Yes, Dr. Henry Taylor was - if not a Quaker himself - certainly sympathetic; there were Quaker meetings at his house in Flushing and his second wife, Sarah Palmer, was a Quaker. I do have the info re Nicholas Davis but no actual documentation on it. But it sounds right.
here is the part of my Taylor tree that includes your John:
1 Dr. Henry TAYLOR 1630/45?, will dated 5 Jun 1718, proved 19 May 1719, arr. Boston? + 1) Mary, m.c1664 Boston; 2) Sarah Palmer (Quaker - her brother is John Palmer), m.c1686 (when he is grantor, with Sarah, of property in Flushing to John Harrison). Sarah married 2) Benjamin Field (b.1668? Flushing), on 13 Apr 1727
2 Hannah 7 Jul 1665, d.young?
2 John 1666, d.young?
2 Mary 1669, d.young?
2 Henry Jr. c1670, d.young?
2 Joseph c1673
2 John, 4 Aug 1674 Oyster Bay + 1) Catherina Louwerse (had son James, bapt.18 Oct 1705); 2) Mary Whitehead, 17 Jun 1681, d.Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., NJ. After Johnís death, she married 2) Thomas Burroughs, d.1703; 3) c1703 Rev. William Urquhart c1675 England - 1707 Jamaica LI NY. (Mary Whitehead was dau of Major David Whitehead, 1646-1704 + Abigail Stephenson)
3 James, bapt.Oct.18, 1705. Ref.Dutch Church (of Catherina Louwerse)
3 Abigail 1695 + Rev. Benjamin Woolsey (of Mary Whitehead)
2 Mary 17 Apr 1678 - 17 Apr 1769 + Colonel Francis Willett 29 Jun 1693 Ė 6 Oct 1776 (son of Andrew Willett, merchant of Rhode Island and Ann Coddington; and grandson of Capt. Thomas Willett, the first English speaking Mayor of NYC, in 1664); m.c1715 (no children). [See Parkinson Tree]
2 Sarah 12 May 1688+ William Marsh, m.c1711
3 William Marsh Jr.
2 Phebe 9 Mar 1690/1, d.1714 + William Doughty c1676; m.c1709, Flushing
3 William Doughty
2 Benjamin TAYLOR c1676 - >14 Mar 1742 + Arianthe BERGEN (widow of Jan Garretszen or Garrason; she had 4 children by him), m.26 May 1714, at Grace Church, Jamaica (by Rev.Th.Poyer)
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