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.

Elinor Elizabeth Davis

F, b. circa 1865, d. 1954
  • Elinor Elizabeth Davis was born circa 1865. She was the daughter of Stuckey Reynold DAVIS and Elizabeth MEREDITH.
  • Elinor Elizabeth Davis married Herman Hugo Hartmann, son of Carl Heinrich Hartmann and Georgina Elizabeth Anna Pringle, in 1886.
  • On 29 April 1901,her husband, Herman Hugo Hartmann died in Queensland.
  • Elinor Elizabeth Davis and Winifred Meredith Hartmann appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Virginia. Elinor was a school teacher and Winifred carried out domestic duties. The family must have lived in the Crow's Nest district for some time as Elinor's son Percy won prizes at the Crow's Nest show in 1910.
  • On 9 April 1917, at the time of her son Herman Hugo's wedding, Elinor Elizabeth Davis lived in Brisbane.
  • On 27 May 1927, when her son Percy's engagement was announced Elinor Elizabeth Davis lived in Woolwooin, Queensland.
  • Elinor Elizabeth Davis died in 1954 in Queensland.

Children of Elinor Elizabeth Davis and Herman Hugo Hartmann

Evelyn Annie Davis

F, b. 1892

Child of Evelyn Annie Davis and Harold Gordon Hine

Florence Beatrice Davis

F, b. 6 November 1886, d. 1974
  • Florence Beatrice Davis was born on 6 November 1886 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill.
  • At the age of 23 years, 11 months and 27 days, Florence Beatrice Davis married 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."
  • Florence Beatrice Davis died in 1974 in Queensland.

Francis Harley Davis

M, b. circa 1865

Frederick Fugill Davis

M, b. 28 August 1892, d. 1980

Grace Davis

F, b. 1851, d. 1911
  • Grace Davis was born in 1851.
  • Her marriage, at 18 years, to Charles Samuel Tyler was registered in the March 1869 Quarter in Falmouth, Cornwall Registration District. Charles died before 1890.
  • Her marriage, at 39 years, to John Lower, son of Stephen Lower and Catherine Lower, was registered in the June 1890 Quarter in Falmouth, Cornwall Registration District.
  • Grace Davis and John Lower appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Wellington Terrace, Cornwall. John is a 45 year old mariner, born Cornwall, living wth his wife Grace 41, born Cornwall, step children Charles, 21; William 20; Laura 19; John 16; James 15; Mary 12; Samuel 9 and Susan 6. His children Henry 9 and Elizabeth 6 are also living with them.
  • Grace Davis and John Lower appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Porhan Street, Cornwall. John 57, is a boatman, born Falmouth, living with his wife Grace, 52, born Falmouth and living with his son Henry 19, born Falmouth, son John 9, born Falmouth and step-children Sarah Tyler, 16 and Samuel Tyler 19.

  • Grace Davis died in 1911.
  • She and John Lower appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in Cornwall. Grace was shown as 59 years ood, married, born Falmouth, living with her 19 year old son John, born Falmouth, a blacksmiths apprentice in an Engineering Works.

Child of Grace Davis and John Lower

Harry Albert Davis

M, b. 1865, d. 29 May 1932
  • Harry Albert Davis was born in 1865. He was the son of Henry Snell Davis and Harriet Rhooke.
  • Harry Albert Davis married Eliza Jane Dalgleish circa 1890.
  • Harry Albert Davis and Eliza Jane Dalgleish appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Plainby. Harry was a farmer.
  • Harry Albert Davis died on 29 May 1932 in Queensland.
  • Harry was buried on 30 May 1932 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PRES3-014-0008.

Children of Harry Albert Davis and Eliza Jane Dalgleish

Jane Davis

F, b. circa 1830
  • Jane Davis was born circa 1830.
  • Jane Davis married Francis Ewin circa 1850.

Child of Jane Davis and Francis Ewin

Jean Veronica Davis

F, b. 26 January 1922, d. 6 May 1991

Martha Davis

F, b. 22 December 1836, d. 27 July 1915
  • Martha Davis was born on 22 December 1836 in Gloucestershire, England.
  • Martha Davis married Henry Chapman between June 1865 and August 1865 in Gloucestershire, England. The marriage was registered in the Stoud District, Gloucestershire in June 1865.
  • Martha Davis and Henry Chapman immigrated to Moreton Bay on 7 October 1865. Henry and Martha both 26, travelled on the Queen of Colonies.
  • On 29 January 1912,her husband, Henry Chapman died in Murphy's Creek, Queensland.
  • Martha Davis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Murphy's Creek. Martha carried out home duties.
  • Martha Davis died on 27 July 1915 in Murphy's Creek, Queensland, at age 78.
  • Martha was buried in Murphy's Creek Cemetery.

