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*Ann Davenport (Anne)

Jul 20,1700, deed of gift from Richard Davenport & wife Joanah, of Perquimans Precinct, to daughter Elizabeth Foster, wife of John Foster. Part of tract "I live on", lying next to "the great Marsh swamp". On Oct 10, 1704, John Foster deeded this property to John & Anne Davenport of Chowan Precinct.

Jan 9, 1704/5, Perquimans Precinct Court: John Davenport bought land, was made constable for the following year, and wife Ann Davenport relinquished her right to a plantation sold by husband (NC Reg 1:618)

Jan 9, 1704/5, Perquimans Precinct Court. Elizabeth Foster relinquishes right of dower to a plantation sold by husband John Foster to John Davenport. Anne Davenport relinquishes her right of dower to a plantation sold by her husband [John - Ed.] to Alexander Raye. Court names John Davenport constable for one year. ["Colonial Records of North Carolina", Vol. I, p. 618]

May 5, 1705, Anne Davenport born to John & Ann Davenport of Berkeley, later Perquimans Precinct (NC Reg 3:382)

May 5, 1705, Anne, the daughter of John Davenport and Anne his wife was born the 5th day of May Anno Dom 1705. (Perquimans County Births, Marriages, Deaths & Fleshmarks 1659-1820).

Jul 29, 1746, will of Jacob Davenport, probated Sep 1746. Names wife Rachel (who was pregnant), daughter Anne, brothers William, John, James. Witnesses: Edwd. Phelps, John Brown, John Davenport, Sr.

Jun 30, 1748, deed of gift of John Davenport, Sr. Names wife Ann Davenport; sons Richard, John, James, Joseph, William Davenport; Mary Davenport, daughter of William; Ann & Lurana, daughters of Jacob Davenport, dec'd. Witnesses: Christian Barrett, W. Barrett.

Jun 6, 1751, Court orders that James Davenport, Executor of Jacob Davenport's will, is to be the guardian of Jacob's children, Ann and Lurane. Bond was paid. Minutes of the June, 1751 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1:95.

Jun 6, 1751, Court ordered that Rachell Davenport, widow of Jacob Davenport, turn over the child Ann Davenport to the custody of James Davenport, Executor. Likewise, Edward Phelps is ordered to give custody of Lurane Davenport, the other child, to James Davenport. Minutes of the June, 1751 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1:96.

Sep 9, 1751, Rachell Davenport (widow of Jacob Davenport - Ed.) ordered to appear in court and explain why she had not remanded custody of her children Ann Davenport and Lurania Davenport to James Davenport, Executor of Jacob Davenport's will. Minutes of the September, 1751 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1:105.

May 21, 1752, deed of Joseph Davenport & wife Ann to Alexander MacKeel, 150 acres West side of Scuppernong adjoining Outlet Swamp, Samuel Spruill, the bridge. Witnesses: James Davenport, John Davenport, Joshua Turner. (Tyrrell County DB 2, p. 173)

Mar 1754, Court appoints Francis Ward guardian of Ann and Lurena Davenport, orphans of Jacob Davenport. Bondsmen John Daly and Daniel Garrett. Minutes of the March, 1754 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1:204.

Mar 1756, James Davenport Executor of Jacob Davenport's will. Names children Lurane and Ann Davenport (Lurane was born after Jacob's death - Ed.).

Mar 22, 1759, Court records Power of Attorney document, Robert Ward to Francis Ward. James Butler and Ann Davenport sign as witnesses. Minutes of the March, 1759 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 2:144.

Mar 5, 1760, Francis Ward, John Hardison, Esq., and John Daly post 1000 pounds bond in a legal document to "John Earl Granville", the English authority over Tyrrell County lands, to be the land agents for the Earl of Granville. Ann Davenport and Jer. Wynne sign as witnesses. Minutes of the March, 1760 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 2:158.

May 21, 1760, Francis Ward registers a stock mark for "his Daughter in Law Ann Devenport." Minutes of the May, 1760 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 2:217.

1762, Land deed Ann Davenport to Nathan Miars. (Tyrrell County DB 4, p. 224)

Mar 18, 1762, Francis Ward & his wife Rachell (widow of Jacob Davenport - Ed.) to Nathan Miars planter of Tyrrell Co. 18 Mar 1762. 60 pounds paid to Ann Davenport & Susana (Lurana?) Davenport daughters of sd Rachell by her first husband Jacob Davenport dec'd. 114 acres which was her right of dower & of 218 acres patented to Jacob Davenport 16 Jun 1741 & left to sd Rachell wife of Francis. Witnesses: James Legett, William King.

Feb 9, 1763, deed Francis Ward to William Morris, 100 acres on west side of Welshes Creek,adjoining John Browney. Witnesses: Ann Davenport, Lun. (Lurana?) Davenport. Fr. Ward, Register.

