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Served as a soldier in the South Carolina Militia.He was paid in 1785 for 158 days service [Book R, page 71, Stub Indents, S.C. Revolutionary War Records, by Salley], and is listed as a soldier from South Carolina in the D.A.R. Patriot Index. [National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 1990. DAR Patriot Index: Centennial Edition. Washington: NSDAR.]
SOURCE: RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: 17308.
Arthur Davis was born about 1755, as thought, in North Carolina, oldest son of John Christopher and Mary Davis of Anson Co., NC..The elder Davis died testate in Anson County in 1786, and his will probated there April 06, 1786, devised his estate to his wife and sons, Arthur, Thomas, Lewis and John Davis, and four daughters.Arthur and Lewis Davis subsequently became residents of Washington County, Georgia, in the latter 1790's, when the government was giving land grants to revolutionary soldiers for their services in the revolution.Arthur married Mary Vick, also of Anson County.
Arthur Davis the son of Christopher Davis who married Mary Vick died in Montgomery County, Georgia.He is buried in an unmarked grave in Lothair, Georgia. __________He went to South Carolina during the Revolutionary War.He and his brother Isham were soldiers in Frances Marion's "Swamp Fox".
SOURCE: RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: Carter-Bowen Genealogy 82502
Patricia Gallahorn <email@example.com>
"FAMILY HEADS 1805 GEORGIA".... page 49
Davis, Arthur, Warren Cty., m. Mary Vick? or Nancy
[Research at Satilla Regional Library, Genealogy Dept., Douglas, Ga.]