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William Davis (1658-1734) yDNA Research Project

Stephen Davis's y111 DNA test returned a surprisingly strong set of matches on 25 Jan 2018. There's almost no question that Stephen descends from William Davis. "How" he descends from William is still being worked out.

William Davis

William was born in Charles County MD in 1658 and died there on 13 Jan 1734. Our family is believed to descend from his first wife, Priscilla True, who was born in 1668 in Charles County MD and died there in January 1755.

After Priscilla's death, William married Elleanor Orton. She was born in


These are random notes for further followup.

Surnames that appear multiple times in other related Davis trees:

  • Sims
  • Clinkscales
  • Sasser

Are we related?

Here are the GEDmatch Kit #s for my father and mother:

GI: A909282
CL: A216073

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