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Husband: Joseph Davis
Born: 1755/1760
Married: before 1790 in Georgetown Dist, SC (now Marion Co, SC)
Died: 1833 in Marion Dist, SC
Father: Benjamin Davis
Mother: Port
Spouses: Aley Whaley
Wife: Ann
Born: 1755/1774
Died: 1806/1810 in Marion Dist, SC
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Rachel Port Davis
Born: 1780/1790
Died: after 1830 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: James Newsom
02 (M): Daniel Horry Davis
Born: 1792/1793 in Georgetown Dist, SC (now Marion Co, SC)
Died: after 1850 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Charlotte
03 (M): Benjamin S Davis
Born: 1790/1800 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: 13 AUG 1843 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Julia F Avant
04 (M): Abraham Giles Davis
Born: 1790/1794
Died: 1840/1850 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: >>>
05 (F): Eliza Bagby Davis
Born: 1784/1794
Died: before 1850 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: James Johnson
06 (F): Ann Mariah Davis
Born: 1796/1797 in Georgetown Dist, SC (now Marion Co, SC)
Died: after 1850 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Hugh G Fladger
07 (M): Joseph J Davis
Born: 1800/1810 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: after 1850 in KY
Spouses:
08 (M): William C Davis
Born: in Marion Dist, SC
Died: after 1850 in KY
Spouses:
09 (F): Mary L Davis
Born: 1800/1801 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: after 1850 in Marlboro Dist, SC
Spouses: James C Thomas
10 (F): Martha Christiana Davis
Born: in Marion Dist, SC
Died: after 1818 in Marion Dist, SC
Spouses: Tristram Thomas
11 (F): Susan Brownfield Davis
Born: 1811/1812 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: after 1850 in Anson Co, NC
Spouses: James D Liles
Additional Information

Joseph 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
Joseph Davis age 16+ (bef 1774)
2-1-5-0-8;


!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. 435/779
Joseph Davis age 26-44 (1755/74)
31010-23110-0-2;


!DEED: 7 Jun 1806 Marion Co., SC Deed Book C, p. 299
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist., SC, planter, to John Taylor Senr of Georgetown Dist., SC, Merchant, for $500, 969a NEs Great Pee Dee River boudned NE by Mrs. Frances Port, SE by Andrew Lords & Part by estate of Col. William Davis decd, SW by grant to John McCants.
S: Joseph Davis.
Wit: Joshua Smith, James Erven.
Ann Davis, wife of Joseph Davis rdr 19 Jun 1806;


!CENSUS:1810 Marion Dist, SC p. 12
Joseph Davis age 45+ (bef 1765)
22201-20200-0-33;


!DEED: 1 Sep 1814 Marion Co., SC Deed Book I, p. 394
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist in consideration of love for my daughter Ann Maria Fladger lend to her two Negroes Sophia Bonapart during her natural life ...
I appoint my son Abraham Giles Davis trustee.
S: Joseph Davis.
Wit: Ann Dozer, William Davis, Henry Davis Jr;


!DEED: 2 Apr 1818 Marion Co., SC Deed Book H p. 114
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist, planter
for love I bear toward my daughter Eliza Bagby Johnson deed of gift ... negroes Betty & Ichebud ... if she die without issue, return to my estate ...
Appoint my son Abraham Giles Davis trustee to this deed of gift
S: Joseph Davis
Wit: Henry Davis Junr, William C. Davis;


!DEED: 2 Apr 1818 Marion Co., SC Deed Book I, p. 23
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist, planter
for love & regard to daughter Rachel Port Newsom ... two negroes Peggy & Anthony ...
Appoint my son Daniel Horry Davis trustee for this deed of gift
S: Joseph Davis
Wit: Henry Davis Jr, William C. Davis;


!DEED: 2 Apr 1818 Marion Co., SC Deed Book I, p. 26
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist, planter
for love & regard to daughter Martha Christiana Thomas ... two negroes Nancy & Jefferson ...
Appoint my son Abraham Giles Davis trustee for this deed of gift
S: Joseph Davis
Wit: Henry Davis Jr, William C. Davis;


!CENSUS:1820 Marion Dist, SC p. 8
Joseph Davis Sr age 45+ (bef 1775)
101301-10210
Slaves=8204-7261;


!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;


!DEED:13 Feb 1825 Marion Co., SC Deed Book L, p. 83
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist, SC Planter,
in consideration of good will regard I have for and love towards daughter Susan Brownfield Davis, lend her use of 5 negro slaves .. Bellow, Crissy, Peter, Bob and Sam ...
My son Abraham G. Davis trustee to this deed of gift.
S: Joseph Davis.
Wit: Henry Davis, Joseph J. Davis;


!CENSUS:1830 Marion Dist., SC p. 16
Joseph Davis age 70-79 (1750/60)
0000100001-0
Slaves=130030-320130;


!PROBATE ROLL # 218 Joseph Davis Senr 1833
Will dated 12 Feb 1828 proven 14 Nov 1833
Dau Susan Davis
Son Daniel H. Davis
Benjamin S. Davis
Abraham G. Davis
Joseph J. Davis
Mary and Elizabeth daughters of Aley Whaley ...
Execs my sons Abraham G. Davis, Daniel H. Davis and Benjamin S. Davis
Wit: John Gibson, James R. Ervin, Jordan Gibson.
John H. Whaley in right of his wife Mary dau of Aley Whale wife of John Williams [makes no sense!] ...


