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Davis, Louisa

Female 1779 - 1874  (95 years)


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  • Name Davis, Louisa 
    Born 22 Feb 1779  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence Between 1817 and 1855  Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada - various lots east of Springdale / Erindale Village Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1851  Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 19 Nov 1874  Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I484  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 

    Father Davis, Thadeus,   b. 30 Jun 1735, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1824, Thorold Twp., Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Hall, Deborah,   b. 1736,   d. 20 Aug 1818  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1759  Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family VanValkenburg, Cornelius,   b. 22 Feb 1774, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Feb 1801  Guilderland, Albany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Van, John,   b. 1801, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. VanValkenburg, Ira,   b. Sep 1802, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1875, Port Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [Natural]
     3. VanValkenburg, Betsy Elizabeth,   b. 1804, "Niagara" likely Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1884, Burgessville, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Natural]
     4. VanValkenburg, Loyal,   b. 1805, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     5. VanValkenburg, Hiram,   b. 1807, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jul 1877, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Natural]
     6. VanValkenburg, Thaddeus,   b. 11 Mar 1809, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1891, Alameda Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Natural]
     7. VanValkenburg, Deborah,   b. 22 Mar 1810, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1832, Cooksville, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [Natural]
     8. VanValkenburg, Lovina,   b. 20 Nov 1812, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1888, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Natural]
     9. VanValkenburg, Margaret,   b. Jan 1815, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     10. VanValkenburg, Joseph Joshua,   b. 1816, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Cooksville, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     11. VanValkenburg, Noah,   b. 1818, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Sonoma Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [Natural]
     12. VanValkenburg, Sarah,   b. 20 Dec 1819, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1878, Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [Natural]
     13. VanValkenburg, Cornelius,   b. 10 Oct 1821, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1871, Homestead, Canyon Co., Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [Natural]
     14. VanValkenburg, Lucinda,   b. 23 Sep 1823, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1887, Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Natural]
     15. VanValkenburg, Louisa,   b. 16 Jan 1825, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1896, Alameda Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Feb 1801 - Guilderland, Albany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Warrant for a Land Grant for 'Lois Van Volkenburgh' granted while she was living in Thorold Twp in 1813.
    Warrant for a Land Grant for "Lois Van Volkenburgh" granted while she was living in Thorold Twp in 1813.

    Researched using the OLRI (Ontario Land Records Index) Overview

    The OLRI indexes, by surname, were at my local library on microfiche. See all VV / Vollick / Follick spellings here (six pages).

    Specifically look at the page VAN RUST - VAN WICKLER

    This listing for "Lois Van Volkenburgh" has the following Archival Reference number: 01 CI3 081 041, and these were used to find this record at the Ontario Archives on microfilm.

    The old C-series numbering has changed and been developed into specific sub-series. This record is among RG 1-149 Registers for Fiats United Empire Loyalists and Military Claimants, Volumes 80-82: Warrants United Empire Loyalists: Grants To Loyalists and Their Children After 1818.

    Headstones
    Grave of Lois Davis-VV (1779-1874)
    Grave of Lois Davis-VV (1779-1874)
    Norwich(ville), Norwich North Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario

    (obelisk inscribed on all sides with family members)

    Histories
    Upper Canada Land Petitions
    Upper Canada Land Petitions
    pertain to Cornelius VV and his wife Lois Davis UE.
    MILITARY - War of 1812 - Cornelius VV, DAVIS & VANDENBURGH families, Niagara
    MILITARY - War of 1812 - Cornelius VV, DAVIS & VANDENBURGH families, Niagara
    & LOCATIONS of Cornelius VV- Lois DAVIS Family 1801-1817
    History Notes written by Ariel Evelyn VV - Dawson (1886-1943)
    History Notes written by Ariel Evelyn VV - Dawson (1886-1943)
    in response to the questionnaire from William Perkins Bull, Peel Co. historian, in 1933.

    Census Records
    CENSUS-1851 - John Van, Louisa VanValkenburg(Davis)(widow?)
    CENSUS-1851 - John Van, Louisa VanValkenburg(Davis)(widow?)
    This is Loyal's brother and mother who live in the next household
    Toronto Twp,Peel,Ontario
    CENSUS - 1817 'Circa 1817' - Thaddeus Davis Sen., Cornelius VV, Vandenburgh families at Allanburgh.
    CENSUS - 1817 "Circa 1817" - Thaddeus Davis Sen., Cornelius VV, Vandenburgh families at Allanburgh.
    Thorold Twp., Welland Co., Ontario, Canada

    The Thorold Township Minute Book (1799-1842) is a collection of censuses, assessment rolls, etc. many of them undated. The "1817 Census Thorold Township" and "1817 Assessment" are stated to be "circa" 1817 but historians feel they could have been recorded as early as 1815 and as late as 1818.

    Column Headers: Name, Husband, Wife, Males, Females

    See also the "Circa 1817" Tax Assessment for Thorold Twp.

    Maps
    VV Land Holdings - Erindale/Springdale, Toronto Twp., Peel Co.
    VV Land Holdings - Erindale/Springdale, Toronto Twp., Peel Co.
    Land records taken from William Perkins Bull family files, against 1859 Tremaine map and modern map. Pertains to Cornelius VanValkenburgh - Lois Davis and their sons in the 1815-1870 period.

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] RES-VV-PeelCo-WmPerkinsBull, Perkins Bull, William. “William Perkins Bull Historical Series”. Research notes, Family Files: Vanvalkenburgh Family, c1930’s. Microfilm.
      Various land records of VV property in the 1817-1860 period in Toronto Twp., Peel Co. Original land grants to Cornelius VV and Lois Davis-VV were: Con 1 SDS Lot 7, Con 1 NDS Lot 23 and Con 1 SDS Lot 17. Sons John, Hiram and Ira recorded on these lots and others until about 1860 when they had moved elsewhere.

    2. [S29] 1851 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Peel-Toronto-Lyal, Canada. "Census of 1851" (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Toronto, Peel County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C-11746.
      Toronto, Peel Co., Canada West

      Lyal Faulkenbury * Lyal Vanvalkenburg, 48 b. 1803 Canada
      Betsys, 29 b. 1822 Canada
      Oscar, 10 b. 1841 Canada
      Luisa, 9 b. 1842 Canada
      Deby, 6 b. 1845 Canada
      Anna, 4 b. 1847 Canada
      Laura, 2 b. 1849 Canada
      John Van, 52 b. 1799 Canada
      Lozia *Loiza Van, 79 b. 1772 US