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 RECORDS PERTAINING TO THOMAS DAVENPORT JR

Son of Thomas Davenport of Cumberland Co., Va.

15 Sept 1741 (Goochland Co. dB3, p. 453) Daniel Terry to Thomas Davenport Jr. of St. James Goochland for 60 pounds, 200 ac. adj. William Hambleton.

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.

13 Feb 1749 (Cumb. Co. DB1) Thomas Davenport Jr. of Southam Par., Cumb. Co. to John Hudgens of St. Margaret Par., Caroline Co. sells 200 ac. in Southam, part of a patent dated 24 July 1738 to Simon Ward who sold to William Mullins who sold to Phillip Hudgens who sold to Thomas Davenport.

22 May 1749 (Cumb. Co. DB1) Thomas Davenport Jr. witnessed deed of George Stovall of Albemarle to Mary Marrin of Henrico for land in Cumb. Co. on Deep Creek.

28 April 1750 (Cumb. Co. Marriages) bond Thomas Davenport Jr. mar. Lucy Ransone, Ambrose Ransone's daughter, witness Gideon Glenn.

11 June 1751 (Cumb. Co. DB1) Thomas Davenport Jr., Henry Davenport, Stephen Davenport and Richard Claybrook witnessed deed of Charles and Betty Bostick to Martin Slaughter of K.William Co. for 125 ac. in Southam Parish adj. William Arnold.

20 Nov 1751 (Cumb. Co. DB1) John Watson of Amelia Co, to Thomas Davenport Jr. of Southam Parish sells 100 ac. on Little Guinea Creek adj. Hambleton and witnessed by James Holloway and Tucker Woodson.

22 June 1751 ( Cumb. Co.DB1) Zachariah Terry of Southam Par. to Robert Lowary of St. Margaret, Caroline Co. sells 400 ac. in Cumb. Co. adj. William Arnold, John Bostick and witnessed by Thomas Davenport Jr., James Terry, Julius Davenport, Charles Bostick.

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.

15 Mar 1756 (Cumb. Co. DB2) Thomas Davenport JR. of Southam Par., to Julius Davenport of same for 60 pounds sells 237 ac. in sd. parish adj. John Archer, Thomas John and Philip Hudgens....no witnesses.

15 Apr 1756 (Cumb. Co. DB2) Thomas Davenport Sr. of Southam Parish sells to Thomas Davenport Jr. of same for 80 pounds 224 ac. on north side Little Guinea adj. John Jones, Francis Allen and witnessed by John Rutherford, William Hambleton, Stephen Davenport, William Davenport, Henry Davenport, Julius Davenport.

24 Aug 1758 (Cumb. Co. DB2) Thomas Davenport Jr. of Southam Parish to John Jones of same sells 212 ac. adj. John Jones, Kreebles, Frances Allen.

10 July 1762 (Cumb. Co. DB3) Thomas Davenport Jr. of Southam Parish to Abraham Chalton sells 200 ac. adj. Charles Lee and John Gannaway.

July 1763 (Cumb. Co. OB) Motion of Molly Davenport certificate granted for adm. of Stephen Davenport dec'd. security with Thomas Davenport Jr. and Henry Davenport.

23 Oct 1775 (Cumb. Co. OB) motion of Thomas Davenport and Henry Davenport two of exec. named in will of Thomas Davenport dec'd. security with Robert Smith and Archelaus Nunnery.

May 1764 (Cumb. Co. OB) - deed Thomas Foster to Thomas Davenport Jr., Joseph Callard, and William Davenport. William Hodges to Thomas Davenport Jr.

19 Nov 1766 (Cumb. Co. DB4) Thomas Davenport Jr., Joseph Callard, and William Davenport of Southam to John Skelton of Chesterfield sell 630 ac. in Southam adj. John Williams, Robert peak, James Allen.

20 Dec 1766 (Cumb. Co. DB4) Thomas Davenport Jr. of Southam Parish to John Jones of same 225 ac. on Little Guinea Creek adj. John Jones, Francis Allen, Jenkins.

31 July 1767 (Cumb. Co. DB4) Thomas Davenport Jr. of Southam Parish to Abraham Chalton of same 50 ac. adj. Chalton, John Brown, Robert John and witnessed by Julius Davenport, William Callard, Claten Cook.

26 Oct 1767 (Cumb. Co. DB4) Richard Bailey to Thomas Davenport Jr. sells negros, furniture and livestock and witnessed by William Davenport and Joel Davenport.

15 Feb 1768 (Halifax Co. DB7) Jabez Evans to Thomas Davenport 374 ac. on north side Dan River and witnessed by James Davenport and Edmund Bartlett.

