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My name is Brian DAVIS and I started this site.
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The site was last updated on May 17 2015, and it currently has 13 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here.   Enjoy!

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May 17, 2015
Brian DAVIS published a new version of the BRYDON_1 family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Brian DAVIS updated the details of MONTGOMERIE BRYDEN and MARGARET Bryden (born ROWE) in family tree BRYDON_1
Brian DAVIS added source Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910 to family tree BRYDON_1
Brian DAVIS updated his profile.
May 11, 2015
Andrew James joined another family site: Harvey Family Tree Web Site
May 04, 2015
Brian DAVIS published a new version of the BRYDON_1 family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Brian DAVIS updated his profile.
May 02, 2015
Andrew James joined another family site: Downtrodden Web Site
Apr 13, 2015
Brian DAVIS published a new version of the index family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Apr 08, 2015
Kathy Gillies (nee: Souter) joined another family site: Tipton Family Web Site
Apr 04, 2015
Brian DAVIS commented on event 73rd birthday of Micheal Hamilton Boss:
 Hi Micheal Happy birthday and a lovely EASTER.
Love to all Brian & Marina 
Apr 02, 2015
Brian DAVIS published a new version of the Davis family tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Ellen Davis commented on person John A Davis :
 This article was printed in "Oliver Township the first century Unfolding 1879-1979" by the Oliver Township History Committee to commemorate 100 years since the incorporation of the Township. print date 1982

John Archibald Davis was born at Pokesdown, England February 5, 1879. He cam to Canada first to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1907, and a few years later he came to Fort William, now thunder Bay. His wife and family came over from England and joined him in Fort William, Ontario.

He worked as a construction foreman on such buildings as the old Orpheum Theatre, the Royal Ban, the Bank of Commerce and the Black Bay Bridge.

During the 1st World War, he went overseas in 1915 with the 44th Winnipeg Battalion and returned in 1919.

In 1920, he decided to move out of town with his faimily to Oliver Township, where he bough a farm on Mud Lake Road.

He did independent contracting and built the old No. 4 School and St. James Anglican Church both on John Street Road in Murillo, Leiterman's Store at Kakabeka Falls, No. 3 Paipoonge School on Arthur Street which stood on the site of the preset Kakabeka Falls Curling Club. He also built several homes and barns in the District and as far as Rainy River.

Mr. and Mrs. John A. Davis had nine children, five daughters and four sons; Sons Jack and Laurie lived in Upsala Ontario for many years. Daughter, Valerie lived for a few years in Upsala and later moved to Port Arthur. Four daughters died in their early twenties.

John Davis moved to Upsala Ontario after his wife, Edith, died in 1937. John Davis died in 1950.

Of John Archibald Davis' family surviving are two sons, Gilbert of Murillo and William of Thunder Bay.

Gilbert is married to the former Sylvia Maki, daughter of former Oliver residents, Mr. and Mrs. U. Emil Maki, now deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Davis are the parents of three sons and three daughter.

William is married to the former Martha Maki, daughter of former Oliver residents, Mr. and Mrs John Maki, now deceased. Mr. and Mrs William Davis are the parents of four sons and three daughters.

addendum: Since this article was printed Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Davis have passed away and are buried in the St. James cemetery along with John and Edith Archibald Davis. 
Ellen Davis updated the details of John A Davis in family tree Davis family tree
Mar 31, 2015
Brian DAVIS published a new version of the Family of Brian family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Mar 29, 2015
Ellen Davis joined the site.
Brian DAVIS joined another family site: Davis Web Site
Mar 26, 2015
Brian DAVIS published a new version of the index family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Mar 25, 2015
Brian DAVIS updated the details of Lucy K? White , Thomas G White , Harry W. White , Lydia G. White and 4 other people in family tree index
Brian DAVIS added source 1881 England & Wales Census to family tree index
Mar 24, 2015
Brian DAVIS published new versions of the index and Davis family tree family trees from the Family Tree Builder.
Mar 23, 2015
Brian DAVIS commented on the photo photo:
 Brian Marina and grandson PAYTON 
Brian DAVIS added 4 photos to album Family photos
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Brian DAVIS added source England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936 to family tree index
Mar 18, 2015
Brian DAVIS invited sandra hay to the site.
 
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