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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 07:54 GMT (UK) »
Last one :)
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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 09:36 GMT (UK) »
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Great stuff, many thanks for this. Im trying to gather as much information as I can which will be documented in a family history book currently bring written. Thanks to everyone who has contributed so far. Jim Daubney appears to have redeemed himself once he had settled in America where he married and later divorced a Florence McKercher. Ive not found out yet where he died. Ive seen a visit to Oldham in 1948 when sailed from America.. did he stay or did he return?
Daubney's of Lincoln:-:Fox's of Ringley:-:Norris's of Chorley:-:Tong's of Bolton:-:Chadwick's of Leeds

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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 15:32 GMT (UK) »

 Ive seen a visit to Oldham in 1948 when sailed from America.. did he stay or did he return?

It appears he left the USA in March 1946 and returned in Feb. 1948.

New York Incoming Passenger list.
Line 21 -Images 600 & 601

Passenger List: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPZ-6BVS

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Nice article giving brief bio and has a picture of him.

The Rock Island Argus
Rock Island, Illinois
21 Dec 1949, Wed    Page 15

Clip: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/88617868/21-dec-1949/

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Got himself in trouble with the law in 1950.

Argus-Leader
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
20 Jul 1950, Thu    Page 4

clip: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/88617965/20-july-1950/
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Looks like they returned him to Saginaw, MI for trial.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit, Michigan
23 Jul 1950, Sun    Page 6

Clip: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/88618379/23-july-1950/


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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #21 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 15:47 GMT (UK) »

 Ive seen a visit to Oldham in 1948 when sailed from America.. did he stay or did he return?

It appears he left the USA in March 1946 and returned in Feb. 1948.

New York Incoming Passenger list.
Line 21 -Images 600 & 601

Passenger List: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPZ-6BVS

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Nice article giving brief bio and has a picture of him.

The Rock Island Argus
Rock Island, Illinois
21 Dec 1949, Wed    Page 15

Clip: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/88617868/21-dec-1949/

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Got himself in trouble with the law in 1950.

Argus-Leader
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
20 Jul 1950, Thu    Page 4

clip: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/88617965/20-july-1950/
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Looks like they returned him to Saginaw, MI for trial.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit, Michigan
23 Jul 1950, Sun    Page 6

Clip: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/88618379/23-july-1950/

That is fascinating!!.. I wonder what happened to him at trial and beyond. Quite bizarre regarding atomic bombs!.. as if an elderly missionary had such access?.. Would be great to discover what became of this interesting character!!! once again extrem thanks to everyone who have contributed so far on this!! Regards Jayhen
Daubney's of Lincoln:-:Fox's of Ringley:-:Norris's of Chorley:-:Tong's of Bolton:-:Chadwick's of Leeds

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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #22 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 15:57 GMT (UK) »

That is fascinating!!.. I wonder what happened to him at trial and beyond.

Lansing State Journal
Lansing, Michigan
Wednesday, August 09, 1950
Page 23

Poison Penman Given Suspended Sentence

BAY CITY, Aug. 9-- An elderly one-time British boxer Tuesday headed for Illinois to serve out a one-year suspended sentence and two years probation on charges of sending threatening letters through the mails.

James Daubney, a 76-year-old former Saginaw mission worker, won the suspended sentence from federal Judge Frank Picard Monday on the promise that he would go to work in a Friend's mission at Rock Island, Ill.

 Daubney had been convicted of threatening to drop an "atomic bomb" on Dr. A. Raymond Moon and other Saginaw residents. He was reported to have accused Moon and others of "breaking up my home" in a letter to Cecil Basklns of Saginaw.


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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #23 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 16:22 GMT (UK) »
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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #24 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 16:31 GMT (UK) »
I wonder what he had against Dr. Moon?

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/73533591/arthur-raymond-moon

Thanks for that Perhaps Moon was the cause of James divorce in 1938?.. There is a divorce record on Ancestry but I cannot access it to read it.. intriguing.. also is there any record of James dying in America
Daubney's of Lincoln:-:Fox's of Ringley:-:Norris's of Chorley:-:Tong's of Bolton:-:Chadwick's of Leeds

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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #25 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 17:27 GMT (UK) »

That is fascinating!!.. I wonder what happened to him at trial and beyond.

Lansing State Journal
Lansing, Michigan
Wednesday, August 09, 1950
Page 23

Poison Penman Given Suspended Sentence

BAY CITY, Aug. 9-- An elderly one-time British boxer Tuesday headed for Illinois to serve out a one-year suspended sentence and two years probation on charges of sending threatening letters through the mails.

James Daubney, a 76-year-old former Saginaw mission worker, won the suspended sentence from federal Judge Frank Picard Monday on the promise that he would go to work in a Friend's mission at Rock Island, Ill.

 Daubney had been convicted of threatening to drop an "atomic bomb" on Dr. A. Raymond Moon and other Saginaw residents. He was reported to have accused Moon and others of "breaking up my home" in a letter to Cecil Basklns of Saginaw.

Cant believe they thought he had the capacity to activate an atomic bomb!.. I wonder who Cecil baskins was?..
Daubney's of Lincoln:-:Fox's of Ringley:-:Norris's of Chorley:-:Tong's of Bolton:-:Chadwick's of Leeds

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Re: Boxer Jim Daubney - Emigrates to USA help request
« Reply #26 on: Tuesday 09 November 21 17:38 GMT (UK) »
His wife Florence died in 1964.
Obit has married names of their daughters.

Progress-Bulletin
Pomona, California
04 Feb 1964, Tue    Page 2

Obit: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/88625159/florence-daubney-obit/

The 1930 census seems to have split some of the children from the family.

1930 census-
Parents+1:  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7M9-ZYS
Other children: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7M9-ZYW