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Sulyard 1: Sulyard of Eye, Sulyard of Otes, Sulyard of Wetherden, Davis of Maryland
Visitation starts with an unnamed Sulyard of Eye who married the daughter/heir of _ Fairford. For the first 3 generations shown here we enter in brackets the first names as found on a web site.
Su27. ?William Sulyard b c 1304?
Su26 John Sulyard of Eye b about 1330
m Agnes Fairford
Su25 John Sulyard b about 1355
m Dorothy Bacon
Su24 William Sulyard of Eye b about 1380
m Joan Good dau of _ Good of Eye & Wilby
Su23 John Sulyard of Eye b about 1405, Visitation identifies John's wife as Alice Barrington but a number of web sites, including some that appear to have been well researched, identify her as ...
m Elizabeth Barrington d 13.12.1468, dau of John Barrington of Essex by Alice Battail
Su22 Sir John Sulyard of Netherhall in Eye, Wetherden and Otes in High Laver Essex, Lord Chief Justice b about 1430 d 18.03.1487/8
m1 Agnes Hungate of Yorkshire
su21-1 Edward Sulyard of Netherhall in Eye, Otes and Flemyng's Hall Essex b about 1450 d 1516
m Mirabel Copdowe dau of Thomas Copdowe of Flemyng's Hall Visitation adds little more about Edward other than to say that he had 4 sons & 1 daughter. It is a presumption, but seemingly a reasonable one, that the following Sir John the first mentioned by Visitation Essex, 1634, Suliard was son of Edward & Mirabel.
-1 Sir John Sulyard or Suliard of Flemings Hall in Runwell, Essex b about 1475
-2 Mary Sulyard probably of this generation b 1497 in Otes, High Laver, Essex d before 1544 in Essex, England. Mary
m in 1517/1518 in Otes, High Laver, Essex
Sir John Cornwallis of Brome b about 1490/1493 in Of, Brome Hall, near Eye, Suffolk d 23 Apr 1544 in Ashridge, Near Chesham, Buckinghamshire bur Berkhampstead, Buckinghamshire
-3+ sons

-2-1 Sir Thomas CORNWALLIS b in 1518/1519 d 24 Dec 1604. m Anne JERNINGHAM b 1523
-2-2 Anne CORNWALLIS b about 1520/1526 bur 20 Apr 1567.
-2-3 Elizabeth CORNWALLIS b about 1522.
-2-4 Mary CORNWALLIS b about 1523 d after 1604.
-2-5 Henry CORNWALLIS b about 1525 bur 10 Jan 1598.
-2-6 Richard CORNWALLIS b about 1527/1531 d before 1581.
-2-7 William CORNWALLIS b about 1531 in Of Brome Hall, Near Eye, Suffolk d after 1598 Suffolk
-2-8 Hasset CORNWALLIS b about 1532 in Of Broome, Suffs

-2-1-1 Sir William CORNWALLIS b about 1545.
-2-1-2 Charles CORNWALLIS b about 1547 d about 1610.
-2-1-3 Elizabeth CORNWALLIS b about 1549.
-2-1-4 Ann CORNWALLIS b about 1551.
-2-1-5 Alice CORNWALLIS b about 1553
Su21 Elizabeth Sulyard b c 1456 d 02.04.1539/?11 Jun 1524
m John Garneys b 1455 Kenton Hall Beccles Suffolk d 11.06.1524 St John Kenton Suffolk of family of Kenton son of Thomas Garneys and Margaret Fraunceys
Ga20-1 -1 Myrabell Garneys b c 1477 25 FEB 1558 Kenton Suffolk England m c 1510 Edmund Poley b 1486 Badley Suffolk d 31 Dec Badley son of Henry Poley b c 1439 d 1487 and Constance Gedding(e) (dau of William Gedding of Icklingham)
Ga20-1-1 John Poley of Badley b c 1520 d 20.10.1589
m Anne Wentworth bur 29.08.1575, dau of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Lord
Po18-1 Edmund Poley of Badley dsp 31.10.1613 m1 Katherine Seckford d 19.06.1600-1, dau of Francis Seckford of Seckford Hall m2 17.09.1601 Alice Cockerham dau of Philip Cockerham, widow of Richard Kempe of Gissing
