Section NK: Descendants of Stephen Davis

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. STEPHEN1 DAVIS was born between 1599/1600 and 1645, and died in 1691[41] in Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey, United States[41]. He married after 1683, SARAH HILLS. [41, 43, 44]
"He was from Hartford, Connecticut, 1646, freeman of Conn. 1658, he came with others from Milford, Conn. and they founded on the Passaic River, the City of Newark."[49]
Children of: Stephen1 DAVIS:
2i.JOHN2 DAVIS, b. about 1640/1.
+3ii.THOMAS DAVIS, b. about 1666[40]; d. on 26 Jan. 1738[41] in Bloomfield, Essex Co.[41].
4iii.JONATHAN DAVIS, b. about 1640/1; d. in 1690[45].


Generation Two

3. THOMAS2 DAVIS (Stephen1), son of (1) Stephen1 DAVIS, was born about 1666[40], and died on 26 Jan. 1738[41] in Bloomfield[41]. [33, 41, 44, 40, 50]
"Pedigree of the Davis Family" and an SAR application list Thomas's father as a "James Davis", with the "Pedigree of the Davis Family" estimating the father as born abt 1640.[33, 40]
Children:
5i.THOMAS3 DAVIS, b. about 1686; d. on 12 Oct. 1754.
6ii.JONATHAN DAVIS, b. about 1680/1; d. in 1690[41] in Bloomfield[41].
+7iii.STEPHEN DAVIS, b. about 1690[40]; m. about 1720 LETTY VAN WINCKLE.
8iv.JAMES DAVIS, b. about 1700/1.
9v.APPHIA DAVIS, b. about 1700/1; m. JOHN VANDERPOOL.
10vi.SARAH DAVIS, b. about 1700/1; m. _____ BALL.
11vii.MARY DAVIS, b. about 1700/1; m. _____ WOLCOTT.


Generation Three

7. STEPHEN3 DAVIS (Thomas2, Stephen1), son of (3) Thomas2 DAVIS, was born about 1690[40], and died between 1719 and 1810. He married about 1720, LETTY VAN WINCKLE. [33, 40]
Probably a relative of Gideon Van Winkle (p.158) and/or Johannes Van Winckle (p.168).[42]
Child:
+12i.TIMOTHY4 DAVIS, b. about 1730[33]; m. (RZ-19) LOIS GILDERSLEEVE, b. in 1738[33], daughter of (RZ-11) John and Phebe (_____) GILDERSLEEVE.


Generation Four

12. TIMOTHY4 DAVIS (Stephen3, Thomas2, Stephen1), son of (7) Stephen3 and Letty (Van WINCKLE) DAVIS, was born about 1730[33], and was buried in Bloomfield[48]. He married in New Jersey[48], (RZ-19) LOIS GILDERSLEEVE, daughter of (RZ-11) John and Phebe (_____) GILDERSLEEVE, who was born in 1738[33]. [33, 40, 48]
Children:
13i.CORNELIUS5 DAVIS, b. on 1 Sept. 1759[40] in Essex Co.[40]; d. on 29 April 1831[40].
14ii.SYLVANUS DAVIS, b. on 9 June 1769[48] in Bloomfield[48]; d. on 26 April 1838[48] in Frankfort, Herkimer Co., New York, United States[48].
15iii.PHOEBE DAVIS, b. about 1770/1.
+16iv.CAPT. THOMAS DAVIS of Elizabethtown, Union Co., New Jersey, b. on 24 Jan. 1764[28]; d. on 30 Oct. 1845; m. on 6 May 1792 (ATT-23) MARY "POLLY" WOODRUFF, b. in Elizabethtown[47] on 14 April 1769[28], d. in Paris Twp., Kent Co., Michigan, United States[47] on 20 Sept. 1856[28], daughter of (ATT-21) Maj. Ezekiel Jr. and (BV-12) Elizabeth (ARNETT).


Generation Five

16. CAPT. THOMAS5 DAVIS (Timothy4, Stephen3, Thomas2, Stephen1) of Elizabethtown, son of (12) Timothy4 and (RZ-19) Lois (GILDERSLEEVE) DAVIS, was born on 24 Jan. 1764[28], and died on 30 Oct. 1845. He married on 6 May 1792, (ATT-23) MARY "POLLY" WOODRUFF, daughter of (ATT-21) Maj. Ezekiel Jr. and (BV-12) Elizabeth (ARNETT), who was born on 14 April 1769[28] in Elizabethtown[47], and died on 20 Sept. 1856[28] in Paris Twp.[47].

