An American Family History

Patience James Davis

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
― Franklin D. Roosevelt
Charlestown was first settled in 1628 and was the Massachusetts Bay Colony's initial seat of  government. Charlestown became part of Boston in 1874.

Patience James Davis was born about 1603 in England. She was the daughter of John and Elizabeth James and baptized on October 20, 1603.

She married Barnabas Davis in 1625 when she was about 22 years old. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Barnabas and Patience Davis.
Children of
Barnabas Davis
and Patience James
  • Samuel Davis
  • Patience Davis Ridland
  • Barnabus Davis
  • Nathaniel Davis
  • Hopewell Davis
  • James Davis
  • She died on November 15, 1690 at the age of 87 in Charleston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

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