Elizabeth DAVIS

Female 1653 - Aft 1721  (68 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth DAVIS 
    Born 11 Mar 1653  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    LifeSketch Elizabeth Davis Hastings in 1680 was chosen by the selectman of Haverhill Massachusetts to be a teacher, to teach children to read and write. The first woman school teacher in America. (submitted originally by JF Batchelder)  [2
    Died Aft 1721  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1521  YOUNG, Richard Perry
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2018 

    Father Captain James DAVIS, Jr.,   b. 4 Jul 1619, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1694, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth EATON,   b. Abt 1625, of , Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1683, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1648  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert HASTINGS,   b. 11 May 1653, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1721, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1676  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Katherine HASTINGS,   b. 8 Nov 1677, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1734, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Elizabeth HASTINGS,   b. 3 Jan 1679, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1755, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Robert HASTINGS, Jr.,   b. 4 Mar 1682, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1744, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +4. Ann HASTINGS,   b. 9 Oct 1684, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1749, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. George HASTINGS,   b. 24 Apr 1688, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John HASTINGS,   b. 3 Sep 1691, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1728, Groveland, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     7. Esther HASTINGS,   b. 19 Jan 1693, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2017 18:33:00 
    Family ID F614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Life Sketch

      Elizabeth Davis Hastings in 1680 was chosen by the selectman of Haverhill Massachusetts to be a teacher, to teach children to read and write. The first woman school teacher in America. (submitted originally by JF Batchelder)              -- On FamilySearch 28 Nov 2015

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 17 Jan 2017), entry for Elizabeth Davis, person ID LZN5-FMY. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S22] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 14 Jan 2017), entry for Elizabeth Davis, person ID LZN5-FMY. (Reliability: 3).