Dora Olive Davies

F, b. 9 January 1893
  • Dora Olive Davies was born on 9 January 1893 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown.
  • At the age of 28 years, 4 months and 16 days, Dora Olive Davies married an unknown person on 25 May 1921 in Queensland. George Alfred Crawford.

Edgar George Davies

M, b. 1900
  • Edgar George Davies was born in 1900 in Queensland. He was the son of George Edgar Davies and Susan Duffy.
  • At the age of 20 years, Edgar George Davies married Elsie Elizabeth Hunt, daughter of William Hunt and Sarah Carter, on 11 February 1920 in Queensland.

Edna Davies

F, b. 6 January 1895, d. 6 June 1895

Edna Susie Davies

F, b. 20 January 1900, d. 1901

Elinor (Nell or Nellie) Davies

F, b. 23 August 1919, d. 5 May 1970

Ella Ida Davies

F, b. 26 April 1896, d. 27 February 1978
  • Ella Ida Davies was born on 26 April 1896 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown.
  • At the age of 26 years, 10 months and 24 days, Ella Ida Davies married James Kenneth Symes on 22 March 1923.
  • Ella Ida Davies died on 27 February 1978 in Queensland at age 81.

Eva Jessie Davies

F, b. 3 April 1884, d. 12 July 1981
  • Eva Jessie Davies was born on 3 April 1884 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown.
  • Eva Jessie Davies was granted probate for the estate of Arthur Tasman Davies on in February 1917; his brother Sidney of Cooyar and sister Eva of Taroom.
  • At the age of 39 years, 6 months and 29 days, Eva Jessie Davies married William Budden on 1 November 1923.
  • Eva Jessie Davies died on 12 July 1981 in Queensland at age 97.

Florence Davies

F, b. circa 1880

Frank (Snowy) Davies

M, b. 1 July 1925, d. 2 May 2013
  • Frank (Snowy) Davies was born on 1 July 1925.
  • He was the son of Sidney Barwood Davies and Gertrude Hibbert.
  • Frank (Snowy) Davies died on 2 May 2013 at age 87. He was cremated and his ashes scattered on the family property.

Jack Davies

M, b. 9 June 1917, d. 24 August 1999
  • Jack Davies was born on 9 June 1917 in Russell Street.
  • He was the son of Sidney Barwood Davies and Gertrude Hibbert.
  • Jack Davies married Joyce Olive Salter circa 1950.
  • Jack Davies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Thornville. He was a labourer most likely on his father's property.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at East Cooyar. He was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Gertrude Hibbert between 1963 and 1977 in Cooyar. Sons Frank and Jack also lived at East Cooyar.
  • Jack Davies died on 24 August 1999 at age 82.
  • Jack was buried in Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance. Plot 591-B-6.

James Oliver Davies

M, b. 22 April 1854, d. December 1937
  • James Oliver Davies was born on 22 April 1854 in Tasmania. He was the son of James and Ann Jane Francis.
  • At the age of 29 years, 2 months and 1 day, James Oliver Davies married Emma Adelina Brown on 23 June 1883 in Queensland.
  • On 2 February 1886,James Oliver Davies's son, Arthur Tasman Davies was born in Queensland.
  • On 13 February 1887,James Oliver Davies's son, Alister James Davies was born in Queensland.
  • On 26 July 1899 James was admitted to the United Grand Lodge of England, in Mackay. He was a salesman. He resigned from the lodge on 30 Nov 1901.
  • James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Samford. James was a grocer.
  • James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Goombungee. James was a farmer.
  • In 1911, according to the Queensland PO Directory (Wise), he was a storekeeper at Thornville.
  • James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1912 and 1913 living at Thornville. They were farmers.
  • James Oliver Davies, as the father of the bride, most likely attended the wedding of Gertrude Hibbert and Sidney Barwood Davies on 5 January 1916 in South Brisbane Their marriage was reported in The Queensland Figaro- " MARRIAGES. Jan. 5th.-Miss Gertrude Hibbert, second daughter of the late Mr. William Hibbert and Mrs. Hibbert, South Brisbane, to Mr. Sidney Barwood Davies, third son of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Davies, Cooyar; at the residence of the bride's mother; by the Rev. J. B. Galloway.
  • James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1917. James living at the Diamondtina Hospital. Emma lived at Hillside, Grey Road, Hill End.
  • James Oliver Davies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1919 and 1929 living at Dunwich. James was an inmate.
  • On 14 August 1935,his wife, Emma Adelina Brown died in Greenslopes, Queensland, at age 80.
  • James Oliver Davies died in December 1937 in Queensland at age 83.
  • James was buried on 2 December 1937 in Toowong Cemetery.

Children of James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown

Kezia Davies

F, b. 5 October 1889, d. 10 June 1983
  • Kezia Davies was born on 5 October 1889 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown.
  • At the age of 25 years, 1 month and 9 days, Kezia Davies married Albany Smale on 14 November 1914 in Queensland.
  • Kezia Davies died on 10 June 1983 in Queensland at age 93.

