto Church, records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with lists of communicants, baptisms, marriages, and funerals, 1699-1872, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Microreproduction of original published in Boston by The Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902. (Salt Lake City, Utah: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), page 126. Hereinafter cited as Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872.
  2. [S929] Brattle Square Church, Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872, page 128.
  3. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 112. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."
  4. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  5. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", page 116.

Lucy Davenport1

b. 11 June 1714, d. 17 May 1759
Father*Addington Davenport2,1 b. 3 Aug 1670, d. 2 Apr 1736
Mother*Elizabeth Wainwright3 d. 1756
Birth*11 June 1714Lucy Davenport was born on 11 June 1714 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1,3,4
Baptism13 June 1714 and was baptized on 13 June 1714 at Brattle Square Church, Boston.5
Marriage*23 October 1735She married as his second wife Reverend Ebenezer Turell, son of Samuel Turell and Lydia Stoddard, on 23 October 1735.1,4
Death*17 May 1759She died on 17 May 1759 in Medford, Middlesex County, at age 451,2
Burial* and was buried in Plot 290, in her husband's Turell Family Tomb, in the Salem Street Burying Ground, Medford.6,7

Family

Reverend Ebenezer Turell b. 5 Feb 1702, d. 5 Dec 1778

Citations

  1. [S1004] Oliver Ayer Roberts, History of the Military Company of the Massachusetts, now called The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, 1637-1888, in four Volumes, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Alfred Mudge & Son, Printers, 1895-1901), Volume II, 1738-1821, page 7. Hereinafter cited as Artillery Company of Massachusetts, 1637-1888.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, Boston Births, Marriages, Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  4. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 112. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."
  5. [S929] Brattle Square Church, The Manifesto Church, records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with lists of communicants, baptisms, marriages, and funerals, 1699-1872, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Microreproduction of original published in Boston by The Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902. (Salt Lake City, Utah: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), page 134. Hereinafter cited as Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lucy (Davenport) Turell, Memorial# 26920867. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Reverend Ebenezer Turell, Memorial# 26920869, created by BobBoston.

Nathaniel Davenport1

b. 20 June 1678
Father*Eleazer Davenport1 d. 8 Oct 1678
Mother*Rebecca Addington1 b. 1648
Birth*20 June 1678Nathaniel Davenport was born on 20 June 1678.1

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 111. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

Rebecca Davenport1

b. 18 May 1707
Father*Addington Davenport1 b. 3 Aug 1670, d. 2 Apr 1736
Mother*Elizabeth Wainwright1 d. 1756
Birth*18 May 1707Rebecca Davenport was born on 18 May 1707 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),2
Baptism25 May 1707 and was baptized on 25 May 1707 at Brattle Square Church, Boston.1

Citations

  1. [S929] Brattle Square Church, The Manifesto Church, records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with lists of communicants, baptisms, marriages, and funerals, 1699-1872, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Microreproduction of original published in Boston by The Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902. (Salt Lake City, Utah: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), page 128. Hereinafter cited as Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872.
  2. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 112. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

Rebecca Davenport1

b. 7 August 1676, d. 15 May 1718
Father*Eleazer Davenport1 d. 8 Oct 1678
Mother*Rebecca Addington1 b. 1648
Birth*7 August 1676Rebecca Davenport was born on 7 August 1676.1
Marriage*5 October 1699She married George Walker on 5 October 1699.1
Death*15 May 1718She died on 15 May 1718 in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, at age 41.1

Family

George Walker

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 111. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

