country of origin; England
area in NZ; Waimate North
source; ENZB; A Memoir of the Rev. Richard Davis.
Rev Richard Davis was married to 1) Mary Davis nee Crocker, who died in 1837 at Waimate North, New Zealand,
2) Jane Holloway King
DESCENDANTS OF REV. RICHARD DAVIS.
1. MARY ANN DAVIS, born 1812, Dorset, England m. to Rev. Joseph Matthews, Missionary at Kaitaia.
2. MATILDA DAVIS, born 1814, Dorset, England m. to William Puckey, Missionary at Kaitaia.
3. Mary SERENA DAVIS, born 1816 in England m. to Rev. Henry Butt, Incumbent of Blenheim, Marlborough.
4. JAMES DAVIS, born 1816 in England, residing on his own estate at Swarraton, in Waimate, m. 1) Frances Jane Goodwin,2) Caroline Iselton.
5. WILLIAM DAVIS, born 1821 in England, residing on his own estate at Woodrow, in Waimate, m. Eleanor Norris.
6. JANE DAVIS, born 1823 in England m. to E. M. Williams, Resident-Magistrate of Waimate, residing at Puketona.
7) John Noble Coleman Davis born 1825 died 1841
8. MARGARETTA ELEONORA MARELLA DAVIS, born 1828 m. to James Alfred Bedggood of Roseburn, in Waimate.
9. SOPHIA LOUISA DAVIS, born 1830 in Kerikeri m. to James Kemp, residing on his own estate at Ahu, near Waimate.
10. JOHN KING DAVIS, born 10th February 1858.
Grandchildren:--Children of Mrs. Matthews.
1. RICHARD HENRY MATTHEWS. 2. ROBERT NOBLE HERBERT MATTHEWS. 3. ELIZA ANNE MATTHEWS. 4. EARNEST WILLIAM DAVIS MATTHEWS. 5. MARY SOPHIA LOUISA MATTHEWS. 6. SAMUEL HAYWARD FORD MATTHEWS.
Children of Mrs. Puckey.
1. WILLIAM GEORGE PUCKEY. 2. EDWARD WALTER PUCKEY. 3. MARY SERENA PUCKEY. 4. MARGARITA JANE PUCKEY.
5. CHARLES ISELTON PUCKEY. 6. RICHARD HENRY MARTYN PUCKEY. 7. ANNIE MATILDA SOPHIA MARELLA PUCKEY. 8. FRANCIS JAMES PUCKEY.
Children of Mrs. Butt,
1. LUCY JANE BUTT. 2. JOHN MARTEN BUTT. 3. MARY SERENA BUTT. 4. GEORGE FREE BUTT. 5. HENRY FRANCIS BUTT. 6. SOPHIA FRANCES BUTT.
Children of James Davis.
1. MARY EMILY DAVIS. 2. RICHARD COLEMAN DAVIS. 3. JOHN NOBLE COLEMAN DAVIS. 4. ANNIE MARIA ELLEN DAVIS. 5. CLARA ELIZA ALICE DAVIS.
Children of Mrs. Williams.
1. HENRY EDWARD WILLIAMS. 2. THOMAS SYDNEY WILLIAMS. 3. MARY ANNE WILLIAMS. 4. ALLEN WILLIAMS. 5. JOSEPH HEATHCOTE WILLIAMS. 6. ALFRED OWEN WILLIAMS. 7. GEORGE COLDHAM WILLIAMS. 8. ARTHUR WILLIAMS. 9. ELLEN JANE WILLIAMS.
Children of Mrs. Bedggood.
1. RICHARD HUGH BEDGGOOD. 2. HENRY FRANCIS BEDGGOOD. 3. MARY DAVIS BEDGGOOD.
Children of Mrs. Kemp. .
1. FRANCIS JAMES KEMP. 2. MARY EDITH KEMP. 3. CECIL RICHARD DAY KEMP. 4. CHARLOTTE KEMP. 5. ETHEL JANE KEMP.
The descendants of Rev. Richard Davis now amount to nine children, forty-two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and four grandchildren by marriage.