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Elizabeth  Brinley 

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Elizabeth Brinley
1670 - 5/20/1706
Elizabeth Brinley was born about 1670 in Westerly, Rhode Island and died on May 20, 1706 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 36 years old.

Children of William and Elizabeth:
  1. Martha Davis 1688 1782
  2. William Davis 1690 1691
  3. John Davis 1692 1754
  4. Mary Davis 1695 1789
  5. Thomas Davis 1702 1786
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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during Elizabeth Brinley's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of Elizabeth, her family, and friends. For example, Elizabeth is 11 years old when Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
2 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
12 1682 A large wave of immigrants, including many Quakers, arrives in Pennsylvania from Germany and the British Isles.
11 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
30 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
3 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
19 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
20 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
23 1693 National debt begins in England
28 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
31 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins

William Davis
Born about 1663 and died on April 18, 1745
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The Children of Elizabeth Brinley

John Davis
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 5, 1692 and died in Shrewsbury, New Jersey on August 18, 1754. He was about 62 years old.

John and Elizabeth were married on August 25, 1715. Children of Elizabeth and John: Elizabeth Davis 1717 1753 John Davis 1723 1792 Anna Davis 1728 1786 Judith Davis 1731 1785 Expe...
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