Benjamin Davis (b 1769 Winterbourne Earls Wiltshire, m Ann Yates
1791 Winterbourne Earls, d 1856 Winterbourne)
m Sarah Pearcey 1805
Ann Yates (b 1768 Winterbourne Earls, d 1805 Winterbourne
Ann Davis (b 1791 Winterbourne Earls)
Hannah Davis (b 1793 Winterbourne
Earls) Joshua Davis (b 1801
Salsbury Wiltshire, m Pamela Bowles 1823
St Edmunds Salisbury Wiltshire, d 1888 Braidwood NSW) Thirza
Davis (b 1824 Winterbourne Dauntsey Wiltshire, m John Josiah Marshall 1845
Winterbourne Dauntsey, d 1890) Emily Christina Virginia
Marshall (b 1858 Winterbourne Dauntsey, m Thomas Henry Smalley 1876
West Melb Vic, d 1923 Preston Vic) Herbert Oscar
Smalley (b1878 Brunswick, Vic, m Annie
Tippett 1908 North Fitzror, Vic, d 1960 Preston
Parish of Winterbourne Earls, all born in the county
Lab (abt 1770)
This could be our Benjamin and sister Sarah at a stretch, with some
grandchildren. His wife Ann had died.
Interestingly, a few houses away are a couple of Hayter families.
Benjamin's mother was Elizabeth Hayter
Peter (b abt 1775), and John (b abt 1785) could be Elizabeth's
Notes for Benjamin Davis
James Lawrence was a witness at the wedding. Sarah was a widow when
she married Benjamin.
1841 census. Benjamin 70 and Sarah 60 living in Winterbourne Earls
with twins Elizabeth and George aged 15 and their grand son Charles
aged 10, the son of Jerimiah and Sarah Player.
1851 census. Benjamin 83 and Sarah 71 are both classed as paupers
living in Winterbourne Earls with their son George 20 a farm
labourer and his wife Jane 22 with their daughter Emily aged 1. Also
grand son Charles 20 a farm labourer is still living with them.
(Source Yvonne Bean)
The extensive Davis genealogy back to the sixteenth century
has been obtained from LDS, complemented by data from
Robyn Lanham, Dave Lawrence, Yvonne Bean and Louise Cunningham
Test Elizabeth's brother thesis (Winterbourn Earls site)
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