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Joseph Davis

Birthplace: of, Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: September 15, 1671 (39-48)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Davis, of Haverhill and Christian Davis
Brother of Joanna Ordway and Mary Davis, (died young)

Immigration Year: 1635
Managed by: Private User
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About Joseph Davis

Joseph, son of Thomas Davis & Christian, b about 1627, d. 1671, "apparently unmarried"


”Joseph DAVIS. Born in 1626. From the History of Haverhill, p. 54: 'Joseph, son of Thomas, was doubtless a wild boy, if we may judge from one of his capers. Under the date of 1652, the Portsmouth Court records thus refer to him: 'Whereas it doth appear that Joseph Davis of Ha verhill was presented for putting on women's apparel and going from house to house in the night time with a female and whereas the said parties being removed from Haverhill into this jurisdiction, and being apprehended and brought into the Cour t of Strawberry Bank; the said Joseph Davis is judged to pay a fine of eight shillings and is also to make public acknowledgment of his fault on a lecture day, before the next Court, in default of which he shall forfeit forty shillings more. ' We may charitably presume that the unpleasant termination of his nocturnal adventure suspended his pursuit of pleasure in that direction, at least.' He died on 15 September 1671.”

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Joseph Davis's Timeline

of, Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, England (United Kingdom)
September 15, 1671
Age 44
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 44
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
January 12, 1932
Age 44
March 2, 1932
Age 44
June 5, 1946
Age 44