Maida Davies

F, b. 11 December 1890
  • Maida Davies was born on 11 December 1890 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown.
  • At the age of 32 years, 10 months and 23 days, Maida Davies married Albert Edward Packman on 3 November 1923 in Queensland.

Mary Davies

F, b. 1838, d. 10 December 1931
  • Mary Davies was born in 1838. She was the daughter of David Davies and Esther Richards.
  • At the age of 30 years, Mary Davies married William Joseph Case in 1868 in Queensland.
  • Mary Davies and William Joseph Case appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Buaraba Creek. William was a farmer and Mary carried out domestic duties as did their daughter Eliza.
  • Mary Davies and William Joseph Case appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Ravensbourne. William was a farmer and Mary carried out domestic duties. Sons William, a farmer and Albert Bailey, a labourer also lived at Ravensbourne.
  • Mary Davies and William Joseph Case appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1925 living at Perseverance. William was a farmer.
  • On 21 October 1926,her husband, William Joseph Case died in Queensland.
  • Mary Davies died on 10 December 1931 in Queensland.
  • Mary was buried on 11 December 1931 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. William and Mary's names were amongst them.

Children of Mary Davies and William Joseph Case

Mary Davies

F, b. 1817, d. 1898
  • Mary Davies was born in 1817 in Shropshire.
  • At the age of 20 years, Mary Davies married Abraham Thatcher on 6 November 1837 in Shopshire, England. Abraham was a tailor.
  • Mary Davies and Abraham Thatcher appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Shropshire. Abraham 53, a carpet maker born Rochdals, and Mary 54 born Salop, lived with their children William 24, a joiner and Primitive Methodist Minister; Emma 20, a dressmaker; Jane 13 and Walter 11. All the children were born in Salop.

  • Mary Davies died in 1898.

Children of Mary Davies and Abraham Thatcher

Roy Edward Davies

M, b. 1922, d. 2015
  • Roy Edward Davies was born in 1922.
  • He was the son of Sidney Barwood Davies and Gertrude Hibbert.
  • Roy Edward Davies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at East Cooyar. He was a farmer.
  • Roy Edward Davies died in 2015. He’s buried amongst his plantation of Hoop Pines on what was his family farm.

Sidney Barwood Davies

M, b. 16 August 1888, d. 6 February 1959
  • Sidney Barwood Davies was born on 16 August 1888 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown.
  • Sidney Barwood Davies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Thornville. He was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Oliver Davies and Emma Adelina Brown between 1912 and 1913 in Thornville. They were farmers.
  • At the age of 27 years, 4 months and 20 days, Sidney Barwood Davies married Gertrude Hibbert on 5 January 1916 in South Brisbane. Their marriage was reported in The Queensland Figaro- " MARRIAGES. Jan. 5th.-Miss Gertrude Hibbert, second daughter of the late Mr. William Hibbert and Mrs. Hibbert, South Brisbane, to Mr. Sidney Barwood Davies, third son of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Davies, Cooyar; at the residence of the bride's mother; by the Rev. J. B. Galloway.
  • Sidney Barwood Davies was granted probate for the estate of Arthur Tasman Davies on in February 1917; his brother Sidney of Cooyar and sister Eva of Taroom.
  • Sidney Barwood Davies and Gertrude Hibbert appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Thornville. Sidney was a farmer.
  • Sidney Barwood Davies and Gertrude Hibbert appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1934 and 1958 living at Thornville. He was a farmer.
  • Sidney Barwood Davies died on 6 February 1959 in Queensland at age 70.
  • Sidney was buried in Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance. Plot K1-B-14 FW; Memorial ID 180670866.

Children of Sidney Barwood Davies and Gertrude Hibbert

Thomas J Davies

M, b. 1897, d. 1994

Wilfred Davies

F, b. circa 1895

Ada Alexandrina Davis

F, b. 1902, d. 9 September 1954
  • Ada Alexandrina Davis was born in 1902 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill.
  • Ada Alexandrina Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. They both carried out home duties. Florence's son Cecil was a factory hand at Crow's Nest.
  • Ada Alexandrina Davis died on 9 September 1954 in Queensland.
  • Ada was buried on 11 September 1954 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. METH5-002-0026.

