Jesse William Davis1,2

#1130, (27 December 1836-December 1859)
Father*William Davis3 b. 9 Oct 1806, d. Dec 1837
Mother*Sophia Lane3 b. Jan 1802, d. Apr 1849
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*27 DEC 1836 Jesse William Davis was born on 27 DEC 1836 at Newington, Surrey, EnglandG.2,3 
Baptism1 FEB 1837 He was baptized on 1 FEB 1837 at St Mary's Church, Newington, Surrey, EnglandG.1,2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1841 He lived with Joseph Johnson and Dinah Streatfield at Farningham, Kent, EnglandG, together with Emma Dinah Lane and Jesse Lane.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 Jesse William Davis lived with Dinah Streatfield at Farningham, KentG, together with Jesse Lane.5 
Employment*30 MAR 1851 Jesse William Davis was employed as Errand Boy.5 
Death*DEC 1859 He died in DEC 1859 at Newington, SurreyG.6 
Note* Mary Wansbury inherited some of his books.7 
Last Edited4 Jun 2021


  1. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, London, England, births & baptisms; St Mary, Newington, Southwark, Middlesex.
  2. [S20] International Genealogical Index (1982), C055632.
  3. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, age 14 at census.
  4. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census.
  5. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census.
  6. [S17] BMD indices, Newintgton, Surrey, Oct-Dec 1859, vol 1d 175.
  7. [S2] Book inscriptions, New Testament, pub. SPCK, London 1845. Inscribed in front "Mary Wansbury" and "Jefse Davis July 16th 1848" in copperplate and 'Jefse Davis, Farningham, Kent" in pencil in back.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016