Laurie Davis
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Gazette of Maine - lookup?
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Anyone able to help me out with this?From a lookup in : Vital Records from Maine Newspapers 1785 - 1820 by David C. Young and Elizabeth Keene Young.A posting on the MGS page on facebook advised me: …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Foster Apr 22, 2013.

Israel Davis b1728 Rowley Mass
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my 6th Great Grandfather. He fought in many major battles of the 7 year [French & Indian] War as a very young man and got promoted to Lieutenant [he was living in Danvers, MA]. He then moved to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laurie Davis Jun 13, 2011.

 

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"Capt Israel Davis was my 6th great grandfather….along my all paternal line. I had seen William in his muster rolls and wondered how related. But there was a William who was one of the founders of “Davistown, Maine” now the area of…"
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"my 6th great-grandfather was william davis was Private, Boothbay, Lincoln Co., Maine, district of Massachusetts. Served under Capt. Israel Davis in defense of the seacoast of Boothbay, Maine. Revolutionary War service from 1 June 1776 to 1 Sept 1776…"
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What Maine surnames are you researching?
Davis, Bryant, Simmons, Dunton, Boynton
What locations in Maine are you researching?
Liberty, S Montville, Davistown(Waldo Co); Boothbay

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Gathering...

I am happy to say that there will be a big family gathering in Maine this fall!  Everyone who can will be heading to the family homestead and I hope to meet many cousins who I do not know. Between now and then I will be polishing up my genealogy work and hopefully filling in a few blanks, solving a mystery or two. Of course a few extra days added on to the trek to do some research!

Posted on March 10, 2012 at 11:30am

A nice surprise...

not at all related to Maine but I needed to share...

I have a big tree on Ancestry, pay the fee and am working on several branches that go back to Ireland. My paternal grandmother married a nice "maine boy" but really had no family of her own as various disease made her an…

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Posted on January 22, 2012 at 7:00am

It is Official

Israel Davis and his sons Charles, Israel, Jr and John Dresser all have had their service accepted and verified by the DAR - my Cousin officially admitted earlier this month.  Now it will be my turn...

I guess my next adventure will be to find a line on my mother's side - although I figure I will find some loyalists there, perhaps. They originated in the CT area…

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Posted on December 31, 2011 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Israel Davis - 1728-1788 - Rev Service accepted by DAR!!!

I received the email today from my first cousin - her application to the DAR via our 6th Great Grandfather Israel Davis has been verified and accepted!

 

The bulk of our family genealogy work was done by my father [her uncle] and I filled in some blanks, got the records and…

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Posted on November 10, 2011 at 6:08pm — 1 Comment

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At 8:25pm on February 10, 2022, John Hill said…
At 7:15pm on February 10, 2022, John Hill said…
my 6th great-grandfather was william davis was Private, Boothbay, Lincoln Co., Maine, district of Massachusetts. Served under Capt. Israel Davis in defense of the seacoast of Boothbay, Maine. Revolutionary War service from 1 June 1776 to 1 Sept 1776 wondering if israel was his father ??
At 7:06pm on February 10, 2022, John Hill said…
At 9:30pm on May 20, 2011, Nancy Kirk Davis said…
Thanks for the invite...I responded and accepted your invitation...N
 
 
 

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