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Stewart DAVIS
Elizabeth LAWRENCE
Elizabeth McFARLAND
Please Note:  I'm seeking a male DAVIS for Y-DNA testing, one who descends from our subject on a patrilineal line.  We have already tested a descendant of the William DAVIS who married Phoebe LAWRENCE (see #110564), and we want to know whether or not William and Stewart are closely related.  I will pay for the testing.  Please contact me if you are such an individual or if you know of one.
Husband:  Stewart / Stuart DAVIS
Birth:  15 Jun 1784, Preston, New London Co., CT
Death:  17 Jun 1848, Indiana Co., PA
Will Signed:  Jan 1842, Indiana Co. PA
Will Proved:  14 Aug 1848, Indiana Co., PA
Occupation:  teacher, farmer
Office:  1821-45, Justice of the Peace
Father:  Samuel DAVIS
Mother:  Thankful HARRIS
Marriage-1:  22 Jan 1804, Preston, New London Co., CT
Removed:  1808, to Black Lick Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Removed:  1821, to Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA
Wife-1:  Elizabeth "Betsey" LAWRENCE
Birth:  10 Jul 1787, Voluntown, New London Co., CT
Death:  9 Mar 1829, Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Amos LAWRENCE
Mother:  Phebe BABCOCK
Marriage-2:  17 Dec 1830
Wife-2:  Elizabeth McFARLAND
Death:  12 Sep 1850
Children with Elizabeth LAWRENCE:
— born in New London Co., CT:
1.  Phoebe / Phebe DAVIS, b. 27 Oct 1804; d. 18 Aug 1848, OH; m. 1825, Cornelius JAMISON

— born in Black Lick Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
2.  Amos B. DAVIS, b. 27 Jan 1807; d. 3 Feb 1884, Johnstown, Cambria Co., PA; m. 15 Jul 1830, Martha WAKEFIELD (c1812->1880)
3.  Eunice DAVIS, b. 30 Mar 1809
4.  Samuel H. DAVIS, b. 13 Sep 1811; d. 4 Aug 1842, PA; m. Nancy CANTWELL
5.  Amy DAVIS, b. 1813; d. 11 Dec 1838, PA; m. Stephen MORFORD
6.  Sarah DAVIS
7.  Chester C. DAVIS, b. 10 Apr 1817

Children with Elizabeth McFARLAND — born in Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA:
8.  Robert Stewart DAVIS, b. 1832
9.  Roach Streeter DAVIS
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1.  John Alexander Caldwell.  1880.  History of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, 1745-1880.  Wadsworth Publ. Co., Newark, OH (online at freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~treasures/pa/indiana/):
Chap. 55
p. 362
STEWART DAVIS was born in Preston, New London county, Connecticut.  He migrated to what is now the William Lawrence farm, Blacklick township, in 1808.  In 1821, he removed to Blairsville, where in the same year he commenced his career as justice of the peace ( the first in the village), which only terminated at his death, in 1845, in his sixty-fourth year.  He taught school and farmed and served as commissioner’s clerk, before coming to Blairsville.  He was married in 1804 to Elizabeth, daughter of Amos Lawrence, of New London county, Conn., who with two daughters and two sons-in-law came with Mr. Davis to Blacklick township.  Mrs. Davis died March 9th, 1829, in her fortieth year.  The children by this marriage were:  Phebe, d., m. to Cornelius Jamison; Amos, m. to Martha Wakefield; Eunice, m. to Martin Black. d. in 1877, in his seventy-first year; Samuel H., m. to Nancy Cantwell, d.; Amy, d., m. to Stephen Morford; and Chester C., m. in 1838 to Eliza Morton.  He was again married on the 17th of December, 1820 [has to be 1830], to Elizabeth McFarland, who dies September 12, 1850.  The children by the second union were:  Robert S., m. to Julietta Deckhard; and Roach S., who served in California regiment for four years, while fighting the Indians....

1810 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 4; official enumeration date 6 Aug 1810; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 PA Indiana Co. Black Lick Twp. Roll 49 p. 229 Ln. 8 Stuart Davis 10010-20100-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1800-1810
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = Stewart (b. 1784)
2 females 9 or under 1800-1810 = Eunice (b. 1809)
= Phoebe (b. 1804)
1 female 16-25 1784-1794 = Betsey (b. 1787) 
Listed one line above Amos LAWRENCE.

1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7-8 of 14; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 PA Indiana Co. Borough of Blairsville Roll 463 pp. 30B-31A Ln. 17 Stewart Davis 110 000 010 - 000 000 100 0000001
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 =
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 =
1 male 50-59 1780-1790 = Stewart
1 female 40-49 1790-1800
1 learned professionals and engineers
Listed next to son, Chester DAVIS, and family.

.  Charles A. [Adam] Fisher.  1950.  [Abstracts of] Wills of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, 1817-1849.  Self-published, Selinsgrove, PA.
Will Signed:  Jan 1842
Will Proved:  14 Aug 1848
Testator:  Stewart DAVIS of Blairsville
Heirs (wife):  Elizabeth
Heirs (children):  Robert S, Roche Streeter, Amos B., Chester C., Samuel H., Enice (sic).

Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

 .  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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