5 Mar 1768 (Halifax Co. DB7) Daniel Dean to Thomas Davenport of Cumberland Co. 24 ac. on north side Dan River adj. Jabez Evans

21 Mar 1768 (Cumb. Co. DB4) Thomas Davenport of Cumb. Co. to William Cabell of Amherst Co. 800 ac. on Willis Creek adj. Joseph Callard, Archibald Cary, John Ganaway, whereon John Goff now lives. Also 758 ac. in Halifax Co. on Dan River, Mercy Creek adj. Jacob Evan, James Davenport and witnessed by William and Catherine Ramsure.

 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 Davenport3, William Davenport 7,

 May Court 1768 (Pittsylvania Co. Va. OB1) Thomas Davenport agst. William Bostick, Absolom Bostick and Nathan Bostick in detinue dismissed.

 3 Jan 1769 (Halifax Co. DB7) William Sampson of Cumberland Co., Southam Parish to Thomas Davenport Jr. of same 300 ac. on Poplar Creek adj. Winfrey, Robert Kent, James Davenport and witnessed by John Hendrick, Francis Arnold.

 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.

 6 Oct 1769 (Cumb. Co. DB5) Edward Keeling to William Davenport all of Cumb. Co. sells 300 ac. part of a tract in Cumberland on the branches of Tarewallet River and Little Guinea Creek adj. John Williamson, William Kent, Meredith, Williams, and witnessed by Charles Davenport, John Austin, Claton Cook, Henry Davenport, Thomas Davenport Jr.

 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.

 29 mar 1772 (Halifax Co. DB Abstract) George Jones of Halifax to Thomas Davenport of Cumberland 175 ac. lower side mire Creek adj. sd. Thomas Davenport, and witnessed by James Davenport and Joseph Davenport.

 1 Oct 1772 (Cumb. Co. DB5) Thomas Davenport 2nd Jr. witnessed deed of David Davenport to Thomas Davenport JR.

 5 Nov 1772 (Cumb. Co. marriages) Anne Davenport mar. John Woodson, consent is letter from her father Thomas Davenport Jr. of Littleton Parish and witnessed by Henry Davenport and Thomas Davenport 2nd.

 26 Nov 1776 (Cumb. Co. DB5) William Davenport of Littleton Par. sells to Thomas Davenport Jr. of same 17 ac. on Little Guinea Creek adj. Henry Davenport, Harrison Jones, Thomas Davenport and witnessed by Henry Davenport, John Woodson, Thomas Davenport minor, and George Woodson.

 2 Mar 1777 (Cumb.Co. DB5) William Davenport of Southam to Henry Davenport of same 21 ac. adj. Henry Davenport and witnessed by Thomas Davenport minor, Martin Davenport, John Woodson, Thomas Davenport Jr., Julius Davenport.

 25 Sept 1780 (Cumb. Co. DB6) Thomas Davenport Jr. and Lucy Davenport his mother of Cumb. Co. to Richard Crump sell 125 ac. on north side and adj. Appomattox River belonging to Thomas Davenport, father of sd. Thomas, and adj. Charles Ballow, Henry Skipwith, Nelson Patterson.

 27 Nov 1780 (Cumb. Co. WB2) proved will of Thomas Davenport of Cumb. Co. legacies to daughter Anne Woodson land in Halifax Co. to son Thomas land in Halifax Co. to granddaughter Lucy Woodson and grandson Joseph Woodson, wife Lucy, and witnessed by Henry and Julius Davenport. will had no date

 27 Nov 1780 (Cumb. Co. OB) LW&T of Thomas Davenport proved by Henry Davenport and Julius Davenport. Deed from Thomas Davenport and Lucy his mother to Richard Crump proved.

 23 July 1781 (Cumb.Co. OB) motion of Thomas Davenport and John Woodson, exec. of Thomas Davenport deceased.

 Aug 1781 (Cumb. Co. Fee Book 1779 from Marriage Records of Cumb. Co., VA. by Katherine B. Elliott) Thomas Davenport married Betsey Guerrant

 27 Aug 1781 (Cumb. Co. OB) motion of Thomas Davenport granted adm. of estate of Lucy Davenport dec'd. security with Henry Wright and William Davenport.

 27 May 1782 (Cumb. Co. OB) appraisal of the estate of Thomas Davenport of Halifax Co. is returned and recorded.

 24 Feb 1783 (Cumb. Co. DB6) Thomas Davenport and John Woodson, exec. of Thomas Davenport dec'd. of Cumb. Co. sell to David Ross of Fluvanna 756 ac. adj. Abraham Charton, Thomas John, Thomas Thompson Swan, Willis Creek.

