On 4/22/1829 Benjamin & Ann Davis, Grantors sold to John C. Godman, Grantee land in Marion Co., OH. John C. Godman, m Sarah Patten 3/25/1830.Three years later John m. Frances Likens. The Godman name has been changed over the years, e.g. Sarah Ann Godwin m. John Huffman, Jr. [1775-1856] abt 1798.John Huffman, Jr. was b. in Bedford Co., PA and d. in Monongalia Co., VA.The name has apparently been changed to Goodman. Sarah Ann Godwin was b. in DE. A Hannah Godman m. Thomas Sarah, Sr.2/16/1834 and was probably a sister of John C. Godwin.
Zephanias Davis m. Mary Irey d/o Samuel Irey [1757-1830] all of Loudoun Co., VA.Zephanias &n Mary were parents of Bushrod Washington Davis, MD. The Davis & Irey families migrated to Marion Co about 1830.John Huffman, Jr. may be the individual noted in tax rolls of Loudoun Co., VA as s/o John Huffman, Sr. who d. in Loudoun Co. VA in 1792.
I hope to learn more about Benjamin & Ann Davis as he may be be related to Benjamin Davis who d. testate in Loudoun Co., VA in 1803.Benjamin Davis' son Abel Davis [1764-1847] m. Mary Huffman, sister of John Huffman, Jr. This family lived in Monongalia Co following their m. and moved to Champaign Co., OH about 1818.Abel Davis and most members of his family moved to White Co., IN where Abel d. 1847.Zephanias & Mary also named a son Abel Davis, b. about 1822 who m. Matilda Merritt.
Was Benjamin Davis of Marion Co. a s/o Zephanias & Mary Davis?