Thursday, October 12, 2017
Col. Samuel Boyer Davis, Defender of Lewes-- Part 1: A French Connection
In my October 3, 2017, blog entry, I mentioned War of 1812 Lewes, Delaware defender Col. Samuel Boyer Davis having lived at Fisher's Paradise house in Lewes.
Some more information on him.
He was born in Lewes, Delaware, December 26, 1765 and died September 5, 1854 in New Castle County, Delaware.
Davis developed a love of the sea at an early age and made many voyages across the Atlantic to France where he eventually joined the French Navy.
An Interesting Life. --Brock-Perry