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.

John Davidson1

d. 1828
Marriage*20 January 1814He married, as her first husband, Margaret Gillham, daughter of Isaac Gillham and Jane Kirkpatrick, on 20 January 1814 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Death*1828He probably died in 1828.3

Family

Margaret Gillham b. 1800

Citations

  1. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, John Davidson and Margaret "Gilham", Madison County, 20 January 1814, referencing Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  2. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  3. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate of John Davidson granted to his widow Margaret Davidson and Thomas Gillham as administrators on 29 August 1828. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.

John Davidson1

b. 1743, d. 8 August 1780
Birth*1743John Davidson was born about 1743 in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*1759He married Sarah Gillham, daughter of Thomas Gillham and Margaret Gay Campbell, about 1759.2,1
Revolutionary War*May 1780He served in the Revolutionary War as a Captain of Horse from May 17801
Death*8 August 1780 until his death, along with the death of his mare, on 8 August 1780 at the Battle of Hanging Rock in South Carolina. He was about 37 years of age.1,2
Burial*He was buried in Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Sharon, York County, South Carolina.1

Family

Sarah Gillham b. 1743, d. 5 Dec 1827
Child1.Thomas George Davidson+1 b. 1770, d. 1823

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Capt John Davidson, Sr., Memorial# 146944774. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Gillham) Davidson, Memorial# 39776885.

Margaret Letitia Davidson1,2

b. 1791, d. March 1863
Father*Thomas George Davidson2,3 b. 1770, d. 1823
Mother*Mary Sanford3
Birth*1791Margaret Letitia Davidson was born in 1791 in South Carolina.2
Name VariationShe was called Letty.2,4
Marriage*16 April 1810She married Thomas Gillham, son of Isaac Gillham and Jane Kirkpatrick, on 16 April 1810 in St. Clair County, Illinois.2
(Wife) Death7 November 1844Letty became a widow when Thomas Gillham died on 7 November 1844 at about age 59.5
Death*March 1863She died in March 1863 in Madison County, Illinois, at about age 72.2

Family

Thomas Gillham b. 1785, d. 7 Nov 1844

Citations

  1. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gilliam Family, pages 71-76. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Letty (Davidson) Gillham, Memorial# 187253222. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas George Davidson, Memorial# 187242996.
  4. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Thomas Gillham "Jr." and Letty Davidson, St. Clair County, 16 April 1810, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 0928071, items 2-5 and Film# 1689026. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Gillham, Memorial# 187251976.

Mariam H. Davidson1,2,3

b. 1806, d. 1851
Father*Thomas George Davidson4 b. 1770, d. 1823
Mother*Mary Sanford5
Birth*1806Mariam H. Davidson was born in 1806 in Illinois.6
Marriage*25 December 1832She married, as his second wife, William Gillham, son of Isaac Gillham and Jane Kirkpatrick, on 25 December 1832 in Madison County, Illinois.3
(Wife) Death9 February 1845Mariam became a widow when William Gillham died on 9 February 1845 at about age 54.7,8
Marriage*20 October 1850She married second Benjamin Irish on 20 October 1850 in Madison County, Illinois.9
(Wife) Death13 June 1851Mariam became a widow just 8 months after their marriage when Benjamin Irish died on 13 June 1851 at age 52.10
Death*1851She died in Madison County, Illinois, also in 1851, at about age 45.6

Family 1

William Gillham b. 1791, d. 9 Feb 1845
Children1.Mary Jane Gillham11,12 b. 1834, d. 1867
2.Thomas Clayton Gillham11,12,13 b. 1841, d. 17 Jul 1904

