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SURRY DAVIS

Posted: 13 Dec 1999 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 5:25AM GMT
Surnames: DAVIS, TRAMMELL, HEFNER
I am looking for the parents of my Sarah 'Sally' (Davis) Trammell,

Sarah Davis born Feb. 3, 1805, married Javan Trammell of Buncombe Co., NC Feb. 27, 1822, Javan and Sarah lived in that same area until sometime between 1840 and 1850 when they moved from Henderson Co., NC, to Gilmer Co., GA. Sarah outlived Javan, she died August 15, 1876. They had 16 children.

I am trying to determine if Surry Davis could be the father of my Sarah Davis.

Surry Davis lived in Buncombe Co., NC for nine years, those nine years covered the time period that my ancestor Sarah (Davis) Trammell married in Buncombe Co., NC.

Surray Davis was on the 1820 Buncombe County, NC Census, in 1830 he is in Habersham County.

SURRY DAVIS was born December 22, 1764 in Greenville, S C, and died October 1853 in Roane Co.TN or Meriwether Co.Ga. He married (1) SARAH MAUDLIN in Buncombe {now Henderson} Co., NC. She died Bef. 1796 in prob Buncombe Co.,. He married (2) MARAGRET MAUDLIN Abt. 1796 in Buncombe Co., NC.

Surrey was in the South Carolina Militia and served as a private. Applicant stated that Surrey was born in Greenville County, North Carolina
and moved when very young to Abbeville District, South Carolina where he
resided until the American Revolution. He volunteered in June 1780, and
served as a private in Captain John McGaw's Company. Colonel Robert
Anderson's South Carolina Regiment. He was in the siege of Ninety-Six
and in several engagements with the Indians. His length of service was
about fourteen months.

The children born to Surrey
are given as follows:

First Marriage:

1. Susan Davis born 6/20/1790, married Little Berry Roberts 9/19/1802.
2. Milly Davis married William Gillespie
3. Margaret Davis married Richard Stegall 1813.
4. Rebecca Davis married Robert Trammel 1814 (3/1814 was scratched
out), died in GA 1826.

Second Marriage:

5. Greenville Davis
6. Surrey Davis
7. Jackson Davis
8. Eldridge Davis
9. Lucinda Davis=Isaac Foster
(In a different handwriting the following was added)
10. Kezziah Davis (*Kezziah married our James Foster)
11. Sarah Davis
12. Caroline Davis

Application for pension dated 30 August 1843, Murray County Georgia.
Surry Davis, age 79, stated that he was born in North Carolina, was in Granville
County, in the year 1764, no record of his age, lived in Abbeville
District South Carolina then Pendleton District South Carolina (twenty
years) then to Granville(Greenville District), South Carolina, nine
years, then to Buncombe County North Carolina, nine years, then to
Habersham County Georgia, eleven years, then to Habersham County
Georgia, eleven years, then to Murray County Georgia, (now a resident).

Thanks you so much for any help,
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
wylenel 13 Dec 1999 12:00PM GMT 
WyleneLAlston 14 Mar 2003 3:41PM GMT 
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