Po18-2 Richard Poley of Badley d 08.02.1592 m 04.08.1590 Mary Brewse d 29.06.1593, dau of Sir John Brewse of Little Wenham
Po18 Susan Poley b c 1550 bur 14.09.1604 m Thomas Croftes of Little Saxham
Po18-4 Margaret Poley b c1542, d 08.1625 m c1563 Sir Thomas Palmer, Bart of Wingham b 1540, d 07.01.1624/5
Po18-5 Myrabel Poley m 14.05.1574 William Brewster of Castle Hedingham
Po18-6 Mary Poley b c1552, d 18.08.1633 m 14.05.1574 John Lany of Cratfield
Po18-7 Anne Poley bur 16.02.1602 m Thomas Lambe d 01.03.1617, son of Thomas of Trimley
Po18-8 Martha Poley bur 15.12.1625 m Thomas Daundy of Combs d 1607
Po18-9 Thomas Poley
Po18-10 Mary Poley bur 1 Jul 1612

Po18-2-1 Edmund Poley of Badley m Dorothy Warner dau of _ Warner of Cratfield
Po18-2-2 Sisley or Bridget Poley mentioned in Visitation Metcalfe 1882, Suffolk, 1612, Poley of Badley m Charles Crofts son of Charles of Badwell

Po18-2-1-1 Sir Edmund Poley of Badley a 1664 m Hester Crofts dau of Sir Henry Crofts of Little Saxham

Po18-2-1-1-1 Judith Poley bpt 02.07.1654, d 02.10.1726 m 17.04.1675 Thomas Jermyn, Earl of Dover b c1636, dsp 06.04.1708
Po18-2-1-1-2 Henry Poley b c 1653
Po18-2-1-1-3 Edmund Poley
Po18-2-1-1-4 Charles Poley
Po18-2-1-1-5 Elizabeth Poley
Ga20-1-2 Edmund Poley 3rd son b about 1522 The following comes from Visitation Walter C. Metcalfe 1882, Suffolk, 1612, Poley of Columbine Hall m Jane Grove dau of John Grove -1 Sir John Poley of Columbine Hall a 1612 m Ursula Gilbert dau of Sir John Gilbert of Great Finborough
-1-1 Henry Poley a l612
-2+ dsp - Henry Poley, Elizabeth Poley
Ga20-1-3 Elizabeth Poley b c 1521
m John Aldham of Brome yeoman
Ga20-1-4 Dorothy Poley b c 1524
m Edward Walker of Nether Stowey
Ga20-1-1 Margaret Poley b 1496/?1531 Suffolk, Badley d 1558 Suffolk, Barking,of m Robert Knapp of ?Needham b 1496 Suffolk, Barking d 12/1563 Suffolk, Wetheringsett, W.p. son of William Knapp and jyllian ?Knap b 1472 Barking Suffolk d 28 Jul 1662 Wetheringsett W.P -1 Edmund Knapp b 1523 Suffolk, Barking d bef 1 DEC 1609 Suffolk, Washbrook m1 Brigett Monninge ?no ch, m2 Elizabeth Polly Woodcock 6 ch b 1549 d bef 1616 Suffolk, Barton
-2 Mirable Knapp b 1534 Suffolk m Robert Hovel Smith b 1535 Suffolk
-3? possibly here was: Nicholas Knopp b 1520/1525 Suffolk, Buresd 2 MAY 1604 bur Suffolk, St Peters, Ipswich m Alice Howlat b abt 1525 d Suffolk, Bures 22 JUN 1638
-1-1 Elizabeth Knapp b 1570 d 1641 England m John Allen
-1-2 John Knapp b 1572 England
-1-3 Jane Knapp b 1574 England, Suffolk m Richard Hearne
-1-4 Mary Knapp b 1575 England, Suffolk
-1-5 Ann Knapp b 1577 England, Suffolk m Thomas Lea
-1-6 Mirabel Knapp b 1578 England, Suffolk m John Hearne
-2-1 Robert Hovel Smith b 1560 London m Elizabeth Hunt b 1566 Suffolk, Bradfield
-3-1 James KNOPP
-3-2 Elizabeth KNOPP/KNAPP
-3-3 Robert KNOPP
-3-4 Abigail KNAPP
-3-5 Stephen KNAPP
-3-6 Anne Knopp KNAPP
-3-7 Elizabeth Knopp/KNAPP
-3-8 Thomas KNAPP
-3-9 Roger KNAPP
-3-10 Nicholas KNAPP
-3-11 John KNAPP
-3-12 Leonard KNAPP
-3-13 Dorcas KNAPP
-3-14 Mary KNAPP
-3-15 Judith KNAPP
-3-16 Phebe KNAPP
-3-17 Elizabeth KNAPP b 8 Jul 1593 St. Mary Bures Suffolk m Thomas Philbrick /Brook b 23 SEP 1584 Suffolk, Bures St Mary d OCT 1667 NH, Rockingham Co, Hampton bur Old Hampton
-3-18 Martha KNAPP
-3-19 William KNAPP
-3-20 Margaret KNAPP
-3-21 Ann KNAPP.

