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

The Visitation provides 4 sections on the Davy(e) family. 3 of them are covered below. The 4th is on Davy03.
William Davy (a 1425, MP for Melcom, Dorset)
1. Robert Davy of Eberleigh and/or Crediton
  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. Vivan shows Robert (of Crediton) as father by _ Thomas of the 4 sons shown below. BP1934 shows this Robert of Eberleigh, father of the 4 sons, as married to the following Bardolph. BP1934 then follows the line of the younger John, which is supported by Vivian. The families of the other sons are as reported by Vivian, partly supported by Visitation.
  m. _ Bardolph (dau/heir of John Bardolph of Titchfield)
  A. John Davy "the elder" of Crediton, Devon (bur 25.11.1575)
i. John Davy of Crediton
  m. Anne Drew (dau of Emanuell Drew of Kinne)
  a. Emanuell Davy of Crediton (bur 04.05.1641)
  m1. (16.06.1601) Katherine Northcott (bur 05.05.1620, dau of John Northcott of Crediton)
  (1) John Davy of Ruxford (bur 08.08.1647)
  m. Rebecca (bur 12.02.1642-3)
  (A) John Davy or Davie of Ruxford (bpt 12.04.1635, bur 28.05.1680)
  m. Dorothy (bur 27.01.1705-6)
  (i)+ issue - John (bur 17.04.1680), Lettice (bpt 03.06.1662, bur 17.01.1677-8) ,Dorothy (bpt 03.11.1663), Rebecca (bpt 01.11.1664, bur 28.08.1667), Anne (bpt 16.08.1666, bur 15.12.1666), Anne (bpt 24.03.1669-70), Lucy (bpt 04.11.1674), Rebecca (bur 05.07.1677), Lettice (bpt 13.04.1679)
  (B) Gilbert Davie (bpt 11.11.1646)
  m. (01.01.1679-80) Rebecca
  (i) John Davie (bpt 04.11.1680)
  (C)+ other issue - Simon (bpt 21.11.1637), Robert (bpt 16.05.1641), Edward (bopt 23.07.1644, bur 20.04.1648), James (bpt 29.01.1647-8), Katherine (bpt 27.09.1682), Abigail (bpt 11.03.1639-40, bur 06.05.1640), Rebecca (bpt 24.04.1634, bur 31.03.1640), Elizabeth (bpt 28.06.1636), Gertrude (bpt 04.02.1642-3, bur 20.02.1642-3)
  (2) Robert Davy (bpt 08.04.1606)
  m. Arminell
(A)+ issue - Robert (bpt 10.05.1632), John (bpt 25.02.1633-4), Gilbert (bpt 19.09.1637), William (bpt 20.10.1640), Lewis (bpt 05.10.1641, bur 16.03.1641-2), Simon (bpt 25.12.1645), Emanuel (bpt 21.09.1647), Elizabeth (bpt 14.12.1643, bur 28.12.1643), Ruth (bpt 06.02.1648-9)
  (3) Susan Davy (bpt 25.11.1610)
  m. (07.07.1672) William Trevison
  (4) Anne Davy (bpt 30.12.1604, bur 23.11.1671)
  m1. (24.11.1623) Robert Trype
  m2. (09.10.1627) Lewis Dowrish
(5) Gertrude Davy (bpt 25.11.1610)
  m. (10.05.1644) John Palmer
  (6) Elizabeth Davy (bpt 25.11.1610)
  m. (07.07.1642) William Trevise
  (8) Ketherine Davy (bpt 27.05.1612)
  m. (17.05.1643) Nathaniel Durant
  (9) Honor Davy
  m. (16.10.1634) William Collibeare
  (10) Mary Davy (bpt 25.11.1617)
m. (29.05.1638) John Southmead
  (11)+ other issue (a 1620) - Gilbert (bpt 25.04.1616), Elizabeth (bpt 21.02.1607-8, d infant?), Margaret (bpt 16.10.1614, bur 10.01.1622-3), Dorothy (bpt 18.02.1618-9, bur 05.08.1631)
  m2. (30.04.1622) Abigail Stoning (bur 12.11.1639)
b. Suzan Davy (bpt 08.09.1583)
  c. Margaret Davy (a 1635) possibly fits here
  m. Gideon Haydon of Epford & Woodbury (b c1586, d before 27.01.1634-5)
  B. Gilbert Davy or Davye of Canonteign or Cannontene, Devon (a 1582)
  m. Mary Gere (dau of _?? Gere of Hevitree)
i. Robert Davye of Cannontene (bpt 17.12.1564)
  m. (06.09.1581) Anne Northcott (d before 24.10.1637, dau of John Northcott of Crediton)
  a. Gilbert Davy (bpt 22.12.1583, d 09.04.1623)
  m. (20.06.1616) Gertrud Pollard (a 16127, dau of Sir Hugh Pollard)
  (1) Anne Davy (b c1617, dsp 14.08.1637)
  m. _ Trelawny
  b. Robert Davy (a 1633, 3rd son)
  m. Rachell (a 1633)
  (1)+ issue (a 1633) - Edmund, Elizabeth, Mary
  c. Mary Davy (a 1633)
  m. _ Gere?
