Captain Isaac Davis

26 March 1758–11 November 1846 (Age 88)
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Captain Isaac Davis was born on 26 March 1758, in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, William Davis, was 28 and his mother, Judith Smith, was 29. He married Dorcas "Tabitha" Chandler on 15 March 1784, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 11 November 1846, in Durham, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Harmony Grove Cemetery, Durham, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Captain Isaac Davis
Dorcas "Tabitha" Chandler
Marriage: 15 March 1784
Judith Davis
Mary Davis
Phebe Davis
William Davis
Mercy Davis
John Chandler Davis
Mercy Davis
Joseph Davis

Spouse and Children

15 March 1784
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States


    Judith Davis


    Mary Davis



    William Davis


    Mercy Davis


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)


Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1770: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States; 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Davis in entry for Massey Davis, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Isaac Davis in entry for Massey Davis, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Isaac Davis in entry for Massey Davis, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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