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Orphan Number: 1397
Orphan: Jane DAVIS
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:8yrs
Date admitted:10 May 1828
Date discharged:26 Jan 1832
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Mary Wilkinson
Remarks: mother a convict
References: SWD24p25, CSO1/1/918 p106, CSO5/86/1885

This orphan has been claimed by: Bruce and Marg gow

Janes mother was margs gr. gr. gr. gr. grandmother. Marg is descended from Janes sister Ann. Janes mother Mary died not long after Janes 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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