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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson


Alexander DAVIS

COURT RECORDS: Abbeville County, South Carolina
An inventory of his estate was made on 8 Sep 1803 by David MADDEN, Charles JOHNSON and James CALDWELL Jr. William H. CALDWELL, William DAVIS, Ezekiel CALHOUN Sr., bound unto Andrew HAMILTON 5 Feb 1809 for the sum of $10,000. William DAVIS guardian of Moses, James C., Rebecca, Alexander DAVIS, minors of Alexander DAVIS, deceased. Buyers at the sale of Alexander DAVIS Estate were: Mary DAVIS, Andrew DAVIS, Martin SHOEMAKER, Henry PURDY, Charles HOLLAND, Andrew HOLLAND, William H. CALDWELL, James GAMBLE, Richard FORD, Titus MURRAY, William DAVIS, David MADDEN, Gibson WOOLDRIDGE and James CALDWELL.

William DAVIS

NOTES: He was made the guardian of his 4 youngest brothers and sisters: Moses, James, Rebecca and Alexander.


PROBATE RECORDS: Abbeville County, South Carolina
His Will was dated 6 Sep 1804 in Abbeville, South Carolina and was proved 5 Dec 1804. Executors: Wife, no name given; William DAVIS, Robert DAVIS and William CALDWELL. Witnesses: William LESLEY, Israel DAVIS, Sarah NOBLE, Children: William married Miss. DAVIS, had no children; Alexander - deceased - mentions 3 sons of Alexander; Robert married Nancy Jones HARRIS; Jane married William CALDWELL, had 5 children; Mary married Thomas HARRIS; grandson, Moses Davis HARRIS.

Ambrose COOLEY

He was 8 in 1850 and was attending school.


NOTES: Still need to do more checking to see if this Daniel is actually the son of Daniel of Massachusetts.

NOTES: He owned a 22 acre tobacco farm called "Bristow" located near Rock Hall, Maryland.

NOTES: His tombstone reads: Behold and see now where I lye, As you are now so once was I, As I am now so must you be, Therefore prepare to follow me.