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DAVIS, JENKINS, JOHNSTON, ABERNATHY, BEAVAN, HERMAN John E. DAVIS b.1833 (prob. Rhondda Valley) Glamorganshire, Wales d.1900 Rockvale, Fremont Co., Colorado m. PA to Janet E. Jenkins b. 1833 Wales, d. 1888 Rockvale, Colo. he came with his father John in 1841, she came in 1853? Kids: David J. 1859-1929, m. 1883 Stella Lura Johnston Richard R. 1861-1945, unmarried Benjamin F. 1870-1934, unmarried John E. 1874-1939, m. 1899 Elizabeth (Witherly?) Abernathy Elizabeth - , m. Joseph Beavan Ann 1879-1852, m. Joseph E. Herman Places lived: WHEN WHO EVENT Rhondda Val.,Glamorganshire, Wales 1833-1841 John E. born & lived Minersville, Schuylkill Co., PA 1859 David J. born Cass Twp., Schuylkill Co., PA 1860 Census Scranton, Luzerne Co., PA 1861 Richard R. born Pottsville, Schuylkill Co., PA 1864 enlisted in Army Minersville, Schuylkill Co., PA 1870 Benj. F. born Plymouth, Luzerne Co., PA 1874 John E. born Erie, Weld Co., CO 1879 Ann born Rockvale, Fremont Co., CO 1888 Janet died Rockvale, Fremont Co., CO 1900 John E. died Willing to exchange info. Who were John's and Janet's parents? James R. Davis, 6708 Austin Way, Sacramento, CA 95823 (916)-393-9186 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ DAVIS, PRICHARD, JENKINS On my DAVIS line all I know about their immigration to this country is that my John E. DAVIS b. 1833 Rhondda Valley, Wales came to PA in 1841 with his father John DAVIS. He lived in Luzerne, Schuylkill, and Lakawana Counties. He married Janet E. or Gwennette JENKINS (1833 Wales- 1888 Colo.). He was in the Union Army. He moved to Colorado about 1879 and died there in 1900. I have found a couple DAVIS families in PA in 1850 that might be mine. Does anyone know about either of them? 1850 Census, Schuylkill Co., Cass Township, Family 919 919 John E. DAVIS 45 Miner Wales (1804/05) Ann 49 " (1800/01) Elisabeth 19 " John 17 " (1832/3) Ann 15 " Meary 11 " John PRICHARD 30 Miner " 1850 Census, Luzerne Co., Wilkes Barre Township, Family 6 John DAVIS 61 Farmer PA Mary 48 England Mary Ann 25 PA Joseph 19 " John 17 " (1832/3) Sarah 15 " Since 1998 I found the following passenger list that may confirm that the first family above is probably mine: On M237 Roll 045 p.98 of 795 is found: Ship John Taylor from Liverpool to New York arriving 18 May 1841 John Davis 36 Wales Laborer (1804/5) Mrs. 40 " (1800/1) Elizabeth 10 " John 8 " (1833) Ann 4 " Mary 1 " In 2014 I found buried in the 1st Congregational Ch. Cem., Minersville: John E. DAVIS d. 19 Jan.1872, age 65 yr, 8 mo, 3 da, so maybe Ann DAVIS d. 5 Feb.1872, age 70 yr, 5 mo,29 da, so maybe In 2014 I found in Pottsville, Schuylkill Co., PA via FamilySearch: PA Probate Records 1683-1994, Schuylkill Co. Estates 1871-1872 John E. DAVIS d. 1872 Minersville (image 548 of 748) Wife Ann renounced administration. Requested appt. of son-in-law John MAINWARRING. No further info with this record. missing? I could not find his will in the Schuylkill Co. Will Index. This is consistent Ann renouncing adminstgration rather that executorship. In 2014 I found via FamilySearch: Elizabeth DAVIS 1831 Wales-1907 Schuylkill m. Solomon HANCOCK 1831 Engl-1897 Schuylkill lived: 1870 S.Cass Twp, 1880 Wadesville, 1900 New Castel Twp. Both buried 1st UMC Church Cem., Minersville John E. DAVIS 1833 Wales - "mine" - see above Ann DAVIS 1835 Wales-1872 Schuylkill m. John MAINWARRING 1833 Wales-1902 Lucerne Co. lived in Minersville 1854-1880, then he lived Dureya, Luzerne Co. 1890-1902 She buried in 1st Congregational Ch. Cem., Minersville Mary DAVIS 1839 Wales - I have not been able to find further info on her. I Want to find descendants of these families. James R. Davis, 6708 Austin Way, Sacramento, CA 95823 (916)-393-9186

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