Davenport

Isaiah & Ishmail (Ishmell, Ishmeal) & Isom

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*Isaiah Davenport

1764, deed of gift Steven Lee to Stevan Gray, 1 slave girl. Witnesses: Iesaa (Isaiah?) Davenport, Jas. Ryan, Joseph Bryan.

May 13, 1790, will of James Davenport (Jr., indicated in Oct 7, 1791 action by Frederick Davenport), probated Jul 1790. Names wife Johannah, children Luranah, Elkanah, Frederick, Moses, Isiah, Ann, Leah, Uriah . Executors: son Frederick Davenport, John Norman, James Davenport. Witnesses: Joseph Davenport, Sr., Elizabeth Norman, Joseph Phelps.

Oct 7, 1791, bond for Frederick Davenport to be guardian of Isaiah and Uriah, orphans of James Davenport, Jr.

Dec 28, 1791, James Davenport, Jr. (dec'd) land is divided to Frederick, Moses, Uriah, James (son of Elkanah), and Isiah Davenport. Land adjoins Reedy Branch and Indian Swamp. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 86-89)

1792, Estate land division, John Ansley, James Davenport, Jr., and Henry Norman, commissioners, to Isaih Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 89)

1792, Land deed James Davenport, Jr. estate to Isaih Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 89)

1792, Estate land division, J. Phelps and C. Spruill, commissioners, to Isaih Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 89)

Nov 24, 1795, will of Joannah Davenport (widow of James Davenport, Jr. - Ed.), probated Jan 1796. Names children Polly Long, Ann Davenport, son Hugh Stephenson, son Lovico Stephenson, Isaiah Davenport, Uriah Davenport. Witnesses: John Swain, Joseph Chesson, Elizabeth Chesson.

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).

1815, Isaiah Davenport is listed in the Washington Co, NC tax list with 157 acres.

*Ishmail Davenport (Ishmell, Ishmeal)

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).

Dec 26, 1799, Ishmeal Davenport married Ann Craddock in Tyrrell Co, NC. Bondsman not given, witness H. Sprouill.

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.

*Isom 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.

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