Captain 

Rev Thomas William Davis Sr

 

Basic Information

Name
Rev Thomas William Davis Sr
Birth
15 May 1719
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Death
15 Jul 1791
White Day Creek, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States
Time In Service
From: Not Specified
To: Not Specified

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
Army
Rank
Captain
Unit(s)
Not Specified
Specialty
Not Specified
Current Status
Not Specified

Service Record

War
Not Specified
Battle(s)
Not Specified

Honors & Awards

Award(s)
Not Specified

Revolution War Soldier


Per Ritchie County Historical Society

Our Proud Heritage, regent Ann Royall Chapter DAR

Reprinted from 1976 issues of the Ritchie Gazette-

Davis, Thomas William , Captain in Major Auke Wikoff's Batallion, third reg, Monmouth county, NJ, Regiment. Attached to Col. Asher Holmes "First Reg., " Monmouth county Militia, June 1, 1777, and served every alterante month that year. Served six monthly tours in 1780 and seven tours in 1781. Captain Davis is listed in the Seventh Day Baptist Church book as of Sept. 6, 1789, with nine other families, starting from Shrewsberry, NJ, on a journey to settle in Virginia. The other families continued their journey to what is now Salem, WV, where they establisted a Seventh Day Baptist community. Three sons of Captain William Davis also served in the Revolutionary War- Nathan Davis (b. 1741), William Davis (Greenbrier Billy- b. 1758), and Rev. John Davis (b. Jan 1, 1754).

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