Hetty & Hezekiah & Hugh

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*Hetty Davenport

Sep 21, 1805, Hetty Davenport cited as mother in a Tyrrell County Bastardy Bond Record.

1810, U.S. Census shows in Washington Co, NC: Aron, Asa, Ephraim, Hetty, Isaac, Isaiah, Jacob, James, James, William (2), William Jr. Davenport; and none in Tyrrell Co, NC (must have failed to record those).

*Hezekiah Davenport

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

Dec 9, 1783, Hezekiah Davenport bought property at estate sale of James Fox.

Jan 5, 1785, Hezekiah Davenport married Elizabeth Alexander. Bondsman John Alexander, witness T. Mackey. (NC Reg: 3:113).

1785, Land deed John & Abner Alexander to Hezekiah Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 6, p. 98)

1786, Land deed Hezekiah Davenport to Thomas Barnes. (Tyrrell County DB 10, p. 322)

1790, U.S. Census shows Hezekiah Davenport with 1 male 16+, 0 males under 16, 4 females, no slaves.

Jul 28, 1791, bond for Hezekiah Davenport to administer estate of wife Elizabeth. Bondsmen: John Davenport, John Snell.

1792, Land deed Benjamin & Ann Meeds (Miars?) to Hezekiah Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 54)

1792, Land deed Hezekiah Davenport to Hezekiah Spruill. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 277)

Apr 1792, Hezekiah Davenport petitioned the estate of Isaac Alexander, stating that his wife Elizabeth Alexander Davenport (who died July 1785) was due a share. Hezekiah Davenport married Elizabeth Alexander in January 1785. She was earlier married to Stephen Davenport. Isaac Alexander's wife Zilpha tied to land East of the Scuppernong River (Isaac Davenport, Jul 1788).

1797, Land deed Hezekiah Davenport to Milla Alexander. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 235)

1800, U.S. Census shows in Washington Co, NC: David, Ephraim, Isaac, Jacob, James, Jesse, John, Myles, Stephen, William, William Davenport; and in Tyrrell Co, NC: Isaac, Hezekiah, Ishmael, Joseph Davenport.

1809, An estate record was filed in Tyrrell County for Hezekiah Davenport.

May 21, 1832, Samuel Spruill's will (Tyrrell County) mentions land "on the sound side" and land "where Hezekiah Davenport formerly lived".

*Hugh Davenport

1836, Hugh Davenport's will recorded. (Tyrrell County WB 2, p. 132) An estate record was also filed that year.

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