 27 Feb 1786 (Cumb. Co. DB6) Thomas & Elizabeth Davenport of Halifax Co. and John & Nancy Woodson of Cumb. Co. to Marshall Booker of Cumb. sell 288 ac. in Littleton Parish adj. Harrison Jones, William Davenport, Henry Davenport and George Woodson, being part of a tract where William Davenport now lives.

 6 Jan 1791 (Halifax Co. Marriages) Henry Davenport married Anney Davenport

 28 August 1792 (Halifax Co. Marriages) William Davenport married Sally Holt, surety William Douglas

 24 Feb 1792 (Halifax Co. Marriages) Lucy Davenport married Parmenas Colquitt, surety Thomas Davenport

 6 Dec 1796 (Halifax Co. Marriages) James Davenport married Jincy Hart, daughter of Caleb and Mary Hart.

 28 may 1799 (Halifax Co. Marriages) Thomas Davenport married Jane Davenport surety Permenas Colquitt

 16 Jan 1805 (Halifax Co. Marriages) Henry Davenport married Elizabeth Easley, daughter of Robert Easley, surety Smith Davenport, Thomas Davenport consents for son Henry and witnessed by John Easley and Jane Davenport.

 5 Oct 1808 (Halifax Co. WB8) inventory of the estate of Thomas Davenport valued at 918.00, exec. is Thomas Davenport and appraisers include Bedford Davenport, Robert Easley and John Douglas.

14 June 1810/23 July1810 (Halifax Co. WB8) will of Caleb Hart of Halifax Co. names wife Mary and children John E., Nowel A., Ruben, and two sons John and Nowel should raise out of my estate 700 pounds for the benefit of my daughter Jincy and children and she is to have 1/3 part of the profits arising from the mill until 700 pounds is paid off.

 28 Dec 1815 (Ga. Gen. Mag. no. 96) Halifax Co. DB25, p. 515 Henry Davenport and wife Elizabeth of Ga. to John Ransone of Halifax 64 ac. on Miry Creek being part allotted to Henry and Elizabeth, late Elizabeth Easley, heir of Robert Easly.

 8 Mar 1832 - Thomas Davenport heir at law of Thomas Davenport dec'd....Halifax Co., VA. personally appeared Bedford Davenport of county and made oath that Thomas, father of Thomas (now representative in congress from this dist.) was a lieutenant in the Continental Army...sd. Thomas Davenport the member above mentioned is Thomas Davenports legal rep....8 Mar 1832 (served in Ga. line).

 Henry Davenport (biography) married 16 Jan 1805 Elizabeth Easley in Va., moved to Ga. on an land grant given to his father Thomas Davenport of Halifax Co., Va. Children were Amanda, Thomas, Henry, Robert, Elizabeth, Smith, William. By 1850 had married Cassandra Ward and was living in Clarke Co., GA.

 Thomas Davenport (History of Sumter Co., GA. (contributed by Mary King Givens) 1817-1910, born in Halifax Co., Va., son of Thomas Davenport congressman and his wife. In 1840 as a young man he and his brother George rode from Va. to visit their cousin Henry Davenport at the Plains of Dura, afterwards called Plains, Ga. He settled in the area and later moved to Americus.

From these records it appears that Thomas Davenport Jr., son of Thomas Davenport Sr., was born c. 1720 and died by Sept 1780 Cumberland Co., Va. He married in Cumberland Co. on 28 April 1750 to Lucy Ransome, daughter of Ambrose Ransome, and she died by August 1781 in Cumb. Co. They had two children, Thomas and Anne/Nancy. Anne Davenport married on 5 Nov 1772 in Cumb. Co. to John Woodson and had at least two children Lucy Woodson and Joseph Woodson. Thomas Davenport (minor or Jr. 2nd) was born by 1755 and died c. 1808 in Halifax Co., VA. He was married to Elizabeth Guerrant. They had probable children Henry, Thomas, Lucy, and James.

James married 6 Dec 1796 to Jincey Hart and he was probably deceased by 1810 when her father left provision for the maintenance of Jincy and her children. They were probably the parents of Wilson Davenport who married 1820 to Polly Lowry.

Lucy Davenport married 24 Feb 1792 Halifax Co. to Parmenus Colquitt.

Thomas Davenport married 28 May 1799 to Jane Davenport and had at least two sons Thomas and George. Jane was the daughter of David Davenport of Cumb. Co.

Henry Davenport married 16 Jan 1805 to Elizabeth Easley and migrated to Ga.

 

 

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