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Nathanial Robert Davis I (1676 - 1771)

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Lt Nathanial Robert "The Black" [uncertain] Davis I
Born in Hanover, Virginiamap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 18 Sep 2019 | Created 31 Mar 2011 | Last significant change: 18 Sep 2019
05:24: Linda (Carruth) Peterson edited the data for Nathanial Robert Davis I (1676-1771). (Merged Davis-67006 into Davis-4322: Clear duplicate.) [Thank Linda for this]
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Nathanial Robert Davis was born in 1676. He passed away in 1771. [1] [2] [3] [4]

Hugh Lewis' daughter, Abadiah Lewis married Robert Davis.

[Descendants as follows:]
1. Sara Davis, married Thomas Bagby, Hanover, Taylor's Creek.
2. Rossanna Davis married Nathaniel Saunders, King and Queen.
3. Frances Davis married James Bagby, King and Queen Co., Va.
4. Elizabeth Davis married John Bagby, King and Queen.
5. Abadiah Davis married Thomas Harding and John Gray.
6. Mary Davis married Thomas Banks, King and Queen.
7. Robert Davis had three (3) wives, moved to St. Mary's, became rich, and was killed by Indians.
8. Isham Davis, killed by Indians.
9. Nathaniel Davis, killed by Indians.
10. John Davis, killed by Indians.
11. Martha Davis married Abraham Venable, my grand-father, son of Abraham Venable who came from England--Devonshire, who is of a numerous family in England. My mother (Elizabeth Venable) married Josiah Morton. (She was daughter of Abram II and Martha Davis.)

Records for Nathaniel "Robert" Davis:
Contributed by L. Henderson

1766 Jul 7 Amherst County VA "Ordered that Cornelius Thomas, Gent., William Floyd, and Nathaniel Davis do settle the account of the Estate of John Barresford, Dec'd, according to such vouchers as Mary Barrisford the Administratrix shall produce to them, and return an account to the court." [5]

1766 Jul 7 Amherst County VA "A certificate according to law from Robert Davis a constable was presented in court by Cornelius Thomas, Gent., certifying that he the said constable had weighed for the said Cornelius Thomas one thousand, one hundred, and ten pounds of merchantable hemp. Whereupon the said Cornelius Thomas, Gent., took the oath prescribed by law which is ordered to be certified to the governor." [6]

1766 Sep 1 Amherst County VA “At a court held for Amherst County at the courthouse on Monday the first day of September 1766 and in the sixth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third now King of Great Britain...An indenture of [illegible] between Jesse Mills of the one part, and Nathaniel Davis of the other part, with a memorandum of livery and [illegible] and receipt endorsed were acknowledged by the said Jesse Mills, and ordered to be recorded, and Lucy the wife of the said Jesse personally appeared in court, and being first privily examined as the law directs, voluntarily relinquished her right of dower in the estate conveyed by the said indenture.” [7]

1767 Mar 3 Amherst County VA “At a court held for Amherst County at the courthouse the fourth day of May 1767 and in the seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, now King of Great Britain...Alexander Boyd, Administrator of Alexander Boyd, Deceased, Plaintiff, against Robert Davis, Deft.} on a Scire Facias; This Suit being agreed by the Parties, is ordered to be Dismissed. [8]


  1. English Settlers in Barbados, 1637-1800
  2. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
  3. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  4. Family Search LDS
  5. Amherst County Order Book 1766-1769 page 20.
  6. Source: Amherst County Order Book 1766-1769 page 30.
  7. Source: Amherst County Order Book 1766-1769, pg 59.
  8. Source: Amherst County Order Book 1766-1769, pg 139.
  • Source S-899753593: Repository: #R-899753595: Title: Ancestry Family Trees: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2016-09-17), entry for John Francis Penny /Lewis/.
  • L. Henderson Research Notes


  • WikiTree profile Davis-12663 created through the import of Lane Family Tree.ged on Oct 17, 2012 by Sammy Lane.
  • WikiTree profile Davis-12666 created through the import of Lane Family Tree.ged on Oct 17, 2012 by Sammy Lane.
  • This person was created through the import of Beaman Family Tree.ged on 31 March 2011.

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On 27 Aug 2019 at 05:34 GMT Mark Burch wrote:

Davis-67006 and Davis-4322 appear to represent the same person because: duplicate

On 30 Apr 2018 at 02:40 GMT Dorothy (Cook) Coakley wrote:

Davis-52846 and Davis-4322 appear to represent the same person because: These appear to be the same person with two profiles, if so please merge retaining appropriate information. Thanks for looking into this!

On 1 Mar 2018 at 19:56 GMT Dorothy (Cook) Coakley wrote:

Susannah Hannah Davis ( Davis- 4319) disconnected until further evidence established.

On 22 Feb 2018 at 11:13 GMT Sharon (Sharon) Living wrote:

No where in the document listing 10 children does it say Susannah Hannah Davis was daughter of (Nathaniel) Robert Davis and Abadiah Lewis so where did that come from ?

On 4 Nov 2017 at 16:57 GMT James Bond Jr wrote:

Davis-4322 and Davis-43613 appear to represent the same person because: Seems to be same person w/ little differenc in death site

On 16 Jun 2014 at 02:36 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

Davis-4322 and Davis-22778 appear to represent the same person because: same person

Nathanial is 20 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 15 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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