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Dinah (Brown) Davis (1677 - bef. 1729)

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Dinah Davis formerly Brown
Born in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Died before in Middlesex Co., Massachusettsmap
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Dinah Brown was born at Chelmsford, Massachusetts on February 4, 1677, daughter of Eleazer and Dinah (Spaulding) Brown. [1] [2][3]

Dinah married Ebenezer Davis of Concord on February 14, 1700. [1] [2] Ebenezer was born at Concord on June 1, 1676, son of Simon and Mary (Blood) Davis. [4]

Dinah died prior to June, 1729, when Ebenezer Davis married secondly Sarah (Danforth) French. [5] on June 10, 1729 at Billerica, Massachusetts. [6] [7]


Dinah Browne

Birth Date: 4 Feb 1677

Birth Place: Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Father's First Name: Eleazer Mother's First Name: Dinah[8]

Marriage Ebenezer Davis and Dinah Brown

Event Type: Marriage Intention

Marriage Date: 14 Feb 1700

Marriage Place: Chelmsford, Massachusetts[9]


  1. Ebenezer, born March 29, 1701. [4] [5]
  2. Eliazer, born March 4, 1703. [4] [5]
  3. Josiah, born. February 4, 1704/5. [4] [5]
  4. Simon, born February 23, 1707/8. [4] [5]
  5. Dinah, born July 22, 1710. [4] [5]
  6. Phineas, born February 19, 1712/3 .[4] [5]
  7. Ellen, born May 1, 1715. (p. 39/40) [4] [5]

Source notes

Chelmsford Births

BROWNE, Dinah, d. Eliazar and Dinah, Feb. 4, 1677. (p. 32)

Chelmsford Marriages

DAVIS, Ebinezer, of Concord, and Dinnah Browne, Feb. 14, 1700. (p. 215) [1]

Concord Births

DAVIES: Ebenesar, s. Simon and Mary, June 1, 1676. (p. 19)
Davis, Dinah, d. Ebenezer and Dinah, July 22, 1710. (p. 75)
Davis, Ebenezer, s. Ebenezer and Dinah, Mar. 29, 1701. (p. 51)
Davis, Eliazer, s. Ebener and Dinah, Mar. 4, 1703. (p. 59)
Davis, Ellen, d. Ebenezer and Dinah, May 1, 1715. (p. 86)
Davis, Josiah, s. Ebenezer and Dinah, Feb. 24, 1704-5. (p. 62)
Davis, Phinehas, s. Ebenezer and Dinah, Feb. 19, 1712-13. (p. 81)
Davis, Simon, s. Ebenezer and Dinah, Feb. 23, 1707-8. (p. 70)[4]

Entered by Chris Hoyt, 19 December 2013.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Vital Records of Chelmsford Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, The Essex Institute Salem, Massachusetts, 1914
  2. 2.0 2.1 Horton, Horace E. & George T. Horton, Ancestry of Horace Ebenezer and Emma (Babcock) Horton, Tobias A. Wright, printer and publisher, New York, New York, 1920 p. 47
  3. Potter, Charles E., editor. Genealogies of Some Old Families of Concord, Mass. and Their Descendants in part to the Present Generation,Vol. 1, A, Mudge & son, Boston, Massachusetts, 1887 p. 7: 9
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Tolman, George compiler. Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850, Printed by the Town, T. Todd Printer, Beacon Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 1891
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Davis, Horace. Dolor Davis : A Sketch of His Life with a Record of His Earlier Descendants, Printed for private distribution, Riverside Press, Cambridge, Masschusetts, 1881 p. 38-40
  6. Vital Records of Billerica Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1908
  7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register: Volume 44, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1890
  8. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.
  9. Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).


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On 4 Jul 2016 at 16:09 GMT Ros Haywood wrote:

Brown-24687 and Brown-18496 are not ready to be merged because: Death dates are far apart, indicating that further research needs to be done to conclude that this is the same person and can be merged.

On 1 May 2016 at 11:27 GMT Michelle McQueen wrote:

Brown-24687 and Brown-18496 appear to represent the same person because: same person

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