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Rebecca (McGregory) Davis (abt. 1714 - 1783)

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Rebecca Davis formerly McGregory
Born about in Cecil, Maryland Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Cecil Co., MDmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cecil, Maryland, USAmap
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Contents

Biography

The birth of Rebecca McGregory is not listed in the records of St. Stephens' Parish. She may have been born in another county or state. [1]

“Thomas Davis & Rebeeka Gregory” were married on 9 Jan 1734/5 by Thomas Powell, Clerk of North Sassafras Parish in Cecil County, Maryland.[2][3][4]

Birth

Date: 1714
Place: Cecil, Maryland, British America [5]

Marriage

Date: 09 Jan 1745
Place: St Stephans Episcopal Church, Cecil, Maryland, British America [5]

Death

Date: 1783
Place: Cecil, Maryland, USA [6]

Will

Date: 17 Jul 1783
Place: Cecil, Maryland, USA
Note: Rebeckah Davis (p. 177), 17 jul 1783, daughter Mary Savin, grandson Edward (son of daughter Mary Savin), granddaughters Rebecca and Sarah Ward (daughters of daughter Rebecca Ward), grandson Thomas Davis (son of son Thomas Davis), grandchildren Rebeca, Thomas, and James (children of son William), sons William, Joseph, and John, daughter Rachel Porter (her daughter Mary), grandson John Davis (son of John). Residual heirs sons William and John. Witnesses Mathias Hendrickson, John Lassel. Proved 01 nov 1783.[7]

Probate

Date: 1 Nov 1783
Place: Cecil, Maryland, USA

Notes

Descendant of the old Scotch family of Grig, Gregg, Gregor, McGregor, Gregory who are all said to have a common ancestor in Gregg, the Scotch King of Dungellus 875-93 known in modern history as "Gregory the Great." He was of the Alpine line. [8]

Sources

  • Source: S24 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Births Publication: Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001; Repository: #R1 NOTE Source Medium: Ancestry.com CONT
  • Source: S26 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Individual Records Publication: Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000; Repository: #R1 NOTE Source Medium: Ancestry.com CONT
  • Source: S46 Author: Ancestry.com Title: One World Tree (sm) Publication: Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., n.d.; Repository: #R1 NOTE Source Medium: Ancestry.com CONT
  • Repository: R1 Name: www.ancestry.com Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S155 Abbreviation: Cecil County, Maryland - Wills - Cecil County Register of Wills (Wills) 1675-1976 Title: Cecil County Register of Wills (Wills) 1675-1976 Subsequent Source Citation Format: Cecil County Register of Wills (Wills) 1675-1976 BIBL Cecil County Register of Wills (Wills) 1675-1976. TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE Cecil County Register of Wills (Wills) 1675-1976 FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE Cecil County Register of Wills (Wills) 1675-1976 FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE Cecil County Register of Wills (Wills) 1675-1976.
  • Source: S986 Abbreviation: Will Title: Will Subsequent Source Citation Format: Will BIBL Will. TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE Will FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE Will FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE Will. Page: accessed; 25 February 2014; will for Thomas Davis (1698-1763) TMPLT FIELD Name: AccessType VALUE accessed FIELD Name: AccessDate VALUE 25 February 2014 FIELD Name: Item Of Interest VALUE will for Thomas Davis (1698-1763) Data: Text: Liber 31, folio 957 CONT 24 June 1762 CONT DAVIS, THOMAS, Cecil Co. CONT To my wife, Rebecca Davis, her choice of all my horses, & for life, 1/2 the lands bequeathed to my son Thomas Davis excl. her 1/3 the lands I bequeath to my sons William, Joseph, & John Davis. CONT To my son Thomas Davis, the part of The Levell on the N side a br. of Back Crk. below my dw. house, 6 3/4a of Frisbys Prime Choice, & 25 2/4a of Frisbys Farm I bought of Mr. Daniel Cheston. CONT To my sons William & Joseph Davis, equ. div., the part of The Levell on the S side a br. of Back Crk., Tullys Lot 12a, Rattle Snake Neck 100a, Kings Delight 69a, Marys Jointure 57a, & Cockatrice, 20a on Rattle Snake Point. CONT To my son John Davis, 55a of Frisbys Farm, & if he d. s. p., equ. div., to my sons William & Joseph Davis. CONT To my son William Davis, Pew #9 in St. Stephens Ch., to my son Joseph Davis, Pew #25 in sd. ch. CONT Extrs: my sd. wife & my son William Davis. CONT Witn: Jno. Ward, Matthias Hendrickson, Benjamin Cox. CONT 23 July 1763, sworn to by all 3 witn.
  • Note N445 [source "Americans of Gentle Birth and Their Ancestors" v1 ed. Pittman, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, pp.312-318]
  1. Henry C. Peden, Jr., Early Anglican Church Records of Cecil County, Maryland (Westminster, Maryland: Willow Bend Books, 1990.), p. 6, Thomas Davis & Rebeeka Gregory married 9 Jan 1734/5.
  2. Name

    Name: Rebecca /McGregory/ <ref>Source: [[#S46]] Data: Text: Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc.</li>

    <li id="_note-1">[[#_ref-1|↑]] Source: [[#S26]] Data: Text: Online publication - Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Individual Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000.</li> <li id="_note-2">[[#_ref-2|↑]] Source: [[#S24]] Data: Text: Online publication - Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Births [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2001.</li> <li id="_note-tree">↑ <sup>[[#_ref-tree_0|5.0]]</sup> <sup>[[#_ref-tree_1|5.1]]</sup> </li> <li id="_note-3">[[#_ref-3|↑]] Source: [[#S986]] TMPLT FIELD Name: Page</li> <li id="_note-4">[[#_ref-4|↑]] Source: [[#S155]] Page: Dates: 1780-1783; Description: DD 4, i; Accession No.: WK 981-982-1b; MSA No.: CM363-4; page 177 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page VALUE Dates: 1780-1783; Description: DD 4, i; Accession No.: WK 981-982-1b; MSA No.: CM363-4; page 177 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 QUAL Information: P Data: Text: Rebeccah Davis. 1783. CONT Mentions: CONT daughter Mary Savin; CONT grandson Edward of my daughter Mary Savin; CONT granddaughter Rebeccah Ward, daughter of my daughter Rebecca Ward; CONT grandson Thomas Davis, son of my son Thomas Davis CONT son Wiliam Davis; CONT granddaughter Rebecca Davis, daughter of my son William Davis; CONT 2 grandsons Thomas Davis and James Davis, sons of my son William; CONT son Joseph Davis; CONT daughter Rachel Porter; CONT granddaughter Mary Porter, daughter of my daughter Rachel Porter; CONT son John Davis; CONT grandson John Davis, son of my son John Davis; CONT sons William Davis and John Davis</li>

    <li id="_note-5">[[#_ref-5|↑]] Note: [[#N445]]</li></ol></ref>

Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile McGregory-15 created through the import of IjamsSmall.ged on Jan 27, 2012 by Jenny Redo.
  • McGregory-23 was created by Ellen Ward through the import of Ward, Ellen Carol_Ancestors only_25 Mar 2014.ged on Mar 25, 2014.
  • Thank you to Terrance Conyers for creating McGregory-19 on 26 Jul 13. Click the Changes tab for the details on contributions by Terrance and others.




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On 1 Nov 2015 at 14:07 GMT Phillip Rich wrote:

McGregory-19 and McGregory-15 appear to represent the same person because: Oops, looks like we have duplicates, please merge.



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