- Born: 1 Nov 1801, Crowan, Cornwall 2
- Christened: 15 Nov 1801, Crowan, Cornwall 2
- Married: 3 Jun 1837, Crowan, Cornwall 1
- Died: 11 Oct 1879, Apple River Twp., Jo Daviess Co., IL, USA 3
- Buried: West Ella Cemetery, Apple River, Lafayette, WI, USA 4
Another name for John was John DAVIS.
A number of John Davies were born in Crowan between 1799 and 1802, and at least three of them married in Crowan in the 1820s and 1830s. Probably this John married Jane Hill on 3 Jun 1837 in Crowan; one of the witnesses to the marriage was Henry Williams who, if the same person, was his brother-in-law (who married John's sister Mary). John, Jane and their three children emigrated to U.S.A. about 1847.
In 1841, John Davies (35), mason, and wife Jane (30), were living in Higher Cargenwen, Crowan. Present were children: Charity (4), Jane (2)
In 1850, John Davis (49) of England, miner, and wife Jane (40), were living in Pleasant Grove, Jo Daviess, Illinois, USA. Present were children (born in England): Charity (14), Jane (12), John (7)
In 1870, John Davis (70) of England, miner, and wife Jane (58) of England, keeps house, were living in Apple River, Jo Daviess, Illinois. Present was daughter Elizabeth Davis (17) of Illinois. Daughter Charity and her family were living nextdoor.
John Davies died aged 78 years (tombstone)
John married Jane HILL on 3 Jun 1837 in Crowan, Cornwall 1. (Jane HILL was born about 1811, died on 12 Mar 1889 in Apple River Twp., Jo Daviess Co., IL, USA 3 and was buried in West Ella Cemetery, Apple River, Lafayette, WI, USA 5.)
John Davies, bachelor, of this Parish, and Jane Hill of this Parish, spinster
Married by Banns
John C. Millett, officiating minister
Witnesses: Henry Williams [brother-in-law of the groom], Mary Horner Martin