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Orphan Number: 1398
Orphan: John DAVIS
Mother:,
Father:,
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:2yrs
Date admitted:10 May 1828
Date discharged:14 Apr 1832
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to:
Remarks: mother a convict - dead - father dead
References: SWD24p25, CSO1/122p106, CSO5/86/1885


This orphan has been claimed by: Bruce and Marg Gow

Johns mother was margs gr. gr. gr. gr. grandmother. Marg is descended from Johns sister Ann. Johns mother Mary died not long after Johns father John Davis was hanged in Old Hobart Gaol for sheep stealing in 1826. They left 4 children we know of only Jane, Ann and baby John.

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