Alfred (Gilbert) Davis

M, b. 8 May 1895, d. 1940
  • Alfred (Gilbert) Davis was born on 8 May 1895 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill.
  • Alfred (Gilbert) Davis enlisted in the AIF on 16 October 1916 in Toowoomba. He was a carter and stated he was the sole support of his mother Florence of Crow's Nest. His service number was 3395, he was 21 yrs and 5 months old and 5'4" tall. He was discharged on 7 Jan 1917 after suffering meningitis. He had been admitted to Salisbury Island Hospital in Durban and was returned to Australia.
  • At the age of 27 years, 8 months and 16 days, Alfred (Gilbert) Davis married May Grace Littleton, daughter of John Harnden (Jack) Littleton and Clara Agard Swain, on 24 January 1923 in Queensland. The following article appeared in The Queenslander on 3 Feb 1923:- The marriage of Mr. A.G. Davies (Crow's Nest) and Miss M. Littleton (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Littleton , Pinelands, Crow's Nest, and a great niece of Mrs. V. H. Groom, Toowoomba) was solemnised at the Toowoomba Methodist Church on January 24. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. R. Littleton. Her travelling gown was of navy blue crepe de Chine, with bodice and loose panels, being braided and bended in henna, and a navy blue hat, lined with henna, and finished with, flowers in the same tones. Miss Edna Littleton (her sister) attended as bridesmaid, and wore apricot charmante, piped with black, and a black hat. Mr. Arthur. Hillenberg was best man. The reception was held at the Cafe Alexandra. The honeymoon will be spent at Brisbane and the seaside.
  • Sometime before in 1929Alfred (Gilbert) Davis and May Grace Littleton moved to Esk.Alfred's name appeard in a article on Esk in the Brisbane Courier :- " A. G. DAVIS. Coming from Crow's Nest, Mr. A. G. Davis, baker and confectioner, is finding excellent business in Esk. He has taken over the shop recently owned by Mr. J. W. Hurford, who established a sound connection by producing excellent bread and smallgoods. Mr. Davis, who is a returned soldier, is maintaining the reputation of the business in this regard. A cafe also is conducted on superior lines.
  • Alfred (Gilbert) Davis died in 1940 in Queensland. He lived at Kingaroy at the time of his death and was a baker, formerly of Cooroy.

Alfred James Davis

M, b. 15 September 1863, d. 1 September 1917

Alfred James Davis c 1860-1917. Photo thanks to Ancestry.com
  • Alfred James Davis was born on 15 September 1863 in London, England. He was the son of William Davis and Angelina Victoria Millard.
  • At the age of 20 years, Alfred James Davis married Florence Louisa Fugill in 1884 in Queensland.
  • Alfred James Davis, as the father of the bride, attended the wedding of Florence Beatrice Davis and James Pryde on 2 November 1910 in Bundamba, Queensland, The marriage was reported in the Queensland Times :- "A WEDDING. Wednesday, the 2nd instant a quiet wedding took place at Bundanba , the contracting parties being Miss Florrie Davis, of Crow's Nest, and Mr. James Pryde, jun., of Booval. The Rev. W. H. Greenwood was the celebrant. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attended by a sister of the groom as bridesmaid, the best man being a brother of the groom. The breakfast was laid out at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. Jones, brother-in law and sister of the groom. The usual congratulatoty speeches being delivered by the chairman (the Rev. W. (H. Greenwood) and the fathers of both bride and groom."
  • Alfred James Davis died on 1 September 1917 in Queensland at age 53. Alfred appears to have been living apart from the family from around 1913. He died from chronic alcoholism and heart failure.
  • Alfred was buried on 3 September 1917 in Toowong Cemetery. Location 10-37-3.

Children of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill

Alice Evelyn Davis

F, b. 22 November 1904, d. 22 November 1997

Crow's Nest School Children c 1915. Alice Evelyn Davis is in the second row, third from the right. Photo thanks to Mary

Arthur Daniel Davis

M, b. 26 June 1902, d. 1987

Arthur St John Davis

M, b. 1870, d. 1939

Child of Arthur St John Davis and Edith Annie Cresswell

Bertie Ernest Davis

M, b. 6 April 1890, d. 11 June 1982

Cecil George Davis

M, b. 17 September 1897, d. 28 April 1936
  • Cecil George Davis was born on 17 September 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill.
  • At the age of 23 years, 2 months and 5 days, Cecil George Davis married Elsie Meryl Scheu, daughter of John Scheu and Bridget McGuire, on 22 November 1920 in Queensland.
  • Cecil George Davis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. He was a factory hand. His sister Ada and mother Florence also lived in Crow's Nest.
  • He and Elsie Meryl Scheu appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. Cecil was a factory hand.
  • Cecil George Davis died on 28 April 1936 in Queensland at age 38.
  • Cecil was buried on 29 April 1936 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Christianna Maud Davis

F, b. 5 April 1888, d. 1965
  • Christianna Maud Davis was born on 5 April 1888 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill.
  • Christianna Maud Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Crow's Nest. They both carried out home duties. Florence's son Bertie was a carpenter at Crow's Nest. Alfred wasn't registered.
  • Christianna Maud Davis died in 1965 in Queensland.

Doris Eileen Davis

F, b. circa 1905
  • Doris Eileen Davis was born circa 1905.
  • She was the daughter of Harry Albert Davis and Eliza Jane Dalgleish.
  • Doris Eileen Davis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pechey. She carried out home duties.

Effie May Davis

F, b. 2 October 1874, d. 18 May 1954
  • Effie May Davis was born on 2 October 1874 in California. She was the daughter of Thomas R Davis and Mary Ellen Bickerstaff.
  • At the age of 29 years, Effie May Davis married John (Jack) Valentine May, son of Richard May and Priscilla Maddern, in 1904 in United States of America.
  • Effie May Davis died on 18 May 1954 in California at age 79.
  • Effie was buried in Tehacpahi Eastside Cemetery. Lot 5, Plot 5, Section 3.