Family 2

Benjamin Irish b. 3 Apr 1799, d. 13 Jun 1851

Citations

  1. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, Probate case files, box 10, tray 30, G’s, No. 13-25; box 11, tray 31, H’s, No. 1-14, 1813-1903, images 699-746; probate of William Gillham granted on 12 February 1845 to George Rice and Isaac Gillham as administrators at the request of the deceased's widow. She signed her name "Mariam H. Gillham", image 710 of 2014. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  2. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75, reporting her name as "Marian". Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  3. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, William Gillham and Miriam H. Davidson, Madison County, 25 December 1832, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas George Davidson, Memorial# 187242996. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Sanford) Davidson, Memorial# 194712024.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mariam H. Davidson, Memorial# 194121633.
  7. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, Probate case files, box 10, tray 30, G’s, No. 13-25; box 11, tray 31, H’s, No. 1-14, 1813-1903, images 699-746; probate of William Gillham granted on 12 February 1845 to George Rice and Isaac Gillham as administrators at the request of the deceased's widow. She signed her name "Marian H. Gillham."
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Gillham, Memorial# 194121931.
  9. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Benjamin Irish and Mrs. Miriam H. Gillham, Madison County, 20 October 1850, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Dr Benjamin Irish, Memorial# 136514385.
  11. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, Gillham family, pages 71-75.
  12. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Marian Gillham, her name transcribed as "Merrcum", Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 489A; Image: 318. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  13. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Clayton Gillham, Memorial# 2565402.

Thomas George Davidson1

b. 1770, d. 1823
Father*John Davidson2 b. 1743, d. 8 Aug 1780
Mother*Sarah Gillham3 b. 1743, d. 5 Dec 1827
Birth*1770Thomas George Davidson was born about 1770.1
Marriage*1800He married Mary Sanford, daughter of John Sanford, in 1800.4,1
Death*1823He died in 1823 in Madison County, Illinois, at about age 53.1

Family

Mary Sanford
Children1.Margaret Letitia Davidson5,1 b. 1791, d. Mar 1863
2.Mariam H. Davidson+1 b. 1806, d. 1851

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas George Davidson, Memorial# 187242996. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Capt John Davidson, Sr., Memorial# 146944774.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Gillham) Davidson, Memorial# 39776885.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Sanford) Davidson, Memorial# 194712024.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Letty (Davidson) Gillham, Memorial# 187253222.

Thomas Sidney Davidson1

b. 14 September 1818, d. 19 September 1901
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Davidson1
Mother*Jane Gillham1
Birth*14 September 1818Thomas Sidney Davidson was born on 14 September 1818.1
Marriage*29 September 1846He married Elizabeth Louisa Gillham, daughter of William Gillham and Barbara Heaton, on 29 September 1846 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Death*19 September 1901He died on 19 September 1901 at age 831
Burial* and was buried in Miller Cemetery, Elwood, Gosper County, Nebraska.1

Family

Elizabeth Louisa Gillham b. 17 Apr 1826, d. 2 Aug 1902

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Sidney Davidson, Memorial# 23253752. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Thomas S. Davidson and Elizabeth L. Gillham, Madison County, 29 September 1846, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.

William Davidson1

Marriage*He married Jane Gillham, daughter of William Campbell Gillham Sr. and Jane McDow.1

Family

Jane Gillham
Child1.Thomas Sidney Davidson1 b. 14 Sep 1818, d. 19 Sep 1901

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Sidney Davidson, Memorial# 23253752. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Samuel Davies1

ChartsDescendants of William Gerrard of Ardbraccan, County Meath
Father*Samuel Davies2 d. b 1 Aug 1901
Marriage*21 August 1901He married Ellen Gerrard, daughter of John Gerrard and Hannah Walmsley, on 21 August 1901 in Ardbraccan Church, Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland.3,2

Family

Ellen Gerrard b. 29 Oct 1872

Citations

  1. [S1747] Patricia McCormick, "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland," e-mail messages from e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, her great grandfather Gerrard's "cousins". Hereinafter cited as "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland."
  2. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, marriage of Samuel Davies of Obelisk Park, Blackrock, County Dublin, full age, bachelor, gardener, son of Samuel Davies (deceased), shopkeeper and Ellen Gerrard of Allenstown, County Meath, full age, spinster, daughter of John Gerrard, steward. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.
  3. [S1747] Patricia McCormick, "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland," e-mails to LHB, multiple dates, her great grandfather Gerrard's "cousins", citing https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/…

Samuel Davies1

d. before 1 August 1901
Death*before 1 August 1901He died before 1 August 1901, the date of his son Samuel's marriage to Ellen Gerrard.1

Family

Child1.Samuel Davies1

Citations

  1. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, marriage of Samuel Davies of Obelisk Park, Blackrock, County Dublin, full age, bachelor, gardener, son of Samuel Davies (deceased), shopkeeper and Ellen Gerrard of Allenstown, County Meath, full age, spinster, daughter of John Gerrard, steward. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.

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.