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John Davis (abt. 1553 - bef. 1626)

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John Davis aka Davys
Born about in Acton Turville, Gloucestershire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 9 Feb 1597 in Burbage, Wiltshire, Englandmap
Husband of — married 17 Jul 1624 in Acton Turville, Gloucester, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Acton Turville, Gloucestershire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 18 Aug 2019 | Created 13 Sep 2010
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Biography

John Davis (Davys) was born about 1553 in Acton Turville, Gloucestershire, England. He married Agnes Samon on 18 Oct 15675 in Eisey, Wiltshire, England. Children: Samuel, Thomas, James, John, Alice, Sarah. He died before 21 Nov 1626 in Aston, Wiltshire, England.

His will was dated Apr 1626 and proved 21 Nov 1626 in Acton-Turville, Gloucestershire, England: Abstract of will of JOHN DAVIS, Acton Turville, 1626: In the name of God Amen, I, John Davis of Acton Turville in the countye of Glouc., yeoma', sycke in bodye but of good and p'fect memory, do make thys my laste will and Testament in manner and form following. My bodye to be buryed in ye Churchyarde of Acton Turville aforesaide. It' I gyve unto my sonne Samyll in regard of one cowe whych . . . Item I gyve unto my sonne Thomas twelve pence. Item I guve unto . . . sonne twelve pence. Item I geve unto James Davys and John Davis my sonne James his sonness...shillings a peece. I gyve unto Sara my sonne James his daugher (ten shillings?). Item I gyve unto Sara my nowe wyfe on coffer. ffurther my will is that I...which I gyve unto my Sonn Samyll in regard of his...him bymy executor when he have served his apprentis...not then to remayne to my sonne James his children. It'l al the est of my goods moveable and unmoveable andye executorsyeare of my lease...my sonne James Davys whome I make my executor of this my last will and testament. Also I do Intreate and Apoynt will p'formed...Apryll 1626. The marke of John x Davis. Wytness to this will John Sloper"

Named as possible parent of Massachusetts immigrant Thomas Davis

Sources

  • Ancestry of Hildur Richardson Durand, Wife of Samuel Relf Durand, by Durand, Samuel Relf (1904-1996)

Publication: Palo Alto, CA: Handwritten, 1983, Page: 107, 120\

  • Source: S103099693 Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813


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On 5 Jul 2019 at 01:14 GMT William Catambay wrote:

This merge has been sitting still since 2015. Please complete the merge.

On 22 Apr 2019 at 12:45 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Davis-1094 and Davis-942 appear to represent the same person because: PPP has been removed from higher-numbered profile so previous merge proposal may now go through.

On 22 Apr 2019 at 12:45 GMT Helen (Coleman) Ford wrote:

Three children born to John Davis and Agnes in Easton (;ater Easton Royal)

Hester bap 16 Nov 1598 Joyce baptised 23 Aoril 1600 John baptised 16 Nov 1601 https://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/Items/Easton%20Royal/Easton%20Royal%20-%20Baptisms%201580-1650.pdf

On 22 Apr 2019 at 11:31 GMT Helen (Coleman) Ford wrote:

I checked the image on Ancestry, it is for the year 1597 (and it is Feb 1597/8).It reads

the 9th day of february was married Mr John Davis of [Eston] to Agnes Pelling the daughter of Mr Thomas Pelling & Mary his wyfe

(I think that it is Eston... it is certainly _ston) Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre; Chippenham, Wiltshire, England; Burbage Composite Register:1561-1562: Reference Number: 1678/1


1575: John Davys & Agnes Samon [Simon?] were Married the xviijth of October A'o p'dicta

(not sure if Samon or Simon, I think Anno predicta refers to the year, it is on all entries) Wilts and Swindon HC : Reference Number: 633/1 Eisey 1574-1788

This cannot be the marriage of a man supposedly born in 1572

Note the Village of Easton Royal wasn't called Royal until 1838.

There are numerous John Davis's in Wiltshire, several of whom made wills. What is it that links this one to the will of the John Davis from Gloucstershire?

On 22 Feb 2018 at 00:47 GMT Robin Anderson wrote:

John Davis married Agness Pelling 9 feb 1597 in Burbage, Wiltshire:

England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 VIEW RECORD Name John Davis Gender Male Marriage Date 09 Feb 1597 Marriage Place Burbage, Wiltshire, England Spouse Agnes Pelling FHL Film Number 1279365.

Here says Agnes Chandler...same date and place

Comments?

On 27 Oct 2016 at 21:48 GMT D (Begin) B wrote:

Davis-1094 and Davis-942 are not ready to be merged because: Profile manager must address the dilemna which make the merge presently impossible for Wiki does not allow the merge to go to older profile.

On 6 Jan 2016 at 18:10 GMT Bob Nichol wrote:

I've been trying to merge John Davis (Davis-1094) and John Davis (Davis-942) , but can't because Davis-1094 is Project Protected, even though the profile doesn't say what project. I need a Project Manager to tend to this?

On 14 Jun 2015 at 20:53 GMT Kitty Linch wrote:

Davis-1094 & Davis-942 are not ready to be merged:

The list of siblings is identical (even same profile #'s); the mother is identical (also same profile #).

BUT: 1) the fathers are very different, 2) the birth info is different, 3) the spouse name is the same, but they are NOT the same profile, 4) one has a second spouse & the other doesn't, and 5) the list of children is different.

Also, the higher # profile is project protected, so even if the differences are ironed out, the protection would need to be changed for a correct merge to occur.

Approval has already been given for both profiles (5/20/2015), so this merge is "Pending Merges Waiting for Action".

On 14 Jun 2015 at 20:53 GMT Kitty Linch wrote:

Davis-1094 & Davis-942 are not ready to be merged:

The list of siblings is identical (even same profile #'s); the mother is identical (also same profile #).

BUT: 1) the fathers are very different, 2) the birth info is different, 3) the spouse name is the same, but they are NOT the same profile, 4) one has a second spouse & the other doesn't, and 5) the list of children is different.

Also, the higher # profile is project protected, so even if the differences are ironed out, the protection would need to be changed for a correct merge to occur.

Approval has already been given for both profiles (5/20/2015), so this merge is "Pending Merges Waiting for Action".

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