-2-1-1 Anthony Smith b 1630 Colchester d 1667 Va m Martha Bacon b 1634 Suffolk dau of Rev James Bacon b 1608 d 9 Nov 1649 and Martha Woodward

-2-1-1-1 Abigail Smith b abt 3/11/1656 Essex, Colchester d Gloucester Va bur Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery grave was moved from Carter's Creek m Maj. Lewis Burwell b 1652 Gloucester Co, Fairfield Va d 12/19/1710 Gloucester bur Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery

-2-1-1-1-1 Joanna Burwell b abt 1674 7 OCT 1727 VA, Gloucester Co, Carters Creek William Bassett III
-2-1-1-1-2 Elizabeth Burwell b 01/1677 12/30/1734 VA, York Co m Benjamin Harrison III b 1673 in Wakefield, Surry Va d 10 Apr 1710 in Va
-2-1-1-1-3 Nathanial Burwell I b 14 OCT 1680 20 AUG 1721 VA, Gloucester Co, Fairfield Elizabeth Carter
-2-1-1-1-4 Lewis Burwell b 16 Oct 1682 17 Sep 1696 VA, Gloucester Co, Gloucester
-2-1-1-1-5 Lucy Burwell b 21 Nov 1683 16 Dec 1716 VA, Gloucester Co, Gloucester Edmund Berkeley II
-2-1-1-1-6 Martha Burwell b 11/1685 abt 1740 VA Henry Armistead
-2-1-1-1-7 James Burwell b 02/04/1690 10/06/1718 VA, Gloucester Co, Fairfield Mary Armistead
Ga20-1-6 Anne Poley b c 1528
Ga20-1-7 Constance Poley b c 1529
Ga20-1-8 Margery Poley b c 1530
m Thomas Blount of Kidderminster
Ga20-1-11 Thomas Poley b c 1536
Ga20-1-12 William Poley b c 1537
Ga20-1-13 Henry Poley b c 1538
Ga20-2 -2 Robert Garneys b abt 1478 England, Suffolk, Kenton m Ann Bacon b abt 1487 Norfolk, Baconsthorpe, Spexhall bur 1/15/1557-1558 Suffolk, Kenton -2-1
-2-2 Elizabeth Garneys b abt 1508 Suffolk, Kenton m James Calthorpe b abt 1506 Norfolk, Cockthorpe son of Christopher Calthorpe b abt 1462 d 10 Jan 1547/8 and Eleanor (Bernard) Brewes bap 1484

-2-2-1+ Christopher Calthorpe b abt 1532 Norfolk, Cockthorpe m Jane Rokewood
Ga20-3 -3 Anne Garneys "The Elder" b abt 1480 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-4 -4 John Garneys b abt 1481 bef 29 JAN 1526 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-5 -5 Agnes Garneys b abt 1482 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-6 -6 Elizabeth Garneys b abt 1484 abt 1528 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-7 -7 Anne "The Younger" Garneys b abt 1486 bef 1544 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-8 -8 x Garneys b abt 1487 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-9 -9 William Garneys b abt 1488 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-10 -10 y Garneys b abt 1490 bef 1497 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-11 -11 y Garneys b abt 1493 bef 1500 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-12 -12 Margaret Garneys b abt 1496 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20 Alice Garneys b abt 1500 England, Suffolk, Kenton m William Thwaites b 1503 Oulton Essex son of Christopher Thwaites b abt 1475 and Joan x b abt 1484 -1 Winfred Thwaites b abt 1525 Essex, Oulton d aft 03/21/1564 Nottinghamshire, Clifton m Sir George Pierrepont b 07/16/1510 Nottinghamshire, Holme Pierrepont d 03/21/1564 Derbyshire, Whaley Sheriff of Nottinghamshire -1-1 Henry Pierrepont b 1548 Nottinghamshire, Holme Pierrepont d 1615 m Frances Cavendish Of Devonshire b 18 JUN 1548 Middlesex, London d JAN 1632 -1-1-1 Grace Pierrepont b abt 1576 d 1650 Nottinghamshire, Holme Pierrepont m George Manners of Halidon Hill b 1570 Derbyshire
-1-1-2 Robert Pierrepont b 08/06/1584 d 07/25/1643, Nottinghamshire, Pierrepont Holme m Gertrude Talbot b 1588 Huntingdonshire, Overton, Longueville d 1649 Nottinghamshire, Pierrepont Holme dau of Henry Talbot b 1554 d 01/20/1596 (son of 6th Earl of Shrewsbury) and Elizabeth Reyner b 1556 d 01/28/1613
-1-1-1-1 John Manners 8th Earl of Rutland b 10 JUN 1604 Derbyshire, Hadon Hall d 29 SEP 1679 Derbyshire, Nether Haddton m Lady Frances Montague of Broughton b 1609 Northamptonshire d 1671
-1-1-2-1 Henry Pierpoint b 1613/?27 May 1629 Herefordshire, Benington d 1682 MD, Anne Arundel Co ?m Ann Summerland
-1-1-1-1-1 John Manners 1st Duke of Rutland b 29 MAY 1638 England, Rutland d 10 JAN 1711 m Catherine Wriothesley Noel b 10 AUG 1657 Middlesex, Kensington d 1733 dau of Baptist Noel b 1611/1612 d 29 OCT 1682 and Elizabeth Bertie b abt 1640 d abt 20 JUL 1683
-1-1-2-1-1 Elizabeth Pierpoint b 1645 10/01/1720 VA, Isle of Wight Co Thomas Simpson
-1-1-2-1-2 Mary Pierpoint b 1680 05/13/1749 MD, Anne Arundel Co m Thomas Davis b 01/28/1668 Chesterfield Co, Somerset, Manokin Va d 04/11/1749 MD, Anne Arundel Co son of James Davis b abt 1642 d abt 1690 and Margaret Jordan b abt 1643 d abt 1680 continued below
