Davenport

Frances (Francis) both male & female

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*Frances Davenport (female)

1784, Tyrrell Co, NC, Elizabeth Davenport registered a stock mark (brand) for her son Joel and one for her daughter Frances.

1785 (approx), Frances L. Davenport married Rev. Thomas H. Skinner. (NC Reg 1:35)

*Francis Davenport (male)

1718, Francis Davenport born in Virginia. ("DAR Patriot Index" - Centennial Edition)

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]

1749, Although probably not related to the Tyrrell County Davenports there was an Isaac Davenport who died in 1749 in Granville County, North Carolina. His children were Joseph Davenport (b. Abt. 1715, died Newberry County SC), Francis Davenport, Isaac Davenport, and William Davenport. Father Isaac and son Joseph were in Orange County, VA in 1739. Some of these names are mentioned elsewhere in this document.

Oct 8, 1754, Francis Davenport was a Corporal in Captain Andrew Hampton's Company,Granville County, in the Colonial Militia. ("Colonial Records of North Carolina," William L. Saunders, 1886, 22:379).

1755, Richard Davenport is listed as a taxpayer in Tyrrell Co, NC. Others: Francis (Granville Co, NC 1755, 1769), Isaac & James (Tyrrell Co. 1755), John (Chowan Co. 1721), John, John Jr., Joseph (Tyrrell Co. 1755), and William & Isaac (Rowan Co. 1758, 1759). (C. E. Ratcliff, "North Carolina Taxpayers, 1701-1786", Geneol. Publ. Co., Baltimore, 1984)

Nov 26, 1757, Francis Davenport receives 200 acres in Anson County on the N.E. side of Pee Dee River, joining Edmond Catledge and a Drain on Hitchcock's Creek. [Margaret B. Hoffman, "Colony of North Carolina 1735-1764, Abstracts of Land Grants, Vol. 1," Roanoke News Company, Weldon, NC 1982.]

Feb 17, 1769, Isaac's children John, Francis, and one other are minors; mother Elizabeth as guardian.

Apr 29, 1769, division of Isaac Davenport's estate. Recipients: wife Elizabeth, 8 children Elizabeth, Joel, Isaac, George, Francis, Tamer, and John Davenport, John Snell.

1776 or before, Francis Davenport petitions for relief from church taxes and titheables. ("Colonial Records of North Carolina," William L. Saunders, 1886, 9:96,97).

1776-?, Francis Davenport did patriotic service in South Carolina during the Revolutionary War. ("DAR Patriot Index" - Centennial Edition)

1790, The South Carolina census shows Francis, two Isaacs, Joseph, two Williams, and James Davenport on the same page.

Aug 20, 1783-Aug 31, 1786, James, Francis, and Joseph Davenport filed Revolutionary War claims in South Carolina. "Index, Revolutionary War Claims Filed in South Carolina," (Clearfield Company, Columbia, SC, 1941; reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, 1969), p. 107, #47 & #117.

Jul 23, 1798, Francis Davenport died in South Carolina. ("DAR Patriot Index"- Centennial Edition)

1828, An estate record was filed in 1828 in Tyrrell County for Francis Davenport.

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