John Davies

1806–October 1885 (Age 79)
Thurstaston, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Davies was born in 1806, in Thurstaston, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Davies, was 31 and his mother, Alice Ledsom, was 29. He married Charlotte Maylor on 6 March 1826, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Heswall, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1805 and Willaston, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in October 1885, in Wirral, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Davies
Charlotte Maylor
Marriage: 6 March 1826
Mary Davies
Alice Davies
John Davies
Martha Davies
Jane Davies
Samuel Davies
Maria Davies
Kate Davies
Margaret Davies
James Davies

Spouse and Children

6 March 1826
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 2

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 24

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Davies in entry for Martha Davies, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"

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