Joseph “Joe” Davies

Birth: October 20, 1849 in London, England

Death: April 7, 1899 (age 49) in Victoria, B.C.

Biography:
The Victoria Daily Colonist reported that Joseph came to Victoria with his parents in 1858 when he was very young. His father Lewis opened the Star and Garter on Government Street.

Joseph apprenticed as a printer and was employed by almost every newspaper in Victoria. He was working at the Government Printers at the time of his death.

He was an Odd Fellow. The pallbearers were: Chief T Deasy, F Fell, R Butler, J
Pottinger, F Shakespeare, James Bland.

Gravesite Details: Row F – Plot 34

Inscription:
Odd Fellows Rings

In Memory
of
Joseph Davies
Born
Oct. 20, 1849
Died
April 7, 1899
A Native of
London, Eng.

Family Members:

  • Parents
    • Hannah Davies (unknown-1894)
    • Lewis Davies (unknown-1878)
  • Siblings
    • Philip J. Davies (1853-1924)
    • George W. Davies (1855-1929)
    • Rebecca Davies Summerfield (1858-1945)
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