Davis Family Pioneers Part 2: Delving More Deeply Into The Davis Kinship Tree

As a follow on to this morning's Davis Family Pioneers video, I have promised a second video today that covers three slides in great detail. This detail will help you see all three major Southern Davis lines and how ours fits into it along with many of you. From here we will share how the … Continue reading Davis Family Pioneers Part 2: Delving More Deeply Into The Davis Kinship Tree

Davis Family Pioneers Part 1: Learning About The Southern Appalachia Davis Kin – A Virtual Genealogy Session

Hello all you Davis genealogists who are seeking to learn more about our extended and extensive Davis clan that spent the early 1700s-1800s here in Appalachia. I've promised you all a video series going over the entire Davis lineage in detail. Here is video one. You'll want to follow each video I do on this … Continue reading Davis Family Pioneers Part 1: Learning About The Southern Appalachia Davis Kin – A Virtual Genealogy Session

Our Latest Video Discussing And Sharing Our Melungeon & Native American History

I will be starting a video series on our youtube channel that goes deeply into the Davis (and their kin through marriage) Melungeon and Native American genealogy over the next several months. I've had so much interest and questions that have followed on from the last Melungeon video we did where we toured Sneedville and … Continue reading Our Latest Video Discussing And Sharing Our Melungeon & Native American History

Our VLOG (Video Blog) On Touring Our Melungeon Roots In East TN

We toured Sneedville and Melungeon country yesterday to get a better handle of our family's ancestry. We hope you enjoy learning more about Melungeons and seeing where they lived and why they lived the way they did with photographs of Davis clan from Melungeon country and more. https://youtu.be/HtvkiUdckho VLOG On Touring Melungeon Country Researching Our … Continue reading Our VLOG (Video Blog) On Touring Our Melungeon Roots In East TN

The Famed Pre-Revolutionary War “Long Hunters”: Who They Were and Who We Descend From

Our family is so blessed to have learned the history of our family here in the hills of East Tennessee. This is where we reside now, amidst the whispers of our ancestors - the long hunters, the first pioneers, the Cherokee and the Melungeon people. These are all our people who called these mountains home. … Continue reading The Famed Pre-Revolutionary War “Long Hunters”: Who They Were and Who We Descend From

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?