Davis, Margaret (b. WFT Est 1692, d. WFT Est 1744)
Note: American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook 1958, 19
Note: Welsh Settlement of Pennsylvania By Charles H. Browning, 490
Although the Abraham family is not in this list of Upper Merion Landowners, yet there is evidence that a Sarah Abraham, widow, came from Wales, with her three sons, James, Enoch, and Noah Abraham, and that she bought land from the Letitia Penn estate, in Upper Merion, about 1730, and settled there. The sons married, but Enoch had no issue, James married Margaret Davis, and had a number of children, on of whom, Isaac Abraham, born 28, 4mo. 1717,married Dinah Havard, and from then there are many descendants living in what was the "Welsh Barony."
Note: James Abraham, Son of Sarah Abraham, was born in Wales and accompanied his widowed mother from Wales to Radnor as early as 1713. He married in 1715 Margaret Davis, Daughter of James Davis Sr. and early Welshman of the Great Valley, who owned 445 acres along the schylkill and who as the only known found of the great valley baptist church, Paolia Pennsylvania.
American Swedish Yearbook 1958, P 19
Note: American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook 1958
During the Revolutionary War he served in the Second Company of the thried battalion of the Philiadelphia Militia under his brother Capt. Amos sturgis. He owned 100 acres of land in Upper Merion He married at the first baptist church, Philadelphia 4-17-1773, catherine phillips.
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