David was born about 1420 in Shropshire, England, the son of Einion ap_David but his mother is unknown.
His wife is not known. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their two known children were Robert (c1440->1485) and Roger (c1465-?).
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!Source: Morris, Joseph, "Benyon of Great Ash, &c." in "Geoneological Manuscripts connected with the County of Salop and Principality of Wales", Vol. 9, Page 4641, mss. no. 4085. LDS tape# 0504680. Most entries copied in their entirity.
!Notes: David alias Deio ap Einion, called also Decus otherwise Decos ap Einion. Was of Rowden, par. Alberbury, co. Salop, in 30 H.6. , also in 38 H.6. , when he is named on the Roll in the Exchequer of Shrewsbury as "David ap Eigneon of Rowton."
!P: By the name of "Decos ap Eyneon" he had in 35 H. 6 , a Lease from "Thomas Mitton, of Salop, gentilman," of "all his arable land in Fidogans[1st few letters badley faded] field," in the township of Frankwell, Shrewsbury. [The Hist. of Shrewsbury, Vol. 2, p. 465.]