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William Davis (1722 - 1805)

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William Davis
Born in Westerly, Kings, Rhode Islandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 6 Nov 1748 in West Greenwich, Colony of Rhode Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 1 Sep 2019 | Created 1 May 2017 | Last significant change: 1 Sep 2019
23:08: Jeffry Johnson added Mary (Davis) Wightman (1749-1832) as child for William Davis (1722-1805). [Thank Jeffry for this | 1 thank-you received]
This page has been accessed 292 times.

1 James N. Arnold, Vital Records of RhodeIsland Volume 5 Westerly, (Providence, Rhode Island, Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, 1894).

2 World Family Tree vol 1 wft 1.

3 Mildred M. Chamberlain, The Rhode Island 1777 Military Census, (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985), The Library of John D. Warren. Page 50.

4 W. Marshall Sellman, John Sellman of Maryland and Descendants, (Cincinnati, Ohio, Self Published by W. Marshall Sellman, 1975), Looseleaf in Possesion of John D. Warren.

5 Susan Rogers Clement, Reynolds Family Association Centennial Collection, (Cullman, Alabama, The Gregarth Company, 1992), Sutro Library, San Francisco.

"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (http:/ : accessed 2013-11-03), entry for William Davis, submitted by wmcconnell2736070.

Possibly six children http:/


Maybe him in 1790 US Census Name: William Davis Event Place: West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island Page Number: 68 Line Number: 1921 Affiliate Publication Number: M637 Affiliate Film Number: 10 GS Film number: 0568150 Digital Folder Number: 004440872 Image Number: 00049 "United States Census, 1790," index and images, FamilySearch (https:/ : accessed 03 Nov 2013), William Davis, 1790.

Name: William Davis Event Place: West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island Page Number: 57 Affiliate Publication Number: M32 Affiliate Film Number: 45 GS Film number: 218680 Digital Folder Number: 004185995 Image Number: 00115 "United States Census, 1800," index and images, FamilySearch (https:/ : accessed 14 Mar 2014), William Davis, West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island; citing "1800 United States Federal Census,"; p. 57, NARA microfilm publication M32, roll 45, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 218680.


Title Davisville, Rhode Island: a history of the textile mill village of Davisville, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, since the arrival of Joshua Davis in 1694 Author George R. Loxton Publisher Gateway Press ; Glendale, WI (7400 N. Range Line Rd., Glendale 53209) : Book orders and correspondence: G.R. Loxton, 2001 Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison Digitized Aug 6, 2011 Length 460 pages


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