Richard Davenport1

Residence*circa 1700Richard was from Weymouth and settled in south Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), circa 1700.2
Land Records*2 June 1731Richard Davenport of Bridgewater, a yeoman, purchased land in Bridgewater for the sum of £250 from Enoch Leonard of Bridgewater, a husbandman, on 2 June 1731. The property was described as a certain tract of land in Bridgewater, it being a part of the homestead where Enoch then lived and containing by estimation 50 acres, more or less. The boundaries of the land began at a stake on the south side of the brook by the dam, then bounded by the brook as the brook ran about 70 rods to a stake standing by the brook, then running south 58 degrees west 52 rods to the south east corner of a ditch, then running 8 degrees west 42 rods to a white oak stump with stones about it, then south 72 degrees east 82 rods to a stone pitched in the ground, then north 10 degrees east 92 rods to a stake in the swamp, then south 58 degrees east 49 rods to a stake and stones, then north 25 degrees 12 rods to a stake and stones, then south 54 degrees east 15 rods and a half to a stake and stones, then north 16 degrees east 15 rods to a stake and stones, then running north 50 degrees west 79 rods to the bounds first mentioned. The deed further stated that Enoch was the true, sole and lawful owner of the premises sold, and was lawfully possessed of it in his own right having received the property as an "absolute estate of inheritance in fee simple" and had the full power and lawful authority to sell it. The deed was witnessed by Enoch's nephew Ephraim Leonard and Edmond Hobart on 2 June 1731 and recorded in Plymouth County on 24 October 1734.3
Land Records10 November 1732Richard Davenport of Bridgewater, a yeoman, purchased land in Bridgewater for the sum of £40 from William Leonard of Bridgewater, a cordwainer, on 10 November 1732. The property was described as a certain house and about one acre of land around it in Bridgewater, it being a part of the homestead of Enoch Leonard. The boundaries of the sale were described as beginning at a stake and heap of stones, then running south south west 12 rods to a stake and stones being the proper corner bounds of the said Enoch Leonard homestead, and from there north west 15 rods and a half to a stake and a heap of stones, and from there running north north west 12 rods to a stake and heap of stones, and from there to the bounds first mentioned. The deed was witnessed by William's brother-in-law Michael May and Ephraim Leonard, whose relationship to William, if any, has not been determined, on 10 November 1732, confirmed by William Leonard on 21 February 1732/33 and recorded in Plymouth County on 24 October 1734.4
Court Action*May 1742In the Plymouth County Court Records of May 1742, Richard Davenport of Bridgewater was sued by Enoch Leonard of the County of Essex in the East Jerseys, yeoman.5
(1st Neighbor) Land Records17 April 1744Richard Davenport was described as a neighbor when Enoch Leonard, cordwainer of Bridgewater and his wife Abigail signed a deed agreement on 17 April 1744 to sell land in Bridgewater to Silvanus Blossom, also of Bridgewater and a cordwainer, for the sum of £97. The property was described as a certain piece of land in Bridgewater's South Precinct, being about 20 acres of their homestead. It was bounded as follows: beginning at a stake and heap of stones, the southerly corner of Richard Davenport's land, from there running southerly about 75 poles to a stake and heap of stones to the highway, then running easterly about 42 poles to the corner post and a heap of stones, then running northerly about 53 poles by Seth Hayward's land to a red oak tree marked on two sides, and from there about 45 poles in a straight line to the bounds first mentioned. The deed further stated that Enoch had received the property as an "absolute estate of inheritance in fee simple" and had the full power and lawful authority to sell it. Silas Willis, William Lunt, Daniel Snell and Zachariah Whiten signed as witnesses and the deed was recorded in Plymouth County on 30 June 1744.6,1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 56, Enoch Leonard, pages 56-57. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Davenport, page 145. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S625] Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, microfilm of original manuscript on 462 microfilm reels. Includes Grantor and Grantee indexes: FHL Film# 558823, Book 29, pages 66A-66B, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County.
  4. [S625] Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County, FHL Film# 558823, Book 29, pages 66B-67A.
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 56, Enoch Leonard, pages 56-57, citing Plymouth County Court records, Volume 6, page 323.
  6. [S625] Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County, FHL film# 558826, Book 36, pages 192A-192B, Image# 449 viewed and downloaded from familysearch.org.

Catherine David1

Father*Ellis David1,2
Marriage*1714She married Isaac Haines, son of John Haines and Esther Borton, in 1714 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2

Family

Isaac Haines
Child1.Josiah Haines1,2 b. c 1733, d. 6 Feb 1822

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 224. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), John Haines, pages 576-577. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Ellis David1

Family

Child1.Catherine David+1,2

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 224. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), John Haines, pages 576-577. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Reverend Francis Davidson1

Marriage*1792He married Bridget Potterton, daughter of Henry Potterton and Bridget Coates, about 1792.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Betty Davis1

Marriage*She married Ebenezer Kinney.1

Family

Ebenezer Kinney
Child1.Sarah Kinney1 b. 3 Oct 1748, d. 19 Sep 1828

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 108, pages 244-245. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."

