Three generations of DAVISES lived and died in Surry Co., VA: Thomas DAVIS, (c1654-c1716)James DAVIS, (c1682-1746) and Henry DAVIS (C1708-1767.)
Henry's son Isham DAVIS (c1750-1830) born VA, lived in Brunswick Co., VA and Halifax Co., NC, and died in Wilson Co., TN.
Isham's son Zachariah DAVIS, born 13 Jan 1792 in Halifax Co., NC, served in the War of 1812 from TN, married Elizabeth Hill 20 Dec 1816, Wilson Co., TN, moved to Barren Co., KY, and then to Benton Co., MO about 1842 and died there in Aug 1852.
Zachariah's son John Hill DAVIS, born 1818 in Wilson Co., TN, married Lucy Ann FRAZER 20 Mar 1845 in Wilson Co., TN, and died 1875 in Hickory Co., MO.
John Hill's son Tompkins Beauregard DAVIS, born 5 Sep 1860, in Benton Co., MO, married Emma Virginia JENKINS 15 Mar 1885 in Warsaw, Benton Co., MO, and died 4 Feb 1940 in RFD Arlington,
Tarrant Co., TX.
Tompkin's son Clyde DAVIS, born 8 Mar 1899, in Lancaster, Dallas Co., TX, married Elsie Blanche Hale 15 Apr 1922 in Mansfield, Tarrant Co., TX, and died 15 Dec 1979 in Whitney, Hill Co., TX.