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Records Pertaining To:
Joseph Davenport of Cumberland Co, VA
(Son of Thomas Davenport)
1747 Southam Parish, Goochland Co. Tithes - Daniel Coleman Sr. & Jr., William Coleman, Henry Arnold, Thomas Coleman, John Holloway Jr., William Holloway, Thomas Davenport Sr., Joseph Davenport, PH_____ Davenport, Samuel Henson.
11 Dec 1752 (Cumb. Co. DB2) John Retterford Sr. of Southam to Thomas Davenport Jr. of same 237 ac. adj. John Archer, Philip Hudgens, and witnessed by William Davenport, Henry Davenport, Joseph Davenport, Thomas Arnold, John Retterford.
1 Oct 1756 (Cumb. co. DB2) Thomas Davenport Sr. of Southam Parish to Joseph Davenport of same for 50 pounds sells 200 ac. adj. Harrison Jones, John Jones, Little Guinea Creek, Henry Davenport and Thomas Davenport.
1768 Cumberland Co. Tithables - Thomas Davenport Jr. 5, Henry Davenport 3, John Dowdie, Joseph Davenport 1, Thomas Davenport Sr. 3, David Davenport 3, William Arnold Jr., William Arnold Sr., Absolom Davent 4, (enumerated in same set with Hans Stiger) Julius Davenport 3, William Davenport 7,
26 Jan 1769 (Cumb. Co. DB4) Thomas Davenport Jr. of Cumb. Co. to Joseph Hull of Hanover 200 ac. on Little Guinea Creek ...as per deed transferred from Daniel Terry and rec. in Goochland Co....adj. William Hambleton, William and Henry Davenport line, Joseph Davenport, Harrison Jones...witnessed by James Aiken, Thomas Davenport minor.
31 Aug 1771 (Cumb. Co. DB5) James Davenport of Halifax Co. to William Davenport of Cumb. Co. sells 200 ac. in Cumb. Co. adj. Harrison Jones, John Jones, Little Guinea Creek, Thomas Davenport, Henry Davenport, sd. 200 ac. formerly the property of Joseph Davenport dec'd. now claimed by James Davenport heir at law to sd. Joseph as sd. Joseph died without a lawful will...witnessed by Gideon Glenn, Henry Davenport, Thomas Davenport Jr., Henry Ransome.
24 May 1774 (Cumb. Co. CO 1774-1778) - ordered that Thomas Davenport Sr. be summoned to appear at the next court to declare whether he be willing to take upon himself the adm. of the estate of his deceased son Joseph Davenport.
Joseph Davenport, son of Thomas Davenport of Cumberland Co., was probably born by 1726. He had no issue as his brother James is heir at law. The 1771 deed also proves that James of Halifax was the eldest or second oldest son of Thomas Davenport.