Francis PROVIS of Treswithian Downs
(1788-Between 1856)
Elizabeth EDWARDS
(1797-Between 1879)
Francis PROVIS Jr.
Mary Ann ROWE
Mary Jane PROVIS


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1. Phillip OATES

2. James Henry OATES

Mary Jane PROVIS

  • Born: Nov 1852, Treswithian Downs, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Married (1): 15 May 1873, Amador Co., CA, USA
  • Married (2): 23 May 1901, Amador Co., CA, USA
  • Died: 1939, Sacramento Co., CA, USA

   Research Notes:

In 1880, Mary J. Oates (27) of England, keeping house, and husband Philip Oates (36) of England, miner, were living in Township 5, Amador, California, USA. Present were daughters (born in CA): Mary J. (6), Grace (4), Elisabeth (3), husband's brother James H. Oates (19) of England.

In 1900, Mary J. Oates (47) of England, widow, housekeeper, mother of four children (three living), was living in Amador, CA. Present were daughter Elizabeth (22) of CA, housekeeper, brother William C. Provis (39) of England, millman, single. Mary's sister Lizzie Ralph and her family were living nextdoor.

In 1910, Mary J. Oates (57) of England and [2nd] husband James H. Oates (49) of England, were living in Sutter Creek, Amador, California. Present were James' sons: James H. Oates Jr. (22) and Joseph Oates (21).

In 1920, Mary Jane Oates (67) of England, widow, was living in Sacramento Assembly District 14, Sacramento, California.

In 1930, Mary Jane Oates (78) of England, widow, was staying with her daughter Mary Jane Perryman and her family in Sacramento, Sacramento, California.

   Marriage Information:

Mary married Phillip OATES, son of William OATES and Mary TREGAY, on 15 May 1873 in Amador Co., CA, USA. (Phillip OATES was born in 1844 in Kenwyn, Cornwall, christened on 8 Oct 1845 in Chacewater, Cornwall, died on 28 Jun 1883 in Amador Co., CA, USA and was buried in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Amador, CA, USA.)

   Marriage Notes:

California, County Marriages, 1850-1952

   Marriage Information:

Mary also married James Henry OATES, son of William OATES and Mary TREGAY, on 23 May 1901 in Amador Co., CA, USA. (James Henry OATES was born on 24 Jul 1861 in Wheal Daniel, Kenwyn, Cornwall, christened on 17 May 1864 in Chacewater, Cornwall and died on 5 Oct 1912 in Grass Valley, Nevada, CA, USA.)

   Marriage Notes:

Although it does not state so in the marriage transcript, both parties were widowed at the time of their marriage. James was the brother of Philip and was with Mary and Philip at the time of the 1880 Census, then aged 19 years.

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