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Davis, Abraham Hopkins

Male 1796 - 1866


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  • Born  15 Jun 1796  Newington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  20 Aug 1796  Bishopstone, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  4 Jun 1866  Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I07730  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  29 Apr 2015 

    Father  Davis, John,   c. 13 Sept 1772, Great Faringdon, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 27 May 184, Wantage, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Edmonds, Mary,   c. 21 Nov 1777, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Jul 1861, Wantage, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Aug 1795  Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F02304  Group Sheet

    Family  Williams, Mary,   c. 5 Aug 1795, Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1846, Reedbeds, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Dec 1818  St Martin Outwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Davis, Mary Ann,   c. 26 Sept 1819, Surrey Chapel, Lady Huntington's, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1857, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Davis, Emily,   c. 30 Aug 1821, Surrey Chapel, Lady Huntington's, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1856, Reedbeds, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Davis, Helen,   c. 10 Nov 1824, Surrey Chapel, Lady Huntington's, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Davis, Frederick Charles,   c. 9 Jan 1827, Union Street Independent, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1881, Crystalbrook, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Davis, Alfred,   c. 12 May 1834, Union Street Independent, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1915, Richmond, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F02864  Group Sheet

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    Abraham Hopkins Davis
    Abraham Hopkins Davis

  • Notes 
    • no title] MS 11936/508/1043358 1 March 1826
      Contents: Insured: Frederick Westley and Abraham Hopkins Davis 70 Stationers Court Ludgate Hill booksellers

      An obituary ran in "The South
      Australian Advertiser" dated 29th June 1866 as follows: We regret to
      announce the death of another of the pioneers of the colony - Mr A H Davis - who expired on Monday at the Reedbeds, after a prolonged illness. ... For the last year of two, Mr Davis has suffered from failing health, and a severe attack of illness some time ago... The remains of Mr Davis were interred in the Hindmarsh Cemetary on Wednesday, June 6. ..


      Abraham married Mary. Mary’s mother was Martha Williams who died at Moore Farm in on 21st May 1849. Mary Williams was born on 2nd July 1793 and christened on 5th August 1793 at Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey, London, England to Charles and Martha Williams. It listed Charles Williams.


      Mary died on 3 April 1846 at Moore Farm, Reedbeds, South Australia. Her death notice in the “Register” on 4 April 1846 reads “Died on Friday the 3rd instant at Moore Farm after a severe but short illness, Mary, beloved wife of Mr A H Davis in her 53rd year.” She died of black fever.

  • Sources 
    1. [S00068] St Martin Outwich, London Parish Records.
      “Dec. 8 Abraham Hopkins Davis, Bachelor, of this Parish, and Mary Williams of this Parish, Spinster; by Banns. John Rose, DD, Rector. Witnesses: Martha Davis, John Davis”