'Davy01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Davy of Crediton, Davie of Creedie, Davye of Midland, Davie of Sandford

The Visitation provides 4 sections on the Davy(e) family. As shown below, thanks to BP1934 we can pull 3 of them together into one family but we cannot yet link that family with the other section which is unfortunate not least because that other section goes back quite a few generations. We hope to identify the connection in due course.
William Davy (a 1425, MP for Melcom, Dorset)
1. Robert Davy of Eberleigh
One section of Visitation starts with Robert of Crediton who married d/h of Thomas and was father of Gilbert of Cannotene (2nd son) & Lawrence of Midland (3rd son). Another section starts with Robert of Crediton, father of John of Sandford & Kirton, whilst yet another section starts with Robert of Crediton, father of John of Crediton. BP1934 shows this Robert of Eberleigh as married to the following Bardolph and father of 4 sons as shown below. BP1934 then follows the line of the younger John. The families of the other sons are as reported by Visitation.
  m. _ Bardolph (dau/heir of John Bardolph of Titchfield)
  A. John Davy "the elder" of Crediton, Devon
  i. John Davy of Crediton
  m. Anne Drew (dau of Emanuell Drew of Kinne)
  a. Emanuell Davy of Crediton (a 1620)
  m. Katherine Northcott (dau of John Northcott of Crediton)
(1) Anne Davy (b c1604, bur 23.11.1671) who married ...
  m1. Robert Tripe
  m2. (09.10.1627) Lewis Dowrish
  (2)+ other issue (a 1620) - John, Robert, Gilbert, Susan, Gertrude, Elizabeth, Katherine, Honor, Margaret, Mary, Dorothy
  B. Gilbert Davy or Davye of Canonteign or Cannontene
  m. Mary Gere (dau of _ Gere of Hevitree)
  i. Robert Davye of Cannontene
  m. Anne Northcott (dau of John Northcott of Crediton)
  a. Gilbert Davye
  m. Gertrud Pollard (dau of Sir Hugh Pollard)
  (1) Anne Davye (b c1617)
  b. John Davye of Cristow, Devon (a 1620)
  C. Lawrence Davy or Davye of Midland
  m. Joan Westlake (dau of Simon Westlake of Exborne)
i. Lawrence Davye of Midland
  m. Elizabeth Trobridge (dau of John Trobridge of Trobridge)
  a.+ issue - John (b c1610), Lawrence, Elizabeth, Ursula, Mary, Joane, Grace, Sara
  ii. Nicholas Davye
  D. John Davy or Davie "the younger" (of Sandford & Kirton), Mayor of Exeter (d 1611)
  m. Margaret Southcote (dau of George Southcote of Calverley)
  i. Sir John Davie (of Sandford), 1st Bart of Creedy (in Crediton) (bur 13.10.1654)
  m1. Juliana Strode (d 14.05.1627, dau of Sir William Strode)
  a. Sir John Davie, 2nd Bart of Creedy, Sheriff of Devon (bpt 06.12.1612, bur 31.07.1678)
  m1. Eleanor Acland (dsp, dau of Sir John Acland, 1st Bart)
  m2. Triphoena Reynell (bur 01.02.1658-9, dau of Richard Reynell of Lower Creedy)
  (1) John Davie (dvp bur 11.01.1667/8)
  m3. Mary Parker (dau of Edmund Parker)
  m4. Amye Hele (dsp bur 25.04.1670)
b. William Davie (bur 28.11.1663)
  m. Margaret Clark (dau of Sir Francis Clark)
  (1) Sir John Davie, 3rd Bart of Creedy, Sheriff of Devon (b 1660, d unm 30.09.1692)
  (2) Sir William Davie, 4th Bart of Creedy, Sheriff of Devon (bpt 01.07.1662, bur 24.03.1706/7)
  m1. Mary Steadman (bur 04.03.1690/1, dau/heir of _ Stedman of Downside, Somerset)
  (A) Mary Davie
  m. Nicholas Hooper
  m2. Abigail Pollexfen (dau of John Pollexfen)
  (B) Margaret Davie
  m. Stephen Northleigh
  (C) Frances Davie
  m. Sir George Chudleigh, Bart
  (3) Margaret Davie
  m. Roger Tuckfield
  (4) (Frances) Davie (bur 21.02.1682-3)
  m. (13.04.1680) Sir John Tremayne (Serjeant-at-law)
(5) Mary Davie (d 24.08.1728)
  m. C. Spicer
  c. Humphrey Davie in London (bpt 24.08.1625)
  m. Mary White (sister of Edmund White of Clapham)
  (1) Sir John Davie in London, 5th Bart of Creedy (bur 29.12.1727)
m. Elizabeth Richards (bur 03.12.1713, dau of James Richards of New England)
  (A) Sir John Davie, 6th Bart of Creedy (b 1700, bur 03.09.1737)
  m. (03.05.1726) Elizabeth or Anne Acland (bur 25.03.1738, dau of John Acland of Killerton)
  (i) Sir John Davie, 7th Bart of Creedy, Sheriff of Devon (bpt 04.08.1731, bur 26.09.1792)
  m. (1763) Catherine Stokes (bur 24.12.1776, dau of John Stokes of Ryll)
  (a) Sir John Davie, 8th Bart of Creedy, Sheriff of Devon (bpt 09.04.1772, bur 16.05.1803)
  m. (06.09.1796) Anne Lemon (bur 12.12.1812, dau of Sir William Lemon, Bart)
  ((1)) Sir John Davie, 9th Bart of Creedy (b 08.03.1798, d unm 18.09.1824)
  ((2)) Frances Juliana Davie (d04.1882)
m. (20.03.1823) Sir Henry Robert Ferguson, later Ferguson-Davie, 1st Bart of Creedy (b 1797, d 30.11.1885, General, MP for Haddington)
  Creedy passed to Sir Henry who added Davie to his name. The baronetcy was a new creation in 1847.
  ((3))+ other issue (d unm) - William (b 08.03.1798, d 1822), Anne Jane
  (b) Sir Humprey Phineas Davie, 10th Bart of Creedy (b 12.01.1775, d unm 12.01.1846)
  (ii) William Davie (prebendary of Exeter, vicar of Exminster) probably of this generation
  (a) Frances Mary Davie (d 30.07.1844, coheir)
  m. (06.1790) William Henry Beauchamp-Proctor of Forthampton (b 1769, d 1806)
  (b) Bridget Davie (d 16.04.1842) probably of this generation
  m. (29.01.1799) Thomas Beaumont of Buckland (bur 03.02.1818)
(B) Sarah Davie probably the Sarah (bur 14.11.1728) who married ...
  m. Christopher Savery (bpt 26.12.1692, bur 30.11.1744)
  (C)+ other issue - Humphrey (dsp), William, Elizabeth, Mary
  d. Mary Davie
  m. John Willoughby
  e. Elizabeth Davie
  m. Arthur Coplestone
  f. Juliana Davie
  m. (1648) Thomas Beare
  g. Margaret Davie
  m. Richard Beavis
  m2. Isabel Hele (bur 28.10.1656)
  h. Isabel Davie (bpt 07.10.1631, bur 15.01.1672-3)
  m. (30.03.1649) Sir Walter Yonge, Bart
  ii. Margaret Davie
  m. Gideon Heydon (son of Robert of Cadhay)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ferguson-Davie), Visitation (Devon, 1620, Davye)
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