1859, Knighton, Radnorshire, daughter of John JONES, sawmiller, and Ann EVANS. Ann emigrated ca. 1871 to New Zealand; d. Jan 7, 1948.
John Poingdestre, who was a secretary to Charles I and with Charles II at Elizabeth Castle and later became Lieut-Bailiff of Jersey, was George’s great half-uncle. There are no records of the surname between 1195 in Normandy and 1250 in Jersey. It is possible that as a family in the Duchy of Normandy they owned land both near Bayeux and in the Channel Islands. Upon King John’s loss of his duchy to Phillip of France in 1204, the land may have been divided between two sons.
Family emigrated 1831 to USA, settling in Jackson County, Ohio. May 1914, USA. GRIFFITHS, Ann, b. Jan , Ffestiniog, Merionethshire; m. DAVIES; emigrated to Saskatchewan, Canada.
1840, son of David DAVIS and Sarah EVANS possibly of Cardiganshire. Evan emigrated to USA in 1852 and m. Mary ROBERTS, daughter David ROBERTS and Elizabeth EVANS. DAVIES, David James, b.
Evan had four brothers and seven sisters, three of whom emigrated with him in 1881 to USA. JONES, Edmund R., b. 1832, Dowlais, m. 1850s to Margaret HITCHINGS then emigrated to USA. JONES, David, bap. Apr 27, 1823, Lledrod, Montgomeryshire, son of Arthur JONES and Elizabeth GITTINS , and brother of Richard, b.