William Daly DAVIS 1858-1920, b. Melbourne, Victoria son of William Love DAVIS and Elizabeth JOHNSON (sister of Abraham JOHNSON) married in 1895 at Coleraine, S-W Victoria to Ellen Barclay "Nellie" MURRAY 1863-1933, b. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, daughter of John MURRAY & Christina HUTCHESON.

William DAVIS selected land at Carapook (Muntham) in the 1880s and his property was known as "The Gums" situated on the Carapook to Casterton road. Descendants still farm at Carapook, S-W Victoria.

William DAVIS died at his property "The Gums" in 1920 and his widow Ellen died at their daughter's residence "Leriwa" (near Moulamein), NSW in 1933. They are both buried in the Casterton new cemetery.

William Daly DAVIS & Ellen Barclay MURRAY had the following family...

  1. William Murray DAVIS 1896-1946, b. Casterton, S-W Victpria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. Enid Christina PAINE 1899-1972, b. Ballarat, Victoria to William Louis PAINE and Ellen BROWN, d. Melbourne, Victoria. [1 child]

  2. Douglas Vincent DAVIS 1897-1960, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. Mary STOCK 1895-1981, b. Ballarat, Victoria to Duncan STOCK and Mary Jane RICHARDS, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria. [5 children]
    • WW1 : service with 10th Field Artillery Brigade, 1st AIF
    • WW1 : Carapook Honour Roll
    • Photograph : "Ploughing at Carapook"
    • Photograph : "Cutting Wood at Carapook"

  3. Marie Isabel "Isa" DAVIS 1899-1975, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria, d. Barham, NSW, m. 1926 to Clifford Gladstone DOUGLAS 1899-1978, b. Ballarat, Victoria to John DOUGLAS and Sarah Ann Louisa LIVERSIDGE, d. Barham, NSW. [2? children]