References

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Family Records

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  • Davis, C. M. “Copy of Paper dictated by Christiana M. Davis a few days before her death”, January 17, 1858. PANS: MG100,v.58, #36.
  • Davis, C. Margaret “Will and Codicil”.
  • Davis, Dan, “Will; Inventory; Executor Bond; Bond Release: of the Estate of Dan Davis” 1786 – 1789. Derby Town Records.
  • Davis, Ethel, “Will of Ethel Davis”, Registry of Probate, Original Estate Papers: Annapolis County, May 13, 1801, PANS: NSC-1 v “D”, reel 22.
  • Davis, Frank, “Descendents of Ethel Davis”, Halifax.
  • Davis, Geo. T., Genealogy of the Descendants of Col. John Davis of Oxford, Conn. with a Partial Genealogy of His Ancestors. New Rochelle, N.Y., private publication, 1910. RePublished: Jan.1989, by Higginson Book Co., pp.338. ISBN 0832804606.
  • Davis, Hubbard, “Will of Hubbard Davis”, October 17, 1883, Regristry of Probate, Digby County, Wills: Vol. 4., p.673-75, PANS: RG.48, reel 327.
  • Davis, John Sr., Will of John Davis, “Senr”., of Derby, June 18, 1700. recorded 1712, Oct. 3 at Milford, New Haven Colony, Connecticut. Probated 1712, Sep. 17.
  • Davis, R.H., Daily Journal, 1892.
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  • Fillmore, So Soon Forgotten: 3000 Filmores. 1984, Peter A. Fillmore.
  • Harper, John, “Certificate for sale of Personal Estate of Adam Huber”, Commission Sequestration: Co. Tryon, N.Y., March 27, 1786.
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  • “Bible Record”, transcribed by Frank Davis. Names of Davises on Brier Island listed with dates of: birth, marriage, death; 1785 -1927.
  • “Birth Certificate of Ralph Davis”, May 31, 1940. N.S. Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Division, Reg. No. 40-02-13622.
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  • Newell, Descendents of Henry Burrell, (Sparks NV, Prospect Publ, 1993).
  • “Distribution of the Estate of John Davis” Jr. , Derby Town Records: 6 Jul. 1767.
  • “Inscription on tomb stone of Eathel and Christiana M. Davis, at Westport, N.S”. PANS: MG100, v. 58, #36.
  • “Inventory of John Davis” Sr., 30 Sept., 1712.
  • “Inventory of the Estate of John Davis Jr.” Derby Town Probate and Land Records: 6 Jul. 1767.
  • “Marriage Certificate of Samuel Bancroft Davis and Orris Mary Filmore”, June 16, 1937, No. 27673, Baptist Church, Moncton, N.B.
  • “Marriage Record”, Trinity Parish Register: W. McKinney to Elizabeth Hubbard.
  • Original Deed to lots of land on Long Island at Yarmouth County Historical Society.
  • Payson Genealogy.
  • Sherora Log Book of the Davis Cottage on the Perry Road, Carleton Village, v. 1: 1929, Jul. 17; v. 2: 1957, Sept. 2 -.

Other Records
  • Clinton, George “Certificate J. Duane is Mayor of New York”, Governor of New York., May 12, 1786, p.364, AO 13, vol.13, Reel:B2187, PAC.
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  • Harper, John “Sold Adam Huber’s estate”, Troy County Sequestration Commissioner.” New York, 27 March 1786. p.362, A.O. 13/13, reel B2187.
  • Hoadly, C. J. Records of the Colony or Jurisdiction of New Haven: From May 1653 to the Union. Hartford: Case Lockwood Co., 1858, PANS: AK.F29.C76r.
  • Hutchinson’s Nova Scotia Directory, 1989.
  • Killam research funding, publication: Al Freeze’s article showing chart of Davis family connection to I.W. Killam.
  • Phillips, Nancy O. Town Records of Derby Connecticut 1655 – 1710, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1901, Derby. NHCHS.
  • Ruff, Eric J., “Preface”, in: Index to Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S. 1761 – 1902, Yarmouth Co. Hist. Soc., Yarmouth, 1981.
  • Savary, “Muster Roll of Discharged Officers and Disbanded Soldeiers and Loyalists taken in the County of Annapolis”. Supplement to the History of Annapolis County. Belleville ON: Mika Publishing, 1973.
  • Viets, “Baptismal Marriage Records”, PANS.
  • “A List of Proprietors of Land on Long Island in the Township of Digby, Co. of Annapolis, Province of N.S., drawn by lottery under inspection of Christopher Klingsher”, with map of lots by Charles Morris. PANS: Crown Land Papers, DigbyCounty, RG. 20, Ser.C, v. 25, 1797.
  • Annapolis County Land Grants, PANS: RG47, reel 701.
  • “Baptisms”, St. James Church, Derby, Conn., P.E. Records, v. 5, Microfilm # 1 008 339 & 340, Church of Latter Day Saints.
  • Barbour Collection of Vital Records of Connecticut, Derby Vital Records, 1925, CSL Archives.
  • “Births or Christenings”, Lutheran Church N.Y. Computer Printout, Program GNT 6043A, Batch C 510571, Jun 14 , 1977, Film Area 1002777, Item 8, Management Systems Corp., Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • “British Military and Naval Records”, Record Group 8, Series C, Vols. 1895 -7, Reels C4222& 3, Muster and Inspection Rolls, Prince of Wales American Volunteers, Brown’s Regiment; November 11, 1777 – October 24, 1783, PAC. ( transcribed by Frank Davis ).
  • “Loyalist Refugees transported from New York to Nova Scotia by His Majesty’s Ship Clinton, October, 1783 and December, 1783” . Muster Table HMS “Clinton”, Document # ADM 36/9966, Public Record Office, Kew, Surrey, England. transcribed by Frank Davis, 2001, October.
  • “Census 1871, Brier Island”, PANS: RG.31, v. 1197.
  • “Census 1838, Brier Island”, PANS: RG.1, v. 449, p. 27-29.
  • “Census 1861, Brier Island”, PANS.
  • “Church Book of the Parish of Derby in Connecticut: Theophilus Morris Minister.; Abel Gunn, John Holbrook: Church Wardens; 1741”. St.James Church, Derby, P.E. Records: vol. 5, 1740-1842.
  • Crown Land Papers, RG 20, Ser. C., V. 25., PANS.
  • Derby: Town Probate and Land Records: vol. 6 and 7, deeds:1751-1765. Microfilm #1728 -29, CSL Archives.
  • Digby County Deeds, PANS: RG47, Reel 697-701.
  • Memorandum for Council, 1864, PANS: RG3, v.1, #194.
  • “Historic Sites of Monuments Board Agenda Paper”, Parks Canada, 1982.
  • “Poll Book for the County of Annapolis, 1786”, N.S. Historical Review, vol. I, No. 2, 1981. PANS: microfilm N935. H6732.
  • Port Roseway Association Documents, “The Perrys”.
  • Registry of Deeds, Yarmouth County, v.BH, p. 658-60, Jan. 16, 1883.
  • “Return of the 1st Batallion of the King’s Royal Regiment of New York”. Haldimand papers, Folios 156 -162, names 1101-1560, ca. 1784.
  • “Shipping Register”, Digby Co, port 21., p. 5, PAC: RG 12, A1, v. 5. PANS: Microfilm: Misc.“S”, Reel # 16(o).

