Joseph Davis

b. about 1645, d. February 15, 1690/91
FatherFoulk Davis b. about 1615, d. about 1687
MotherGoody (?) b. about 1619
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Ancestors of Alfred William Fletcher
(Child) BirthJoseph Davis was born about 1645 at Southampton, Suffolk County, NY. 
(Groom) MarriageJoseph married Elizabeth Mather about 1670..  
(Son) BirthA son, Benjamin, was born about 1690 at Brookhaven, Suffolk County, NY. 
WillHe left a will on October 5, 1689 as follows:
In the name of God Amen Oct. 5 Anno. Dom. 1689. I Joseph Davice of Brookhaven in ye County of Suffolk upon Long Island Planter being sick & weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks to God for it therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed to all men
once to die do make and ordain this my last will & testam't in manner and form following that is to say
first & principally I give my soul into the hands of God who gave it me & for my body I commend it to ye Earth to be buried in a christian & decent manner in ye usual place of burial nothing doubting but at ye general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such wordly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give bequeath & dispose the same in manner & form following first I give and bequesath to Elizabeth my loving wife power to sell this house and accommodation belonging thereto & the disposing of the moneys received as the price thereof my will is likewise that she dispose of this money to build a house and that it shall be hers so long as she lives & when it pleaseth God to remove her by death it shall fall to my eldest son Joseph provided he prove dutiful to his mother otherwise she shall have the disposing of it to which of my children she pleaseth twenty acres of land adjoining to the house to be disposed in the same manner as the house all the rest of my meadows & land my will is that after her decease shall be, equally distributed amongst all my sons my will is that she have the disposing of my stock & moveables to my children according to their desert only what hereafter shall be excepted. Moreover I give &
bequeath to my son Joseph a black horse & mare in ye woods. To my son Benjamin one mare which I bought from Richard Clerke my loom and tackling belonging to it which I charge him never to sell. To my son Samuel a mare a year old. To Daniel I give and bequeath the first colt of Samuel's mare. My will also is that Benjamin give to my daughter Mary the first Mare Colt of his Mare one cow the day of her marriage and other two that day twelve month following. And of this my last will and testament I make and ordain my well beloved friends Richard Wodhull and John Mosier my full and whole Executors and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and annul all & every other former testament wills or legacies willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this & none other to be my last will and testam't. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal ye day & year above written. Signed sealed
published pronounced & declared by ye s'd Joseph Davice as his last will & testam't in ye presence of
witnesses D. Simson, Jacob Longbothom, Thomas Biggs.
 
(Deceased) DeathJoseph died on February 15, 1690/91 at Mt. Sinai, Suffolk County, NY.  
(Interred) BurialHe was buried after February 15, 1690/91 at Sea View Cemetery, Mt. Sinai, Suffolk County, NY.
 

Family

Elizabeth Mather b. about 1645, d. February 23, 1702/3
Child
Last EditedAugust 17, 2013

Lucy Louisa Davis

b. 1859
FatherThomas Davis b. about 1826, d. before 1866
MotherCaroline Ridgway b. about 1831, d. before August 20, 1879
Name Variation Lucy Louisa Davis was also known as Lucy Louisa Egginton. 
(Child) BirthLucy Louisa Davis was born in 1859 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Bride) MarriageLucy married Henry J. Taylor..  

Family

Henry J. Taylor b. about 1856
Last EditedDecember 25, 2011

Margaret C. Davis

b. November 8, 1901, d. July, 1985
Adoptive fatherJacob H Davis b. December, 1857, d. February 22, 1930
Adoptive motherMulvenia Tristram b. December 18, 1856, d. February 22, 1930
Name Variation Margaret C. Davis was also known as Marguerite Reese Davis. 
(Child) BirthMargaret C. Davis was born on November 8, 1901 at NY. 
1910 US CensusShe, listed as 8, appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Gloversville, Fulton County, NY in the household of her parents, Jacob and Mulvenia Davis
1920 US CensusShe, listed as 18, appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Gloversville, Fulton County, NY in the household of her parents, Jacob and Mulvenia Davis. Margaret was a Forelady at a Factory. 
ResidenceShe lived in the household of Jacob H Davis and Mulvenia Davis on June 1, 1925 at 9 Harrison Street, Gloversville, Fulton County, NY, Margaret was a Fitter in a Glove Shop. 
(Bride) Marriage At age 29, Margaret married Joseph M. Pfeiffer, 27, son of Franz Pfeiffer and Josephine Habuken, on July 30, 1931 at Marble Collegiate Church, Fifth avenue at 29th Street, Manhattan, NY..
MARGARET C. DAVIS IS BRIDE OF J. PFEIFFER
Miss Margaret C. Davis, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob H. Davis, formerly of 9 Harrison street, Gloversville, and now of New York city, and Joseph Pfieffer, also of New York, son of Mr. and Mrs. Franz Pfieffer of Germany, were united In marriage July 30 at 3 P. M. at the Marble Collegiate church, Fifth avenue at 29th street.

