First Generation


1. Capt. William Davis was born about 1817. He died on 20 October 1894 at the age of 77 in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was a Fisherman in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Came to Swan's Island in 1794. Moved to Long Island (Frenchboro) in 1797.

Capt. William Davis and Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Dawes were married. Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Dawes was born about 1816. She died on 28 July 1881 at the age of 65 in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Capt. William Davis-1908 and Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Dawes-41171 had the following children:

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Melissa Davis-41169.

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Caroline Davis was born about 1841. She died after 1860 at the age of 19.

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Charles Davis was born about 1843. He died after 1860 at the age of 17.

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Betsy Davis was born about 1845. She died on 27 July 1889 at the age of 44 in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

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William Davis-41228.

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Rebecca N. Davis-41229.

Capt. William Davis and Mary Twist Rice were married. Mary Twist Rice, daughter of Thomas Rice and Mary Rich, was born about 1824. She died on 23 September 1897 at the age of 73.

Capt. William Davis-1908 and Mary Twist Rice-1909 had the following children:

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Almena Twist (Davis) was born in 1858. She appeared in the census between 1860 and 1870 in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

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Abbie E. Davis-41475.

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Albertie Davis was born in 1861 in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died before 1880 at the age of 19.

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Rubie Davis was born in 1863 in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died before 1880 at the age of 17.

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Leaman T. Davis-1907.

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Mary Etta Davis-43437.