Davy,  U. E. L. Henrich

Davy, U. E. L. Henrich

Male 1768 - 1832  (64 years)

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  • Name Davy, Henrich  [1
    Title U. E. L. 
    Born 6 Mar 1768  Schenectady, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 Mar 1768  Stone Arabia, Montgomery, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lutheran Trinity 
    Physical Description 5 Feet, 6 Inches Tall 
    Name Henry 
    Died 15 Aug 1832  Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Cholera 
    Person ID I1296  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Davy, Peter I,   b. 31 May 1724, Schenectady, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1790, Bath, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Saltsman, Anna Maria,   b. 3 Nov 1718, Palatine, Montgomery, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795  (Age > 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary,   b. Abt 1762,   d. 1842  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Davy, Jacob  [natural]
    +2. Davy, Joseph,   d. Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Davy, Richard  [natural]
    +4. Davy, George,   b. 4 Jun 1788, Ernestown, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1854, Ernestown, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    +5. Davy, Elizabeth,   b. 8 Jul 1791, Ernestown, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Ernestown, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
    +6. Davy, Mary,   b. Abt 23 Apr 1796  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1768 - Schenectady, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Lutheran Trinity - 13 Mar 1768 - Stone Arabia, Montgomery, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cholera - 15 Aug 1832 - Lennox, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Davy, Henrich
    Davy, Henrich

    Family Crest
    Davy Family Crest
    Davy Family Crest
    Recorded in the spellings of Davis, Davies, Davie, Davy, and others, this is a patronymic surname of Hebrew origins, and much associated with Wales. It means 'the son of David', from the Hebrew male given name meaning "beloved". The name is not recorded in any part of Britain before the Norman Conquest of 1066, and is regarded as being a 'Crusader' introduction. In the 12th century all the parts of Christendom joined in expeditions to free the Holy Land from the infidel. Although all the crusades were militarily unsuccessful, and have remained so to this day, the returning soldiers 'adopted' certain biblical and Greek names, of which David was one, and gave them to their children, particularly their sons. Amongst the very earliest recordings of the given name predating the surnames is that of 'Dauid clericus', (David, the clerk), in the rolls of the county of Lincoln for the year 1150, whilst Richard Davy appears in the Subsidy rolls of Worcester for the year 1275. Further examples include Thomas Dayson in the 1327 Pipe Rolls of Yorkshire, and Richard Davys is listed in the Register of the Freemen of the City of York for the year 1402. An interesting bearer of the name was Sir Thomas Davies (1631 - 1680), a bookseller, who became master of the Stationer's Guild in 1668 and was Lord Mayor of London in 1666, during the Great Fire of London. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Dauisse, which was dated 1327, in the Subsidy Rolls of the county of Cambridgeshire, during the reign of King Edward 111, known as "The Father of the Navy", 1327 - 1377. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
    Davy Family Crest
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  • Notes 
    • Christening Sponsors: Henrich Dillenbach and Wife Barbara (Schultz)
      Henry witnessed the baptism of his niece Susanna Davy (daughter of Peter).
      There is confusion in some histories between Henry Davy and Henry Davis, UE who settled in Adolphustown. The latter was married to Mary Hoffnail, sister of Sophia who was married to John Davy.
      The muster roll for Ernestown, 7 Oct 1784, lists Henry Davye, single, gone into the States for seed wheat.
      On 7 Oct 1789, Henry Davis (sic), soldier in the late 2nd Battalion of Royal Yorkers, petitioned the Land Board of Mecklenberg, Upper Canada as follows, "Henry Davey, United Empire Loyalist humbly prays for lands for his Wife and one child born before the year 1789. " By order of Mr. President Russell in Council Nov. 17, 1897, he was granted 100 Acres in Burford Township Oxford) in addition to the first allowance which he had received. This was granted by the Mecklenburgh Land Board and Henry Davy received Lot 36, Concession 1 of Camden (which noted that he had received 100 Acres in Ernestown). According to John Collins' report of 1790, Henry Davy had 100 Acres of Lot 10, Concession 1 of Ernestown (John Davy had the other half) and 200 Acres of Lot 36, Concession 1 of Camden. These remain the same in lists from 1798 and 1800. On 6 October 1798, Henry sold the Camden Lot to Gideon Shurtliff.

      John Davy swore an oath before a J. P. on 4th Oct 1797 that Henry was married and came to this province with his Wife and one child before 1789. On 29 Oct 1797 Henry petitioned for land for his Wife and child born before 1789. He was recommended for 100 Acres as family lands. He received half of Lot 22, Concession 2, Ernestown from the Crown on 31 Dec 1798. He sold the property to Isaac Fraser on 28 Feb 1816.

      Henry was a Captain of the Addington Militia in the War of 1812. An extract from "Officers of the British Forces in Canada During the War of 1812-1815 by H. L. Irving, 1908 "Militia officers doing duty at Kingston under Colonel, the Honourable Richard Cartwright (Lieutenant Henry Davey, 1st Reg't of Addington Militia; - Adjutant Henry Davey}. Also in this same book is the notation "Captain McIntosh and Captain Davey of the Incorporated Militia are appointed each to command a gun-boat, Militia Order, Kingston, 8 June 1812.

      It is also noted that during the War of 1812 Henry Davey of Ernestown served as Lieutenant in the first Flank Company of the Addington Regiment of Militia then commanded by Col William Johnston between 29 June and 31 December 1812 (NA RG 9 Series I-B-4, Vol 19 pp 1222-3). The certificate of service was signed on 10 Dec 1820.

      In 1817 Henry petitioned for Lot 31, Concession 3 of Ernestown on behalf of his son George. In it, he said that he had joined the 2nd Battalion, KRRNY in 1780 and served 4 years.

      On 1 Apr 1820, members of the militia petitioned for land in Addington where they could all settle. He was still a Captain in the 1828-1829 militia return.

  • Sources 
    1. [S277] Lutheran Trinity Church of Stone Arabia Record.