The Rev. Albert A. Lenlnger performed the ceremony, the full ring ceremony being used.

The bridesmaid was Miss Ruth Fidler of New York and George Meire, also of New York, was the best man.

The bride was gowned in a salmon pink chiffon dress, trimmed with alencon lace, with hat to match. She carried bridal roses. The bridesmaid wore a maize gown and
carried sweet peas. The bride presented her attendant with her gown, and the best man received a wrist watch from the bridegreom.

Mrs. Pfelfter attended the Gloversville schools and was well and favorably known here. Mr. Pfieffer is part owner of a New York restaurant.

After a wedding trip through the western part of the state, they will reside In their newly furnished apartment at 806 Forest avenue, Bronx, New York.

The church at which the wedding was performed Is the oldest existing evangelical Christian church on the continent.
 
(Deceased) DeathMargaret died in July, 1985 at Brooklyn, NY, at age 83.  

Family

Joseph M. Pfeiffer b. October 10, 1903, d. June 25, 1994
Last EditedAugust 4, 2020

Mary Davis

b. about 1799, d. August 26, 1879
FatherChapman Davis b. January 4, 1759, d. August 24, 1837
MotherElizabeth Corwin b. December 18, 1764, d. April 10, 1819
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(Child) BirthMary Davis was born about 1799 at Mt. Sinai, Suffolk County, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathMary died on August 26, 1879 at Peconic, Suffolk County, NY.  
Last EditedAugust 17, 2013

Mary Davis

b. about 1755, d. 1810
FatherEliakim Davis b. about 1721, d. November 8, 1808
MotherThankful Phillips b. about 1730, d. April 8, 1815
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(Child) BirthMary Davis was born about 1755 at Mt. Sinai, Suffolk County, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathMary died in 1810 at Brookhaven, Suffolk County, NY.  
Last EditedAugust 17, 2013

Mary Amelia Davis

b. October 1, 1843, d. May 29, 1928
FatherJohn Chapman Davis b. July 29, 1813, d. January 20, 1890
MotherMary Ann Terry b. November 12, 1816, d. October 14, 1908
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(Child) BirthMary Amelia Davis was born on October 1, 1843 at Riverhead, Suffolk County, NY. 
ResidenceShe lived in the household of John Chapman Davis and Mary Ann Davis, and with Eugene Wellington Davis and Cora Eloise Davis on September 5, 1850 at Riverhead, Suffolk County, NY. 
ResidenceShe lived in the household of John Chapman Davis and Mary Ann Davis, and with Cora Eloise Davis on June 27, 1865 at Riverhead, Suffock County, NY. 
(Bride) MarriageMary married Richmond T. Skidmore at NY..  
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Ethal, was born about 1876 at NY. 
ResidenceShe lived in the household of John Chapman Davis and Mary Ann Davis, and with Cora Eloise Davis, Richmond T. Skidmore, Ethal Skidmore and Maria Ketcham on June 5, 1880 at Riverhead, Suffolk County, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathMary died on May 29, 1928 at Riverhead, Suffolk County, NY, at age 84.  

