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Nathan Davis (1690 - 1785)

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Nathan Davis
Born in Barnstable, Barnstable, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 25 Nov 1714 (to 17 Sep 1785) in Barnstable, Barnstable, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, USAmap
Profile last modified 20 Sep 2019 | Created 5 Jul 2011 | Last significant change: 20 Sep 2019
05:07: Linda (Carruth) Peterson edited the Biography for Nathan Davis (1690-1785). (Data Doctor 572 - corrected template for Nathan to sameas=yes, 870 - corrected citation) [Thank Linda for this]
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Biography

Nathan Davis was born on 2 March 1690 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Province of Massachusetts Bay, the son of Jabez and Experience (Linnell) Davis.[1]

He married Elizabeth Phinney, daughter of John and Sarah (Lumbart) Phinney, > on 25 November 1714. [2] Their first four children were recorded in Barnstable by 1720.[2]

Nathan died 17 September 1785 aged 96 years and was buried in the Old Cemetery in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut.[3][4][5] Elizabeth died on 30 June [or July] 1786, in her 97th year, and was buried next to Nathan.[6][7]

Children, first four born Barnstable:[2][5]

  1. Jabez, b. 7 Oct 1715
  2. Sarah, b. 12 Aug 1717, d. 23 Aug 1717
  3. Elizabeth, b. 15 Sep 1718
  4. Isaac, b. 1 Jan 1720
  5. Nathan, b. Harwinton CT 10 Aug 1735


Birth

2 MAR 1690 Barnstable, MA (Birth Records from 1841 Census)

Marriage

25 NOV 1714 Barnstable, MA
Wife: Elizabeth Phinney
Child: Jabez Davis
Child: Sarah Davis
Child: Elizabeth Davis
Child: Isaac Davis
Child: (?) Davis Nathan
Child: Nathan Davis

Death

Dec. 8, 1783 Harwinton Litchfield, Connecticut
Nathan was age 97 when he died. They were married 73 years.

Burial

Old Cemetery Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch : 13 July 2016, Barnstable > Barnstable > Town records 1640-1774 vol 1-2 > image 269 of 663; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
    Barnstable Town Records Vol. 1:409.
    Jabez Davis & Experience Linnel Married 20 August 1689
    Their Son Nathan born 2 March 1690...
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch : 13 July 2016, Barnstable > Barnstable > Town records 1640-1774 vol 1-2 > image 268 of 663; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
    Barnstable Town Records Vol. 1:407.
    Nathan Davis & Elizabeth Phinny Were Married 25 of Nov 1714 Pr Justice Parker
    his Son Jabez born 7 of Octr 1715
    Sarah born August 12 1717 & Died 23 of sd August
    his Daughter Elizabeth born 15 Septr 1718
    his Son Isaac Born [illegible] Janury 1720
  3. Charles A. Page, Tombstone Inscriptions in the Old Burying Ground at Harwinton Conn., (Vineland, NJ: privately printed, 1913) p. 12.
    Lieut Nathan Davis Died September 17 1785 in the 97 year of his age.
  4. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 August 2019), memorial page for Lieut Nathan Davis (2 Mar 1690–8 Dec 1785), Find A Grave: Memorial #78194676, citing Old Cemetery, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Linda A Foote-Martin (contributor 47221015). (Includes gravestone photo.)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ann Reeves and Alice W.A. Westgate, Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations, Thomas Rogers, Vol. 19 (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000), p. 108, citing Hartford Courant 24 Oct 1785 ed., reporting death at Harwinton 17 Sep of Lt. Nathan Davis in 97th year, leaving a widow in her 97th year, they were married 73 years.
  6. Page, Tombstone Inscriptions, Harwinton, p. 12.
    Elizabeth wife of Lieut Nathan Davis Died June [or July] 30 1786 in the 97 year of her age.
  7. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 August 2019), memorial page for Elizabeth Phinney Davis (11 Apr 1690–30 Dec 1786), Find A Grave: Memorial #78194990, citing Old Cemetery, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Linda A Foote-Martin (contributor 47221015). (Includes gravestone photo.)

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