!EQUITY ROLL # 54 Joseph Davis 1838
Griffin Coleman Jr and Elizabeth Coleman vs. Abraham G. Davis, Daniel H. Davis, Julian Davis, admx, B. S. Davis and exec. D. Davis.
Orator Griffin Coleman and his wife Elizbeth Coleman show that Joseph Davis Sr late of Marion Dist, died testate his will dated 12 Feb 1828 ... testator died 183-.
Legacy should have been paid in 1834, oratrix was then 9 or 10 years of age. In Feb 1837 the orator and oratrix intermarried. Further show that Hugh G. Fladger who is entitled to share of estate in right of his wife (not named) ...
Benjamin S. Davis died in 1843 leaving Julian Davis his widow and the following children:
Catherine married John E. Collins
Daniel Keen
Susan
Franklin
James Preston
Julia Mariah Davis.
Joseph J. Davis and W. C. Davis should be made parties ... both are out of state.
Says William C. Davis was named in 1828 will (not in probate?).;


!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)

Ann:

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/


!DEED: 7 Jun 1806 Marion Co., SC Deed Book C, p. 299
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist., SC, planter, to John Taylor Senr of Georgetown Dist., SC, Merchant, for $500, 969a NEs Great Pee Dee River boudned NE by Mrs. Frances Port, SE by Andrew Lords & Part by estate of Col. William Davis decd, SW by grant to John McCants.
S: Joseph Davis.
Wit: Joshua Smith, James Erven.
Ann Davis, wife of Joseph Davis rdr 19 Jun 1806;

(07) Joseph J 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:1810;


!CENSUS:1820 x


!WITNESS-DEED:13 Feb 1825 Marion Co., SC Deed Book L, p. 83
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist, SC Planter,
in consideration of good will regard I have for and love towards daughter Susan Brownfield Davis, lend her use of 5 negro slaves .. Bellow, Crissy, Peter, Bob and Sam ...
My son Abraham G. Davis trustee to this deed of gift.
S: Joseph Davis.
Wit: Henry Davis, Joseph J. Davis;


!CENSUS:1830 Marion Dist., SC p. 16
Joseph J. Davis age 20-29 (1800/10)
10001-30001
Slaves=221000-010000;


!NAMED-PROBATE ROLL # 218 Joseph Davis Senr 1833
Will dated 12 Feb 1828 proven 14 Nov 1833
Dau Susan Davis
Son Daniel H. Davis
Benjamin S. Davis
Abraham G. Davis
Joseph J. Davis
Mary and Elizabeth daughters of Aley Whaley ...
Execs my sons Abraham G. Davis, Daniel H. Davis and Benjamin S. Davis
Wit: John Gibson, James R. Ervin, Jordan Gibson.
John H. Whaley in right of his wife Mary dau of Aley Whale wife of John Williams [makes no sense!] ...


!NAMED-EQUITY ROLL # 54 Joseph Davis 1838
Griffin Coleman Jr and Elizabeth Coleman vs. Abraham G. Davis, Daniel H. Davis, Julian Davis, admx, B. S. Davis and exec. D. Davis.
Orator Griffin Coleman and his wife Elizbeth Coleman show that Joseph Davis Sr late of Marion Dist, died testate his will dated 12 Feb 1828 ... testator died 183-.
Legacy should have been paid in 1834, oratrix was then 9 or 10 years of age. In Feb 1837 the orator and oratrix intermarried. Further show that Hugh G. Fladger who is entitled to share of estate in right of his wife (not named) ...
Benjamin S. Davis died in 1843 leaving Julian Davis his widow and the following children:
Catherine married John E. Collins
Daniel Keen
Susan
Franklin
James Preston
Julia Mariah Davis.
Joseph J. Davis and W. C. Davis should be made parties ... both are out of state.
Says William C. Davis was named in 1828 will (not in probate?).;


!CENSUS:1840 x
x Not in Marion, probably already in KY;


!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)


!CENSUS:1850 *
* Possible match in Hopkins Co., KY
Joseph Davis 55 SC (William Davis 56 SC also there, not nearby);

(08) William C 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:1810;


!WITNESS-DEED: 2 Apr 1818 Marion Co., SC Deed Book H p. 114
Joseph Davis of Marion Dist, planter
for love I bear toward my daughter Eliza Bagby Johnson deed of gift ... negroes Betty & Ichebud ... if she die without issue, return to my estate ...
Appoint my son Abraham Giles Davis trustee to this deed of gift
S: Joseph Davis
Wit: Henry Davis Junr, William C. Davis;


!CENSUS:1820 x


!CENSUS:1830;


!NAMED-EQUITY ROLL # 54 Joseph Davis 1838
Griffin Coleman Jr and Elizabeth Coleman vs. Abraham G. Davis, Daniel H. Davis, Julian Davis, admx, B. S. Davis and exec. D. Davis.
Orator Griffin Coleman and his wife Elizbeth Coleman show that Joseph Davis Sr late of Marion Dist, died testate his will dated 12 Feb 1828 ... testator died 183-.
Legacy should have been paid in 1834, oratrix was then 9 or 10 years of age. In Feb 1837 the orator and oratrix intermarried. Further show that Hugh G. Fladger who is entitled to share of estate in right of his wife (not named) ...
Benjamin S. Davis died in 1843 leaving Julian Davis his widow and the following children:
Catherine married John E. Collins
Daniel Keen
Susan
Franklin
James Preston
Julia Mariah Davis.
Joseph J. Davis and W. C. Davis should be made parties ... both are out of state.
Says William C. Davis was named in 1828 will (not in probate?).;


!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)


!CENSUS:1850 *
* Possible match in Hopkins Co., KY
William Davis 56 SC (Joseph Davis 55 SC also there, not nearby);

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