Charity Davis1

d. 1731
Father*John Davis2 d. 1720
Mother*Mary ______2
Relationship Note*Charity and Susanna Davis were sisters who married brothers in separate Quaker ceremonies on the same day in the same place.3
Residence*At the time of their marriages they lived in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*11 October 1729Charity married, as his first wife, Thomas Thornbury, son of Edward Thornbrough, on 11 October 1729 at a Birmingham Meeting House, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Their marriage record stated that they had the consent of their parents to marry, however their parents were not named. Members of the couple's families who attended the ceremony and signed the marriage certificate included Walter Thornbury, Edward Thornbury and Elizabeth Thornbury, siblings of the groom, Mary Davis, mother of the bride, Abraham Davis, John Davis Jr., Daniel Davis, Isaac Davis, Ann Davis and Mary Davis, all siblings of the bride.1,2
Death*1731She died around 1731 leaving no surviving children.3,2

Family

Thomas Thornbury b. c 1700, d. 1742

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Byberry Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1698-1783, page 50. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America. Typed manuscript, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041: Herbert C. Standing, June 1976), page 11. Hereinafter cited as The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America.
  3. [S1516] The Thornburgh Family, online at http://www.billputnam.comthornburgh.pdf. Hereinafter cited as The Thornburgh Family.

Hannah Davis1

Marriage*She married William Beaumont.1
Residence*Hannah and William Beaumont lived in Newtown, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

William Beaumont
Child1.Mary Beaumont1 b. 22 Feb 1766, d. 21 Apr 1828

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 359-360. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.

John Davis1

d. 1720
Marriage*He married Mary ______.1
Death*1720He died in 1720 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Mary ______
Children1.Susanna Davis2
2.Charity Davis1 d. 1731

Citations

  1. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America. Typed manuscript, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041: Herbert C. Standing, June 1976), page 11. Hereinafter cited as The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America.
  2. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America, page 12.

Margaret Davis1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Marriage*17 May 1735She married Robert Heaton, son of Ephraim Heaton and Sarah Parker, on 17 May 1735 in Christ Church, Philadelphia.1

Family

Robert Heaton b. 1713
Children1.Davis Heaton1 b. 1737, d. 18 Jun 1778
2.Jeremiah Heaton+2 b. 1740
3.Robert Heaton1 b. 24 Nov 1740, d. 1787
4.John Heaton+1,3 b. 1743
5.Jemima Heaton1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 646. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume II, Chapter 20, page 768.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 677-678.

Mary Davis1

Marriage*1 October 1705She married first Samuel Reed on 1 October 1705 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,1
Marriage*12 November 1730She was widowed and married second, as his first wife, Timothy Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Elizabeth Fobes, on 12 November 1730 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
Death*She died, leaving her husband with their two young children.3

Family 1

Samuel Reed
Children1.Mary Reed5 b. 1706
2.Samuel Reed5 b. 1707

Family 2

Timothy Hayward b. 2 May 1700, d. 5 Jun 1750
Children1.Timothy Hayward+6,3 b. 23 Apr 1732
2.Ebenezer Hayward3 b. 17 Mar 1733/34

Citations

  1. [S762] Theodore Chase and Laurel K. Gabel, "Ebenezer Howard: Our Mystery Carver Identified", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 141 (October 1987): page 297. Hereinafter cited as "Ebenezer Howard: Identified."
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 177.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Reed, pages 294-295.
  6. [S846] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1917), Births, page. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mary Davis1

Marriage*16 December 1650She married Isaac Heath, son of William Heath and Mary Crampthorne, on 16 December 1650 in Roxbury.1

Family

Isaac Heath b. c 1622, d. 29 Dec 1694
Child1.Isaac Heath1 b. 10 May 1655, d. 22 Dec 1684

Citations

  1. [S283] Walter Goodwin Davis, Massachusetts and Maine Families: In the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): a reprinting, in alphabetical order by surname, of the sixteen multi-ancestor compendia: (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and his descendants), Volumes 1-3 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996) Volume I. Allanson-French; Volume II. Gardner-Moses; Volume III. Neal-Wright. Digitized pages of the books are also available online at www.ancestry.com, Volume II, Heath, pages 250-255. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts and Maine Families.

Nancy A. Davis1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*1828She married, as his second wife, Samuel C. Heaton, son of William Heaton and Abigail ______, sometime in 1828 in Greene County, Pennsylvania.1
Land Transfer*Sam had been a very wealthy man in Greene County, but lost his fortune when his friends failed to pay their bonds. He and Nancy sold their land in Pennsylvania and moved to Washington County, Ohio.1,2
(Wife) Death1835Nancy became a widow when Samuel C. Heaton died in 1835.1
Relocation*After her husband's death, Nancy (Davis) Heaton took the children back to Greene County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Samuel C. Heaton b. 1798, d. 1835
Children1.David Heaton1 b. 29 Jul 1829, d. 19 May 1905
2.Abner Heaton1 b. 4 Aug 1831, d. 1898

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 5, page 156. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1450] John Gresham, Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Logansport, Indiana: Press of Wilson, Humphreys & Co., June 1900), William Heaton, pages 197-198. Hereinafter cited as Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County.

