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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Family Time Line

Captain Isaac Davis
1758–1846
Dorcas "Tabitha" Chandler
1758–1842
Marriage: 15 March 1784
Judith Davis
1785–1863
Mary Davis
1786–
Phebe Davis
1788–1869
William Davis
1790–1819
Mercy Davis
1793–1796
John Chandler Davis
1795–1835
Mercy Davis
1797–1874
Joseph Davis
1802–1873

Spouse and Children

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

(8)

    Judith Davis

    Female1785–1863Female

    Mary Davis

    Female1786–Female

    Female1788–1869Female

    William Davis

    Male1790–1819Male

    Mercy Davis

    Female1793–1796Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1770

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
1776

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.

Possible Related Names

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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