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David

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1743?, Francis Davenport married Mary Turner. Mary died about 1803 in South Carolina. Children: William (b. Mar 5, 1763), David, Fannie, James, Isaac, Francis, Jr., and a daughter. ["The Roster of Texas Daughters of Revolutionary Ancestors", Texas Society of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1976] (also see Francis Davenport, 1749)

Jun 14, 1780-Dec 6 ,1781, David Davenport fought as a Loyalist in the North Carolina Little River Regiment during the Revolutionary War, serving several separate enlistments. "Loyalists in the Southern Campaign, Vol. 1," by Murtie June Clark (Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., Baltimore, 1981)

Mar 7, 1782-Mar 12, 1782, David Davenport served in the Camden, South Carolina Militia. "Loyalists in the Southern Campaign, Vol. 1," by Murtie June Clark (Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., Baltimore, 1981)

Mar 27, 1782, David Davenport married ?? Bondsman J. Fraser, witness Henry Norman.

Oct 13, 1782, will of William Davenport, probated Oct 1785. Names wife Elizabeth Davenport, children James Davenport (eldest), Daniel Davenport, David Davenport, Mary Hassell (wife of Zebedee Hassell - Ed.). Witnesses: Mich Spruill, John Snell, Stephen Wiley.

1782, Tyrrell County Tax List shows David Davenport with no land.

1784-87, State census shows David Davenport with 1 male 21-60, 1 male under 21 or over 60, 1 female, 1 slave. Living in area of Marked Poplar Swamp to Scuppernong River in the neighborhood of James Davenport, Saml. Carswell, Benony Hassell, Joel Norman, John Oliver, Jon. & Jesse Bateman.

Jul 1788, David Davenport served on a Tyrrell Co, NC jury. ("Edenton District North Carolina, Loose Estates Papers, 1756-1806," Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., 1995, 3:212).

1790, U.S. Census shows David Davenport with 1 male 16+, 1 male under 16, 3 females, 1 slave.

1795, David Davenport born, lived to 1877, married Dorothy Baker (Washington Co, NC cemetery record).

Jan 26, 1796, bond for Samuel Chesson to administer estate of John Davenport. Bondsmen: Jesse Spruill, David Davenport.

1815, David Davenport mentioned, but not listed as a landowner, in the 1815 Washington Co, NC tax list.

1840, The U. S. Census shows in Washington Co, NC: Abraham, Alexander, Aron, Daniel, David, Doctrine, Edmund, Ephraim, George B., James, John, Mary, Stephen, Sr, Susanna, William, William D., and William K. Davenport; others. In Tyrrell Co, NC: Elizabeth, Enoch, Frederick, G.W., James T., John, Richard, and Sally Davenport.

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