Histories

  • Alcott, The First Families of Milford,Conn.
  • Archibald, M. “The Shelburne Loyalists”, NS Historical Review, V. 3, no. 2, p. 5 -20. PANS: 1983.
  • Boatner, Col. M. M. III, Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, Bicentennial Edition, NY: D. McKay Co. Inc, 1976.
  • Britt, “The Loyalists: Americans with a Difference”, National Geographic, V. 147, #4. April 1975, p. 510-38.
  • Brown, G. S. : Yarmounth, N.S., A Sequel to Campbell’s History. Boston: Rand Avery, 1888, PANS.: F106, v. 2, B81.
  • Calnek, W.A., History of the County of Annapolis, 1897, ed. Savary A.W., Belleville ON: Mika Publishing, 1980.
  • Campbell, Seymour, Past and Present, Sharpe Publishing, 1902; 1919.
  • Connor, et.al, “Yarmouth County Study – a preliminary Socio-Economic Assessment”, No. 20, Acadia University Institute, 1965, Sept., Wolfville, N.S., 138 pp.
  • Cruiskshank, E.A., The King’s Royal Regiment of New York. Reprinted: Ontario Historical Society, 1984.
  • Cuthbertson, B., Johnny Bluenose, Halifax: Formac, 1994.
  • Des Brisay, History of the Colony of Lunenberg, 1895; 2 ed., Belleville, ON: Mika Publishing, 1980.
  • Ely, P.S., ed., “St. James’s Episcopal Parish”, p. 31 -34, in: Derby, Conn., 300.th Anniversary Commemorative Book, 1675 – 1975, Bacon Prtg, Derby, 1975.
  • Freeze, R.A., “John Killam’s Book”, Killam World, #4., 1985-86.
  • Greenwood, Rev. W. R., History of Freeport, Nova Scotia, 1784-1934, Davis Print, Yarmouth, 1934, PANS F107, F87, G85.
  • Hall, M.G., ed., The Glorious Revolution in America: Documents on the Colonial Crisis of 1689, Williamsburg, Va., Inst.Early Amer.Hist.& Culture, U North Carolina P. 1964.
  • Hogan, N., The Lower Naugatuck Valley, Windsor Publications, 1991.
  • Jensen, M., “American Revolutionary Period”, Colliers Encyclopedia, v.2., p. 78-94.
  • Karlsen, C.F., The Devil in the Shape of a Woman, NY, Norton, 1987, 360 pp.
  • Langdon, W.C., Everyday Things in American Life, 1607-1776, NewYork, C. Scribners’ & Sons, 1965.
  • Lichfield, N. and Hoyt, S. C., History of Oxford,Conn., 1960.
  • MacMechan, A., Tales of The Sea , Toronto: McClelland Stewart, 1947, p.31-38. also p.15 in Macleans Magazine 1928, May 15. also reprint “A Vision of the Night“ pp. 48-55 in the great days of sail: 14 sea stories Elizabeth Pierce editor, Nimbus Publ., 2011, ISBN 978-1-55109-821-0
  • Magee, J. Loyalist Mosaic:A Multi-Ethnic Heritage. Toronto, Durham Press, 1984.
  • Orcutt, S. and A. Beardsley, History of the Old Town of Derby, Conn., 1642 – 1880. Springfield, Mass: 1880; rePubl: Archive CD Books, 2007, pp.983. US0255-DL,
  • Outhouse, Donald, E. Glimpses of the Past from Long and Brier Islands, 1998, Yarmouth, N. S. ISBN 0-9683577-0-9,
  • Powell, Scrap Book: Digby Town and Municipality, Digby: Wallis Print, 1968.
  • Raymond, “Loyalists in Arms: A.D. 1775 -1783”. Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society, No. 5. Saint John N.B: The Sun Printing Guild, 1904.
  • Rockey, J.L., History of New Haven County, Connecticut, vol.II; N.Y., W. W. Preston, 1892.
  • Sabine, L., Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution, with an Historical Essay, V.I, VII, 1847, reprinted: Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979 (PAN.S.: F70. Sal. Am3, & AK.F70, SAI.)
  • Savary, “The General Election of 1785”, Supplement to the History of Annapolis County, Belleville ON: Mika Publishing, 1973.
  • Scott, K., Rivington’s N.Y. Newspaper: Excerpts from a Loyalist Press 1773-1783, N. Y. Historical Society Collection, vol. LXXXIV, (1917) p. 345. (NYHS).
  • Shea, Phil, Brier Island: Lands End in the Bay of Fundy, Hantsport N.S: Lancelot Press, 1990. ISBN 0-88999-429-3.
  • Smith, L.H., Index of Names of Wilson’s History of Digby County, PANS: F5248.D5.W6.
  • Van Tyne, The Loyalist in the American Revolution.
  • Wigginton, ed. “From Raising Sheep to Weaving Cloth”, Foxfire 2, NY, Doubleday, 1973; Anchor AO-65, p. 172 -255.; also: The Foxfire Book, 1972. AO-36.
  • Wilson, I.W., Geography and History of the County of Digby, 1900 (PAN.S.: F5248 (D5) W6; Belleville, ON: Mika Publishing, 1985.
  • The Canadian Encyclopedia, Edmonton: Hurtig Publications, 1985.
  • “Derby”, Colliers Encyclopedia, Vol. 8., NY: Collier Newfield, 1963.
  • Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Toronto: U of T Press, 1979.
  • “A Loyalist Crucible: Digby, N.S., 1783 -1792”, NS Historical Review, V. 3 n. 2, Halifax, PANS: 1983.
  • “The United Empire Loyalists: A Reconsideration”. Readings in Canadian History, V. 1: Pre-Confederation. Canada: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1986.
  • The Loyalist Gazette, United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada, The George Brown House, 56 Baldwin Street, suite 202, Toronto, ON, M5T 1L4, ; ISSN: 0047-5149.

