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Husband: Benjamin Davis
Born: before 1755
Married: in Georgetown Dist, SC (now Marion Co, SC)
Died: 1802 in Marion Dist, SC
Father: Davis
Mother: >>>
Spouses: Hannah
Wife: Port
Born: before 1755
Died: before 1802 in Marion Dist, SC
Father: Port
Mother: >>>
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Rachel Davis
Born: 1765/1774
Died: 1827 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Sheriff Richard Godfrey
02 (F): Ann Davis
Born: before 1755
Died: 1820/1824 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Giles; Cpt John Dozier
03 (M): David Davis
Born: before 1774
Died: 16 OCT 1798 in Georgetown Dist, SC (now Marion Co, SC)
Spouses: Keziah
04 (M): Joseph Davis
Born: 1755/1760
Died: 1833 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Ann; Aley Whaley
05 (M): Benjamin Davis
Born: 1755/1765
Died: about 1817 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: ?; Nancy
06 (M): William Davis
Born: before 1775
Died: after 1824 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Margaret
07 (M): Henry Davis
Born: 17 OCT 1771
Died: after 1850 in AL
Spouses:
Additional Information

Benjamin Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:I (Marty Grant) am not related to this person as far as I know. However, I am interested in all families in Marion County, SC to some extent.
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!CENSUS:1790 Georgetown Dist., SC Prince George Parish p. 507
Benjamin Davis Senr age 16+ (bef 1774)
10001-02001-0-31;


!DEED:12 Apr 1791 Marion Co., SC Deed Book G, p. 35
Benjamnin Davis of Liberty Co, Georgetown District to my daughter Rachel Godfrey wife of Richard Godfrey of same county, give to my daughter 3 Negroes: Jockey, Roxana & Phillis ...
... revert to my other children: Ann, David, Joseph, Benjamin, William & Henry ...
S: Benjamin Davis
Witnesses: Ann GIles, Abraham Britton
Proven by Ann Dozier formerly Ann Giles before John Dozier 27 May 1799. Saw Benjamin Davis Senr sign;


!CENSUS:1800 Marion Dist., SC p. 436/780
Benjamin Davis Senr age 45+ (bef 1755)
10001-02001-0-31;


!DEED:20 Sep 1800 Marion Co., SC Deed Book A, p. 43
Benjamin Davis of Catfish, Marion Dist, makes oath that the ear mark of his son Nimrod Davis is a Swallow fork & under bit in the right ear & sharp in the left.
Sworn before Richard Taylor, JQ. Rec. 23 Sep 1800;


!PROBATE ROLL # 208 Benjamin Davis 1802-1817
Will 21 Apr 1802, proven 2 Aug 1802
Daughter Mary Davis wife of William Davis
Daughter Elizabeth Davis wife of Henry Davis Jr,
Daughters Frances and Hannah
Son Nimrod Davis
Wife Hannah Davis and her three children: Frances, Hannah and Nimrod
my beloved friends Richard Godfrey, Benjamin Davis Jr and William Bellune, exors.
Witnesses: Thomas T. Whickham, Ann Dunnam, Robert Dunnam.
* Other documents in same roll appear to pertain to Benjamin Jr, his son, died ca 1817:
14 May 1817 Adm. bond John C. Davis. BM: John C. Davis, William Woodberry and Nimrod Davis.;


!NAMED-PROBATE ROLL # 224 Capt. John Dozier
Will 18 Apr 1807
Wife Ann Dozer ... from estate of Benjamin Davis her father ...
Four children -
Leonard Dozer
John Dozier
Elizabeth Dozer
James Dozier
and son Abraham Dozer
Witnesses: John Dunnam, Isachar Foxworth, Mary Ann Lewis
Records in probate roll also include what may be John Jr dated 1836/1837, or perhaps still pertaining to Capt John?
... Leonard Dozier and other heirs of John Dozier vs. Anthony Dozier ... land belonging to estate of John Dozier decd late of Winyaw Dist, these lands lying in Marion Dist., 1836 and 1837;

Port:

Notes:

!NOTES:I (Marty Grant) am not related to this person as far as I know. However, I am interested in all families in Marion County, SC to some extent.
http://www.martygrant.com/

(07) Henry Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:I (Marty Grant) am not related to this person as far as I know. However, I am interested in all families in Marion County, SC to some extent.
http://www.martygrant.com/


!CENSUS:1790 Georgetown Dist., SC Prince George Parish p. 507
Two choices
Henry Davis 1-0-1-0-21
HenrY Davis Junr 1-5-6-0-16;


