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Durham Village New Hampshire

Miscellaneous Davis Families of Durham and Region

The will of John Davis of Lee, 10 March 1788-20 Nov. 1797, names wife, Judith, and children, Moses (who married 12 Dec. 1784, Margaret Bligh), Clement, Sarah Kenniston, Abigail Hall, Tamson Stevens and Keziah Furber. This John Davis may have been son of John, Moses, John, James. Clement M. Davis of Durham, New Hampshire The records of Durham give the family of Clement M. Davis, born in Portsmouth, 1 Sept. 1795. He married, 12 July 1817, Sarah Davis of Lee, who was born 5 March 1798. Ten children were born in Durham: George Davis born 3 Oct. 1818. Enoch S. …

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Genealogy of Jeremiah Davis of Durham New Hampshire

First Generation 1 Family of Jeremiah Davis of Durham New Hampshire Jeremiah Davis had a share in the division of common lands, 1734 – Jeremiah Davis of Portsmouth bought land in Durham of Benjamin and Miriam Davis, 27 Aug. 1735, and more land of James Davis 24 Jan. 1737. He married Sarah Jenkins, daughter of Joseph Jenkins, as shown in the division of Jenkins’ estate in 1734. Jan. 21 1744, Jeremiah Davis and wife, Bridget of Durham, deeded land to Ebenezer Davis. He may have been son of Moses or of Joseph. The first book of town records has the …

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Genealogy of John Davis of Nottingham, New Hampshire

First Generation 1 Family of John Davis of Nottingham, New Hampshire John Davis, born, probably in Durham, 10 June 1768, married, 15 June 1788, Hannah Hall, who was born 1 April 1765. Lived in Nottingham. Their children were: 2 Jacob Davis born 12 May 1792; died 10 Jan. 1839; married 7 March 1816, Anna Davis, who was born 18 Oct. 1796 and died 28 Sept. 1854. 3 Solomon Hall Davis born 20 April 1794; married Hannah (?) Hall. Moses Davis born Sept. 1806; married Nancy Tuttle. Second Generation 2 Family of Jacob Davis of Nottingham, New Hampshire Jacob Davis (John1) …

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Genealogy of Lieut. David Davis of Lee, New Hampshire

First Generation 1 Family of Lieut. David Davis of Lee, New Hampshire Lieut. David Davis, born about 1730 and called in deeds “David Davis third,” was probably grandson of the first David Davis, who may have had an unrecorded son. He purchased the farm at Lee Hook, now known as the “Pine Row,” where he settled as early as 1750. He was a lieutenant in the Revolutionary War. He married Anna Stevens said to have been born in Durham about 1730, baptized 13 Oct. 1754. They had children born in Lee: Molly Davis baptized 13 Oct. 1754; married _______ Hill. …

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Genealogy of David Davis of Oyster River New Hampshire

First Generation 1 Genealogy of David Davis of Portsmouth and Lubberland, New Hampshire David Davis was apprenticed to John Lang of Portsmouth by an order of court in 1678, and by Lang was assigned to Stephen Jones of Oyster River for instruction in the trade of cooper. He made a deposition 6 Aug. 1685, aged then about 26 years. He was taxed in 1681 and 1683. He built the garrison house at Lubberland, in 1695, afterward known as the Smith garrison. Two soldiers were stationed at “David Davis’s Garrison,” 6 Jan. 1696. He was killed in this vicinity by Indians, …

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Genealogy of Ensign John Davis of Oyster River New Hampshire

Ensign John Davis of Oyster River New Hampshire was born about 1623 in Marlborough. He married, 10 Dec. 1646, Jane, daughter of the Rev. Joseph and Mary (Johnson) Peasley of Haverhill, where he owned land in 1642. In 1650 he was on a committee to lay out a boundary between Haverhill and Salisbury. About 1653 he removed to Oyster River, where he built his garrison house, near Davis Creek, on the north side of the river and near its mouth, on land bought of Valentine Hill, 14 Aug. 1654. He had numerous and large grants of land, was selectman seven times, constable, surveyor of lands, and held other offices. He is called ensign as early as 1662. He died between 1 April 1685 and 25 May 1686, the dates on which his will was made and approved.

Capt. Samuel Chesley's Garrison

Genealogy of the John Dame Family of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the John Dame family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. John5 Dame, son of Richard4 and Elizabeth (Leighton) Dame of Newington (John3, John2, John1), born 1738, married 10 Nov. 1767, Elizabeth Furber and lived in Durham, having the following children. A John Dame died in Durham 13 May 1814. Betsey Dame born 17 Feb. 1770; married 13 April 1797, Jonathan Woodman. Richard Dame born 21 Sept. 1772; married 2 Dec. 1798, Hannah Bickford. Moses Dame born 7 March 1775; married Fidelia Furber. Hannah Dame born 12 April …

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Genealogy of the Croxford Family of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Croxford family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. First Generation 1 Family of Daniel Croxford of Durham, New Hampshire Daniel Croxford was in the employ of Gen. John Sullivan in the fulling mill at Sullivan’s Falls. He was born Aug. 1752 and died 5 March 1837. He married, (1) Mary Bennett, daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Gilman) Bennett, who died 21 June 1820, aged 72. He married (2) 23 Dec. 1821, Mrs. Peggy Stockbridge of Barrington. Issue: Sally Croxford born 20 Feb. 1780; married 7 Feb. …

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