Davenport

Enoch (Enock) & Epaphroditus

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*Enoch Davenport (Enock)

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, 4/1792. 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).

1799, Land deed Enoch Davenport to Thomas Spruill. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 397)

Apr 12, 1828, Enoch Davenport married Polly Davenport in Tyrrell Co, NC. Bondsman Silas Davenport.

Feb 18, 1835, Enoch Davenport married Drupina Overton in Tyrrell Co, NC. Bondsman Silas Davenport, witness Jos. Halsey, clerk.

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. 1856, An estate record was filed for Enoch Davenport in Tyrrell County.

*Epaphroditus Davenport

1779, State grant 85 to Epaphroditus Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 8, p. 124)

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