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Rev. William Davis Record

Rev. William Davis, born: 1751; died: Frederick Co. VA; Possibly son of John Davis;

William, married: Margaret Bowen,

These are the webmaster's ancestors.

William was a Baptist minister of Clarke Co. VA. He was one of the founders of Old Bethel Baptist Church. It is said that this Davis family is part of the same family as Jefferson Finis Davis who became President of the Confederate States of America. Since there is (I believe) no concrete evidence supporting this connection, this record begins here.

His will was proved in Frederick County, VA. From Frederick County, Virginia: Wills & Administrations, 1795-1816 page 119 we find:

The order of their listing is based on how they are listed here.

Issue: Davis

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