My ancestors, they hail from . . . the redlands of Texas . . . and the marshes of Maine . . . the plantations of Georgia . . . and the courts of Spain . . . and from a hodgepodge of places . . . betwixt and between . . .
Isabel Grant was born 13 January, 1759, Halifax County, Virginia, the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Tate) Grant. On 9 January, 1777, she was married in Granville County, North Carolina, to Richard Davis. He served as a private in the War of the Revolution, First North Carolina Regiment. After the war was over, Isabel and Richard settled in Lincoln County, Georgia, moving after two years to Wilkes County. Washington then was little more than a cluster of log houses. Later they moved to Elbert, then to Morgan County, where they lived the remainder of their lives. She died, 20 November, 1824, in Morgan County, Georgia. The grandparents of Isabel were Thomas and Isabel (Richardson) Grant. Her great grandfather was Thomas Grant who immigrated from Scotland.