Dating the trees at jamestown virginia
James Davis was one of the original settlers of Jamestown, Virginia.
Captain James Davis married Rachel Keyes circa 1607/8. xxxiv.] Children of James Davis and Rachel Keyes are: They also may have had a daughter.
Captain James Davis married Rachell Keyes circa 1607/8 in England.
It is assumed they married either before James first sailed to America or on one of his many trips back to England around this time.
Thomas Davis, of Nansemond Brother of John Davis and Capt. Robert Davis from:https://captainjamesdavisgenealogy.wordpress.com/author/captainjamesdavisgenealogy/page/3/ Capt. James Davis/Davies, Birth: Gloucester, England, Death: 1624 in Jamestown, Virginia - Original settler of Jamestown. Captain James Davis died on 16 February 1622/23 in James City, Henrico, Nansemond County, Virginia; death noted by Hotten: "James Davis, dead at his plantation over the water from James City, Februay 16, 1623." Whether he was killed by the Indians or not is not shown.According to John Bennett Boddie (an geneological historian) "his [Capt.James Davis'] descendants can claim to be the oldest New England family, ante dating the Mayflower by 13 years!On October 17, 1608, the Popham Colony was abandoned.
News of his elder brother's death prompted Raleigh Gilbert to return to England aboard the "Mary and John" to claim his inheritance.
This arrival was six weeks later than the other ships of the Third Supply that had not been 'captured' by the Bermuda hurricane of late July, 1609.