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William Stephens Davis, b. 1847 Woodstock, Maine; wife Georgianna (Irish) Davis, b. 1850 Woodstock, Maine

William Stephens Davis was born 25 May 1847 at Woodstock, Maine, the son of Joseph and Jane (Stephens) Davis of Woodstock.  

 

In 1868 he married Georgianna "Georgie" Irish, who was born 2 November 1850 at Woodstock, Maine, the daughter of Aaron M. and Hannah A. (Penney) Irish.

 

The couple had two sons, George William Davis, born 14 September 1869, and Frank E. Davis, born 5 January 1871.  George married Eiza Ayre Felt, daughter of Granville Newton Felt and wife Clarinda (Whitman) Felt.  Frank married Annie C. Bryant, daughter of Daniel and Hannah G. (Davis) Bryant.

 

Below are a reprint of a post at the blog Heirlooms Reunited and family trees.  If you have any corrections, additions or insights regarding any of the information presented here, please leave a comment or contact ToddHouse directly.  Thanks!

 

Photographs of Family Members & Farms of William & Georgie Davis Family, Woodstock, Maine



Group of three photographs showing 1) members of the William Stephens Davis and wife Georgianna (Irish) Davis family of Woodstock, Maine, 2) the farm of William & Georgie and 3) that of their son Frank and wife Annie (Bryant) Davis.




Identification: The Davis Family.  George & Liza Davis; William & Georgie Davis (Father and Mother), Annie (Bryant) and Frank Davis.




Identification: Granpa Davis (William), Gram Davis (Georgie)



Identification: Our house, Frank & Annie Davis

From online research, hopefully correct:
William Stephens Davis was born 25 May 1847 at Woodstock, Maine, the son of Joseph and Jane (Stephens) Davis.  His paternal grandparents were Aaron and Lucinda (Brooks) Davis.  His maternal grandparents were Samuel and Desire (Harlow) Stephens.
In 1868, William Stephens Davis married Georgianna Irish, who was born 2 November 1850 at Woodstock, Maine, the daughter of Aaron M. and Hannah A. (Penney) Irish.  Her paternal grandparents were Joseph and Miriam (Marshall) Irish.  Her maternal grandparents were Tobias and Hannah (Hatch) Penney.
I found two sons for William and Georgie, George William Davis, born 14 September 1869 and Frank E. Davis, born 5 January 1871, both in Woodstock, I believe.  
In 1890, George William Davis married Eliza Ayre Felt, the daughter of Granville Newton Felt and wife Clarinda (Whitman) Felt.  They made their home in Oxford County, Maine, and raised two sons.
In 1898, Frank E. Davis married Annie C. Bryant, the daughter of Daniel and Hannah G. (Davis) Bryant.  They also lived in Oxford County, Maine, and raised a son.
If you have any corrections, additions or insights regarding the information presented here, please leave a comment or contact me directly.  Thanks!
For more information on the Davis and other families discussed here, please see the page for William Stephens Davis and wife Georgianna (Irish) Davis at the Maine and Maritime Canada Genealogy network.
A map of Woodstock, Maine:

 

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