Ancestors of James William Dawes
Governor of Nebraska,  1883 - 1887


5th Great Grandson of Thomas Davenport


        +--- 4-Major William DAWES,b.6 Apr 1745,d.25 Feb 1799
+--+ 3-Judge William Mears DAWES,b.26 Dec 1771,d.21 Sep 1855
| | +--- 5-Samuel MAY Esq.,b.17 Feb 1722/23,d.9 Aug 1794
| +--+ 4-Mehitable MAY,b.6 Aug 1751,d.28 Oct 1793
| | +--- 6-James MEARS,b.11 Feb 1703/04,d.Bef 19 Jul 1771
| +--+ 5-Catherine MEARS,b.14 Oct 1730,d.20 Mar 1751/52
| | +--- 8-Thomas DAVENPORT,b.Abt 1617,d.9 Nov 1685
| | +--+ 7-John DAVENPORT,b.20 Oct 1664,d.21 Mar 1724/25
| | | +--- 8-Mary,b.Abt 1621,d.4 Oct 1691
| +--+ 6-Mehitable DAVENPORT,b.30 Aug 1705,d.Bef 1754
| +--- 7-Naomi FOSTER,b.11 Feb 1667/68,d.7 Jan 1738/39
+--+ 2-Dr. Edward DAWES,b.16 Jun 1807,d.5 Apr 1865
| +--- 3-Abigail Kendall HOLDEN,b.1 Mar 1780,d.Sep 1856
--+ 1-Governor James William DAWES,b.8 Jan 1844,d.8 Oct 1918
+--- 2-Caroline DANA,d.???