-1-1-1-1-1-1+ Catherine Manners b 19 MAY 1675 1723 England m John I Leveson-Gower 1st Baron Gower
Ga20-14 -14 Jane Garneys b abt 1508 England, Suffolk, Kenton
Ga20-15 -15 Thomas Garneys b abt 1510 bef 13 JAN 1566 Suffolk, Kenton
m2 Anne Andrews d by 1520, dau of John Andrews of Baylham & Weston son of James of Baylham by Alice, dau of John Weyland, son of William Weyland by Margaret, dau of Sir William Burnavill by Elizabeth, dau of John Stratton of Weston, Anne m2. Sir Thomas Bourchier
Su21-3 Andrew Sulyard of Haughley dsp bur 21.10.1544
m1 Margaret Lyston d 01.04.1521, dau of Robert not John Lyston of Badingham Hall
m2 Mary d before 01.02.1546/7, widow of Sir John Timperley of Hintlesham
Su21-4 John Sulyard of Wetherden b c 1480 bur 08.03.1538/9
m Margaret Baker d 31.08.1521, dau of Robert Baker of Wetherden
-1 Sir John Sulyard of Wetherden, Sheriff of Norfolk & Suffolk b c 1510 bur 24.03.1574/5
m1 Elizabeth Bedingfield + 1 ch dau of Sir Edmund Bedingfield of Oxburgh
m2 Elizabeth Jernegan d 19.01.1548 + 4 ch dau of Sir John Jernegan of Somerleyton
m3 Alice Kervill no ch dau of Humphrey Kervill of Wiggenham St. Mary, widow of John Bedingfield of Quidenham
-1-1 Frances Sulyard
m1 Thomas Garneys d 12.1566, of family of Kenton
m2 10.07.1567 John Lentall
-1-2 Edward Sulyard 'of Wetherden' bur 21.05.1605 ?= of Flemyngs Runwell Essex b c 1540 m1 01.07.1565 Anne Heydon bur 10.06.1578, dau of Thomas Heydon of Norwich m2 Frances Dawnay dau of Sir Thomas Dawnay of Cowick, widow of Sir William Babthorpe of Babthorpe & Osgodby
-1-3 Thomas Sulyard d 22.11.1612 m Bridget Manocke dau of Francis Manocke of Giffords Hall
-1-4 Anne Sulyard d 23.02.1558 m 22.10.1556 John Tyrrell of Gepynge Gipping son of Sir John of Gipping
-1-5 Margaret/Mary Sulyard bpt 05.11.1542 m1 01.07.1565 Thomas Tyrrell d c1572, son of Sir Henry of Herons m2 William Browne

-1-2-1? Ann Suliard b 1590 Essex d 28 Nov 1667 m c 1609 John Wright b 1580 Kelvendon Hatch Essex d there 21 May 1661
Su21-5 Anne Sulyard
m Roger Appleton of Dartford d 26.02.1557
Su21-6 Alice Sulyard
m Sir William Rous
Su21-7 Elizabeth Sulyard
m c1505 Sir Edward Bainton of Bromham b 1480, d 27.11.1544
-1 Sir Andrew Bayntun b 1515, d 21.02.1564 m1 Philippa Brulet dau of Gwylliam Brulet/Brulett of France + 1 ch m2 c1560 Frances Lee dau of Ralph Lee
-2 Sir Edward Bayntun of Bromham, Sheriff of Wiltshire b 1517, d 21.03.1593 m1 Agnes Ryce (d 19.08.1574, dau of Sir Rhys ap Griffith of Carew Castle by Catherine Howard
-3 Henry Bayntun b c1520 m Dorothy Mantill of Cambridgeshire
-4 Anne Bayntun m1 Henry Poole m2 Edward Fabian
-5 Bridget Bayntun b 1505, d 1545 m Sir James Stumpe of Malmesbury
-6 Jane Bayntun m Sir William St. Looe
-7 Ursula Bayntun m1 y Thoresby of Linne, Norfolk m2 Erasmus Spelman/Spilman of Norfolk
-1-1 Anne Bayntun b 1551 m William Anslie
-2-1 Sir Henry Bayntun of Bromham b 1572, d 24.09.1616 m Lucy Danvers d 1621, dau of Sir John Danvers of Dauntsey by Elizabeth Nevill)
- - - - - continued from above
Captain James Davis b abt 1575 England d 02/16/1623 VA, Henrico Co, James City Sea Captain, Ship Builder Original Settler of Jamestown
son of Sir Thomas Davis b 1550 Was member of the London Company (Virginia) and the Plymouth Company (Massachusetts) and settled in Virginia. Came over on the "Margaret" to Jamestown in 1619. During that same year he was in the Assembly of Virginia from "Martin's Brandon." Member of the Board of Directors of the London Company, and later of the Virginia Company
grandson of Sir James Davis b 1520 Gloucestershire, Acton Turville d abt 1575 Gloucestershire, Acton Turville
gr grandson of James Davys
m Rachael Keyes b 1590 England d 1633 VA, Warwicksqueaiak
He was an ancient planter as he was one of the original settlers of Jamestown. When he was 27 years old and set sail on 1st June 1607 from Plymouth, England to Virginia. Captain James Davis has been mentioned as Gentleman, Captain, Captain of Fort Sagadahoc, Maine, Colony Governor; original settler of Jamestown, Virginia, and "Ancient Planter." It appears that he spent a considerable amount of time sailing back and forth between England and Virginia, and Boddie notes he "was among the company of men assembled by Sir John Popham, 1607, to settle the region of Virginia which later was designated New England." In 1607 he helped establish the first English colony in New England (Sagadahoc, Maine). Unfortunately the colonists there had a very hard time of it and most returned home to England by 1610. At that point, James sailed on to Jamestown in Oct. of 1609 aboard the ship Virginia where he became one its earliest settlers, one of the "ancient planters."