Family

Richmond T. Skidmore b. about 1840
Child
Last EditedJanuary 24, 2012

Mary Jeanette Davis

b. August 23, 1870, d. December 30, 1957
Mary Jeanette (Davis) Fletcher
FatherOliver Alonzo Davis b. September 20, 1838, d. November 19, 1887
MotherSusannah Warner b. June 24, 1845, d. July 5, 1913
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Nickname Mary also went by the name of Nettie. 
(Child) BirthMary Jeanette Davis was born on August 23, 1870 at 333 Bridge Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. 
1880 US CensusShe, listed as 9 years old, appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Oliver and Susannah Davis, and with Oliver A. Davis and Cora Josephine Davis
1892 NY CensusShe, listed as 21 years old, appeared on the 1892 New York State Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parent, Susannah Davis, and with Oliver A. Davis and Cora Josephine Davis
ResidenceShe lived in June, 1894 at 766 Lafayette St., Brooklyn, NY. 
(Bride) Marriage At age 23, Mary married Alfred William Fletcher, 27, son of Henry Fletcher and Lucy Selvey, on June 20, 1894 at Mr. and Mrs. A. Perlnchief, 424 Lexington, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. Cora Josephine Davis and George H. W. Albright witnessed the marriage.  
Newspaper ClippingThe following newspaper article appeared in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle on June 27, 1894:
FLETCHER—DAVIS
There was a very pretty wedding at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A. Pemichief, 434 Lexington Avenue, Wednesday evening, June 20, at 8 o'clock, the Rev. Dr. Doremus Scudder of the East Congregational church officiating. The contracting parties were Mr. Alfred Fletcher and Miss Mary Jeanette Davis, daughter of Mrs. Susan W. Davis and the late Oliver A. Davis, formerly of Riverhead , L. I. Miss Cora J. Davis, sister of the bride, was mail of honor, and the groom's attendant was Mr. George Albright. The bride looked very attractive as she entered the parlor leaning on the arm of her cousin, Mr. A. Pemichief. who had the honor of giving her away. The parlors were neatly decorated with ferns, roses and daisies. One unique and pretty design in the decorations of the parlor was the American flag draped through the center with white satin ribbon and tassels. making a very attractive background for the officiating clergyman and contracting parties. After the usual congratulations wore over refreshments were served. On the departure of the newly married couple a shower of rice awaited them. After wishing for the bride and groom a long and happy life the guests departed for their homes. The invited guests were Mrs. Susan W. Davis, Oliver Davis. Miss Cora Davis, Mr. and Mrs. A. Pemichief , Mrs. Maria Ketcham , Eugene Davis, Mr. and Mrs. R. Skidmore. Miss Ethel Skidmore of Riverhead, L. 1; Mrs. Ophelia Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Harrison, Mrs. Melvina Smith , Mr. and Mrs. David H. Wintress. Mr. and Mrs. George D. Wintress, of Corona, L. L; George Wintress and Earnest Wintress, Heber Cooper and Miss Lena Cooper Bermuda; W. Kirk, the Rev. and Mrs. Pemichief of Trenton. N. J; Mrs. Sarah J. Van Valen of Jersey City, N. J; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pemlchief and daughter, Francis I. Pemichief , Miss Eva Renselman, Miss Millie Miller, Miss Millicent B. Petty of Port Jeff arson. L. I; Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Morse, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Pemichief , E. W. Pemichief , Miss Mabel Hall , Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Albion of Brookhaven, L. I; Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Pemichief of Bermuda; Miss Mamie Henion, H. Fletcher. Mr. and Mrs. J. Lee, E. Lee, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Kroboth , Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mathers of Philadelphia, Pa; Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Taylor of Albany, N. Y; Mr. and Mrs. W. Megary, Miss G. Megary, Miss L. Megary, H. Nash, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cawlis, H. Wyatt of Rutherford , N. J.
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, May, was born on May 16, 1895 at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Cora, was born on April 4, 1897 at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. 
(Son) BirthA son, Alfred, was born on July 18, 1899 at NY. 
1905 NY CensusOn the 1905 New York State Census, recorded as of June 1st, Mary Jeanette Fletcher, listed as 32 years old, appeared with her husband Alfred William Fletcher, 37 years old, living at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on 918 Myrtle Avenue. Their children, May, 10, Cora, 8, and Alfred William Fletcher Jr., 5, were listed as living with them.
1910 US CensusShe, listed as 39 years old, appeared with her husband Alfred William Fletcher, 42 years old, on the 1910 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on 918 Myrtle Avenue, recorded April 21, 1910. Their children, May, 14, Cora, 13, and Alfred William Fletcher Jr., 10, were listed as living with them. Census lists Mary as having had 3 children born, 3 still living. 
1920 US Census Recorded on January 20, 1920, Mary Jeanette Fletcher, listed as 48 years old, appeared on the 1920 Federal Census with her husband Alfred William Fletcher, 51 years old, and the head of household. They lived at 217 Kosciuszko Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. Their children, May, 23, Cora, 21, and Alfred William Fletcher Jr., 20, were listed as living with them. 
1930 US CensusShe, listed as 57 years old, appeared with her husband Alfred William Fletcher, 62 years old, on the 1930 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on 251 Halsey Street, recorded April 14, 1930. 
ResidenceShe lived in the household of Thomas Filmore Newton and May Emily Newton after 1932 at 51 Lincoln Street, Babylon, Suffolk County, NY. 
ResidenceShe and Alfred William Fletcher lived before May 20, 1932 at 251 Halsey Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. Alfred was a Roofer. 
(Spouse) Death On May 20, 1932 her husband, Alfred, died at St. John's Hospital, Kings County, NY, at age 65. 
1940 US CensusShe appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Babylon, Suffolk County, NY in the household of, Thomas and May Emily Newton, and with Robert Fletcher Newton
(Deceased) DeathMary died on December 30, 1957 at Urban Manor Nursing Home, Babylon, Suffolk County, NY, at age 87 Previous resisdence 51 Lincoln Street, Babylon, NY.  
(Interred) BurialShe was buried on January 2, 1958 at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY,
Motzroth Funeral Home, Babylon, NY. Grave located: Lot 146, sec 16.

