May I suggest you check the Davis, Preston, Borders of Martin County to find the answers to your query. I have him as the son of James and Mary Davies of Davies Fancy VA. James R. Davis III md. Elizabeth Borders d/o Catherine Elizabeth Sellards Borders and John Borders. Frances "Fanny" Davis b. 1792 md. 15 Aprl 1815, Floyd County, Hezekiah Borders, b. 23 Nov 1791 in Wythe County, Va s/o Catherine Elizabeth and John Borders. Hope this helps.