Major Thomas Davis b 1613 VA, Suffolk, Chuckatuck d 1683 VA, Suffolk, (then Nansemond Co)
m 16 Elizabeth Christian b 1613 Engl
Thomas Davis b Virginia in 1613 d before 1683 in Nansemond Co., VA. He married 1) Rebecca or Elizabeth Christian ca. 1635 and they had children James, Thomas, Richard, William and Mary Davis; he wed 2) Mary Bowers. (One account says James was the son of Mary Bowers.)
Read more at Suite101: Descent from Virginia Colonist Capt. James Davis: Descendants Eligible for Virginia Lineage Society Membership | Major Thomas Davis was born in 1612/13 in Jamestown (Chuckatuck), Nansemond County, Virginia. He was the son of Captain James Davis and Rachell Keyes. Major Thomas Davis married Elizabeth Davis circa 1639/40.2,3 Major Thomas Davis died before 20 September 1683 in Nansemond County, Virginia.
The Davis family, James, Rachell and young Thomas who must have been about 4 at the time, appear to have made a trip to England and are shown on Passenger and Immigration Lists returning to Virginia in 1617 on the "George." This appears to be when they brought with them and paid transport for George Cooke and Alice Mulleines.4,5
Thomas was shown to be the son of Captain James Davis based on the following grant to him of land in Isle of Wight: Granted by the Governor and Captain General of Virginia, Sir John Harvey, Kt., to "Thomas Davis, Planter, of Warwicksqueick, sonn & heir apparant to James Davis, Gent., late of Henerico in Va., dec'd., 300 acs. abutting Ely. on Warwicksqueicke Cr. about 2 mi. from the mouth, beg. at a point of land called the redd point, extending Wly. up the Cr. &c. 6 Mar. 1633, p. 128. In right of his father, an Ancient Planter for his per. devdt; 100 acs. for trans. of 2 servts.: Georg Cooke, Alice Mulleines whoe came in the George 1617 & 100 acs. in right or Rachell Davis, Mother to sd. Thomas, for her per. devdt., whoe was an Ancient Planter." (Nugent)
The Virginia Asssembly had decreed that planters who came at their own cost before the coming away of Sir Thomas Dale, that is prior to April 1616, should have on the first division of land, 100 acres for their own personal adventure and also the same for every single share, amounting to the sum of 12-10-0 paid into the London Company of Virginia. This was the reason that Captain Thomas Davis received this grant of land, as the heir of his father. His mother Rachell Davis was probably dead long before 1633.6,7,8
Purse & Person further states that Thomas sold 50 acres of this tract on 13 July 1636 to Ambrose Meador and John White and on 23 Sept. 1648 sold 200 acres of the same to John Moone, the consideration for the latter being 2000 pounds of tobacco and the deed reciting that Thomas Davis was "of Nansemond." (Isle of Wight Wills & Patent Bk.) Thomas Davis had many other land grants, deeds and patents which can be viewed by clicking here.9
In 1637, Thomas appears to have settled in the area which became the Upper County of New Norfolk in 1637 and Nansemond in 1642, as evidenced by two patents, one of May 22nd and the other dated November 23rd of 1637 in which he was given 400 acres. And 7 years later, on August 10th 1644, he was granted 300 acres which adjoined the land of Thomas Jordan, deceased. "The latter grant included his original 100 acres in the Upper County of New Norfolk assigned to him 22 May 1637."10
An affidavit in the Admiralty Court in London in 1639 was made by Thomas Davis, born 1613, son of Captain James Davis, in which he stated he was "A Merchant of Chuckatuck in Virginia, aged 26 years" (Bodie).11,12
In 1654 he was a Justice of Nansemond but "at his request on October 11, 1660 he was dismissed from the county commision by the General Assembly."13
According to Purse & Person, this Major Thomas Davis should not be confused with another Thomas Davis or Captain Thomas Davis of Warwick River "who in the muster of 1624/5 gave his age as 40 years, stating he came in the John & Francis in 1623. This Capt. Thomas Davis of the muster owned land in Elizabeth City, 1624, in that part which became Warwick River County. He was Burgess for Warwick in 1655-56 and sheriff, 1663-64, and died by 2 Nov. 1671 when land formerly owned by him was regranted" (See MCGC, Leonard & Bodie). There seems to have been a question of whether this Captain Thomas Davis of Warwick and Major Thomas Davis of Nansemond are one and the same and it seems they are not.14,15
In 1662, Warfield notes that Thomas acquired lands in Somerset County, Maryland and probably resided in Maryland for several years thereafter but returned to Virginia prior to his death.1
In 1674, Major Thomas Davis and Mr. Barneby Kearney were summonded to the grand jury and paid 200 pounds of tobacco as a fine for not appearing.
