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Re: Peter Davy possible son of Adam, Otsego, New York

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 12:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 31 Mar 2012 12:46PM GMT
I have just started researching the Montgomery/Otsego/Herkimer Co Davy/Davey/Davie folks. My Davy's were not the royalists, as far as I can tell. They stayed put in New York and were mostly poor. More than one migrated to Oswego County.

I have two Davy lines that I know of. Either or both may go back to Adam. One stops with Jefferson Davy, born in Otsego about 1805. He married Martha Hale from Herkimer Co. Can't find a death record, can't make the leap to identifying his parents.

The other goes back to Henry Davy, born 1791 in Otsego. He married Elizabeth Houk from Otsego. Elizabeth was daughter of Frederick Houk, who is living NEXT TO ADAM DAVEY ON THE 1800 CENSUS. On this basis, I think it's highly likely that Henry was kin to Adam, possibly his son, but I don't have any evidence to suggest the nature of the relationship.

Found the Cooperstown guardianship record that says Adam Davy had a daughter Catherine who was 16 on June 20 1812, and her guardian was Reuben Brown.

Would love to discuss these folks with anyone, either on this board or privately.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
PearlDavy 17 Jan 2006 8:31PM GMT 
Jackie 18 Jan 2006 3:39PM GMT 
Jackie jones 17 Mar 2006 2:21PM GMT 
pfparadise 30 Jan 2007 2:42PM GMT 
PearlDavy47 30 Jan 2007 3:58PM GMT 
nblOR 30 Jan 2007 11:20PM GMT 
PearlDavy47 31 Jan 2007 1:04AM GMT 
PerfieldGirl 31 Mar 2012 6:45PM GMT 
nblOR 31 Mar 2012 8:52PM GMT 
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