Descendants of Benjamin Davis



Generation No. 1

1. BENJAMIN DAVIS was born 24 Oct 1754 in Newton County, NH, and died 13 Oct 1830 in Duxbury, VT. He married BETSEY JENKINS, daughter of BENJAMIN JENKINS. She was born abt. 1754 in Bradford, VT, and died 27 Apr 1814 in Duxbury, Washington Co., VT.

 
Children of BENJAMIN DAVIS and BETSEY JENKINS are:
i. ANDREW DAVIS.
ii. ABIGAIL DAVIS, b. 28 May 1774, Duxbury, VT.
iii. AMOS DAVIS, b. 17 Dec 1775, Duxbury, VT.
iv. BETSEY DAVIS, b. 18 Apr 1778, Duxbury, VT.
v. HANNAH DAVIS, b. 14 Apr 1783, Duxbury, VT.
vi. POLLY DAVIS, b. 18 May 1785, Duxbury, VT.
vii. ELIJAH DAVIS, b. 06 Nov 1787, Duxbury, VT.
viii. JOHN DAVIS, b. 02 Oct 1790, Duxbury, VT.
ix. LYDIA DAVIS, b. 29 Aug 1792, Duxbury, VT.
 

Generation No. 2

2. AMOS DAVIS (BENJAMIN1) was born 17 Dec 1775 in Duxbury, VT.

Child of AMOS DAVIS is:
i. IRA DAVIS, b. 09 Sep 1798, Duxbury, VT; d. 1873. He married POLLY HAYDEN 18 Mar 1823 in Duxbury, VT, daughter of SAMUEL TEMPLE HAYDEN and MARY SABIN. She was born 06 Feb 1801 in Duxbury, VT, and died 1885. Polly Hayden Davis's last years were spent with the Tom and Amanda Baker family of Stanbridge,  to whom she deeded her home. Tom Baker says that the dormered bedroom near the fireplace is known as "Mrs. Davis's room ".

 Ira Davis --- Land Grants, Stanbridge East / land grant image

Ira Davis' original Victorian Deed -thanks to Tom Baker ! These were the old brads holding the document frame.


Child of IRA DAVIS and POLLY HAYDEN is:
4. i. LUCY DAVIS, b. 04 Nov 1829, Stanbridge East,  Quebec, Canada; d. 28 May 1860, Stanbridg East,  Quebec, Canada.

Generation No. 3


4. LUCY DAVIS (IRA3, BENJAMIN2, AMOS1) was born 04 Nov 1829 in Stanbridge East Quebec, Canada, and died 28 May 1860 in Stanbridge East , Quebec, Canada. She married BENJAMIN ALLEN 04 Mar 1849 in Stanbridge East Quebec, Canada, son of JOHN ALLEN and SARAH. He was born 02 Apr 1827 in Lambeth, London, England, and died 18 Jun 1909 in Chicago, IL. ( Benjamin Allen and Adelaide -right)
Children of LUCY DAVIS and BENJAMIN ALLEN are:
i. CHARLES IRA ALLEN, b. 11 Nov 1850.

ii. GEORGE ALLEN, b. 12 Jul 1854; m. EDITH ANDERSON, 09 Dec 1874, Frelighsburg, Missisquoi Co., PQ, Canada.

iii. ADELAIDE ALLEN, b. 14 Apr 1858, Stanbridge East,  Quebec. Canada; d. 10 Jan 1920, Chicago, IL; m. ALEXANDER A. MORTIMER, 02 Feb 1878, Montreal Quebec Canada; b. 22 Aug 1852, Edinburgh, Scotland; d. 13 Oct 1932, Chicago, IL.

Adelaide ( above) Alex ( right)
 

 

Stanbridge photos