James Davis b abt 1642 d abt 1690
m Margaret Jordan b abt 1643 d abt 1680 dau of Thomas Jordan Sr b abt 1600 d 1685 Lucy Corker b abt 1604 Wilts d abt 1700 Va (dau of William Corker b c 1588 d after 1677 Wilts and Lucy White b c 1588 Wilts) grandau of Samuel Jordan b 1578 Wilts d Beggars Bush Pr Geo Co Va (son of Samuel Jordan b 1578 Wilts d Apr 1632 Pr Geo Co Va and Frances x grandson of Robert Jordan b 1562 d 12 Oct 1589 and Sarah Winter b 1564 d 1664)
Frances x b 1580 London d 1608 Engl
William Corker b about 1584 Wilts Engl d after 1677 Surry Co Va
m Lucy White b about 1588 Wilts Engl
James Davis moved his family back and forth from Virginia to Maryland which can be seen since he proved rights for transporting his two sons, both named Thomas (first Thomas b. 1666, d. 1669; second Thomas b. 1669), from Virginia to Maryland on August 10, 1671, and on 23 Sep 1675 he proved rights for transporting his daughter Rachell from Va to Md.
Thomas Davis b 01/28/1668 Chesterfield Co, Somerset, Manokin Va d 04/11/1749 MD, Anne Arundel Co
m 1696 Anne Arundel Co Md Mary Pierpoint b 1680 d05/13/1749 MD, Anne Arundel Co
Thomas signed the Quaker Register on 29 March 1688 as "Couzen" on the occasion of James Jordan's marriage to Elizabeth Ratliff of Isle of Wight County.2,3 One of the earliest records found of Thomas Davis in Anne Arundel County is in 1696 when he was witness to a will. On October 20, 1701, at "Davistone," a 240-acre survey was made for Thomas Davis in Annel Arundel County."4 On 9 March 1721/2 Thomas signed as "of the Parrish of Checketauck in the county of Nancemond in Virgnia" conveyance to Ephraim Wilson 25 acres called "King's Purchase," part of 450 acres of "Davis's Choice" on the south side of Back Creek, which had been granted 24 Feb. 1665/6 to Thomas Davis, "now lately deceased, the grantor having become possessed as heir of said Thomas." As the footnote seems to explain it: The deed (Somerset Co., Md., Deed Bk.) did not state the relationship between the Thomas Davis mentioned, then deceased, and the grantor. The Thomas Davis, deceased, was apparently the brother of James Davis, James being the father of this Thomas Davis, the grantor, who had inherited the land as the eldest son of Thomas's eldest brother. It has been claimed that he is the Thomas Davis of Anne Arundel Co., Md., who deposed Feb. 1726/7, he was aged 58 and 9 July 1740, he was aged 71 (Anne Arundel Co., Md. Land Commission Bk.), these ages being in agreement with a 1668/9 birth, married Mary Pierpont and died 11 April 1749. This Thomas Davis, however, had children baptized in the Church of England as early as 1697 (All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel Co., Md., Register, 1669-1721) and made oath (rather than affirmation) to the two depositions stating his age. There is no evidence he ever was a Quaker." On the other hand, it appears there is a question about what or which Thomas Davis we have here a Purse & Person states: "Since his father's Maryland associations appear to have ended in 1678, when he [Thomas] was still a child, and since Thomas Davis is not an unusual name, further evidence is needed to establish a connection betwen Nansemond Co., Va., and Anne Arundel Co., Md.
