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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 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.

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Genealogy of the Crommett Family of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Crommett family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. First Generation 1 Family of Philip Crommett of Lee and Dover New Hampshire Philip Crommett (called also Cromet, Crummett, Cromele, Cromel, Cromwell, etc.) was taxed in company with Davey Daniel, 1662-67. He bought land of Hugh Dunn, at Sandy Bank, above Hook Island Falls, in Lee. He was licensed to keep a ferry at Lampril River in 1671. In 1673 he had a grant of six acres adjoining his land at Lampril River. Philip Crommet and wife, Margaret, …

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Genealogy of the Clough Family of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Clough family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. John Clough, born 1613, came in the ship Elizabeth from London in 1634 and lived first in Watertown, Massachusetts, whence he removed to Salisbury, Massachusetts He had wife, Jane, who died 16 Jan. 1679/80. His second wife was Martha Cilley, whom he married 15 Jan. 1680. He died 26 July 1691, aged 76. His son, John, was born 9 March 1648/9 and married Mercy Page 13 Nov. 1674. He died about 1715. She died 25 Jan. 1718. Benoni …

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Genealogy of the Buzzell Family of Durham New Hampshire

A genealogy of the Buzzell family of Durham New Hampshire as extracted from the History of Durham New Hampshire and other sources. First Generation 1 Family of John Buzzell of Oyster River New Hampshire John Buzzell (Samuel2, Isaac1 of Salisbury, Mass.), born 7 Aug. 1659, had a grant of forty acres, 19 March 1693/4, laid out to him 13 June 1694, on the south side of the mast path that goes from John Knights to Newtowne. He was baptized at Oyster River, New Hampshire 1 April 1722. His will, 24 Nov. 1737-28 Feb. 1738/9, names wife, Sarah, and children as …

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