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John Davis

Birthdate:
Birthplace: East Farleigh, Kent, England
Death: Died in Barnstable Village, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Dolor Davis and Margery Davis
Husband of Hannah Davis
Father of John Davis, Jr.; Samuel Davis; Mary Davis, (Twin); Hannah Davis, (Twin); Joseph Davis and 9 others
Brother of Mary Lewis; Elizabeth Owen; Lt. Simon Davis; Samuel Davis, Sr. and Ruth Hall

Occupation: Farmer, Carpenter
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About John Davis

http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1545330&id=I502001938

Name: John DAVIS

Given Name: John

Surname: Davis

Sex: M

Birth: in East Farleigh, Kent, England

Death: Jan- 1703 in Barnstable, Barnstable, MA

Note: John Davis lived in Barnstable, and died there in 1703; Was a Farmer and House -Carpenter. His name appears frequently in Barnstable town records in connection with transfers of real estate, negotiations with Indians, and in other capacities. He took the oath of fidelity at Barnstable, 1657; was surveyor of highways in 1656,1671,1672,1675, and 1677; sole executor of his father's will 1673; on grand inquest, 1682: He owned considerable real estate at  various places and settled portions of it on his sons during his own life. His will is dated May 10, 1701, and speaks of his wife as living, also of sons John, Benjamin, Samuel, Dollar, Timothy, and Jabez, of daughters Mercy, Ruth Lynnell, and Mary Hincley; also of Hannah Jones's  five children son John's four eldest sons, granddaughter Mary Goodspeed, and grandson Joseph Davis. Will proved April 9, 1703. Amount of inventory, 268 pounds 12 sixpence 4d. 

15-Mar-1648 Married Hannah Linnell Daughter of Robert Linnell of Barnstable

Father: Capt. Dolar DAVIS b: 1593-1600 in Kent, England

Mother: Margery WILLARD b: 6-Nov-1602 in Horsmonden, Kent, England

Marriage 1 Hannah LINNELL b: bef 17-Apr-1625 in Barnstable Mass.

Married: 15 Mar 1648 in Barnstable Mass. Children

John DAVIS, JR b: 6-Jan-1650 in Barnstable, MA

-------------------- John Davis Birth: 1626 - East Farleigh, Kent, England Death: Apr 9 1703 - Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Parents: Dolor Davis, Margery Davis (born Willard) Siblings: Nicholas Davis, Mary Lewis (born Davis), Elizabeth Owen (born Davis), Simon Davis, Samuel Davis, Ruth Hall 3 (born Davis) Wife: Hannah Davis (born Lynnell) Married 3/15/1640 to Hannah, daughter of Robert Lynell and Jemimah House, at Horsemonden, England Had 12 children.She was born April 17,1625 in London, England and died l70l in Barnstable, Mass.

Children: John Jr Davis, Samuel Davis, Hannah Jones (born Davis), Mary Goodspeed (born Davis), Benjamin Davis, Joseph Davis, Simon Davis, Dolor Davis, Jabez Davis, Mercy Davis, Timothy Davis, Ruth Linnell (born Davis) 

DAVIS, Dolor, of John & Hannah DAVIS, bapt. 1688, he being yn admitted Vol. 10 MA. baptism, John was 62 at this time very late baptism ??? John was bequeather the Concord homestead. He was the sole executor of his father's will in 1673. His occupation was farmer and house carpenter. His name appears frequently in Barnstable town records in connection with frequent transfers of real estate, negotiations with Indians, and in other capacities. He took oath of fidelity at Barnstable in 1657 . He was the ,surveyor of Highways in 1656,1671,1672,1675,1677. His will speaks of his wife as living, also of sons John Benjamin, Samuel, Dollar, Timothy and Jabez and of daughters Mercy Ruth Lynnell and Mary Hincley; also of Hannah Jones five children son John's four eldest sons, granddaughter Mary Goodspeed, and grand son Joseph Davis. His will was proved April 9,1703. Amount of inventory: L268 12s.4d,. He owned considerable real estate at various places and settled portions of it on his sons during his own life. -source: Dolor Davis a Sketch of His Life, by Horace Davis, 1881, 1-46 Library of Congress, CS7 1.112.6, Riverside Press, Cambridge ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- some sources say birth Horsmonden, Kent, England

The Winthrop Society has documented Passengers of the Elizabeth Master: William Stagg Voyage of 1635:

John Davies Age: 9 Date of Record 17 April 1635 Roll # 75

This table details the roll of passengers of the Elizabeth, which sailed from London in the latter half of April, 1635, bound for New England. The ship arrived safe at Massachusetts Bay. The rolls represent persons who were ready to embark at the date of record, which often preceded the actual sailing by several weeks. This information was transcribed in the 19th century by James Savage, and later by Michael Tepper from records found in the Public Rolls Office, London. Mary John's Sister was age 4 was a companion during the trip with John because they have consecutive roll numbers. http://www.winthropsociety.com/ships/elizabeth2.htm

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John Davis's Timeline

1626
1626
East Farleigh, Kent, England
1648
March 15, 1648
Age 22
Nocett, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1650
January 6, 1650
Age 24
Barnstable, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1651
December 15, 1651
Age 25
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1653
January 3, 1653
Age 27
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
January 3, 1653
Age 27
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
January 3, 1653
Age 27
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
1656
June 1656
Age 30
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
June 1656
Age 30
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1658
July 15, 1658
Age 32
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States