Davis,  Francis W

Davis, Francis W[1]

Male Abt 1805 - Aft 1880  (~ 76 years)

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  • Name Davis, Francis W  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Born ABT. 1805  GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died AFT. 1880  probably Sumter County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P408  MK's Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2017 

    Father Davis, Francis,   b. 1765, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Warren County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Wood, Elizabeth 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Dec 1785  St Mary, Islington, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F3876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dillard, Mary N,   b. ABT. 1812, Burke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BEF. 20 Jun 1870, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1833  Jefferson County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Davis, Sara Ann,   b. 8 Dec 1834, Madison County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1902, Terrell County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     2. Davis, Damarias M,   b. ABT. 1839, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BEF. 6 Jul 1876  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     3. Davis, Marintha C,   b. ABT. 1840, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BEF. 6 Jul 1876  (Age ~ 36 years)  [natural]
     4. Davis, Turner Lee,   b. ABT. 1845, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 July 1922, Bonifay, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)  [natural]
     5. Davis, Cassandra E,   b. ABT. 1848, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BEF. 14 Jun 1860  (Age ~ 12 years)  [natural]
     6. Davis, Sampson Dillard,   b. ABT. 1850, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. AFT. 8 Jan 1920  (Age ~ 70 years)  [natural]
     7. Davis, Mary F.,   b. ABT. 1857, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1850 DAVIS FRANCIS W. Sumter County GA 161 16th District
      4 Sept 1850
      239 Davis Francis W 44 M Farmer $1800 GA
      Mary 38 F GA
      Sarah 15 F FL
      Demersis? 11 F GA
      Mirantha 1 F GA
      Turner 5 M GA
      Cassandra 2 F GA
      Sampson 4/12 M GA
      Neal John A 52 M GA Idiot
      Feagin James F 21 M GA Idiot
      Dillard Sarah 70 F SC
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      1860 United States Federal Census > Georgia > Sumter > District 16 > Renwick & Americus
      14 June 1860
      135 Davis Francis W 55 M Farmer $1200 $693 GA
      Mary 48 F GA
      Turner L 15 M Student GA
      Samson D 10 M GA
      Mary F 5 F GA
      Birdsong Joseph 15 M farmlabourer GA
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      1870 United States Federal Census > Georgia > Sumter > Americus
      20 June 1870
      245 Davis Francis W 64 M W Farmer $1000 $300 GA
      Mary F 15 F W Keeps house GA
      Sampson D 20 M W Farm Laborer GA
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      1880 United States Federal Census > Georgia > Sumter > All Townships > District 73
      7 June 1880
      173 Davis Francis W Self W M 78 Wd GA Eng - Farmer
      Sampson D Son W M 30 S GA GA GA Farm laborer
      Mary F Dau W F 23 S GA GA GA Keepinghouse
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      Per Earl C Davis
      Event: Land 18 Dec 1835 Jefferson Co, FL
      Note: Book C, 42. Darius Williams and John Craig (Darius Willams & Co) sell to Francis W. Davis, Lot No. 3 of sec. 36 in T3, R4, n&e--80 acres for $150.
      Event: Land 30 Jan 1837 Jefferson Co, FL
      Note: Francis W. Davis sells the land he bought a couple of years ago from Darius Williams, et. al, to William Blackburn for $150. Francis W. can write, his wfe cannot write. Book C, 43.
      Event: Slaves & inheritance 23 Nov 1837 Jefferson Co, FL
      Note: Francis W. Davis deeded household items, slave Cate and her two children, Jerusha and Martha, to Cyntha and Ann davis.
      Note: Conflict on the date on which Francis turns the slaves over to Ann and Cynthia. Deed Book C, 295 says Francis W. Davis sells to Cyntha and Ann Davis for $100 a negro girl Cate, 2 children. July 23, 1838.

      Territory of Florida
      Jefferson County.
      Know all men by these presents that I, Francis W. Davis, one of the parties grantees in the foregoing bill of sale from Samuel Davis, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to me in hand paid at & before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath given, granted bargained, sold ____ confirmed and conveyed unto Cyntha Davis and Ann Davis, all my right and title in and to the written mentioned negro girl Cate and her two children Jerusa and Martha likewise all my right title and claim to certain household and kitchen furniture consisting of beds and bed clothes, pots, oven and etc.
      To have and to hold the same to their own proper use and benefit, and the said Francis W. Davis will forever warrant and defend the right and title of the said property to the said Cyntha and Ann Davis against myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, etc.
      In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 23rd day of November, AD 1837.
      Francis W. Davis17

      Event: Sells Land 13 Jan 1837 Jefferson Co, FL
      Note: Deed Book C, 43-44. Francis W. Davis sells to William Blackburn for $150, Lot #3 of section 36 in Township 3, Range 4, n&e, 80 acres. His wife is Mary Davis, she makes her mark, he signs.

      Jan 17, 1848, Francis W. Davis bought from James White, for $250, the south half of lot #26, district 16 in Sumpter, previously Lee Co. 101 and 1/4 acres.

      Nov 12, 1855, Francis W. Davis gives to his daughter Sary Ann P. Hammond, wife of Willis Hammond, a tract of land in the 16th district of originally Lee Co, but now Sumpter Co, known and distinquished in the plan of the 16th district by the number 26. Thirty-five acres in the southeast corner. Deed of gift was recorded on April 27, 1858

      Sept 17, 1856, Francis W. Davis of Sumpter Co, GA. gives his children--Damaris M., Marintha C., Turner L., Casandria E., Sampson D., and Mary F.--a tract of land in Sumpter Co: district 16, #26. The tract contains 202 1/2 acres, excpting 35 acres in the northeast corner of tract. He also gives them a "certain negro woman named Sary, 45 years of age, of dark complixon and speaks very bad and is ___ five feet high or there abouts." He gives the slave, "together with all my horses that is one large gray mare and one bay horse one yoke of oxens and waggon, one Jersy waggon kitchen furniture." This deed of gift was witnessed by: Edmond Matthews and N. Hammond, JP

      In 1858, Jan 20, 1858, James White sells for $250, the land in #26 in 16th district in Sumpter, previously Lee Co, to Sampson Dillard. It is the land lying north of an east-west line through center of lot. It is 101 1/4 acres. Sampson Dillard is probably the father of Mary Dillard.

      Another Indenture was made July 6, 1876 between W. W. Hammond and wife, Turner L. Davis, S. D. Davis, and Mary F. Davis, heirs of Damarias M. Davis, Marintha C. Davis, Casand(ra?) E. Davis deceased. They want the land divided in the following manner: "W.W. Hammond in light of his wife shall have for their part the land lying west and north of the land in their possession amounting to one-fourth of said lot. The said T. L. Davis shall have the northeast corner of said lot for his share, S.D. Davis the nwest? corner of said lot for his share, Mary F. Davis the southwest corner of said lot for her share, each amounting to one-fourth of said lot of land." They divided this land "without the necessity of an administration of the estate of the said deceased sisters of D.M, M.C, C.E. Davis. They signed--W.W. Hammonds "and for wife", T. L. Davis, S.D. Davis, and Mary F. Davis made her mark. This indenture was recorded March 3, 1877.

      Jan 10, 1880, Turner L. Davis, for $320, sells to Sampson D. davis 50 acres off southeast corner of #26, district 16 (new district).


  • Sources 
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