Guidebooks and Brochures

  • Appleberg, M. J., I Love New York, New York: Colliers, 1981.
  • Eaton, Janet, Cross Country Ski Trails of Canada, Halifax, Metro Cross Country Ski Club, 1976.
  • Green Head (Shea), Westport Baptist Chuch Hymnal History from 1809. Westport, N S, 1976. PANS V/F V.59, #2.
  • Hale, C.R., Gravestones of Two Thousand Cemeteries in Connecticut, survey 1930, CSL: Death Record Index.
  • Kemp, T.S. Connecticut Researcher’s Handbook, Gale Research Co., Detroit, MI, 1981, OPL: 974. 6.
  • Leadbeater, E. Spinning and Spinning Wheels Shire Publ., Shire Album 43, Bucks, UK, ISBN 0 85263 469 2.
  • Morris, Howard, Hiking Trails and Canoe Routes in Halifax County, Hostelling Association of N.S., 1977.
  • Pacey, E. Historic Halifax Handbook, Halifax: Carter Communications, 1984.
  • Reeve, Glynis, BRYHER: Land of the Hills, Historic Occasions, 1994. Islands of Scilly, Cornwall, England.
  • Stewart, Colin, ed., Hiking Trails of Nova Scotia, Canadian Hostelling Associaton, Halifax, N.S., 1984.
  • Ultan, Legacy of the Revolution: The Valentine-Valarian House, NY: The Bronx Co. Historical Society, 1983.
  • Wright, C. vP, Blue Guide to New York. New York: Norton, 1983.
  • A.A.A. Tour Book, Connecticut, Masschussets, Rhode Island and New York Editions, American Automobile Association, 1982 and 1986.
  • “Brier Island: A Lighthouse Per Mile; Where Many Waters meet”, 1989.
  • Derby, Connecticut: 300th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet: 1675 – 1975. Derby, CT: Beacon Print, 1975.
  • Guide to Historical Sites of New York City, Metropolitan Historic Structures Association, NY: 1980.
  • Nova Scotia Treasure Guide, Halifax: N.S. Dept. Tourism, 1983. (photo typeset by Sentype.)

Newspaper Articles

  • Lockhart, K., “Away Back When”, in: The Vanguard, Yarmouth, N.S., Fundy Group Publ., Jan. 6, 1989, p.6b
  • Pelton, G.P., “Main Street”, in: Yarmouth newspaper, Aug. 31, 1950.
  • Shea, “The Rock Formations of Digby Neck”, The Halifax Chronicle Herald/Mail Star, Jan. 7, 1989.
  • Halifax Chronical Herald, Nov. 9, 1961, scrapbook on counties, p. 285.
  • The Yarmouth Times newspaper, no. 48, June 16, 1903.

Maps and Atlases

  • Adams, J.T., ed., Atlas of American History, NY: C. Scribners & Sons, 1943.
  • Curry, D.D., “Yarmouth 1889”, Perspective drawing of town streets and buildings. Includes Hebron and Weymouth. Reprinted by Sentinel Print., Yarmouth, ca. 1982.
  • Walling, Topographical Township Maps of Digby County, N.S, Halifax: A.F. Church & Co, 1864.
  • American Automobile Association maps of Conn., Mass., New York, Rhode Island, 1982.
  • Atlas of New Haven County, Township maps showing geography, names of property owners, Derby p. 28, Seymour p. 38, Oxford p. 41 -44, 1868; (CSL: G1243)
  • “Brier Island” Nova Scotia Department of Land and Forests, 1971.
  • “Brier Island” topogrpahical map, Government of Canada, 1974.
  • “Bryar Island Properties Map”, PANS: RG 20, Ser. C., r.25.
  • Digby County, 1864” Westport Business Directory.
  • “Greater Bridgeport”, “Greater Waterbury” by Arrow Publ. Co. Inc., Canton, MA.
  • “Indians and Trade: 1600-1760”, insert in National Geographic, March 1983.
  • Mail-a-Map of Derby, Ansonia, Shelton, Seymour, Oxford, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck; Tom Tarrant Jr. & Co., Guilford, Conn. 1987. Mail-a-Map, Ansonia, Derby, 1986, New Directions Inc., Box 418, Glastonbury, CT 06033.
  • “New Haven Colony: A Bible State”, p. 758 in: “Colonial Life in America”, Colliers Encyclopedia, v. 6, p. 753 -60.
  • “New York, 1776”, National Geographic, April 1975.
  • “Northern Frontier of the Province of New York”, by Claude Joseph Southier , in Hazel C. Mathews, The Mark of Honour, 1967, reprinted in “Murray”, Loyalist Gazette, 28-2, Fall 1990.

