Capt. James Davis of Gloucester

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James Davis

Birthplace: Gloucester, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Gloucester, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Davis and Alice Davis
Husband of Mehitable Davis; Elizabeth Davis and Mary Davis
Father of John Davis; James Davis, Jr.; Jedediah Davis; Elizabeth Littlehale and Abigail Haskell (Davis)
Brother of Jacob Davis; George Davis; Eleanor Davis and John Davis

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About Capt. James Davis of Gloucester


  • Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts.: Essex Institute, 1917), 3:106. Davis, James, Capt. May 1, 1715. [a. abt. 80 y. GR1] [Birth about 1635. GR1=Bridge Street Cemetery]
  • Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:17.

Davis, James, Gloucester, by w. Mehitable, wh. d. 9 June 1666, had John, b. 10 Mar. 1660; James, 16 Mar 1662, d. soon; James, again, 22 Jan 1663, d. soon; and Joseph, 1665, d. soon. He m. 6 Dec 1666, Eliz. Bachelor, had Eliz. b. 11 Sept. 1669; Abigail, 13 Apr. 1672; Joseph, again, 25 Jan. 1674; Susanna, 20 Nov 1676; and Ebenezer, 26 Jan 1682; d. 1717. [Note: this article has several apparent errors.]

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Capt. James Davis of Gloucester's Timeline

Gloucester, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 22
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
March 10, 1660
Age 24
Age 27
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
December 6, 1666
Age 30
September 11, 1669
Age 33
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
April 13, 1672
Age 36
Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts
August 3, 1697
Age 61
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
June 3, 1704
Age 68
May 1, 1715
Age 79
Gloucester, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts