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RECORDS PERTAINING TO ABSOLOM DAVENPORT
Caroline Co. unresearched information - 1741 William Crutchfield received a patent in Caroline Co. and in 1752 Richard Davenport received a patent in Caroline for 396 ac. on the road from Chesterfield and adj. Crutchfield, Burros, and others. 1760 in Caroline Co., orphan James Crutchfield was apprenticed to Absalom Davenport for schooling.
Aug. 1762 (Cumb. Co. OB) - Brewster Sims vs. ABSOLOM DAVENPORT in case.
27 May 1765 (Cumb. Co. OB) - Petition of summons brought by Samuel Gist agst. ABSOLOM DAVENPORT for 3 pounds, 12 shillings due by account, def. failed to appear.
24 May 1767 (Cumb.Co. OB 1764, p. 453) ABSOLOM DAVENPORT married Elizabeth Stegar
1768 (Cumb.Co. Tithables) - ABSOLOM DAVENT 4 next to Hans Stiger, Francis Stiger, John Stiger
14 jan 1769/27 Feb 1769 (Cumb. Co. WB1) - Francis Stegar of Southam Parish to son Samuel, daughter Keturrah King Marianne at 21, exec. my son John Parrott Stegar, my son Thomas Stegar, and my son Nance or Vance Stegar exec. and witnessed by L. Mosby, Robert Smith, A. Davenport.
28 Nov 1771 (Cumb. Co. DB5, p. 35) Know....I DAVID DAVENPORT of Cumb. Co. sell to William Davenport, ABSOLOM DAVENPORT, and Thomas Stegar one negroe named Charles and one negro boy Daniel for 54 pounds....and witnessed by Jesse Thomas and Samuel Stegar.
1 Mar 1774 (Cumb. Co. OB) - David Davenport plt. agst. William Davenport def. in case, continued at the motion of the plt. William Gerues and John Fisher, assignees of William Smith plt. agst. David Davenport and William Hambleton debt, jury includes Henry Sumpter, Absalom Davenport...plt. having sustained damages by reason of the def. David's breech of the condition of the writing obligatory in the declaration mentioned to 17 pounds, 13 shillings, 3 pence and costs. Plt. to recover agst. the def. 200 pounds being the debt in the declaration mentioned together with damages aforesd. (and William Davenport common bail for the def. William Hambleton). Ordered the sheriff to sell a knife by him attached of the estate of the def. David.
28 Mar 1774 (Cumb. Co. DB5) ABSOLOM DAVENPORT and Elizabeth his wife of Cumb. Co. sell to Elizabeth McLauren of same 50 ac. on south side of Middle Road adj. Davenport, Hans Stegar, estate of Robert McLauren.
1782 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) ABSOLOM DAVENPORT and slaves Dick, Daphne, Cate, Nan, Jacob, Betty , and Lucy.....same for 1783
1784 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) - ABSOLOM DAVENPORT, Richard Davenport, and slaves
25 Oct 1784 (Cumb. Co. OB) motion of Richard Davenport witness for Hans Stegar agst. John Low for 10 days, 5 times, coming and going 12 miles.
1786 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) - ABSOLOM DAVENPORT, J. Davenport
1786 (Cumb. Co. PP Tax List) - Richard Davenport
19 April 1787 (Powhatan Co. Marriages) Richard Davenport married Ann Moss surety with Samuel Steger.
1787 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) - ABSOLOM DAVENPORT wm 21 up, 1wm 16-21
Thomas Davenport wm 21, Richard Davenport with Edward Carrington
1788 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) - ABSOLOM DAVENPORT wm 16 up,
Thomas Davenport wm 16 up, John Davenport 1wm 16 up
1789 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) - Absolom Davenport and John Davenport, Thomas Davenport ....same for 1790, 1791
28 Nov 1791 (Cumb. Co. OB) Thomas Davenport and Frances his wife plt. agst. William Spears, guardian of Alcie Comfax...ordered to divide all estate of James Carifax and set apart one moiety to the plt.
16 Feb 1792 (Powhatan Co. Marriages) Elizabeth Davenport, daughter of Absolom Davenport married John Steger and surety with John Davenport
1792 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) Absolom Davenport and John Davenport, William Davenport....same for 1793, 1794.
1795 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List) - Absolom Davenport, John Davenport, William Davenport, Thomas Davenport
1796 (Powhatan Co. PP Tax List ) - Absolom Davenport, John Davenport, William Davenport, Thomas Davenport, Richard Davenport...same for 1797, 1798
14 Dec 1798 (Powhatan Co. Marriages) Thomas Davenport married Rebecca Markham
25 Mar 1799 (Powhatan Co. Marriages) Lucy Davenport, daughter of Absolom Davenport married William Lowe and witness Thomas Davenport
19 Nov 1799 (Pr. Edward Co. Marriages) John Davenport married Molly Baker, daughter of Samuel Baker and surety with John Baker of Powhatan County.
5 Sept 1800 (Pr. Edward Co. Marriages) Richard Davenport married Jenny Baker, daughter of Douglas Baker dec'd. and surety with James Thompson
13 Mar 1804 (Cumb. Co. DB9) - Richard Davenport of Cumb. Co. to John Criddle of same sell negros...indebted to Criddle
28 Jan 1806 (Powhatan Co. Marriages) Martha Davenport, daughter of Absolom Davenport married William Steger
8 Nov 1808 (Powhatan Co. Marriages) Sally Davenport, daughter of Absolom Davenport married Tarlton Anderson and surety with William Ligon Jr. and witnessed by James S. Davenport
1810 (Powhatan Co. Census) - ABSOLOM DAVENPORT 00101 - 11101
13 Dec 1815 (Powhatan Co. Marriages) Mary Davenport, daughter of Richard Davenport of Ky. Married Francis Steger.
1820 (Powhatan Co. Census) - ABSOLOM DAVENPORT 420002 - 10010