1 -1 Richard Davis b 26 APR 1697 d 4 AUG 1743 MD, Anne Arundel Co
m Ruth Warfield b 26 OCT 1697 Anne Arundel Co d 1761 Anne Arundel Co dau of John Warfield b 1674 d 1718 Ruth Morley Gaither b 8 SEP 1679 d aft 9 JAN 1727
-1-1 Elizabeth Davis b 16 JUL 1721 Anne Arundel Co
m John Marriott b abt 1720 Anne Arundel Co son of John Marriott b abt 1700 and Sarah Warfield babt 1697 d aft 1730 grandson of Alexander Warfield b abt 1677 Anne Arundel Co d 11 JUN 1740 Anne Arundel Co and Sarah Elizabeth Pierpont b abt 1669 Anne Arundel Co d aft 1740 Anne Arundel Co
-1-1-1 Richard Marriott b abt 1762 Anne Arundel Co m Sarah Hammond b abt 1770 Anne Arundel Co dau of John Hammond b 1730 d 21 FEB 1784 Henrietta Dorsey b 1734 -1-1-1-1 William Hammond Marriott b 9 AUG 1789 d 12 MAY 1851 Anne Arundel Co m Jane McKim 7 AUG 1795 MD d aft 1850 Anne Arundel Co
-1-1-1-1-1 John Mckim Marriott b 1825 MD m Cornelia Coleman b 5 MAR 1841 Louisville Ky d 4 APR 1873 dau of Chapman Coleman b 17 MAY 1793 d 21 JUL 1850 and Ann Mary Crittenden b 5 MAY 1813 d 13 FEB 1891 grandau of James C. Coleman and Sarah Taylor and John Jordan Crittenden and Sarah "Sally" Alexander Lee bur Franklin Co, Frankfort Cemetery
-1-1-1-1-1-1 May Marriott b 18 AUG 1869 d 14 MAR 1913 Baltimore City m J. A. Craft
-1-1-1-2 Sarah Ann Hammond Marriott b abt 1807 d 12 JAN 1889 MD, Baltimore City Cornelius Shipley b abt 1801 Baltimore City d 3 FEB 1862 MD, Carroll Co
-1-1-1-2-1 Mary H. Shipley b abt 1844 Md lived Frederick Co, New Market d 7 MAR 1922 bur New Market Cemetery m Vernon W. Dorsey b abt 1830 MD son of Harry Woodward Dorsey b MAY 1808 d OCT 1872 and Sarah Anne Waters b 2 JUN 1811 d 2 OCT 1840 grandson of Henry Woodward Dorsey Do11-4-3-2-1-1 b 2 FEB 1767 Anne Arundel Co d bef 7 APR 1840 and Rachel Magruder b 25 MAR 1767 MD, Prince Georges Co d aft 1822 MD, Montgomery Co and Ignatius Waters and Elizabeth Dorsey
-1-1-1-2-1-1 Vernon W. Dorsey b 20 JAN 1862 d 30 JUN 1903 MD
-1-1-1-2-1-2 Marriott M. Dorsey b 25 SEP 1873 d 12 SEP 1908 MD
2 -2 William Davis b 09/23/1707 Calvert Co d 04/20/1774 BaltimoreCo MD
m Elizabeth Tayman b 1710
-2-1 Mary Davis b 1740 Baltimore Co, Joppa d 11/1820 Baltimore City, St John's Parish
m William Richardson b 04/11/1737 Baltimore City, St John's Parish d 11/17/1799 MD, Harford Co, Fallston
-2-1-1 Martha Richardson b 1763 SC, Greenville Co d 07/02/1846 SC, Pickens Co, Pendleton Dist bur Rabun Co, Holden Cem, (Low Water Bridge) m William Evan Nicholson b 12/16/1765 VA d 03/20/1820 SC, Pickens Co, Pendleton Dist -2-1-1-1 Harriett Nicholson b 11/08/1804 SC, Pickens Co, Pendleton Dist d 02/29/1860 Pickens Co, Pickens bur Baker Family Cemetery
m William Rueben Baker b 02/27/1797 d 09/28/1837 SC, Pickens Co, Pickens bur Baker Family Cemetery son of William Baker b 1742 d 06/23/1824 and Elizabeth Brown b 1777 d 06/10/1831
-2-1-1-1-1 Lemuel Madison Baker b 06/13/1836 SC, Pickens Co, Pickens d 03/05/1860 SC, Pickens Co, Pickens bur Baker Family Cemetery m Laura Craig b 08/30/1834 Pickens Co, Pickens d 06/30/1897 Pickens Co, Pickens bur Baker Family Cemetery
-2-1-1-1-1-1 Elizabeth Caroline 08/14/1856 12/23/1915 SC, Pickens Co, Pickens Franklin Elias Looper
3 Ruth Davis b 16 AUG 1716 Anne Arundel Co m Joshua Warfield b abt 1713 Anne Arundel Co d 19 MAR 1779 son of Benjamin Warfield b 1680 d 24 JUN 1718 and Elizabeth Duvall b 4 AUG 1687 d 22 NOV 1770 -3-1 Mary Warfield b abt 1750 Anne Arundel Co m Nicholas Ricketts b 22 JUN 1750 Anne Arundel Co d 1785 -3-1-1 Elizabeth R. Ricketts b abt 1782 MD, Montgomery Co m Beale Magruder Worthington b about 1782 Anne Arundel son of John Worthington b 16 JAN 1763 d 30 MAR 1829 Christina Magruder b abt 1761
