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John  Davis 

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William Davis
1663 - 4/18/1745

Elizabeth Brinley
1670 - 5/20/1706
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John Davis
5/5/1692 - 8/18/1754
John Davis was born on May 5, 1692 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died on August 18, 1754 in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be 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 Experience Davis 1734 1795 Mary Davis 1737 1785
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60 1752 Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
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57 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
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8 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.
28 1720 The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
38 1730 Map of US Colonies
40 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
55 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
58 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
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1 1693 National debt begins in England
6 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
9 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
15 1707 Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
23 1715 War of Spanish Succession ends
46 1738 System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
51 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
56 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends


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Elizabeth Maxson
Born on November 7, 1695 and died on April 18, 1751
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The Children of John Davis

Thomas William Davis
Born in Westerly, Rhode Island on May 15, 1719 and died in White Creek, West Virginia on July 15, 1791. He was about 72 years old.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth: John Davis 1738 1739 William Davis 1739 1740 Nathan Davis 1740 1814 Elizabeth Davis 1746 1807 Mary S Davis 1750 1806 John Davis 1754 1842 ...
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