From the 6 Aug. 1810 census, in Frankfort[5]:

Name: Thomas Davis
2 Free White males 0-10 (Luther 2, Thomas, Jr. 9 mo.)
3 Free White males 10-16 (James Arnet 15, Ezekiel Woodruff 14, Isaac 10)
1 Free White male 16-26 (John Smith 17)
1 Free White male 45+ (Capt. Thomas 46)
1 Free White female 0-10 (Vialette 7)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Mary "Polly" 41)

From the 7 Aug. 1820 census, in Frankfort[6]:

Name: Thomas Davis
1 Free White male 0-10 (Thomas, Jr. 10)
1 Free White male 10-16 (Luther 12)
2 Free White males 16-26 (Ezekiel Woodruff 24, Isaac 20)
1 Free White male 45+ (Capt. Thomas 56)
1 Free White female 16-26 (Vialette 17)
1 Free White female 45+ (Mary "Polly" 51)

[33, 28, 35, 4, 5, 20, 6, 7, 8]
1810 census of Frankfort, Herkimer Co, NY:
2 males 0-10 (Luther, 2; Thomas Jr, 0)
3 males 10-16 (James, 15; Ezekiel, 14; Isaac, 10)
1 male 16-26 (John, 17)
1 male 45+ (Thomas, 46)
1 female 0-10 (Vialette, 7)
1 female 26-45 (Mary, 41)[22]
1820 census of Frankfort, Herkimer Co, NY:
1 males 0-10 (Thomas Jr, 10)
1 males 10-16 (Luther, 12)
2 males 16-26 (James, 25 or Ezekiel, 24; Isaac, 20)
1 males 45+ (Thomas, 56)
1 females 16-26 (Vialette, 17)
1 females 45+ (Mary, 51)[20]
1800 census of Frankfort, Herkimer Co, NY:
4 males 0-10 (John, 7; James, 5; Ezekiel 4; Isaac, 0)
1 male 26-45 (Thomas, 36)
1 female 26-45 (Mary, 31)[21]
Children:
+17i.JOHN SMITH6 DAVIS, b. on 8 Feb. 1793[33] in Elizabethtown[33]; d. in 1822[35] in Oakland Co., Michigan[35]; m. on 20 Jan. 1814 in Oneida Co., New York[35] (OF-18) CHARLOTTE DIXON, b. in Paris, Oneida Co.[29] on 17 Nov. 1793[26], d. in New York[35] on 23 April 1826[25], daughter of (OF-3) Robert and (AUG-8) Sarah (WYLIE) DIXSON.
18ii.JAMES ARNET DAVIS, b. on 25 Aug. 1794; d. in 1865.
Living with nephew Isaac Davis in 1860.[10]
19iii.EZEKIEL WOODRUFF DAVIS, b. on 20 Jan. 1796; d. on 6 Nov. 1874.
20iv.VIALETTE DAVIS, b. on 20 Nov. 1797; d. on 6 Feb. 1801.
21v.ISAAC DAVIS, b. on 8 Nov. 1799; d. on 21 July 1823.
22vi.VIALETTE DAVIS, b. on 2 Jan. 1803; d. on 26 Nov. 1878.
23vii.BETSEY DAVIS, b. on 5 Sept. 1804; d. on 27 Sept. 1805.
24viii.LUTHER DAVIS, b. on 30 Dec. 1807; d. on 23 Dec. 1836.
25ix.THOMAS DAVIS, JR., b. on 9 Oct. 1809[33]; d. in 1844[33].

Generation Six

17. JOHN SMITH6 DAVIS (Thomas5, Timothy4, Stephen3, Thomas2, Stephen1), son of (16) Capt. Thomas5 and (ATT-23) Mary "Polly" (WOODRUFF), was born on 8 Feb. 1793[33] in Elizabethtown[33], and died between 20 Aug. 1822 and 31 Dec. 1822[35] in Oakland Co.[35]. He married in Oneida Co.[35], on 20 Jan. 1814, (OF-18) CHARLOTTE DIXON, daughter of (OF-3) Robert and (AUG-8) Sarah (WYLIE) DIXSON, who was born on 17 Nov. 1793[26] in Paris[29], and died on 23 April 1826[25] in New York[35].

