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Joel Davis
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1805
Death: Apr. 7, 1883

Joel Davis was born in Brookhaven, Long Island, October 13, 1805, spent his entire life at the homestead in Mount Sinai, and there died, April 7, 1883. He was a man of means, owned a large amount of land, and was a prosperous farmer. He was a well known musician, taught singing school in early life, and for twenty-seven years was chorister of the Congregational church at Mount Sinai, Brookhaven, and later of the church at Port Jefferson, Long Island. He married (first) Sarah Maria Turner, who died December 14, 1846, aged thirty-four, daughter of William Turner, owner of Artist's Lake, Long Island. Five children were born to Joel and Sarah M (Turner) Davis: Susan M, married Captain Ellsworth Carter, a sea captain; Amelia M, married Erastus Brown, a farmer; Elisiha, a sea captain; John, a sea captain and sound pilot; Joel Harrison. Joel Davis married (second) Hannah M Davis, a distant relative, born August 19, 1817, died May 3, 1875. They were the parents of three children: Vincent R, a merchant; Roswell, of Yaphank, Long Island; and Ida Belle.

A modern history of New London County, Connecticut, Volume 3 edited by Benjamin Tinkham Marshall

 
 
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 Parents:
  Elisha Davis (1776 - 1846)
  Julianner Hulse Davis (1781 - 1858)
 
 Spouses:
  Hannah M Davis (1816 - 1875)
  Sarah Maria Turner Davis (1811 - 1846)*
 
 Children:
  Amelia M Davis Brown (1842 - 1910)*
  John W Davis (1843 - 1893)*
  Joel Harrison Davis (1845 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Davis Hawkins (1801 - 1868)*
  Goldsmith Davis (1802 - 1855)*
  Joel Davis (1805 - 1883)
  Charry Hudson (1808 - 1841)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sea View Cemetery
Mount Sinai
Suffolk County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Arleen Koello
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
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Joel Davis
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