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Family Ties: Squire Davis and Jennet Ferguson

Family Ties: Squire Davis and Jennet Ferguson

Author’s Maternal Family c 1896. Granddaughters of Squire Davis and Jennet Ferguson ~~~ With their grandchildren, Isabella Davis (status-Treaty, Oneida Nation until marriage; daughter of Squire Davis and Jeannette Ferguson) and W G Burr, son of Nathaniel Burr and Margaret Graham. Photo, c 1918. Author’s maternal family. Children are great-grandchildren of Squire Davis and Jennet Ferguson ~~~~~ Nathaniel Burr and Margaret Graham, late-loyalist parents of W G Burr. Nathaniel was the uncle of Robert Burr, convicted leader of the notorious Markham Gang. For his thieving and thuggery, Robert Burr…

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