Francis PROVIS Jr.
- Born: 1825, Treswithian Downs, Camborne, Cornwall
- Christened: 30 Dec 1826, Camborne, Cornwall
- Married: 30 Sep 1852, Camborne, Cornwall
- Died: 6 Jul 1882, Amador Co., CA, USA
- Buried: Oak Knoll Cemetery, Amador, CA, USA
Another name for Francis was Frank PROVIS.
In 1861, Francis Provis (37) of Camborne, miner, and wife Mary A. (33) of Camborne, were living in Treswithian Downs, Camborne. Present were children (born in Camborne): Mary J. (8), scholar, William C. (8m)
In 1870, Francis Provis (45) of England, miner, and wife Mary A. (42) of England, keeps house, were living in Township 3, Amador County, California, USA. Present were children (a) born in England: Mary Jane (17), William K. (10), and (b) born in California: Franklin (4), George R. (2)
In 1880, Frank Provis (55) of England, miner, and wife Mary Ann (51) of England, were living in Doytown, Amador, California. Present were children: Wm. C. (19) of England, Frank (13) of California, George B or R (12) of California, Lizzie (9) of California.
Frank Provis died aged 57 years (tombstone)
Francis married Mary Ann ROWE, daughter of John ROWE and Mary MATHEWS, on 30 Sep 1852 in Camborne, Cornwall. (Mary Ann ROWE was born in 1829 in Roseworthy, Camborne, Cornwall, christened on 4 Apr 1829 in Camborne, Cornwall, died on 10 Oct 1882 in Amador Co., CA, USA and was buried in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Amador, CA, USA.)
Francis Provis, Jnr., 26, of Treswithian Downs, bachelor, miner, son of Francis Provis, miner, and
Mary Ann Rowe, 24, of Roseworthy, spinster, daughter of John Rowe, miner
Married by Banns
Witnesses: Elizabeth Sowden, William Curnow [future brother-in-law of the groom - married Francis' sister Mary in 1855 and died before 1861.]