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1791 The account of the estate of Isaac Ivins [father of Mary Davis] named his 32 living children and grand-children, including Mary Davis, and her ten children: Isaac Davis, Ann Davis (now wife of Jn Ely), Mary (now the wife of Jos. Rockhill), Merope (now the wife of Jn Bransen), Jonathan Davis, William Davis, Hannah (now the wife of D. Silvers), Abby (now the wife of Chas Robbins), Job Davis, Ivins Davis, each of whom received 1/32 share of the estate. [Photocopy, Estate account of Isaac Ivins naming children and grand-children.] [1]

1802 Several heirs of William Davis sold land to Joseph Rockhill [perhaps a son-in-law of William Davis] and Jonathan Davis [perhaps a son of William Davis]. The heirs were Ann Ely, Meribah Branson, Hannah Silver, Abigale Robins, William Davis, & Ivins Davis, all heirs to the estate of William Davis, late of Burlington County, deceased. The tract was in Burlington County by the mill creek corner to Joseph Hopkins and lands of Samuel Kirby, Samuel Wright Hartshorn?, John Pancoast, Joseph Davis, and other landmarks. The deed was dated March 28. [2]

1812 John Branson and Samuel Keeler, of New Hanover Twp, Burlington County, purchased land from the sheriff of Burlington County. Joseph Reckless lost the land due to a debt that Joseph owed to Ivins Davis. The deed was dated September 19. Note that Joseph Reckless and John Branson were sons-in-law of William Davis, father of Ivins Davis. [3]

1834 Ivins Davis, of Dover Twp, Monmouth County, New Jersey, purchased land of Elizabeth Clark, daughter of William Wood and widow of Enoch Clark, based on a partition of the land that William Wood had devised to his seven daughters. The tract was in the townships of Chesterfield and New Hanover in Burlington County. The deed was dated April 1. [4]


[1] Burlington County, New Jersey, Miscellaneous Probate Papers 1778-1815, book I, image 94, [FamilySearchImage].

[2] Burlington County, New Jersey Deeds (1785-1901), N-428, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[3] Burlington County, New Jersey Deeds (1785-1901), Y-180, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[4] Burlington County, New Jersey Deeds (1785-1901), K3-604, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].