From the 6 Aug. 1810 census, in Frankfort[5]:

Name: Thomas Davis
2 Free White males 0-10 (Luther 2, Thomas, Jr. 9 mo.)
3 Free White males 10-16 (James Arnet 15, Ezekiel Woodruff 14, Isaac 10)
1 Free White male 16-26 (John Smith 17)
1 Free White male 45+ (Capt. Thomas 46)
1 Free White female 0-10 (Vialette 7)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Mary "Polly" 41)

[33, 35, 24, 4, 5, 20]
Mentioned in History of Oswego County, New York, where he officiated as the first sheriff:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyoswego/towns/richland/history1.html
Children:
26i.CHARLES ROLLAND7 DAVIS, b. on 8 Dec. 1814.
27ii.JAMES LAWRENCE DAVIS, b. on 8 Dec. 1816.
+28iii.ISAAC DIXON DAVIS, b. on 27 Dec. 1818[3] in Pulaski, Oswego Co., New York[3]; d. on 14 Oct. 1899[35, 1] in Paris Twp.[35, 1]; m. (1) on 29 Dec. 1842[35] in Grand Rapids, Kent Co.[31] (AIM-43) SOPHIA AMELIA REED, b. in Danube, Herkimer Co.[32] on 14 July 1823[32], d. in Bowen, Michigan[32] on 7 Dec. 1863[32], daughter of (AIM-39) Lewis and (AIL-23) Hannah (RANDALL) REED; m. (2) on 8 Jan. 1866[28] LOUISA M. CANE, b. in New York[23] about 1824[23], d. on 13 March 1899[36].
29iv.HENRY NILES DIXON, b. on 25 Jan. 1821; d. in 1822[35] in Michigan[35].

Generation Seven

28. ISAAC DIXON7 DAVIS (John Smith6, Thomas5, Timothy4, Stephen3, Thomas2, Stephen1), son of (17) John Smith6 and (OF-18) Charlotte (DIXON) DAVIS, was born on 27 Dec. 1818[3] in Pulaski[3], died on 14 Oct. 1899[35, 1] in Paris Twp.[35, 1] and was buried on 17 Oct. 1899[1] in Pine Grove Cemetary, Paris Twp.[1]. He married (1st) in Grand Rapids[31], on 29 Dec. 1842[35], (AIM-43) SOPHIA AMELIA REED, daughter of (AIM-39) Lewis and (AIL-23) Hannah (RANDALL) REED, who was born on 14 July 1823[32] in Danube[32], and died on 7 Dec. 1863[32] in Bowen[32]. He married (2nd) on 8 Jan. 1866[28], LOUISA M. CANE, who was born about 1824[23] in New York[23], and died on 13 March 1899[36]. [34, 33, 30, 27, 3, 20, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 18, 35, 1]
1880 census, Paris Twp, Kent Co., Michigan:
Isaac D. Davis, Self, 61, NY, NY, NY
Louise Davis, Wife, 54, NY, NY, NY
Lewis R. Davis, Son, 27, MI, NY, NY
Milton Davis, Son, 19, MI, NY, NY
John L. Davis, Son, 12, MI, NY, NY[24]
Children of: Isaac Dixon7 DAVIS and Sophia Amelia REED:
30i.CHARLOTTE ADELIA8 DAVIS, b. in 1843[10] in New York[10]; d. in 1901; m. JOHN L. MURRAY.
31ii.THOMAS ALBERT DAVIS, b. in 1845[10] in Michigan[10]; d. on 1 June 1864[28].
DIED: at age 18, in Civil War at Rome, Georgia
32iii.MARY JULIA DAVIS, b. on 19 Feb. 1848 in Paris Twp.; d. on 2 April 1911; m. ALONZO BARKLEY.
+33iv.ELIZABETH LEORA DAVIS, b. on 17 March 1850[38] in Michigan[15]; d. on 18 July 1891[38] in Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan[38]; m. on 16 March 1871[39] in Paris Twp.[39] (ALX-2) JOHN THOMAS SMITH, b. in Ontario, Canada[12] in Feb. 1850[19], d. in Caledonia, Kent Co.[2] on 1 March 1916[2], son of (ALX-1) Robert and (TX-2) Maria (HALEY) SMITH.
34v.LEWIS REED DAVIS, b. on 20 June 1852[37] in Paris Twp.[37]; d. in 1938; m. on 4 Jan. 1883[37] MYRTIE I. DARLING.
35vi.CATHARINE AURELIA DAVIS, b. on 27 July 1854[29] in Paris Twp.[29]; d. in 1919; m. REV. O. E. WHIGHTMAN.
36vii.ELLA DAVIS, b. in 1856[10] in Michigan[10]; d. in 1860.
37viii.MILTON DAVIS, b. in 1860[36] in Michigan[36].

Child of: Isaac Dixon7 DAVIS and Louisa M. CANE:
38i.JOHN LOREN8 DAVIS, b. on 15 May 1868[28]; m. LIVING.


