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William Davis
1617 - 12/9/1683

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1620 - 2/23/1667
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William Davis
1663 - 4/18/1745
William Davis was born about 1663 in Llanstephan, Wales and died on April 18, 1745 in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 82 years old.

Children Of William and Elizabeth: Martha Davis 1688 1782 William Davis 1690 1691 John Davis 1692 1754 Mary Davis 1695 1789 Thomas Davis 1702 1786
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3 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
9 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
7 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
18 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
37 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
57 1720 The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
67 1730 Map of US Colonies
69 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
3 1666 Great Fire of London
7 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
10 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
26 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
27 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
30 1693 National debt begins in England
35 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
38 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
44 1707 Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
52 1715 War of Spanish Succession ends
75 1738 System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
80 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins

Elizabeth Brinley
Born about 1670 and died on May 20, 1706
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John Davis
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 5, 1692 and died in Shrewsbury, New Jersey on August 18, 1754. He was about 62 years old.

John and Elizabeth were married on August 25, 1715. Children of Elizabeth and John: Elizabeth Davis 1717 1753 John Davis 1723 1792 Anna Davis 1728 1786 Judith Davis 1731 1785 Expe...
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