Doctrine & Edmund & Eli

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*Doctrine Davenport

Jul 17, 1807, Doctrine Price Davenport born (headstone, Owens Cemetery, Washington Co, NC)

Nov 28, 1823, John Davenport's will recorded in Tyrrell County. Mentions wife Sally Davenport, daughters Sally, Ruzillah, Patsy, and Joyce Davenport, and sons Talkot, Nias, and Doctor. Land adjoins Hezekiah Spruill, Silas Davenport, Isaac Davenport, and Frederick Davenport.

Jun 10, 1835, Doctrine Davenport married Mary Davis in Tyrrell Co, NC. Bondsman Daniel Woodley.

1840s, Doctrine Davenport was an Overseer on the plantation of Ebenezer Pettigrew on the North side of Phelps Lake. [Book "The Pettigrew Papers" (Copy in the Washington County, NC Library)]

Dec 26, 1853, Doctrine Price Davenport buried in Owens Cemetery, Washington Co, NC. Also buried there is Mary Marge Davenport, wife of Doctrine and daughter of Caleb and Sarah Davis.

*Edmund Davenport (Edmand)

Sep 1, 1802, named as son of Moses Davenport in Luraney Davenport's will.

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.

*Eli Davenport

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.

Apr 1799, petition to divide estate of Simion Davenport, who died Apr 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. (The beneficiaries are Simeon's siblings. See Joseph Davenport's will, Apr 1792. Simeon must not have married, or had no family left at the time - Ed.)

1799, Division of estate, land deed Henry Norman, D. Davenport, and Joseph Phelps, commissioners, to Eli, Enoch, Benjamin, Ishmael, Isaac, Joseph, John, and Stephen Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 385).

1815, Eli Davenport is listed in the Washington Co, NC tax list with 50 acres.

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