Alexander PROVIS
Margery TELLAM
John EDWARDS of Treslothan
Francis PROVIS of Treswithian Downs
(1788-Between 1856)
Elizabeth EDWARDS
(1797-Between 1879)
Francis PROVIS Jr.


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Mary Ann ROWE

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.

   Research Notes:

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)

   Marriage Information:

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.)

   Marriage Notes:

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.]

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