Capt. James Davis of Gloucester

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James Davis

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Gloucester, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: May 1, 1715 (75-83)
Gloucester, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Davis, of Gloucester and Alice Davis
Husband of Elizabeth Bachelor; Mehitable Davis; Elizabeth Davis and Mary Davis
Father of Dea. Ebenezer Davis; John Davis; James Davis, Jr.; Jedediah Davis; Elizabeth Littlehale and 1 other
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.]

He was the son of John Davis and Alice Newman. He was the husband of Elizabeth Batchelder. They were married on October 6, 1666 in Gloucester MA

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Capt. James Davis of Gloucester's Timeline

Gloucester, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
March 10, 1660
Age 24
Age 27
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 11, 1669
Age 33
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
April 13, 1672
Age 36
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 26, 1682
Age 46
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America

Birth of Ebenezer Davis
Search results of relevant birth record obtained at the website hereafter:
Author: IGI Individual Record FamilySearch, International Genealogical Index, North America
Actual text:
"Ebenezer Davis
Sex: Male
Date: 1685
Place: Gloucester, Essex, Ma.,USA"
Source of information:
Film 457360

June 3, 1704
Age 68