Dec 23, 1764, deed Ann Davenport (daughter of Jacob Davenport - Ed.) to Nathan Mins (Mears?), Sr, 114 acres which was of a patent to Jacob Davenport 16 Jun 1741. Witnesses: Fr. Ward, Fr. Ward, Jr. (Tyrrell County DB 4, p. 465)

Jan 13, 1767, Nathan Mears, Sr. to Jonathan Bateman, John Bateman, Isaac Bateman, 166 acres adjoining Davenport, Bateman, Hopkins, Caswell [Note Nathan Mins (Miars?) deed from Ann Davenport (daughter of Jacob Davenport - Ed.), Dec 23, 1764 - Ed.]

Apr 28, 1767, Ann Davenport (probably daughter of Jacob Davenport - Ed.) married Robert Webb. Bondsman Robert Ward. (NC Reg 3:108)

1779 or 1780, John Davenport died, as stated in Jan 1798 petition for dower by Ann Davenport, widow of John Davenport, who left one son Ezra, owning 125 acres on Polecat and Gum Swamp. (Did he die in the Revolutionary War? Is this the reason for the uncertain date? - Ed.)

1782, Tyrrell County Tax List shows Ann Davenport with 150 acres.

1784, Tyrrell County Tax List shows Ann Davenport with 340 acres.

1787, Sheriff's deed Ezra and Anne Davenport to Edmund Blunt, Jr. (Shff.). (Tyrrell County DB 10, p. 191)

1787, Sheriff's deed Ezra and Anne Davenport to Edmund Blunt, Jr. (Shff.). (Tyrrell County DB 10, p. 198)

Jun 15, 1787, Ann Davenport witnesses the will (Tyrrell County) of Mary Norman. Will states Mary Norman has a daughter Zeruiah Davenport.

1790, Land deed Anne and Isaac Davenport to Eleazer Craddock. (Tyrrell County DB 10, p. 551)

May 13, 1790, will of James Davenport (Jr., indicated in Oct 7, 1791 action by Frederick Davenport), probated July 1790. Names wife Johannah, children Luranah, Elkanah, Frederick, Moses, Isiah, Ann, Leah, Uriah . Executors: son Frederick Davenport, John Norman, James Davenport. Witnesses: Joseph Davenport, Sr., Elizabeth Norman, Joseph Phelps.

Dec 24, 1791, Isaac Davenport and Ann Davenport witness the will of Richard Chapman.

Feb 5, 1792, will of Joseph Davenport, probated Apr 1792. Names wife Elizabeth Mary, children Benjamin, Simeon, Ismael, Enoch, Eli, Isom, Isaac, Joseph, Ansel (Asahel?), John, Jemima, Elizabeth, Ann, Pattey. States land adjoins Benjamin Davenport, John Davenport, Spruill, McCabe. Witnesses: Moses Davenport, Ader Norman, James Norman.

Nov 24, 1795, will of Joannah Davenport (widow of James Davenport, Jr. - Ed.), probated Jan 1796. Names children Polly Long, Ann Davenport, son Hugh Stephenson, son Lovico Stephenson, Isaiah Davenport, Uriah Davenport. Witnesses: John Swain, Joseph Chesson, Elizabeth Chesson.

Jan 1798, petition for dower by Ann Davenport, widow of John Davenport, who died intestate in 1779 or 1780, leaving one son Ezra, owning 125 acres on Polecat and Gum Swamp. (Did John die in the Revolutionary War? - Ed.)

Apr 1799, petition to divide estate of Simion Davenport, who died April 1799 owning 500 acres. Heirs: Isaac, Joseph, Eli, another Isaac, John, Enock, Stephen, Benjamin, and Ishmell Davenport; Ann Davenport Snell, heirs of Jemima Davenport Ambrose, and Patty Phelps. (See Joseph Davenport's will, 4/1792. Simeon must not have married or had no family left at the time. The beneficiaries are Simeon's siblings.)

*Anna Davenport

Sep 1765, division of Anna Davenport's estate among children of John Davenport: John, Ephrain Maryann, Jacob, Anna, Joanna, Joshua, Hezekiah Davenport.

Nov 22, 1773, will of Richard Davenport. Names eldest son John Davenport, son Jacob Davenport. States Jacob has son Benjamin, daughter Sarah; John has son Ezra. Names daughters Mary McCabe, Elizabeth Davis, Susannah Caswell, Anna Davis, Rebeckah Long. Executors: John Davenport, John Davis. Witnesses: James Davenport, Joseph Davenport, Ann Gardner.

Nov 21, 1780, Anna Davenport witnesses the will of Joseph Alexander.

 

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