The Davidson Family – Ancestors of Helen Davidson (1923-1951)

          James Davidson  
          m.1771 Kingsbarn, Scotland

Much of the pre-World War 1 material on the Davidson line in this chart is taken from The Davidsons of New England , compiled in 1983 by The Davidsons of New England Association,  by Frank Davidson, Bruce Knox, Pam Harvey, Ralph Berman, and Ross Davidson.  The chapters in that book which relate particularly to our line of ancestors are reproduced here , with the permission of the Association.

Click here for a brief summary of the arrival in Australia of the original Davidson immigrants who settled in the New England area of New South Wales, Australia.

    Isobel Simson  
      David Simson
  b.1786, Boarhills, Scotland
d. c1858,Scotland
John Davidson
  m. 1737, Crail, Scotland
Elspeth Horsburg
  m.1804, St. Andrews, Scotland  
        Euphemia Ross
1777 Crail, Scotland
David Ross

Helen Davidson

Ancestor Stories

James Brown 

David Johnstone Davidson

Helen Glenmire Davidson

James Henry ("Harry") Davidson

John Davidson

William Davidson

James Brown & Mary Ann Staples

    m. 1721, Dunino, Scotland
Margaret Peatie
    b.1807,Crail, Scotland
1878, Uralla, NSW
William Davidson
  David Ross  
    m.(1) 1834, Clackmannon, Scotland   m.1777, Crail, Scotland  
    Janet Graham
b.1808; d.1848
Janett Roger
m.(2) 1848
Janet Blair
Archibald Graham
  b.1835 Clackmannan, Scotland
d. 1929, Emmaville, NSW
John Davidson
  m. Elizabeth Roy  
  m.1857 Salisbury, NSW        
Elizabeth Frances Frizell
1840, Wexford, Ireland
1923, Emmaville NSW
b.1865, Uralla, NSW
1954, Fremantle, WA
 David Johnstone Davidson
  Gustavus Frizell    
m (1). 1891, Armidale NSW m. Frances Biston
Sarah Glenmire Farrell,
1866, Ollera, nr Guyra, NSW
1901, Boulder, WA
m. (2) 1910 Laverton, WA
Bridget Mary O'Brien
b. 1819, Cork, Ireland
1893, Boorolong, nr Armidale NSW
Garrett Farrell
  d. before 1844,  
as  m.1850, Newstead, nr Guyra, NSW   William Clarke  
b.1895, Hillgrove, NSW
d. 1980, Glen Innes, NSW
 James Henry ("Harry") Davidson
Jane Clarke
1834 Co. Derry, Ireland
1916, Guyra
1787 Co. Antrim, Ireland
1888 Ollera, nr Guyra, NSW
John Clarke
m. Matilda Orr
d.before 1844
m. 1918, Glen Innes     m.1824, Ireland    
Isabella ("Jenny") Martin,
b. 1891, Ashurstwood, Sussex, UK
1985, Glen Innes, NSW
  d.1843 East Grinstead
Richard Martin
Sarah Barclay d. before 1844,
Henry Barclay
b.1923, Glen Innes, NSW
1951, Newcastle, NSW
Helen Glenmire Davidson
  b.1821, East Grinstead, Sussex
1902, Forest Row, nr East Grinstead
William Martin
m. 1819, East Grinstead, Sussex
Hannah Waters

. 1857 East Grinstead
Jane Galloway
d.before 1844
m.1947, Glen Innes   m. (1) 1842, East Grinstead, Sussex          
Geoffrey Alfred Boddy
 [See The Boddy Line Family Tree]
  Sarah Mitchell
b. 1823, East Grinstead, Sussex
1885, East Grinstead, Sussex
(2) 1890, EastGrinstead, Sussex
  Hannah Brown
1856, Clayton, Sussex
1950, East Chiltington, nr Brighton UK
b.1813 Pershore Worecestershire
d. 1879, Keymer, Sussex
James Brown
Mary Ann Staples
b. 1829 Netheravon, Wiltshire
d. 1912, Keymer, Sussex
      Hannah Staples
b 1800 Netheravon, Wiltshire
          John Staples    
          m. married Hampshire 1792.,
Jane Redford