Rose Davis1

b. circa 1556, d. June 1596
Birth*circa 1556Rose Davis was born circa 1556 in St Peter Parish, London, Cornhill, Middlesex County, England.
Marriage*14 February 1579She married Edward Allerton, son of William Allerton, on 14 February 1579 in St. Dionis Backchurch, London, Middlesex County, England.
Death*June 1596She died in June 1596 in London, England.
Burial*23 June 1596She was buried on 23 June 1596 in London, Middlesex County.

Family

Edward Allerton b. 12 Oct 1553, d. 1590
Child1.Isaac Allerton+ b. c 1586, d. 12 Feb 1659

Citations

  1. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995). Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Susanna Davis1

Father*John Davis2 d. 1720
Mother*Mary ______2
Relationship Note*Susanna and Charity Davis were sisters who married brothers in separate Quaker ceremonies on the same day in the same place.3
Residence*At the time of their marriages they lived in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.4
Marriage11 October 1729Susanna married Robert Thornbury, son of Edward Thornbrough, on 11 October 1729 in Birmingham Meeting House, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Their marriage record stated that they had the consent of their parents to marry, however their parents were not named. Members of the couple's families who attended the ceremony and signed the marriage certificate included Walter Thornbury, Edward Thornbury and Elizabeth Thornbury, siblings of the groom, Mary Davis, mother of the bride, Abraham Davis, John Davis Jr., Daniel Davis, Isaac Davis, Ann Davis and Mary Davis, all siblings of the bride.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Byberry Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1698-1783, page 51. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America. Typed manuscript, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041: Herbert C. Standing, June 1976), page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America.
  3. [S1516] The Thornburgh Family, online at http://www.billputnam.comthornburgh.pdf. Hereinafter cited as The Thornburgh Family.
  4. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Byberry Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1698-1783, page 50.

Mary Dawkes1

b. 1756, d. 19 April 1778
Birth*1756Mary Dawkes was born about 1756.1
Marriage*2 April 1777She married, as his first wife, Thomas Burrowes, son of Thomas Burrowes and Jane Nesbitt, on 2 April 1777 in Ireland.1
Death*19 April 1778She died on 19 April 1778 at age 22.1

Family

Thomas Burrowes b. 1742
Child1.Arnold Burrowes1 b. 2 Feb 1778, d. 27 Sep 1779

Citations

  1. [S1562] Burke's Peerage Limited, Burke's Irish Family Records, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (London, England: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1976), Burrowes, pages 184-187. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.

Bethuel Day1

Marriage*He married Pamela Raynor.1
Relocation*Pamela and Bethuel had moved to Washington County from near Moorestown, Burlington County, New Jersey.1

Family

Pamela Raynor
Child1.Pamelia Day1 b. 30 Jul 1814, d. 26 Sep 1890

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 612-613. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.

Hannah Day1

Marriage*She married James Denison.1

Family

James Denison
Child1.Minerva Denison+1 b. 29 May 1823, d. 11 May 1856

Citations

  1. [S670] Prepared by Arthur Adams, "Memoirs of the Deceased Members of the New England Historic Genealogical Society", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 113, page 229 (July 1959). Hereinafter cited as "Memoirs - Harry Emmett Bolton."

Israel Day1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*23 May 1739He married Mariah Heaton, daughter of Nathaniel Heaton and Mariah Morse, on 23 May 1739 in Wrentham.1,2

Family

Mariah Heaton b. 12 Nov 1714

Citations

  1. [S43] Dean Heaton, The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America. Contains index. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in this work often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (111 Water Street, Baltimore, MD 21202: Gateway Press, Inc., 1982), Chapter 2, page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 320. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Pamelia Day1

b. 30 July 1814, d. 26 September 1890
Father*Bethuel Day2
Mother*Pamela Raynor2
Birth*30 July 1814Pamelia Day was born on 29 or 30 July 1814 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.3,4
Marriage*She married Harmon Weaver, son of Isaac Weaver and Abigail Price.1,5,6
Death*26 September 1890She died on 26 September 1890 in Knox County, Ohio, at age 761
Burial* and was buried in Centerburg Cemetery, Centerburg, Knox County.1

Family

Harmon Weaver b. 24 May 1808, d. 22 Jan 1892

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Pamelia (Day) Weaver, Memorial# 147860997. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 612-613. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Pamelia (Day) Weaver, Memorial# 147860997, noting her date of birth as 30 July 1814.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 612-613, noting her date of birth as 29 July 1814.
  5. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 300-301, her name spelled "Permelia". Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 357-359, her name spelled "Pamela."