Davis, Richard Sr.

Male - 1795


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  • Name Davis, Richard  [1, 2
    Suffix Sr. 
    Gender Male 
    Property 1741  Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Dear Bought, 258 Acres, now Frederick Co., appears to be another Richard Davis
      Pioneers of the Old Monocacy says that "Richard Davis of Anne Arundel County had Dear Bought surveyed in 1741....."
      Rent Rolls of Prince George's County says Richard Davis of Anne Arundel County
    Property 1741  Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Dear Bought, Frederick County, Certificate 258 Liber Lg#C Folio 184, Patent 258 Liber Ei#6 Folio 417, appears to be another Richard Davis
    Property 1761  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Richard's Fancy, Frederick County, Certificate 30 Liber BC&Gs14 Folio 2, Patent 30 Liber BC&Gs15 Folio 120
    Property 1763  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Resurvey On Richard's Fancy, Now Montgomery County, Certificate 218 Liber BC&Gs27 Folio 297, Patent 30 Liber BC&Gs 27 Folio 229, Resurvey on Richards Fancy, 218 Acres; Certificate Developer/Owner: Davis, Richard 1763 Patent Record BC and GS 27, p. 297
      Resurvey on Richards Fancy, 218 Acres; Patent Developer/Owner: Davis, Richard 1763 Patent Record BC and GS 25, p. 229
    Estrays 3 Aug 1771  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Listed (Animal Which Has Escaped From Its Owner)
    LEG 23 Dec 1772  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Court Case For Recovery Of Debt Against Larrance Smith. Smith Had Purchased Multiple Items From Davis, Including Handkerchiefs, Hats, Cloth, Buckles, Etc.
    Property 1774  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • I Don't Care What, Frederick County, Certificate 102 Liber BC&Gs 47 Folio 425, Patent 102 Liber BC&Gs 44 Folio 327
    Census 1790  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • not certain this is the same Richard Davis
      1790 United States Federal Census about Richard Davis
      Name: Richard Davis
      County: Frederick
      State: Maryland
      Number of Free White Males Under 16: 3
      Number of Free White Males 16 and Over: 4
      Number of Free White Females: 2 (Esther and Harriot)
      Number of Slaves : 13
      Number of Household Members: 22
    Office Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Road Overseer, From The Mouth Of The Monocacy To Jonathan Fromass'. From Griffith's Old Place To Powell's Ford On The Patonmack River, And From The Widow Barker's To The Middle Ford Of Monocasy
    Residence Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died Aug 1795  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 18 Aug 1795  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Richard Davis of Frederick County. My son Solomon Davis to have RW, my black horse, called "Blase" my desk and a large walnut dining table. To my elder daughter Hariot, my Negro girl, Patience, and choise of my best bed and furniture. I give to my sister Sarah West $12 per year after my decease to be paid out of the sales of my personal estate. After my death, sale of estate to be at auction to highest bidders and residue thereof to be equally divided between my six children: Solomon Davis, Garah Davis, Eli Davis, Richard Davis, Harriott Davis and Dorcas Davis. I give and devise to my four sons, Soloman, Garah, Eli, and Richard Davis all of my land to be equally divided between them. I appoint Solomon by executor. Signed Richard Davis, 18 August 1795. Witnesses: Nicholas Dawson, John Compton, Francis Deakins. Will presented I September 1795. Nicholas Dawson and John Compton made oaths as witnesses to will. [76-78]
    _UID 27ADDE1EA91E4F93AA554ED7290A53274AED 
    Person ID I2430  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2019 

    Father Davis, Garah,   b. Abt 1695,   d. Aft 1 Mar 1764, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Unknown, Sarah,   d. Between 20 Nov 1751-1764 
    _UID 15BBCCC0B7784CED935655E4AB352E8276C3 
    Family ID F1294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Simpson, Esther,   d. May 1791-Aug 1795 
    Married 13 Sep 1768  [7
    _UID 7DA8DE32A0D344059E726E6FB4BB882D02C7 
    Children 
     1. Davis, Richard Jr.,   b. Bef 1788,   d. Aft May 1814  (Age > 27 years)
     2. Davis, Harriot,   b. 1790, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1856, Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Davis, Dorcas S.,   b. 25 May 1791, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1856, Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Davis, Eli S.,   b. Bef 1795,   d. Aft 1854  (Age > 61 years)
     5. Davis, Garah,   b. Bef 1795,   d. 21 Jun 1831, Abbeville, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
     6. Davis, Solomon,   d. 10 Jul 1822
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F1127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsEstrays - 3 Aug 1771 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLEG - 23 Dec 1772 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 1774 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice - - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aug 1795 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 18 Aug 1795 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Davis Richard will
    Davis Richard will

    Land Records
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    Luckett's Neglect
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    Luckett's Neglect

  • Notes 
    • Assessment of 1783, Montgomery County
      Richard Davis. MO Upper Newfoundland and Seneca Hundred, p. 17. MSA S 1161-8-5 1/4/5/51
      Richard Davis. Resurvey on Benjamins Square, 301 1/2 acres. MO Upper Newfoundland and Seneca Hundred, p. 9. MSA S 1161-8-5 1/4/5/51
      Richard Davis. Lowdowicks Range. MO Upper Newfoundland and Seneca Hundred, p. 9. MSA S 1161-8-5 1/4/5/51
      Richard Davis. Davis Content. MO Upper Newfoundland and Seneca Hundred, p. 9. MSA S 1161-8-5 1/4/5/51

      1790 DAVIS RICHARD Frederick County MD 184 No Twp Listed Federal Population Schedule MD 1790 Federal Census Index MD4187507
      1790 DAVIS RICHARD Frederick County MD 61 04 03 02 00 00 Federal Population Schedule MD 1790 Federal Census Index MDS1a811838
      1790 DAVIS RICHARD Frederick County MD 61 04 03 02 00 00 Federal Population Schedule MD 1790 Federal Census Index MDS1a811870

      Caveat Papers 256, Montgomery County MD 1797
      Gunders Delight, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Davis Addition, Gunders Delight, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis, Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Resurvey, Mount Pisgah, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      I Dont Care What, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis, and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Merediths Hunting Quarter, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Whiskey, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Thats It, Resurveyed, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Luckets Neglect, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Mount Pleasant, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Pretty Spring, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Thats It, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus, Richard Davis and Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      Resurvey, Bealls Good Will, Illustration For Charles Beatty Versus Richard Davis, Solomon Davis Versus Charles Beatty
      [These tracts would seem to tie Richard and Solomon Davis to the Meredith Davis family, although no relationship has been proven.]
      Garah HardingĀ also testified at these procedings

  • Sources 
    1. [S805] Will of Richard Davis, (Frederick County Wills, Liber GM-3-76, proven 9/1/1795).

    2. [S795] Will of Garah Davis.

    3. [S336] Inhabitants of Frederick County, Shaffer, Stefanie.

    4. [S469] Maryland State Archives Land Patents Index.

    5. [S336] Inhabitants of Frederick County, Shaffer, Stefanie, vol. 2, [Q:3].

    6. [S336] Inhabitants of Frederick County, Shaffer, Stefanie, vol. 1, [Q:3].

    7. [S284] Harding Family Bible.