John Davies was the second family to arrive from Wales.
Before leaving for America John Davies and family lived at the dwellings
"Brynarthen" and "Blaenwenllan" at Penbryn.
John Davies and family were members of the Glynarthen Independant Chapel in
Penbryn before emmigrating to America.
John Davies was one of the founders of the Welsh Congregational Church in
Richville and was the Deacon of the church until his death in 1882.
They called him "Deacon Davies".
John Davies emmigrated to America on June or July of 1850.
Mary Davies and her children emmigrated to America on August or September of 1851.
John Davies was born about 1807 in Cardiganshire County, Wales. Married Mary
Evans in 1837. He died 8 February 1882 at Gouverneur, New York and is buried
in the Wayside Cemetery, Richville, New York
Mary Evans was born 1816 in Llanagranog, Cardiganshire County, Wales the daughter
of Griffith and Ann(Richards)Evans. She was baptised 26 February 1816 at the
Trewen Independant Chapel in Brongwyn, Cardiganshire County, Wales. She died 25
April 1888 at Gouverneur and is buried in the Wayside Cemetery.
They had four children all lived to adulthood.
James was born 18 October 1839 at Penbryn, Cardiganshire County, Wales, baptised
21 November 1839 at the Glynarthen Independant Chapel in Penbryn, Cardiganshire
County, Wales. He married Susan about 1866. He died 2 August 1881 at Pittsville,
John Jr (listed as a welsh pioneer.)was born 21 May 1844 in Wales. He married
Margaret Jones (listed as a welsh pioneer.)in 1869. He died 20 October
1918 at Gouverneur and is buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur,
Griffith E (listed as a welsh pioneer.) was born 9 August 1849
in Penbryn and baptised 15 September 1849 at the Glynarthen Independant Chapel.
Married Emma M. Merton on 5 September 1878. He died 14 February 1925 and is
buried in the Riverside Cemetery.
Mary Anne was born about 1852. She died in 1873. And was buried in the
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