Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Today in my database : Elizabeth Maxson (b. November 7, 1695)

Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 7th-great grandmother, Elizabeth Maxson.

Elizabeth was born November 7, 1695 in Westerly, RI, the daughter of John and Judith (Clarke) Maxson. Elizabeth married on August 25, 1715 in Westerly, RI to John Davis, the son of William and Elizabeth (Brisley) Davis. John was born May 5, 1692 near Philadelphia, PA and died April 18, 1745 in Squam, NJ. Elizabeth died April 18, 1751 in Shrewsbury, NJ.

Known children of John and Elizabeth (Maxson) Davis are as follows :
i. Elizabeth Davis b. April 17, 1717 m. William Brand
ii. Thomas William Davis b. May 15, 1719 Westerly, RI, d. July 15, 1791 Monongalia Co., VA., m. Tacy Crandall
iii. Martha Davis b. August 14, 1721, d. April 1, 1756, m. Nathan Rogers
iv. Joseph Davis b. September 24, 1726, d. 1798, m. Comfort Langworthy
v. Ann Davis b. January 23, 1727/28 m. John Havens
vi. Experience Davis b. ca. 1735, m. Zebulon Maxson
vii. Mary Davis b. December 5, 1737, d. June 16, 1785 m. Elisha Stillman
viii. Judith Davis b. April 7, 1731, m. Thomas Babcock
ix. John Davis b. September 18, 1723, d. August 29, 1792 m. Bethia Rogers

I descend from John and Elizabeth (Maxson) Davis through their son, Thomas William, as follows:
Elizabeth Maxson and John Davis
Thomas William Davis and Tacy Crandall
Elisabeth Davis and Ephraim Maxson
Jesse Maxson and Sarah Sutton
Prudence Maxson and William P. Smith
Olive Jane Smith and William P. Wehrly
Barbara Isabelle Wehrly and Luman Cooper LeMasters (my great-grandparents)
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