Searches

  • Davis, Sandy, Search on Davis, Bailey,Clark, Payson and Welch.
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines, “Davis Family of Derby”, search of Manuscript Collection, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.
  • Kuhlmann, Reverend Fred, St. Peters Episcopal Church minister, Oxford Parish, 421 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT. 06483; tel: 203=888 -7542.
  • Larsen, Dorothy, search of Christ’s Church cemetery at Governors Hill Road and Oxford Road (rt.#87) for Davis ancestors gravestones, May 1989. (Unsuccessful).
  • Lowrey, Silvia R., “Report on Forebears of Ithiel Davis”, 6 pp., 1988, Jan. 20, 101 East Wharf Rd., Madison, CT 06443, tel. 203 -245 -2331 Also: Milford, New Haven, Welch Marches, Wakeman geneology in: Lowrey, letter report 1989, Apr. 10.
  • Purcell, Caryn, Milford Historical Society Genealogy expert, searched 1989, Jun. 27 for Davis in Abbott, Susan Woodruff, Families of Early Milford, Connecticut compiled from church & town records. “It seems as though we have hit a dead end…there were many Davis families at that time.” “No record of John Davis in Milford.”

  • Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, report on records of Davis burials, Sept. 1991, by Cleveland.
  • Welch, Don, Westport N.S. BOV 1H0, Searched Land Deed Book at Weymouth for baptist Vestry Property. Researched all early Brier Island land deeds.

Abbreviations of Sources

  • CHS = The Connecticut Historical Society, (Judy Johnson), 1 Elizabeth St., Hartford, CT 06105; at Asylum Ave. tel. 203-236 -5621.
  • CSL = Connecticut State Library, 231 Capital Ave., Hartford, Conn. 06115; tel. 203-566 -3692.
  • GRGR = Gordon Remington Genealogical Research, Box 11685, Salt Lake City, Utah 84147; tel. 801-534 -0858.
  • MHS = Milford Historical Society, 34 High St., Milford, CT. 06460; tel. 203-874 -2664.
  • NA&RA = National Archives and Records Administration, 380 Trapelo Rd., Waltham, Mass. tel. 617-647 -8100. Census records only, after revolution only.
  • NEHGS = New England Historical Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury St., Boston Mass. 02116; tel 617-536 -5740.
  • NHCHS = New Haven Colony Historical Society, 114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06510; tel. 203-562 -4183.
  • ODHS = Old Derby Historical Society, Box 331, Derby, CT. 06418; 14 Elm Street, Ansonia, Conn. tel.: 203-735 -1908.
  • OPL = Oxford Public Library, Oxford, CT.; in town hall basement, Oxford Road (Route 67) New Haven County.
  • PAC= Public Archives of Canada.
  • PANS = Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Robie St. at University Av.; Halifax, N.S.
  • PANB = Public Archives of New Brunswick, 23 Dineen Dr., Fredericton, NB.


Appendix A

His Majesty’s Ship “Clinton” transported 665 Loyalist Refugees from New York to Nova Scotia on two voyages in 1783.

First Voyage: Second Voyage:
382 Disembarked at Port Roseway 26 Oct. 1783. 283 Disembarked at Port Roseway 13 Dec. 1783.

Men 200 Men 127
Women 89 Women 67
children children
over 10.yrs. 58 over 10.yrs. 80
under 10.yrs. 35 under 10.yrs. 9
total 382 total 283


Names of Loyalist Refugees transported from New York to Nova Scotia by His Majesty’s Ship “Clinton” October, 1783 and December, 1783.

Source: “Muster Table HMS Clinton“; Document #ADM 36/9966; Public Record Office, Kew, Surrey, England; transcribed by Frank Davis, October, 2001.


Muster-Table of His Majesty’s Ship the Clinton between the 1st of September 1783 and the 31st of October following:

When
Mustered Where Complement Supernumeraries
Sept 4 At Sea 73 4
11 East River, NY 73 2
18 Do. 73 2
27 Off Staten Isl’d 73 187
Oct 6 At Sea 73 384
13 Do. 73 384
22 Port Roseway 73 383
30 At Sea 73 2

Signed: R. Trounce, Commander; J. Gregery, Master; J. Miles, Boatswain.



[ First of two voyages, two lists in the first voyage. ]

List of Men, Women and Children above Ten Years Old Victualled at whole Allowance of all Species except Spirits,
by Order.



20 Sep ’83. New York.

Men

1. Joshua Poll 2. David Mellows 1st 3. David Meallows 2nd
4. John Miller 5. Philip Fisher 6. John Dunbarnget
7. Joshua Gidney 8. Geo Fash 1st 9. Christ’n Swinbergh
10. Geo. Fash 2nd 11. H’ry Shank 12. Obadiah Cook
13. Arch’l Weavers 14. Geo Defendress 1st 15. Jacob Defendress
16. Geo Defendress 2nd 17. John Maghee 18. Adam Steel
19. Cha’s Bodé 20. Geo Woolfe 21. Barent Mailing
22. Arch’l Cook 23. Jacob Hearts 24. Tho’s Hayes
25. John Hoys 26. Martin Currier 27. John Ogden
28. Zeph’h Hubs 29. Ja’s Horton 30. Geo Miller
31. Henry Fesshouse 32. Geo Layvoise 33. James Collins
34. And’w Sproutt 35. John Perry 36. Lewis Noé
37. Stephen Rider 38. Joseph Drake 39. John Munroe
40. Leon’d Getts 41. Christ’n Apple 42. Nath’l Wetherell
43. Fra’s Wood 44. Peter Smith 45. Sam’l Davenport
46. Isaac Davenport 47. Rob McGregger 48. Ethel Davison
49. Adam Hubbert 50. Will’m Miller 51. John Morton
52. Jacob Bufflerce 53. John Hosé 54. Peter Tyler
55. Jack Doitman 56. James Picard 57. James Wilkie
58. Peter Oxhamfoot 59. James Stanton 60. Tho’s Stakes