!DEED:12 Apr 1791 Marion Co., SC Deed Book G, p. 35
Benjamin Davis of Liberty Co, Georgetown District to my daughter Rachel Godfrey wife of Richard Godfrey of same county, give to my daughter 3 Negroes: Jockey, Roxana & Phillis ...
... revert to my other children: Ann, David, Joseph, Benjamin, William & Henry ...
S: Benjamin Davis
Witnesses: Ann GIles, Abraham Britton
Proven by Ann Dozier formerly Ann Giles before John Dozier 27 May 1799. Saw Benjamin Davis Senr sign;


!CENSUS:1800 Marion Dist., SC p. 435/779
Henry Davis Senr age 45+ (bef 1755) 11301-20301-0-21;
OR
Henry Davis Junr age 26-44 (1755/74) 10110-00100-0-17;



!NAMED-EQUITY ROLL # 59 Thomas Port 1824
Ann G. Davis and others vs. Joseph Davis, Sr. and others.
Orators:
Ann G. Davis
John C. Davis
Thomas P. Davis
Bennett Greaves and Rachel R. his wife
Show that Thomas Port of Marion Dist died testate 1776 (Exhibit A, copy of his will), devised his real estate to widow Frances Port for term of her life and after her death he directed the same, etc. to be sold, to be equally divided among his brothers and sisters children, share and share alike.
After death of Frances Port in 18--, Joseph Davis Sr, acting for himself and as agent of the orator and oratrixes, as of William Davis, Sr, Ann Dozier, Rachel Godfrey and Joseph Port together with the orator ...
Thomas Port died testate. He has living nieces and nephews:
this defendant William Davis, Henry Davis and Rachel Godfrey.
That Benjamin Davis his nephew died leaving John C. Davis, Thomas P. Davis, Rachel Graves and Ann G. Davis his children surviving him;
That David Davis his nephew has died leaving Francis Davis, Benjamin Davis, William Davis, Elizabeth Graves wife of Henry Graves, Rachel Allison wife of James H. Allison and Henry Davis his sons and daughters.
That Ann Dozier has died since the death of Frances Port;
That Peter Port his nephew died leaving Peter, Sarah Freeman wife of James Freeman, Nancy Grouter wife of David Grouter, Betsy Akeman wife of Jaems Akeman, Milley Port wife of James Port and Gracey Port his sons and daughters.
That John Port nephew of testator died leaving Hester Windham wife of --- and --- Port, his son and daughter surviving him.
Joseph Port nephew of testator has also died leaving children whose names are not known.
Benjamin Port, nephew of testator has died leaving Nancy Payne wife of Elijah Payne, Peggy Gibson wife of John Gibson and James Port.
"Ports Ferry" mentioned several times in this document;


!NAMED-EQUITY ROLL # 55 Joseph Davis, 31 Jul 1850
James C. Thomas shows that in Jan 1822 he married Mary Davis a daughter of Joseph Davis, decd, of Marion Dist.
... lived in Marlborough 1822 ...
Joseph Davis died in 1833 leaving children:
Daniel Davis
Maria who married Hugh G. Fladger
Susan who mamrried James D. Liles
William Davis
Joseph J. Davis
Mary wife of Orator
And grandchildren, children of decd sons and daughters
Martha Hall only dau of Joseph Davis's child Martha Thomas who married Tristram Thomas
Abraham Davis, William Davis and Joseph Davis, children of decd son Abraham Davis.
William Johnson, Joseph Johnson and James Johnson, children of Wiley Johnson, decd. Laura Durant child of Susan Johnson who married W. W. Durant, Abraham Johnson, being children of Eliza Davis who married Johnson both of whom have long since departed this life.
Also Catherine Davis who married John E. Collin, Daniel Keen Davis, Susan B. Davis (who married William Davis), James Preston Davis and Benjamin Franklin Davis who are children of decd son Benjamin Davis.
Mary Thomas is advanced in years and has never had any offspring.
...
(heirs repeated, some differences)
Martha wife of Tristram Thomas decd leaving child married to --- Hall.
Joseph's Daughter Rachel decd married James Newsom, no children.
Susan Davis Liles in NC
William Davis in KY
Joseph J. Davis in KY
... William Collins deposition, Joseph Davis' wife died before 1810. Davis was about 80 when he died.
... Henry Davis deposition. Joseph was his brother. "If I live till 17 Oct next I will be 79 years of age. I moved from SC in Mar 1827. (Baldwin Co., AL)

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