Mary Eliot, married Edward Payson, founder of the Payson family in America, and great-great-grandfather of the Rev. Edward Payson. He was also an ancestor of Lewis E. Stanton a United States attorney for the District of Connecticut. Mary's great, great, great, grand daughter, Alice Bailey, married Captain Samual Davis. Captain Samuel Bancroft Davis of Yarmouth, on Christmas Eve 1891 dreamed 3 times the precise latitude and longitude (52 North 21 West) of a distressed ship before steering off his coarse to rescue it and saving the crew in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic. A routine trip from LaHave to Halifax that made an unplanned detour all the way to London, England.

Captain Samuel Davis from "In the Great Days of Sail".mp3
Captain Samuel Bancroft Davis of Yarmouth, who dreamed the precise latitude and longitude of a distressed ship before steering off his coarse to rescue it, and a routine trip from LaHave to Halifax that made an unplanned detour all the way to London, England. -- In the Great Days of Sail: 14 Sea Stories - Archibald MacMechan

Also found in Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock by Borrett, William Coates
Captain Samuel Bancroft Davis from A Voice in the Night: Superstition and Rescue at Sea .mp3

Family of Bennet ELIOT and Lettice AGGAR

Husband: Bennet ELIOT (1573-1621)
Wife: Lettice AGGAR (1577-1621)
Children: John ELIOT (1604- )
Mary ELIOT (1620-1679)
Marriage 30 Oct 1598 Widford, Essex, England1

Husband: Bennet ELIOT

Name: Bennet ELIOT
Sex: Male
Father: Edward ELLIOTT (c. 1550-1595)
Mother: Jane GEDGE (1546-1595)
Birth 1573 Widford, Essex, England
Death 21 Nov 1621 (age 47-48) Essex, England

Wife: Lettice AGGAR

Name: Lettice AGGAR
Sex: Female
Father: Francis ALGER (1536-1582)
Mother: Lettice PEACOCK (1551-1621)
Birth 1577 Essex, England
Death 16 Mar 1621 (age 43-44) Essex, England

Child 1: John ELIOT

Name: John ELIOT
Sex: Male
Birth 5 Aug 1604

Child 2: Mary ELIOT

Name: Mary ELIOT
Sex: Female
Spouse: Edward PAYSON (1613-1689)
Birth 11 Mar 1620 Nazeing, Essex, England2
Immigration 1622 (age 1-2) to Massachusetts Bay Colony, MA, US3
Death 24 Mar 1679 (age 59) Dorchester, Suffolk, MA, US
Burial Dorchester North Burying Ground
Dorchester, Suffolk, MA, US

Jonathan Payson Husband of Ann (Blake) Payson — married 11 Mar 1725 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Born about 17 Aug 1699 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Son of Ephraim Payson and Katherine (Leadbetter) Payson
Brother of Ephraim Payson, Ruth (Payson) Wales and Susanna (Payson) Humphrey
Died 15 Sep 1784 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Parents of:
1821 Death: May 04, 1873 Westport, Digby Co., Nova Scotia Mehetabel Payson 1725–
Ann Payson 1727–Deceased
Jonathan Payson Jr. 1728–1805
Sarah Payson 1730–1754
Ephraim Payson 1731–1732
Henry Payson 1734–1795
Joseph Payson 1736–1737
Joseph Payson 1739–Deceased
Mary Payson 1742–Deceased
Ann Payson 1745–Deceased

Elisha Payson (June 21, 1777 - December 27, 1863), Son of Jonathan Payson, Jr. and Elizabeth Payson, married Sarah McDormand (1777 - November 14, 1860)
Parents of Rachel H. Payson; Caroline Pack; Cynthia Payson; Eliza Jane Payson; Mary Ann Payson and 7 others

Mary Ann Payson (July 25, 1816 Birthplace: Westport, Digby Co., Nova Scotia - August 18, 1894) married Daniel Bailey (1821 - May 04, 1873 Westport, Digby Co., Nova Scotia)
Parents of Georgiana Louise Bailey; Alice Jane Hutchins Bailey and Mary Eudora Bailey

Alice Jane Hutchins Bailey (1848 - 1922) married Sameul Bancroft Davis (1843 - 1917)
Parents of Oscar Lawrence Davis; Ralph Harold Davis and Mary Beatrice Davis

Mary Beatrice Davis (1867 - 1949) married Dr. Melbourne Edward Armstrong (1866 - 1931)
Parents of Dr. Maurice Whitman Armstrong

Dr. Maurice Whitman Armstrong (1905 - 1967) married Irene Margaret MacDonald (1907 - 1988)
Parents of Sheila, Christina Margaret, Ainslie, and adopted brother John

Christina Margaret Armstrong (1937 - 2017) married James Edward Brouse (1932 - 2020)
Parents of David, Daniel, and Timothy

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