WOMEN

61. Cath Mellows 62. Eliz’th Miller 63. Ann Dunbarnget
64. Ann Gidney 65. Cath Fash 66. Cath Swinbergh
67. Susannah Cook 68. Eliz’th Weaver 69. Eliz’th Defendress 1st
70. Eliz’th Defendress 2nd 71. Ann Bodé 72. Hannah Mailing
73. Hannah Cook 74. Torida Hearts 75. Hannah Hayes
76. Mary Hays 77. Magdalen Currier 78. Deborah Ogden
79. Rebecca Hubs 80. Mary McCarthy 81. Eliz’th Miller
82. Eliz’th Felshouse 83. Marg’t Collins 84. Jane Perry
85. Mary Noé 86. Marg’t Rider 87. Susannah Drake
88. Eliz’th Munroe 89. Eliz’th Wetherell 90. Marg’t Lederew
91. Ann Wood 92. Isabella Smith 93. Susannah McGregger
94. Christ’na Davison 95. Christ’na Hubbert 96. Cath Buffleree
97. Mary Mellows 98. Selvie Dongady 99. Phylah Pell
100. Mary Lapender 101. Mary Lecount 102. Susannah Blanker
103. Mary Trelong 104. Sarah Bertine 105. Mary Zecore
106. Susannah Shute 107. Esther Simmons

CHILDREN, above 10 yrs old (with age)

108. 16 Theodore Palmer 109. 19 Sambo Pell 110. 17 Phils(?) Miller
111. 15 Hannah Miller 112. 13 Cath Miller 113. 10 1/2 Eliz’th Miller
114. 19 Dan’l Gidney 115. 17 Sibé Gidney 116. 12 Eliz’th Gidney
117. 18 Robert Gidney 118. 16 Mich’l Weaver 119. 13 David Weaver
120. 11 John Weaver 121. 12 Mary Defendress 1st 122. 11 Mary Defendress 2nd
123. 18 Marg’t Bodé 124. 10 Mary Bodé 125. 11 Eliz’th Cook
126. 14 Geo Hearts 127. 12 Martin Hearts 128. 13 Henry Currier
129. 20 Mary Hubs 130. 18 Saloma Hubs 131. 14 Ann Hubs
132. 17 Mary Horton 133. 13 James Horton 134. 17 Lucy Miller
135. 16 Ludwych Miller 136. 14 John Miller 137. 11 Agnes Miller
138. 18 Cath Fesshouse 139. 23 James Collins 140. 18 Esther Collins
141. 11 Peggy Collins 142. 12 Mich’l Rider 143. 11 Eliz’th Rider
144. 18 Eliz’th Lederew 145. 13 Will’m Lederew 146. 23 Susannah Wood
147. 11 John Wood 148. 11 Cha’s McGregger 149. 13 Jacob Hubbert
150. 11 Fred’k Hubbert 151. 17 Cath Bufferee