Family

Alfred William Fletcher b. November 6, 1866, d. May 20, 1932
Children
Last EditedFebruary 12, 2016

Nancy Allen Davis

b. February 13, 1931, d. August 8, 2004
FatherWilliam Ewing Davis b. January 24, 1901, d. September 5, 1955
MotherDoris May Allen b. September 24, 1900, d. March, 1977
(Child) BirthNancy Allen Davis was born on February 13, 1931 at PA. 
1940 US CensusShe, listed as 9, appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Nether Providence, Deleware County, PA in the household of her step-father and mother Albert and Doris May Pritchard, and with Paul Murray Pritchard and William Ewing Davis Jr. 
(Deceased) DeathNancy died on August 8, 2004 at PA, at age 73.  
BurialShe was buried after August 8, 2004 at Middletown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Elwyn, PA. 
Last EditedApril 19, 2018

Nathaniel Davis

b. about 1767, d. about 1853
FatherEliakim Davis b. about 1721, d. November 8, 1808
MotherThankful Phillips b. about 1730, d. April 8, 1815
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(Child) BirthNathaniel Davis was born about 1767 at Mt. Sinai, Suffolk County, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathNathaniel died about 1853 at Brookhaven, Suffolk County, NY.  
Last EditedAugust 17, 2013

Oliver A. Davis

b. October 26, 1872, d. May 29, 1923
FatherOliver Alonzo Davis b. September 20, 1838, d. November 19, 1887
MotherSusannah Warner b. June 24, 1845, d. July 5, 1913
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(Child) BirthOliver A. Davis was born on October 26, 1872 at NY. 
1880 US CensusHe, listed as 7 years old, appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of his parents, Oliver and Susannah Davis, and with Mary Jeanette Davis and Cora Josephine Davis
1892 NY CensusHe, listed as 19 years old, appeared on the 1892 New York State Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of his parent, Susannah Davis, and with Mary Jeanette Davis and Cora Josephine Davis. Oliver was a Plumber. 
DiaryHe was mentioned in the diary of Irma Darling Newey on September 2, 1904 and with Josephine M. Van Valen, Cora Josephine Davis, Cora Estelle Fletcher, Susannah Warner and George H. W. Albright.
1910 US CensusOliver, listed as 37 years old, appeared as the head of household on the 1910 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on 293 Logan Street, recorded April 18, 1910. Oliver's mother, Susannah Davis, listed as 63 years old and widowed, also lived with him.. Susannah had 3 children born, and 3 still living. Oliver was a Stock Clerk at a Linotype Co. 
Draft Card WW1On his WW1 draft registration card, dated September 12, 1918, Oliver wrote that he was 45 years old, he was a Sales Clerk for Mergenthaler Linotype Co., was of medium height and build, and had brown eyes and hair. He listed his nearest relative as his sister, Mrs. Nettie Fletcher and that he lived at 236 Eldert Street, Brooklyn, NY. 
ResidenceHe lived in the household of George H. W. Albright and Emma Stickney, and with Emma E. Augusta, George O. Albright and Lester W. Albright in 1920 at 236 Eldert Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathOliver died on May 29, 1923 at 236 Eldert Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, at age 50 (maybe May 29, 1925).  
Last EditedFebruary 24, 2019