  d. Elizabeth Davy (a 1633)
  m. _ Sherman ## see here ##
e.+ other issue - John of Cristow (bpt 27.05.1585, a 1637), Samuel (a 1633), Emanuel (a 1617), EDmund (a 1633), Joseph (a 1617), Katherine (a 1633), Anne (bur 21.03.1635-6)
  ii. Emanuel Davy (a 1617)
  a. Gilbert Davy (a 1617)
  C. Lawrence Davy or Davye of Midland (bur 14.01.1601-2)
  m. Joan Westlake (bur 08.01.1586-7, dau of Simon Westlake of Exborne)
  i. John Davye of Midland (a 1645)
  m. (26.12.1601) Elizabeth Trobridge (dau of John Trobridge of Trobridge)
  a. John Davy (b c1610, d before 15.11.1648)
  m. _ Elworthy (dau of Andrew Elworthy)
(1)+ issue (a 1645) - John, Henry, Lawrence, Andrew, Mary
  b.+ other issue - Lawrence, Elizabeth, Ursula, Mary (bpt 05.07.1603), Joane, Grace, Sara
  ii.+ other issue - Nicholas (bpt 20.01.1583-4, a 1645), Mary (Bpt 10.09.1586)
  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 or Stroud of Newnam)
  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. Triphena Reynell (bur 01.02.1658-9, dau of Richard Reynell of Lower Creedy)
  (1)+ issue - John (dvp bur 11.01.1667/8), Tryphena (bur 18.06.1668)
  m3. Mary Parker (dau of Edmund Parker)
  m4. Amye Hele (dsp bur 25.04.1670)
  b. William Davie of Dura (bpt 13.11.1614, bur 28.11.1663)
  m. Margaret Clark (bur 04.07.1670, dau of Sir Francis Clark(e))
(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 (bpt 22.04.1688)
  m. Nicholas Hooper
  m2. Abigail Pollexfen (bur 14.04.1725, dau of John Pollexfen)
  (B) Margaret Davie (bpt 13.09.1694)
  m. (02.12.1714) Stephen Northleigh
  (C) Frances Davie (bpt 17.06.1697)
  m. Sir George Chudleigh, Bart
  (D)+ other issue - Elizabeth (bot 02.02.1700-1, bur 04.02.1700-1), Tryphena (bpt 04.06.1699, bur 23.06.1733)
  (3) Margaret Davie (bpt 25.08.1652)
  m. (01.07.1680) Roger Tuckfield
  (4) Frances Davie (bpt 09.05.1655, bur 21.02.1682-3)
  m. (13.04.1680) Sir John Tremayne (Serjeant-at-law)
(5) Mary Davie (bpt 047.12.1656, 24.08.1728)
  m. C. Spicer
  (6)+ other issue - Margaret (bur 08.05.1651), Julian (bpt 20.11.1658, bur 21.02.1680-1)
  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), 2nd son
  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 (b c1766, 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 (b 04.08.1802, d 12.04.1882)
  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 - William (b 08.03.1798, dsp 1822), Anne Jane (b 1800, bur 07.11.1809)
  (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)
  (iii)+ other issue - John (bpt 06.10.1727, bur 07.11.1727), Francis (bpt 19.058.1736, bur 10.05.1737)
  (B) Mary Davie (a 1727)
  m. _ Bishop
(C) Sarah Davie probably the Sarah (bur 14.11.1728) who married ...
  m. Christopher Savery (bpt 26.12.1692, bur 30.11.1744)
  (D)+ other issue - William (a 1727), James (a 1727), Humphrey (dsp bur 28.05.1749), Edmond (bur 21.11.1713), Elizabeth (a 1727)
  d. Mary Davie (bpt 25.03.1611-2)
  m. (01.01.1634-5) John Willoughby
  e. Elizabeth Davie (bpt 24.09.1618)
  m. (09.04.1642) Arthur Coplestone of Bowden
  f. Juliana Davie (bpt 01.01.1622-3)
  m. (05.07.1648) Thomas Beare
  g. Margaret Davie (bpt 20.05.1627)
  m.(25.02.1649-50) Richard Beavis
  h.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 19.09.1617, bur 28.11.1617), Robert (bpt 15.04.1621, dsp)
  m2. Isabel Hele (bur 28.10.1656)
  j. 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/Cadhey)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ferguson-Davie), Visitation (Devon, 1620, Davye), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Davie', p269+)
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