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Christopher Davis was born circa 1814 to George Davis (bef1814-) and Susannah Gleaver (bef1814-) and died 4 June 1894 in Macquarie-street, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Cupitt (1820-1905) 12 June 1837 in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.



Children


Offspring of Christopher Davis and Mary Cupitt (1820-1905)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Louisa Laura Davis (1837-c1841)
Emma Davis (1840-)
William Davis (1844-1931)
Christopher Davis (1846-c1917)
John Davis (1848-1935)
Mary Davis (1851-)
George Henry Davis (1853-1941)
James John Davis (1856-c1856)
Frederick Davis (1856-1932) 3 October 1856 Windsor, New South Wales, Australia 1 February 1932 Windsor, New South Wales, Australia Elizabeth Sarah Isabella Alcorn (1859-1955)

Frances James Davis (1859-1928)
James Davis (1861-1886)
Joseph Thomas Davis (1865-1941)

Obituary

Death of an old Resident.

Still another old Hawkesburyite has passed away. Early on Sunday morning last Mr. Christopher Davis died at his residence in Macquarie-street, after ailing a few days. He resided in the district many years, and was well-known to all old residents. For a long time he carried on the business of a wheelright, but during past years, owing to old age and infirmities, he has not been in business, but lived quietly in his cottage in Macquarie-street.

Deceased was 80 years of age, and leaves a widow and grown-up family. He was interred in the Church of England last Monday, the following gentlemen being the pall-bearers : The Hon. William Walker, M.L.C., Mr. P. Carroll, Mr. J. Holmes, and Ald. J. J. Fitzpatrick. A good number of old residents attended the funeral. The Rev. S. G. Fielding conducted the burial service. Deceased, having been connected with the district so many years, was able to spin some good stories of the old times. Of late years he had been very infirm.

Mr. T. Primrose carried out the funeral arrangements.

Windsor And Richmond Gazette, 9 June 1894, page 4






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