Children of Martha Davis and Henry Chapman

Mary Lucy Freeman Davis

F, b. 1868, d. 8 July 1946
  • Mary Lucy Freeman Davis was born in 1868.
  • At the age of 40 years, Mary Lucy Freeman Davis married Frederick William Eyles, son of Charles Eyles and Selina Higgins, on 29 February 1908 in New Zealand. Their marriage was reported in The Marlborough Express Eyles—Freeman.—At Chatham Islands, on February 22nd, 1908, Frederick William Eyles, to Mary Lucy Davis Freeman, only granddaughter of the late John Davis, Port Underwood.
  • Mary Lucy Freeman Davis died on 8 July 1946 in New Zealand.

Children of Mary Lucy Freeman Davis and Frederick William Eyles

May Pretoria Davis

F, b. 28 April 1900, d. 4 June 1989
  • May Pretoria Davis was born on 28 April 1900 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill.
  • At the age of 22 years, May Pretoria Davis married Arthur McCusker in 1923 in Queensland.
  • May Pretoria Davis witnessed the burial of Mary Eileen McCusker on 11 March 1924 in Crow's Nest Cemetery; RC1-00G-0022.
  • On 28 October 1957,her husband, Arthur McCusker died.
  • May Pretoria Davis died on 4 June 1989 in Toowoomba at age 89.
  • May was buried on 7 June 1989 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. RC7-005-0032.

Children of May Pretoria Davis and Arthur McCusker

Norman Leaworthy Davis

M, b. circa 1900, d. 1975
  • Norman Leaworthy Davis was born circa 1900.
  • He was the son of Harry Albert Davis and Eliza Jane Dalgleish.
  • Norman Leaworthy Davis married Agnes Alice Holmes in 1927 in Queensland.
  • Norman Leaworthy Davis died in 1975 in Queensland.

Sarah Davis

F, b. 1787, d. December 1860
  • Sarah Davis was born in 1787.
  • At the age of 24 years, Sarah Davis married Thomas Staines on 23 March 1811 in North Kilworth. Thomas signed his name STEAN.
  • Before 1841,her husband, Thomas Staines died.
  • Sarah Davis appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in North Kilworth, Leicestershire. Sarah was 64 years old.
  • There is a death of a Sarah Davis recorded in the Lutterworth, Leicestershire in December 1860, however, this may not be the correct date of death for this Sarah Davis.

Children of Sarah Davis and Thomas Staines

Walter Stanley Davis

M, b. circa 1900

Reginald Primmer Davison

M, b. 29 April 1900, d. 1 September 1967
  • Reginald Primmer Davison was born on 29 April 1900 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of William Davison and Rosemund Primmer.
  • Reginald Primmer Davison died on 1 September 1967 in New Zealand at age 67.

William Davison

M, b. circa 1870
  • William Davison was born circa 1870.
  • William Davison married Rosemund Primmer, daughter of Benjamin Primmer and Sarah Tasker, on 7 June 1899 in Kairanga, New Zealand. William was a drover and farmer.
  • William was buried on 4 January 1938 in Palmerston North.

Child of William Davison and Rosemund Primmer

Sarah Emily Davs-Covich

F, b. 1872, d. 4 May 1953
  • Sarah Emily Davs-Covich was born in 1872. She was the daughter of Peter Davs Covich and Sarah Buckett.
  • At the age of 19 years, Sarah Emily Davs-Covich married Henry James Tasker, son of James Tasker and Susannah Primmer, on 2 November 1891 in New Zealand.
  • Sarah Emily Davs-Covich died on 4 May 1953 in New Zealand.

Children of Sarah Emily Davs-Covich and Henry James Tasker

Emma Dawe

F, b. circa 1860
  • Emma Dawe was born circa 1860.
  • Emma Dawe married Thomas Rixon in 1879 in New South Wales.

Child of Emma Dawe and Thomas Rixon

Alice Dawes

F, b. 1861, d. 1926
  • Alice Dawes was born in 1861 in Penrith, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of James Dawes and Elizabeth Lewis.
  • At the age of 22 years, Alice Dawes married John Carroll Staines, son of Thomas Staines and Christiana Catharine Krieg, in 1883 in Cowra, New South Wales.
  • On 24 October 1920,her husband, John Carroll Staines died in New South Wales at age 72.
  • Alice Dawes, as the mother of the bride, attended the wedding of Catherine Staines and William Thomas B Hill on 17 February 1921 in New South Wales; William was a saddler, partner in Staines and Co of Canowindra, late 47th Battalion.
  • Alice Dawes died in 1926 in New South Wales.
  • Alice was buried in Canowindra Cemetery.
    Grave of John Carroll Staines & Alice Dawes, Canowindra Cemetery

Children of Alice Dawes and John Carroll Staines