An Eleven Day Journey Into Knowing – Davis Family Pioneers

We have just completed an eleven day quest into engaging our history over five states and it's been amazing. This blog is an overview of that trip with notations of where we will delve deeper, in future blogs, to share the detailed findings and experiences further. Forgotten no longer!! That was the wake up call we got on this trip and what our ancestors are telling us from heaven. I look forward to sharing the details of these events, pieces of history and photographs in the week to come.

Davis Lineage ~ The Amazing Story Of Our Ancestral History (570 years explained)

My husband and I began a genealogical journey into our family tree recently to understand where he and his brother and sister came from and what the family history is. While I married in to the family tree, I believe it is paramount for us to capture and preserve this history for generations to come. … Continue reading Davis Lineage ~ The Amazing Story Of Our Ancestral History (570 years explained)

Jefferson Davis – Our 3rd Cousin – The Untold Story Of Mixed Race In Early Colonial America

The South was never about the pitting of blacks against whites. It was rather a collection of individuals - some free, some indentured, some slaves and some native to the land pre- "others" - who all melted together into a cohesiveness not yet truly explored within our American roots. Together this made up what is now known of as our Davis clan; a broad and deep mixture of Melungeon (ancient Portuguese/Moor/Middle Eastern), Native American (Powhatan/Cherokee), and European (Welsh/Scots-Irish) that goes back 369 years, to 1650 in America. So, let's begin. Who was Jefferson Davis?

For Davis Genealogy Enthusiasts — Our Research Into Where Aaron Davis (1754) Links In (The Missing Puzzle Piece)

In genealogical circles associated with "Davis" history there are several places where roadblocks exist. Sometimes this is due to no paper trail at some point, or lack of birth or burial dates, or simply a family not carrying down through the ages, the written record. One such question revolves around "Aaron Davis" (1754 or 1758) … Continue reading For Davis Genealogy Enthusiasts — Our Research Into Where Aaron Davis (1754) Links In (The Missing Puzzle Piece)

Mary Chilton, our Family’s 8th Great Grand Mother, Is Recognized as the 1st Woman To Step Foot Off The Mayflower

Mary Chilton was a brave woman. She was the first woman to step foot on American soil. Her father died on the Mayflower. Half of those that made it across the Atlantic died that first winter of an epidemic including Mary's mother. 13 year old Mary became an orphan. She is also our 8th Great Grandmother and made history with her leaps of faith - in the new world, a new great city (Boston) and a future family that were first settlers across this entire nation.