Nathanial was married to Elizabeth Hughes, and one of his daughters was Abediah Davis who married William Floyd.
Nathaniel Davis was an Indian trader and possibly a Quaker. Nathaniel Davis, a Welshman and early settler in the region, made a large fortune by having choice river-bottom lands and trading with the Indians.
Oral/family tradition claims that his wife was a granddaughter of Chief Opechancanough, through his daughter, Princess Nicketti. While the Chief is documented, we have yet to find proof of the existence of a daughter Nicketti or her supposed mate, trader John Hughes.
Excerpts from "Floyd Biographical Genealogies" 1912 by N.J. Floyd were sent in 1964 to Broaddus and Pauline Burks from Clyde Campbell of San Antonio, Texas. He was a descendant of Samuel and Mary Davis Burks.
This birth fact has already been linked to FamilySearch.org, FamilySearch Family
The Oft quoted book, "The Cabells and Their Kin", has a few lines noting kinship of the Burks, Cabells, Venables, Floyds, and a branch of the Davises due to their Indian blood.
Born 1655 by St Michael's Parish, Devonshire, England. It is said he came to Virginia from Wales, and was a Quaker. He is sometimes noted as Quaker Davis...
But, Lorene Martens in "The Complete Book of Immigrants, 1607-1776" suggests that Nathaniel was "reprieved for transportation for Barbados June 1671, London." She recalls seeing somewhere that he was jailed and transported for stealing tobacco. "On 8 June 1671 Newgate prisoners reprieved to be transported to Barbados: London."
This information was found on Ancestry.con
↑ Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls. SAR #90720
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Nathaniel by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
Jay Davis :
Y-Chromosome Test, haplogroup R-A14351
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Nathaniel: