Davis, Dorcas S.

Female 1791 - 1856  (65 years)


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  • Name Davis, Dorcas S.  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 25 May 1791  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Female 
    AKA (Facts Pg)
    • Darcus S. Davis
    Alt. Birth Abt 1793  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    LEG 1804  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • listed in will of Solomon Simpson
    LEG 14 May 1814  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chancery Court, 1814/05/14
      4963: James Simpson, Allen Simpson, Elie Davis, Richard Davis, Dorcas Davis, Harriott Davis, Basil Trundle, Esther Trundle, George Barrick, and Nancy Barrick vs. Solomon Davis. MO. Estate of Solomon Simpson - Simpsons Dwelling Place, Johnnys and Mollys Conclusion, Resurvey on Disappointment, Friendship, Chapple Forrest. Recorded (Chancery Record) 104, p. 51. Accession No.: 17,898-4963-1/3 MSA S512-6- 5110 Location: 1/37/1/
      Name: Nancy Waters
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 11 May 1783
      Spouse: George Barrick
      Spouse Gender: Female
      State: Maryland
      County: Frederick
    LEG 14 May 1814  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date: 1814/05/14
      4963: James Simpson, Allen Simpson, Elie Davis, Richard Davis, Dorcas Davis, Harriott Davis, Basil Trundle, Esther Trundle, George Barrick, and Nancy Barrick vs. Solomon Davis. MO. Estate of Solomon Simpson - Simpsons Dwelling Place, Johnnys and Mollys Conclusion, Resurvey on Disappointment, Friendship, Chapple Forrest. Recorded (Chancery Record) 104, p. 51. Accession No.: 17,898-4963-1/3 MSA S512-6-5110 Location: 1/37/1/
    _UID 8B7328ED254A43D5A85ADB9B335075BEC8EE 
    Buried 1856  Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Loudoun County Virginia Cemeteries Preliminary Index (1996, Willow Bend Books):
      Mrs. Dorcas S. Harding, b. May 25, 1791, dies October 11, 1856, buried Old Episcopal Church, Leesburg
    Died 11 Oct 1856  Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I572  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2009 

    Father Davis, Richard Sr.,   d. Aug 1795, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Simpson, Esther,   d. May 1791-Aug 1795 
    Married 13 Sep 1768  [5
    _UID 7DA8DE32A0D344059E726E6FB4BB882D02C7 
    Family ID F1127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harding, John J.,   b. 16 Feb 1782, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1863  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 23 May 1810  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Alt. Marriage 23 May 1810  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Performed by
    • John Littlejohn, Methodist Episcopal minister, from KY Historical Society -highway marker
      John Littlejohn
      (Marker Number: 871)
      County: Logan
      Location: Russellville town square, US 68, 431
      Description: Born Eng., 1756, came America, 1767. Became Methodist preacher at age 20, riding the circuits in Md., Va., Ky. Came to Louisville from Leesburg, Va., 1818. Moved Warren Co., Ky., and then 7 miles south of Russellville in 1822. Died in 1836 after 60 years as minister. His priceless journals (1772-1832) are preserved by the Methodist Church. See over.
      (Reverse) John Littlejohn - Guardian of the Declaration of Independence, other state papers, which were entrusted to him by President James Madison in War of 1812. As the British advanced on Washington, Aug. 1814, the President ordered the national archives loaded onto a wagon and sent about 35 miles to Littlejohn, Methodist preacher, Leesburg, and sheriff, Loudoun Co., Va. Over.
    _UID 1E82371EDA4C4FF8989CFDD64BFE659CB3FC 
    Children 
     1. Harding, John Jr.,   b. 5 Apr 1811, Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1871, Fauquier Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Harding, Richard,   b. 5 Mar 1813,   d. 1893  (Age 79 years)
     3. Harding, Harriet,   b. 23 Mar 1815, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1867  (Age 52 years)
     4. Harding, Dorcas,   b. 16 Aug 1819, Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1889, Fauquier Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Harding, Garah,   b. Jan 1820,   d. 14 May 1866, Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     6. Harding, Mary,   b. Jan 1822, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1906, Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     7. Harding, William,   b. 9 Jan 1822,   d. Aft 1870  (Age > 49 years)
     8. Harding, Martha Washington,   b. 22 Feb 1829,   d. Aft 1880  (Age > 52 years)
    Documents
    Harding John and Dorcas Davis marriage
    Harding John and Dorcas Davis marriage
    FOLIOS
    Harding Family Bible
    Harding Family Bible
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 May 1791 - Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Abt 1793 - Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLEG - 1804 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1810 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Marriage - 23 May 1810 - Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLEG - 14 May 1814 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLEG - 14 May 1814 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1856 - Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1856 - Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Harding, Dorcas Davis headstone
    Harding, Dorcas Davis headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (familysearch.org).

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

    3. [S807] Will of Solomon Simpson.

    4. [S627] Powell Family Bible, Library of Virginia Digital Library.

    5. [S284] Harding Family Bible.

    6. [S757] VA 1850 Census, 1850 Census Roll 957, Page 358, [Q:3].

    7. [S390] Loudon County Virginia Cemeteries: Preliminary Index, (Willow Bend Publicaitons, 1996).

    8. [S429] Marriages of Loudoun County, VA 1757-1853, Wertz, Mary Alice, (1985).

    9. [S285] Harding family file, Montgomery County Historical Society.

    10. [S392] Loudon Conty Marriages 1760-1850, John Vogt &t. William Kethley Jr., gives second date of 13 dec 1810 (minister's return), [Q:3].

    11. [S422] Marriage Licenses of Montgomery County 1798-1898, Janet Thompson Manuel.

    12. [S758] VA Marriage Index.