28 Sep 83, New York
MEN

152. Hugh Walker 153. Josh Wood 154. John Griffin
155. Barney O’Neal 156. Tho’s Davis 157. Wm Brokelsby
158. Will’m Tongue 159. Will’m Wilkinsen 160. James Arminger
161. Tho’s Ryder 162. Isaac Colthorp 163. H’ry Ingram
164. Jn’o Davis 165. Will’m Smallwood 166. H’ry Blade
167. Sam’l Corie 168. Paul Summers 169. Rob’t Bartholomew
170. Sam’l Hillyard 171. John Broughton 172. Geo Hardy
173. John Odell 174. Will’m Holding 175. Will’m Squires
176. John Tale 177. Dan’l Smith 178. Moses Bright
179. Joseph Edwards 180. John Dickins 181. Ja’s Slater
182. Dan’l Rearden 183. Will’m Hoggins 184. Mich’l Cockeran
185. Jos’h Blackmore 186. John Beamond 187. Benj Davey
188. Tho’s Miles 189. Will’m Such 190. Cha’s Wathen
191. Cha’s Kennedy 192. Jos’h Smith 193. Will’m Thomas
194. Peter Thornhill 195. John Philstead 196. Ja’s Hill
197. Tho’s Barrow 198. Tho’s Shorto 199. James Reynolds
200. James Gray 201. Alex’a Stuart 202. Tho’s Callow
203. John Sunderland 204. Will’m Smith 205. Will’m Powell
206. Ja’s Weston 207. Will’m Lavender 208. Alex’a Stephens
209. Jos’h Rickets 210. Ja’s Howarth 211. Geo Hargrove
212. Jn’o Smith 213. Will’m Guineth 214. Cha’s Hughes
215. Edw’d Owen 216. Fra’s Spicer 217. John Price
218. Alex’a McLeod 219. Will’m Morton 220. Tho’s Dingley
221. James Bouch 222. Tho’s Roberts 223. Hugh Burn
224. John Wilkinson 225. Pat’k Healey 226. Will’m Thompson
227. Rob’t King 228. Rich’d Garrett 229. Corn’s O’Bryan
230. Jon’n Shilfox 231. Will’m McGloughlin 232. Robert Perkins
233. John Hipwell 234. Luke Roebuck 235. James Morgan
236. Will’m Ablethorp 237. Geo Bowen 238. Tho’s Gould
239. John Wilson 240. Mat’w Butler 241. Simons Lyons
242. Jos’h Mix 243. John Spake 244. Geo Peal
245. Geo Anderson 246. Isaac Whitehouse 247. Alex’n Atkins
248. Will’m Dawkins 249. Hugh Reed 250. Will’m Lowrey
251. Fra’s Bull 252. Tho’s Burnside 253. Tho’s Adams
254. Tho’s Webster 255. Cha’s Christie 256. Tho’s Lumley
257. And’w Steel 258. David Driscell 259. John Leggatt
260. Philip Olingberg 261. James Brown 262. Jos’h Hill
263. James McMullin 264. H’ry Connelly 265. H’ry Field
266. Rob’t Clark 267. John Lumley 268. Rich’d Hall
269. Tho’s Bruce 270. Jn’o Russell 271. Jn’o Massey
272. Dudley Wells 273. Hugh Blackburn 274. Will’m Jones
275. Tho’s Grainge 276. John Queen 277. Tho’s Newbury
278. Rob’t Stuart 279. Will’n Stanton 280. Will’m Massey
281. Sam’l Croaker 282. Sam’l Atkinson 283. Sam’l White
284. John Grainge 285. Will’m Hargrove 286. John Marsh
287. Brumby Meadworth 288. Christ’n Carlton 289. John Corbett
290. Tho’s Jones 291. Lawr’ce Roylane
WOMEN
292. Mary Odell 293. Marg’t Tale 294. Judith Holding
295. Martha Walker 296. Eliz’th Smith 297. Eliz’th Bright
298. Jane Such 299. Cath Edwards 300. Esther Beamond
301. Susannah Stuart 302. Ann Callow 303. Mary Sunderland
304. Eliz’th Hargrove 305. Mary Lavender 306. Esther Henley
307. Mary Ann Thompson 308. Etté Mix 309. Sarah Whitehouse
310. Agnes Burnside 311. Mary Peal 312. Eliz’th Lumley
313. Dorothy Olingbergh 314. Mary Christie 315. Mary Bowen
316. Ann Clark 317. Marg’t King 318. Ann Massey
319. Hannah Jones 320. Ann Grainge 321. Miley Atkinson
322. Peggy Croaker 323. Peggy White 324. Jane Grainge
325. Sarah Stuart 326. Mary Smith 327. Mary Edwards
328. Mary Fox 329. Ann Eagle 330. Eliz’th Hunter
331. Mary Dunlap 332. Esther Thompson 333. Ann Webb
CHILDREN over 10 yrs old (with age)
334. 12 Hannah Grainge 335. 19 Rebecca Edwards 336. 14 And’w Edwards
337. 11 Eliz’th Stuart 338. 12 Will’m Stuart 339. 18 Rich’d Clark
340. 12 Barney Mix 341. 16 Geo Smith 342. 17 John Callow
343. 14 Mary Callow 344. 11 Cha’s Bowen 345. 12 Mary Peal
346. 11 Ann Peal 347. 13 Mary Christie

LIST of CHILDREN under ten years
victualled at half allowance of all species without spirits,
By order. 20 Sep ’83 (with age)

1. 7 Adam Miller 2. 7 Marg’t Miller 3. 13 months John Miller
4. 6 Leo Miller 5. 6 Carey Swinbergh 6. 14 mos. Jn’o Swinbergh
7. 8 Mary Swinbergh 8. 5 Eliz’th Cook 9. 8 mos. John Cook
10. 7 Cath Cook 11. 1 Eliz’th Cook 12. 5 Jacob Hearts
13. 1 Cath Hearts 14. 8 John Ogden 15. 5 Steph Ogden
16. 4 Corn’s Hubs 17. 9 1/2 Sarah McCarthy 18. 4 Peggy Fesshouse
19. 2 1/2 Harry Noé 20. 6 Sarah Rider 21. 10 mos. John Munroe
22. 2 mos. Mary Wetherall 23. 3 Geo Wood 24. 1 1/2 James Wood
25. 1 Ann Wood 26. 4 Peter Smith 27. 18 mos. Cath Smith
28. 4 Eliz’th Hubbert 29. 3 Mary Bufferee 30. 9 Ann Davenport
31. 8 Eliz’th Davenport 32. 9 Jude Wood 33. 2 Betty Wood

28 Sep ’83
34. 3 Harriot Walker 35. 3 mos. John Thompson

All discharged at Port Roseway, 26 Oct 1783.


[ ship returned to New York for more refugees. ]


Muster Table of His Majesty’s Ship the Clinton between the 1st of November 1783 and the 31st of December following.

When
Mustered Where Complement Supernumeraries
Nov 8 East River, New York [ 283 ]
Dec 13 Port Roseway

List of Men, Women and Children above Ten Years old,
Victualled at Whole Allowance of all Species except Spirits,
by order Rear Admiral Digby, 14 Nov ’83, New York.
(Note: numbers continue from previous voyage )

