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Morgan Davis

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Glamorgan, Wales
Death: Died in Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Immediate Family:

Son of David ap Leuan; David ap Ieuan and Maude Elizabeth Davis
Husband of Sarah Davis and Catherine Davis
Father of Mary Harry David; Capt John David Davis; Evan David Davis; Catherine Davis; Elizabeth Davis and 1 other
Brother of Howell David

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About Morgan Davis

[G181 Morgan David.FTW] !SURNAME: Children sometimes listed as DAVIS. !UNPROVEN: Information from "The Davis FAmily in Wales and America" by Harry Alexander Davis, pub 1927, Wash DC. Morgan Davis ba 1622-3 Lantwidvoyrde, Glamorgan, Wales, info from book by Harry Alexander Davis. Morgan married Catherine late in life, settled Lithrens Castle, Pembrokeshire 1686 or bef to PA probably on ship "Vine" which arrived 1684; will dated 15 Dec 1694/5 (WBA-354) Editors of DAVIS CLEARING HOUSE say much of the book has been diproven. ! Further research is needed. {Another Morgan Davis is listed b 1622 in Cardiff, Wales same death date, son Evan David b 1685 Marion Twp, Penn d 1748 m 1712 Jane Reese-moved to South Carolina. Other children Benjamin Davis m Elizabeth Bowen bur Camden Sc 34 SC Regt comm by Col. Wm Thompson, pvt. enlistd 26 Nov 1778 prisoner 9 Jan 1779, Benj. Davis, Jr., youngest of 9 sons Jefferson Co., Tn? m Priscilla Jones, dau of Reps Jones his will 26 Oct 1824 (B. Davis), children 1. Alexander Davis b 1790 d 1808, Elizabeth David b 20 Feb 1791, Benjamin David III b 1792 m. nancy Campbell, Joseph H David m 7 Dec 1837 Amanda Jarnigan, Grainger Co., Tn (LDS), RepsJones David m 1. Malinda Singleton dau of John. m. 2 Isabelle McCroskey Bogle This from Sudie Clemmer letter 14 Dec 1973, Asbury Acres Maryville, TN 37801 in book "DAVIS FAMILIES OF CHESTER CO PENNSYLVANIA" edited by DAVIS CLEARING HOUSE.} Morgan David, yeoman, Merion Twp. Philadelphia Co, PA WB A-354 FIle #149 Rec. 15 Dec 1694/5. Wife, Catherine, sole executx. Children: John, oldest sons; Evan; son David, legacies to daus: Katherine & Elizabeth; to Meeting House in Haverford. ref: Philadelphia Wills LDS microfilm 384806. DAVID, Morgan, b. ca. 1622/23, Llantwit Fardre, Glamorgan. Morgan m. Catherine DAVIS, and settled at Liyhrens (sic) Castle, Pembrokeshire (possibly Llawhaden Castle?). Son John (and possibly others) b. 1679-1685, Wales. Family emigrated before 1686 to America on the Vine, joining the Welsh Colony in Pennsylvania, possibly with Welsh Baptist group from Capel Rhydwilym, Llandysilio, Carmarthenshire. Submitted by: Bob Hemphill DAVID, Morgan, b. 1622, Llantwit-Fardre, Glamorgan, son of David ap IEUAN (of Llantwit-Fardre) and Catherine. Morgan d. Dec 1694, Welsh Tract of Pennsylvania, America. Submitted by: Deborah Keser Llawhaden Castle 10m E of Havorfordwest, Pembrokeshire, south Wales Location map link for Llawhaden Castle Copyright 1998 by Lise Hull William the Conqueror not only brought feudalism to his new kingdom. He also invited various religious communities to establish themselves in Britain. Cistercians, Benedictines, Premonstratensians, Carthusians, and other monastic groups made their way across the English Channel and built beautiful abbeys and priories, many of which are now in ruin. In many ways, however, the leaders of the various orders had much the same power as the lords of the realm. And, with that power came wealth and the ability to build palaces. Among the most powerful clerics in the medieval realm were the Bishops of St. David's. These men supplanted the native Welsh religious sects in the early 12th century and ruled the See of St. David's in support of the Norman king. Owning vast estates, they lived in grandeur comparable to that of their secular counterparts. Great bishops palaces were erected in St. David's, Lamphey, and Llawhaden. They also owned "inns", or great houses, in London and in Ludlow, where the Council of Wales and the Marches took place. Minor residences also existed in Llanddewi, Llandygwydd, New Moat, Trefin, and Wolfscastle. While none of the smaller houses has survived, the three great palaces remain in splendid ruin, currently under the care of CADW: Welsh Historic Monuments. Men with great power often needed a sturdy residence to defend themselves. The Bishops of St. David's were

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Morgan Davis's Timeline

1622
1622
Glamorgan, Wales
1678
1678
Age 56
Lithrens Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales
1680
1680
Age 58
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
1685
1685
Age 63
Pennsylvania
1688
August 18, 1688
Age 66
Merion, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1691
August 1, 1691
Age 69
Pennsylvania, USA
1694
February 28, 1694
Age 72
Pennsylvania
December 17, 1694
Age 72
Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1698
1698
Age 72
Pennsylvania, USA
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