Charles Davis was born 3 July 1836 in Little Stukeley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom to James Davis (c1800-1879) and Mary Sabey (1800-1878) and died 23 January 1905 in Palmers Channel, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Ann Coppey (1835-1868) 24 December 1856 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia. He married Emily Blanchford Gale (1852-1894) 23 December 1869 in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Charles Davis and Emily Blanchford Gale (1852-1894)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Amy Jane Davis (1870-1944) 4 September 1870 Woodford Island, New South Wales, Australia 17 March 1944 a private hospital, Maclean, New South Wales, Australia Alfred William Selman (1870-1952)

Catherine Mary Davis (1871-1948)
Annie Louisa Davis (1874-1957) 19 May 1873 Taloumbi, New South Wales, Australia 11 November 1957 Casino, New South Wales, Australia Thomas William Lee (1874-1943)

Christable Ada Davis (1875-1877)
Florence Emily Davis (1877-1958)
Francis Charles Davis (1878-1947) 30 December 1878 Taloumbi, New South Wales, Australia 5 February 1947 Cessnock District Hospital, Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia Matilda Ann Selway (c1881-1952)

Mabel Alice Davis (1881-1953)
Hamlyn James Davis (1883-1904)
Peter Sabey Davis (1884-1943)
Edith Adeline Davis (1887-1967)
Ada Felicity Davis (1889-1982)
Albert Edward Davis (1891-1925)
Unnamed girl Davis (1894-1894)


Mr. CHARLES DAVIS, sen., of Palmer's Channel, passed away on Sunday night, after a week's illness from pneumonia. The deceased was 68 years of age, and was one of a well-known family of brothers. He was a native of England and had resided on the Lower Clarence for a number of years. He leaves a family of eleven—four sons and seven daughters. The sons are Messrs. F. C., H., and Masters Peter and Albert Davis. The daughters are Mrs. W. Selman (Maclean), Mrs. E. Marsh (Palmer's Island), Mrs. W. Lee (Lower Southgate), and Mrs. J. Smith (Taloumbi), and three unmarried. The deceased also leaves fourteen grandchildren and four brothers—Lavender, John, Peter and Samuel—all residents of the district. The remains were interred yesterday in the Wesleyan cemetery, Maclean, the funeral being largely attended. Mr. Dug. Macdonald carried out the funeral arrangements, and Rev. G. B. Black officiated at the grave.

The Clarence River Advocate, 24 January 1905, page 2

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