-3-1-2 Edward Ricketts b abt 1784 MD m Catherine Ann Bray
-3-1-3 Virlinda Ricketts b abt 1786 Anne Arundel Co m Notley Trail
-3-1-1-1 Brice Thomas Beale Worthington b abt 1820 Anne Arundel Co d 1856/1860 Anne Arundel Co, Annapolis m Margaret Ellen Sellman b 1826 Anne Arundel Co d 2 DEC 1863 Anne Arundel Co bur Birdsville, All Hallows Cemetery dau of Richard Sellman b 18 JUL 1799 d 12 FEB 1861 and Eleanor Watkins b 10 SEP 1805 d 29 JUN 1858
-3-1-2-1 Edward Ricketts b abt 1784 MD m Catherine Ann Bray b abt 1796 Baltimore City
-3-1-1-1-1 Beale 11 NOV 1851 3 NOV 1930 MD, Anne Arundel Co Ellen H. Sellman
-3-1-2-1-1 Ann Maria 10 FEB 1838 17 MAR 1921 MD Richard Aquilla Clagett son of Asa Clagett b 10 APR 1790 grandson of Joseph Clagett
4 -4 Robert Davis b 8 JUL 1719 d 1789 MD, Anne Arundel Co m Ruth Gaither b 15 NOV 1721 MD, Anne Arundel Co d 1790 dau of John Gaither b 16 JAN 1677/8 MD, Anne Arundel Co d 20 JUN 1739 Anne Arundel Co and Elizabeth Duvall b 4 AUG 1687 Anne Arundel Co d 22 NOV 1770 Anne Arundel Co
-4-1 John Davis b abt 1749 MD m Eleanor Dorsey b 28 DEC 1749 Anne Arundel Co dau of Caleb Dorsey b 18 JUL 1710 Anne Arundel Co d 28 JUN 1772 MD, Howard Co and Priscilla Hill b 9 MAY 1718 Anne Arundel Co d 8 MAR 1782 Howard Co dau of Henry Hill b 20 JAN 1662 d 21 FEB 1738 and Mary Denwood b 2 MAY 1676 d 9 DEC 1734

-4-1-1 Caleb Dorsey Davis b 3 MAR 1792 Anne Arundel Co d 4 SEP 1850 bur WV, Randolph Co, Elkins, Maplewood Cemetery m Warfield Browne b 10 MAR 1799 Anne Arundel Co d 23 JUL 1868 bur WV, Randolph Co, Elkins, Maplewood Cemetery dau of John Riggs Browne b 1775 Anne Arundel Co d 3 OCT 1814 OH and Sarah Gassaway b 1776 Anne Arundel Co d 1858 Anne Arundel Co

-4-1-1-1 Henry Gassaway Davis b 16 NOV 1823 11 MAR 1916 MD, Baltimore City m Kate Ann Bantz
-4-1-1-2 Thomas Beall Davis b 25 APR 1828 26 NOV 1911 MD, Baltimore City
-4-1-1-3 William R. Davis b 23 AUG 1833 Anne Arundel Co d 22 APR 1879 WV, Mineral Co, Piedmont bur, Randolph Co, Elkins, Maplewood Cemetery m Mary H. Tilson b 16 JUL 1838 ME, Knox Co, Thomaston d 27 AUG 1892
Mary Davis b 2 DEC 1689 PA, Chester Co, Nottingham Monthly Meeting ( place questionable ) d bef 6 MAR 1764 VA, Frederick Co Possibly Killed And Scalped
m James Wright b 3 JUN 1668 PA Chester Co/?1676 d 15 JUL 1759 VA, Frederick Co Possibly Killed & Scalped son of James Wright and Susannah Crowdson
-1 Martha Wright b 14 FEB 1713 MD, Prince Georges Co d 28 OCT 1794 VA, Berkeley Co, Frederick m John Mendenhall III b 14 APR 1713 PA, Chester Co, East Calm d 6 APR 17712 VA, Albemarle Co, Berkeley -1-1 Mordecai Mendenhall b 19 DEC 1731 VA
-1-2 Ann Mendenhall b 13 JUN 1732 VA, Frederick Co m James Moon b 1725/1730 PA son of Simon Moon b 4 NOV 1700 d NOV 1748 and Lowry Humphrey b 1704 d bef 1748
-1-3 Stephen Mendenhall b abt 1738 VA
-1-4 James Mendenhall b 10 DEC 1751 d 25 AUG 1816 VA, Frederick Co m Agnes Chaplin, Ruth McPherson
-1-5 Moses Mendenhall b 1754 VA d 25 Aug 1816 m Agnes Chaplin b c 1751 d 1811

-1-2-1 Peter Moon b 1750/1755 PA Rachel Adams
-1-2-2 Charity Moon b 13 OCT 1754 d abt 1817 VA, Frederick Co m Jeremiah Piggott
-1-2-3 Jacob Moon b 18 MAR 1756 d 11 MAR 1803 VA, Frederick Co, Arden m Ruth Hinshaw

Sources: Visitation Suffolk, 1561, Sulyard of Eye and Wetherden for Davis
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