Davy,  Cameron

Davy, Cameron

Male Abt 1917 -

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  • Name Davy, Cameron  [1
    Born Abt 1917  Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1 Jun 1921  Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Origin English  [1
    Person ID I2720  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2018 

    Father Davy, Norman Stone,   b. 4 May 1880, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969, Sydenham, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ballard, Amy Phoebe,   b. 5 Dec 1873, Madoc, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1917, Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1 Jan 1908  Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F11507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1917 - Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1921 - Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Family Crest
    Davy Family Crest
    Davy Family Crest
    Recorded in the spellings of Davis, Davies, Davie, Davy, and others, this is a patronymic surname of Hebrew origins, and much associated with Wales. It means 'the son of David', from the Hebrew male given name meaning "beloved". The name is not recorded in any part of Britain before the Norman Conquest of 1066, and is regarded as being a 'Crusader' introduction. In the 12th century all the parts of Christendom joined in expeditions to free the Holy Land from the infidel. Although all the crusades were militarily unsuccessful, and have remained so to this day, the returning soldiers 'adopted' certain biblical and Greek names, of which David was one, and gave them to their children, particularly their sons. Amongst the very earliest recordings of the given name predating the surnames is that of 'Dauid clericus', (David, the clerk), in the rolls of the county of Lincoln for the year 1150, whilst Richard Davy appears in the Subsidy rolls of Worcester for the year 1275. Further examples include Thomas Dayson in the 1327 Pipe Rolls of Yorkshire, and Richard Davys is listed in the Register of the Freemen of the City of York for the year 1402. An interesting bearer of the name was Sir Thomas Davies (1631 - 1680), a bookseller, who became master of the Stationer's Guild in 1668 and was Lord Mayor of London in 1666, during the Great Fire of London. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Dauisse, which was dated 1327, in the Subsidy Rolls of the county of Cambridgeshire, during the reign of King Edward 111, known as "The Father of the Navy", 1327 - 1377. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
    Davy Family Crest
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  • Sources 
    1. [S590] 1921 Canadian Census, taken June 1, 1921, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 58; Census Place: Portland, Frontenac, Ontario; Page Number: 1.
      Record for Cameron Davy

    2. [S1] Ontario: Birth, Death and Marriage Records.

    3. [S1] Ontario: Birth, Death and Marriage Records, Archives of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1928; Series: MS932; Reel: 135.
      Record for Amy Phoebe Ballard