Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Your Welsh Singing Legacy

In 1849 the Buena Vista left Liverpool with your grandparents William Reese DAVIES and his wife Rachel MORRIS

BOOK: The Call of Zion The Story of the First Welsh Mormon Emigrants, by Ronald D. Denis, pages 1 and 14.

Correction:  "On 19 February 1843 he baptized his first converts, the [William Reese DAVIESfamily."

Read about Welsh singing as the ship Buena Vista as it left Liverpool with your grandparents William Reese DAVIES and his wife Rachel MORRIS.  Read the indented section "On Monday, the 26th of February,"

William Reese DAVIES "voice is reported as sounding like a flute."He was called on three different occasions to sing for the Queen of England. "Rachel loved to sing the songs of Zion.". "The family participated in singing at the Welsh National Eisteddfods and, from one of these, son James George DAVIES/DAVIS came home winner of the highest award as a tenor solist."

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