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  • Name John DAVIS 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 14 Jul 1763  Granville, Annapolis, NS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1768  Annapolis, Annapolis, NS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • History of the county of Annapolis
      Chapter X. The township of Annapolis. 1755-1775
      p 152
      Census 1768 Annapolis
      John Davis
      2 males
      2 females
      1 English
      3 American
      1 horse
      2 cows
      ...
      Stephen Rhodda
      1 male
      7 females
      8 American
      2 cows
      2 young cattle
      1 swine
    Residence 4 May 1768  Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, NS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 26 Jan 1769  Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, NS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 7 Nov 1769  Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, NS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1770  Annapolis, Annapolis, NS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Residence Year: 1770
      Residence Place: Annapolis , Annapolis , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Census Return
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827; Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 443 no. 7
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsrg1v443.asp?ID=288
      ...
      John Davis [Torn]

      John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Residence Year: 1770
      Residence Place: Annapolis , Annapolis , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Census Return
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827; Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 443 no. 5
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsrg1v443.asp?ID=202
      ...
      John Davis
      Men: 1
      Boys: -
      Indian Men:
      Indian Boys:
      Negro Men:
      Negro Boys:
      Women: 1
      Girls: 1
      Indian Women:
      Indian Girls:
      Negro Women:
      Negro Girls:
      Total: 3
      Protestants: 3
      Roman Catholics:
      etc
      [Elias Davis on same page]

      John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
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      Name: John Davis
      Residence Year: 1770
      Residence Place: Annapolis , Annapolis , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Census Return
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827; Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 443 no. 4
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsrg1v443.asp?ID=81
    Military 1776 
    militia Annapolis 
    • History of the county of Annapolis
      Chapter XII. The township of Granville
      p 209
      Return of men raised by Colonel Shaw, of the Annapolis militia for the defense of the Province, during the invasion, by the rebells; that is to say, from the 12th day of Nov 1776 to the 18th day of Decr following inclusive.
      ...
      John Davis
    Person ID I59967  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 

    Father John William DAVIS,   d. BY 1769 
    Mother Ann,   b. 18 Aug 1769, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, NS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary 
    Family ID F19385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Annapolis Lands Records: Extracted
      Halifax Land Records: Nil. None seem to be early enough to be Herring Cove
      Annapolis Porbate: Nil
      Halifax Probate: Nil
      Census 1768: 2 males [John, Elias?], 2 females [mother and wife?]
    • Herring Cove, Halifax, NS

      John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Residence Year: 1792
      Residence Place: Herring Cove, Halifax , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Poll Tax Roll
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsTax.asp?ID=6363

      John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Occupation: Planter
      Residence Year: 1792
      Residence Place: Herring Cove, Halifax , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Poll Tax Roll
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsTax.asp?ID=6362

      John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Occupation: Labourer
      Residence Year: 1793
      Residence Place: Herring Cove, Halifax , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Poll Tax Roll
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsTax.asp?ID=10820

      John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Occupation: Labourer
      Residence Year: 1793
      Residence Place: Herring Cove, Halifax , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Poll Tax Roll
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsTax.asp?ID=10819

      John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Occupation: Labourer
      Residence Year: 1793
      Residence Place: Windsor Road, Halifax , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Record Type: Poll Tax Roll
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Census, Assesment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827
      https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returnsTax.asp?ID=11122
    • John Davis
      in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Land Petitions, 1765-1800
      Nova Scotia, Canada, Land Petitions, 1765-1800No Image
      Name: John Davis
      Land Record Date: 1785
      Land Record Place: Halifax , Nova Scotia, Canada
      Details: The Duke of Cumberland's Regiment and Loyalists from St. Augustine. Granted 30,700 acres in the Township of Manchester, on Chedabucto Bay (near land granted I. Boyd) to the mouth of a small Riverlet entering the Gut of Canso and from Benjamin Hollowell's Grant on Milford Haven to the sea shore of Chedebucto Bay. Containing in all 50,000 acres, in which the 30,700 acres is included as well as 13,744 acres reserved to the Crown and land allowed for a Town Plot, Glebe, School Lots, Roads and further Grants.
      Source Citation
      Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia Land Petitions (1765-1800); Volume Number: 11
    • Name: John Davis
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 1775
      Event Place: , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Marital Status: Single
      Age: y m d
      Spouse's Name: Mary Tittle
      Spouse's Marital Status: Single
      Registration Date: 1775
      Volume: 1700
      Page: 163
      Citing this Record
      "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMLY-GZ2 : 8 December 2014), John Davis and Mary Tittle, 1775, Marriage; citing p. 163, volume 1700, , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.

      Name: John Davis
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 1798
      Event Place: , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Age: y m d
      Spouse's Name: Eleanor Ward
      Spouse's Marital Status: Single
      Registration Date: 1798
      Volume: 1700
      Page: 1373
      Citing this Record
      "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMLB-52N : 8 December 2014), John Davis and Eleanor Ward, 1798, Marriage; citing p. 1373, volume 1700, , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/26503?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1763-1970
      Authors: Annapolis County (Nova Scotia). Registrar of Deeds
      Deeds, v. 1-4 1763-1803
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      814072
      8130506
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130506?cat=26503
      [56/605]
      Volume 1 Page 77
      Annapolis Royal in Nova Scotia 14th July 1763
      Enterd the 8th Novr 1769
      I do hereby give up & assign over unto Mr John Davis all my Right & Title that I ever had o may now have in Lot No 17 in the Township of Granville in exchange for Lot No 127 in said Township.
      Witness my hand
      Thomas Wood
      Witness Prese
      Wm Nesbitt
      Jos Winniett
      Examined & approved
      Chas Morris
      Henry Newtown
      Commr of Council

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/26503?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1763-1970
      Authors: Annapolis County (Nova Scotia). Registrar of Deeds
      Deeds, v. 1-4 1763-1803
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      814072
      8130506
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130506?cat=26503
      [20/605]
      Volume 1 Page 16
      Annapolis Royal in Nova Scotia 14th July 1765
      I do hereby give up & assign over unto the Revd Thomas Wood Vium of Halifax all my Right & Title that I ever had or may now have in Lott No 127 in the Township of Granville in Exchange for Lot 17 in sd Township
      Witness's Present
      Wm Nexbitt
      Joseph Winmitt
      Witness my hand
      John Davis
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/26503?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1763-1970
      Authors: Annapolis County (Nova Scotia). Registrar of Deeds
      Deeds, v. 1-4 1763-1803
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      814072
      8130506
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130506?cat=26503
      [32/605]
      Volume 1 Page 40
      John Davis labourer Annapolis Royal
      John Harris Esqr Annapolis Royal
      16 5 -
      Dwelling house in which I now dwell on the Glebe...
      4 May 1768
      John Davis
      Wit: Francis Licain, Mary Harris

      Volume 1 Page 41
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      John David yeoman Annapolis Royal
      John Harris Esqr Annapolis Royal
      46 pounds
      200 acres in Annapolis Royal described
      26 January 1769
      John Davis
      Mary Davis [Her mark]
      Wit: Francis Lecain, John Frost
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/26503?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1763-1970
      Authors: Annapolis County (Nova Scotia). Registrar of Deeds
      Deeds, v. 1-4 1763-1803
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      814072
      8130506
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130506?cat=26503
      [58/605]
      Volume 1 Page 81
      John Harris & John Davis r Annapolis Royal
      Samuel Harris yeoman Granville
      40 pounds
      land in Granville described
      7 November 1769
      John Harris
      Mary Harris
      John Davis
      Maru Davis [Her mark]
      Wit: Phinehas Lovell, John Harris