Generation Eight

33. ELIZABETH LEORA8 DAVIS (Isaac Dixon7, John Smith6, Thomas5, Timothy4, Stephen3, Thomas2, Stephen1), daughter of (28) Isaac Dixon7 and (AIM-43) Sophia Amelia (REED) DAVIS, was born on 17 March 1850[38] in Michigan[15], died on 18 July 1891[38] in Leighton Twp.[38] and was buried in Leighton Twp. She married in Paris Twp.[39], on 16 March 1871[39], (ALX-2) JOHN THOMAS SMITH, son of (ALX-1) Robert and (TX-2) Maria (HALEY) SMITH, who was born in Feb. 1850[19] in Ontario[12], died on 1 March 1916[2] in Caledonia[2], and was buried on 4 March 1916[2, 46] in Hooker Cemetery, Leighton Twp.[2, 46].

From the 1 June 1880 census, in Leighton Twp.[15]:

Dwelling #Family #NameColorGenderAgeBirth MonthDateRelationshipMarital StatusOccupationBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's Birthplace
217220John Thomas SmithWM30MFarmingCANEnglandIreland
Elizabeth Leora SmithWF30wifeMKeeps houseMINYNY
Roscoe G. SmithWM5sonSMICANMI
Robert Dixon SmithWM1/12MayMAY 1880sonSMICANMI

[24, 36, 15, 38, 9, 11, 13, 14, 17, 16]
1880 Census:
Father's birthplace: NY
Mother's birthplace: NY[24]
Children: See (ALX-2) John Thomas SMITH



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2. State of Michigan, Certificate of Death, no. 89 (March 1, 1916), John Thomas Smith; digital image, Seeking Michigan (http://seekingmichigan.org/ : accessed 26 November 2014).
3. "Isaac D. Davis obituary" (1899).
4. 1800 United States Federal Census, Frankfort, Herkimer Co., New York; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
5. 1810 United States Federal Census, Frankfort, Herkimer Co., New York; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
6. 1820 United States Federal Census, Frankfort, Herkimer Co., New York; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
7. 1830 United States Federal Census, Frankfort, Herkimer Co., New York; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
8. 1840 United States Federal Census, Kent Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
9. 1850 United States Federal Census, Paris Twp., Kent Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
10. 1860 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
11. 1860 United States Federal Census, Paris Twp., Kent Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
12. 1861 Canada Census, South Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
13. 1870 United States Federal Census, Paris Twp., Kent Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
14. 1880 United States Federal Census, Leighton, Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
15. Ibid., 22B, dwelling 217, family 220.
16. 1880 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
17. Ibid., 22B, dwelling 217, family 220.
18. 1880 United States Federal Census, Paris Twp., Kent Co., Michigan, 114C; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
19. 1900 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan, 7B, dwelling 159, family 159; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
20. 1820 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
21. 1800 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
22. 1810 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
23. 1870 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
24. 1880 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
25. Ira Patchin Family Bible, 1751-1881 (No place: No publisher, No date), Death Record; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 17 August 2015).
26. Ibid., Family Record.
27. C. C. Chapman, History of Kent County, Michigan (Chicago: Chas. C. Chapman & Co., 1881); digital images, University of Michigan (http://quod.lib.umich.edu : accessed 30 March 2013).
28. Ibid., 1296.
29. International Genealogical Index, CD-ROM database (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1997).
30. History of the City of Grand Rapids Michigan (New York: Munsell & Co., 1891), 219.
31. Ibid., 622.
32. Paul K. Randall, Genealogy of a Branch of the Randall Family, 1666 to 1879 (Norwich, New York: Chenango Union, 1879), 180; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
33. Elsie Davis, "Pedigree of the Davis Family" (1957).
34. A. W. Bowen & Co., The City of Grand Rapids and Kent County, Mich., Up To Date (Logansport, Indiana: A.W. Bowen & Co., 1900), 640; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
35. Ibid., 641.
36. Ibid., 642.
37. Ibid., 643.
38. "Michigan Deaths 1867-1897," database, FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1452402).
39. "Michigan Marriages 1868-1925," database, FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1452395), John Thomas Smith and Elizabeth L. Davis.
40. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 (No place: No publisher, No date), 203:251; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 July 2011).
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42. David Lawrence Pierson, Narratives of Newark (in New Jersey): From the Days of Its Founding (Newark, N.J.: Pierson Publishing Co., 1917), 158; digital images, Google (http://books.google.com : accessed 24 November 2011).
43. Ibid., 392.
44. Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society, Volume VI - Supplement: Proceedings Commemorative of the Settlement of Newark New Jersey (Newark, N.J.: New Jersey Historical Society, 1866), 117; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 24 November 2011).
45. Ibid., 118.
46. FindAGrave (http://www.findagrave.com), memorial #61573070.
47. Linda Epstein, The Family of John Woodruff of Elizabethtown and Westfield, NJ (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=elizawoodruffs : accessed 30 May 2011), Mary WOODRUFF #192.
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