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ripe berries ready to eat

Wild blue berries abound near Clown's Cove.



green grass and blue skies

The old home site of William Davis lies just over the fence, now just a grassy field.



green grass and blue skies

The Davis House in Clowns Cove. Built in 1850 by Eli Davis, my great, great grandfather. One of his is sons William (my great grandfather) also had homes in the area, but has disappeared long ago (See the photo above).



dirt road

Parsons Lane in Clown's Cove.



Young gulls wait to be fed

Nesting gulls on the cliffs of Gull Island in Witless Bay.



alert

Squirrell on the rocky ridge of Cupids.



canon aimed at the bay

An old original British canon at Cupids.

 

head stones

Grave stones from the Davis and Parsons families in Freshwater/Carbonear.



John Parsons 1813   Mary Parsons 1845

Left Stone - Sacred to the Memory of John Parsons Jun - of Clown's Cove - who departed this life 20 Jan 1813 - Aged 54 Years. -- Right Stone - In Memory of Mary Parsons - Aged 75 years - 23rd August 1845 - Also the infant Son and Daughter of Alfred and Mary Parsons.



Fanny Davis - 1858   William Davis 1789

Left - Sacred to the memory of Fanny - wife of William Davis - who departed this life May 5th 1858 - Aged 51 years. -- Right - To the Memory of William Davis - who departed this life the 16th of September 1789 - Aged 35 years.



In Memory of Edward Parsons - who was unfortunately drowned on the 23d of Dec. 1818 - Aged 22 years.

A wall of fog off the coast near Trepassey.




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