348. Abr’m Savage 349. Barth’m Travess 350. John Palmer
351. Henry Albright 352. James Austin 353. Corn’s Ault
354. Robert Anderson 355. John Archibald 356. Geo Montgomery
357. And’w Brazile 358. Benj’ Higgins 359. James Bannon
360. Hez’h Travess 361. Uriah Travess 362. Maurice Brown
363. Ant’ny Middleton 364. Barney Hudson 365. John Long
366. John Boones 367. David Stage 368. Alex’a Trimbley
369. James Odear 370. John O’Neal 371. Will’m Ellis
372. Rich’d Carnes 373. Angus McDonald 374. Amos Lockwood
375. Joseph Doreal 376. Nich’s Boulange 377. Nich’s Smith
378. Barney Gorman 379. Abra’m Rue 380. David White
381. Dan’l Secart 382. Dennis McCarthy 383. John Hifferman
384. Meads Brazier 385. Stephen Jarvis 386. Rich’d McDonald
387. Sam’l Barry 388. John Norman 389. Will’m Horwood
390. Cha’s Carrell 391. Tho’s Crispell 392. John Kiser
393. Tho’s Dannam 394. Mich’l Vannard 395. John Humphrey
396. Will’m May 397. Dan’l Mahaney 398. John Wood
399. Hugh McMullin 400. Benj Jackson 401. John Meddick
402. Nath’l Chappell 403. Lawr’ce Hoff 404. John Johnson
405. John Mires 406. Will’m Henn 407. Ferdinand States
408. Geo Denstodd 409. Counrod Fisher 410. Henry Conleon
411. John Closser 412. Carlow Ludwell Reed 413. Henry Leanheart
414. Andrier Imhoff 415. Jacob Snider 416. John Carr
417. Fred’k Furman 418. Colonel Barton 419. Major McNeil
420. John Dowlin 421. Tho’s Swan 422. James Lawrence
423. Rob’t Berry 424. Tho’s Lowrey 425. Geo Scott
426. John Anderson 427. Pat’k Conolly 428. Will’m Welch
429. Elisha Travess 430. Joseph Loreal 431. Mich’l Black
432. Aaron Westward 433. David Raines 434. Alex’a Leslie 1st
435. Alex’a Leslie 2nd 436. Isaac Kyie 437. Rev’d. B.M. Hanseal
438. Capt’n M. Hanseal (or Houseal ?) 439. David Whitehill
440. James Whitehill 441. Will’m Mathews 442. Geo Whiteman
443. Joseph Howell 444. Will’m Fling 445. Henry Lane
446. Amos Dillon 447. Joshua Lockwood 448. John Gomes
449. Will’m Styles 450. Benj Galloher 451. James Chisholm
452. James Nelson 453. Tunis Brewer 454. John Thompson
455. Will’m Mitchell 456. Bristol Black 457. John Udy
458. Geo Negroe 459. Joshua Scribbans 460. John Cambridge
461. John George 462. Samuel White 463. Ely Godfrey
464. Rich’d Anderson 465. John Johnson 466. Holden Turner
467. Sam’l Leslie 468. Will’m Negroe 469. Jacob Franklin
470. James Doby 471. Jonas James 472. Caesar Black
473. Henry Black 474. James Whitehill 2nd

WOMEN
475. Hannah Travess 476. Mary Arthur 477. Agnes Anderson
478. Sarah Archibald 479. Phebe Higgins 480. Cath Riely
481. Eliz’th Travess 482. Cath Brown 483. Marg’t Boone
484. Hannah Stage 485. Ann Ellis 486. Mary McDonald
487. Eliz’th Lockwood 488. Marg’t White 489. Hannah Wilson
490. Mary Buchannan 491. Marg’t Jarvis 492. Mary Harwood
493. Eliz’th Kison 494. Barb’a Vannard 495. Rach’l Humphrey
496. Hannah Wood 497. Ann Hoff 498. Mary Denstodd
499. Mary Fisher 500. Mary Carr 501. Eliz’th Furman
502. Ann Spriggs 503. Jemina Swan 504. Isabella Berry
505. Jane Scott 506. Cath Wilcocks 507. Marg’t Anderson
508. Phebe Travess 509. Eliz’th Bannon 510. Eleanor Havens
511. Hannah Barton 512. Sinah Miller 513. Martha Phillips
514. Mary Taylor 515. Isab Marg’t Houseal 516. Mary Houseal
517. Isab Whitehill 518. Eleanor Kagner 519. Eliz’th Henry
520. Mary King 521. Eliz’th Leslie 522. Mary Gross
523. Eliz’th Gross 524. Cath Gross 525. Mary Pontifeet
526. Eleanora Pontifeet 527. Eliz’th Henry 528. Susannah Henry
529. Amelia Houseal 530. Isabella Houseal 531. Marg’t Houseal
532. Sophia Houseal 533. Jane Dillon 534. Mary Lockwood
535. Phillis Wilson 536. Dyann Wilson 537. Mary Lamb
538. Jane Richardson 539. Hannah Godfrey 540. Miley Philips
541. Eliz’th Philips
CHILDREN over 10 years
542. 13 Eliz’th Aurthur 543. 17 Jane Archibald 544. 15 Peggy Archibald
545. 14 John Archibald 546. 12 Jesse Archibald 547. 14 Sarah Bannon
548. 21 Sarah Travess 549. 18 Eliz’th Travess 550. 12 Mary Travess
551. 15 Abra’m Travess 552. 11 Eliz’th Stage 553. 14 Rach’l McDonald
554. 12 Dan’l McDonald 555. 11 Tho’s McDonald 556. 16 Job White
557. 14 Dan’l White 558. 11 Will’m White 559. 12 James Dore
560. 14 Ann Buchannan 561. 11 James Buchannan 562. 14 David Buchannan
563. 20 Christ’n Vannard 564. 14 Jacobine Vannard 565. 15 Mich’l Vannard
566. 12 Isaac Vannard 567. 11 Cath Vannard 568. 17 Cath Fisher
569. 20 Jane Biscowen 570. 19 Eliz’th Albony 571. 14 Sarah Scott
572. 11 Mary Scott 573. 14 Susan’h Willcocks 574. 12 Tho’s Willcocks
575. 11 Eliz’th Willcocks 576. 11 Mary McLane 577. 12 John Travess
578. 13 Jane Dillon 579. 15 Tho’s Lockwood 580. 11 James Aurthur
581. 19 Sarah Archibald 582. 15 Patty Travess 583. 21 Augustine McDonald
584. 20 Hannah McDonald 585. 17 Cath McDonald 586. 19 Mary McDonald
587. 14 Silas Lockwood 588. 11 Sarah Lockwood 589. 14 Edw’d White
590. 13 David White 591. 11 Ann Buchannan 592. 12 Will’m Buchannan
593. 11 John Jarvis 594. 13 Ann Hoff 595. 14 Conrod Denstodd
596. 12 John Denstodd 597. 11 Patrick Carr 598. 15 Jemina Swann
599. 17 Geo Albony 600. 20 Marg’t Walden 601. 19 Mary Godfrey
602. 12 Tabitha Raines 603. 18 John Havens 604. 14 Geo Havens
605. 13 Sarah Havens 606. 18 Ann Leslie 607. 16 Rob’t Leslie
608. 13 James Leslie 609. 11 Lucy Leslie 610. 17 Cath Taylor
611. 18 Rebecca Taylor 612. 15 Ann Howseal 613. 13 Sarah Howseal
614. 16 Geo Howseal 615. 12 John Howseal 616. 11 Mina Howseal
617. 12 Isabella Whitehill 618. 12 Joseph Howell 619. 18 James Thompson
620. 13 John Henry 621. 11 Sarah Atkinson

