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Friday, November 20, 2020

1824 :: Death of Isabel Davis nee Grant


On this date in our family history . . . the 20th day of November . . . in the year 1824 . . . Isabel Davis nee Grant dies in Morgan County, Georgia . . . it is recorded that she is laid to rest in the "Old Davis Cemetery" . . . this Isabel is a 5th great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog . . . according to Stevens-Davis and allied families; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy by Marie Walker Wood nee Stevens, it is said that . . .

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.

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