CHILDREN under 10 years

36. 2 Sam’l Aurthur 37. 2 Rob’t Anderson 38. 2 David Archibald
39. 1 Phebe Lockwood 40. 1 Mary Godfrey 41. 5 Mary Walter
42. 4 mos Barn’d Honseal 43. 1 Sarah Atkinson 44. 4 Will’m Havens

( 621 Men, women & children over 10 years plus 44 children under 10 years in two voyages )



Appendix B

Souvenirs of Davis family history.

Buildings:

  • House, built 1675 by Joseph Hawkins in Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut.

2007 @ 231 Hawkins Street, Derby, CT 06418, USA. see: http://josephhawkins.blogspot.com

  • House: Westport, Brier Island, NS. Home of Capt.Sam.B.Davis & wife. Built by Bailey.

occupied by : ? 2000.

  • House: Westport, Brier Island, NS. Home of Hubbard Davis & wife. Built by ?.

owned by ? 2000.

  • House: 24 James Street, Yarmouth, NS: James Jenkins had it built for his daughter, who married 1830, Capt. John Walker Lovitt. Purchased in 1888 by Capt. Sam. B. Davis. Home for five Davis generations.

W.R. Davis, 2000.

  • Store: R.H.Davis & Co. Ltd., Main Street, Yarmouth. “Lovitt Building”, top of Jenkins Street.

Clulee, 2000.

Pictures

of Ships:

  • Arlington: watercolour by E.J. R…ell. ?

@ Frank Davis, Halifax. 2008.

  • Herbert C. Hall, watercolour: by C. H. Payson, 1783:

2008 @ Ralph Davis, Halifax.

Photographs:

  • Payson: small portrait of older lady,

Owned by Steven Archibald, Halifax, 2008.

  • Capt. Sam.B. Davis, in fir hat, sides bearded.

Yar. Cty. Museum. 2008.

  • Capt. Sam. & Alice in Bristol, England. Standing & sitting, by R.T. Cartwright Photo, Bristol. England.

Ralph Davis, Halifax, 2008.

  • Milton High School class 1891: R.H.Davis included.

Yar. Cty. Museum. 2008.

  • Light @ Cape Forchu, Yarmouth, black & white aerial photo, by Bob Brooks. ~1955.

Yar. Cty. Museum. 2000.

Objects

  • Book on life of religous leader Andreas Hartmann, 1677-1729; printed 1760: leather bound. Old German text. From Bill W.B. to Frank B. Davis.

Atlantic School of Theology- library, Halifax, NS. author: Hartmann, Andreas. Rare Book Collection: BV4834 H275 1760 / In library use only.

  • Bible, Davis Family on Brier Island listed.

Yarmouth County Museum, NS.

  • Grave Stone: Ethel & Christiana M. Davis.

Mountain Cemetery, Brier Island. 2000.

  • Watch, from British Government to Sam. B. Davis, Master of the sailing ship Arlington for humanity and kindness to shipwrecked crew of the Barque Countess of Dufferin on the 30.th. Dec. 1891.

Yar.Co.Museum. #A271.

  • doll: made in France.

Owned by Steven Archibald @ Halifax, 2008.

  • bureau, small: made by Bailey.

Owned by Steven Archibald @ Halifax, 2008.

  • Glove, small, leather, owned by Capt.Sam’s daughter.

Sandy Davis, NY, 2000.

  • China: dish, cup, plate, etc.: blue Oriental designs on white porcelain.

Clulee, Yarmouth, 2000.

  • Pouch: black, “R. H. D.“, ~ 7” X 2” X 6” holding booklet Free Mason history, and apron marked “W. B. Davis, Sackville, N.B.”

Ralph Davis, Halifax, 2006.

  • Mug: silver, engraved “Ralph H. Davis“; used by son of Capt.Sam.Davis (after 1876).

Ralph Davis, Halifax. 2008.

  • Mug: silver, Tiffany & Co., engraved “ Samuel Bancroft Davis 1907“, used by “Banny”.

Ralph Davis, Halifax. 2008.

Furniture:

  • Cabinet: wood, size = 6’ X 6’ X 2’. Made by R. H. Davis (I). two piece: Adjustable shelves, Glass doors,; sit on top of: desk with drawers. fold up writing shelf.

W.R. Davis, 24 James St., Yarmouth. 2008.

  • Foot Stool: two built on Brier Island by Bailey,

one @ Scarsdale, NY, David. 2008.

other (above= Rod at stool, L-R= Dick, Frank, Ralph Davis.) @ Clulee, Yarmouth. 2008.

  • Dine table: built on Brier Island by Bailey,

W.R. Davis, 24 James St., Yarmouth. 2008.

dining-room table: believed to have been built by Daniel Bailey, of Westport, Brier Island, Digby County, NS. Father-in-law to Capt.Sam Davis.

  • Writing Desk, portable: built on Brier Island by Bailey,

@ Scarsdale, NY, David. 2008.