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*Mariam Davenport (Miriam)

Oct 7, 1811, Patsy Davenport's will recorded in Tyrrell County WB-2/36. Mentions sisters Nancy, Miriam, & Charlotty Davenport, sister Sealey (Selah?) Chapman, aunt Johanna Alexander, brothers Asahel & John Davenport.

Mar 29, 1818, John Davenport's will recorded in Tyrrell County WB O. Mentions sisters Charlotte Davenport, Selah Chapman, Mariam Cooper, brother Sahel (Asahel?) Davenport, and uncle John Davenport.

*Mary Davenport

Jun 30, 1748, deed of gift of John Davenport, Sr. Names wife Ann Davenport; sons Richard, John, James, Joseph, William Davenport; Mary Davenport, daughter of William; Ann & Lurana, daughters of Jacob Davenport, dec'd. Witnesses: Christian Barrett, W. Barrett.

Feb15, 1770, Mary Davenport married Zebedee Hassell. Bondsman Joseph Wyatt. (NC Reg 3:109)

Nov 22, 1773, will of Richard Davenport. Names eldest son John Davenport, son Jacob Davenport. States Jacob has son Benjamin, daughter Sarah; John has son Ezra. Names daughters Mary McCabe, Elizabeth Davis, Susannah Caswell, Anna Davis, Rebeckah Long. Executors: John Davenport, John Davis. Witnesses: James Davenport, Joseph Davenport, Ann Gardner.

Oct 13, 1782, will of William Davenport, probated 10/1785. Names wife Elizabeth Davenport, children James Davenport (eldest), Daniel Davenport, David Davenport, Mary Hassell (wife of Zebedee Hassell - Ed.). Witnesses: Mich Spruill, John Snell, Stephen Wiley.

Mar 30, 1785, Mary named as daughter of Elkanah Davenport in division of Elkanah's estate. Mary still a minor on Jul 27, 1791.

1786, Joseph and Mary Davenport to Samuel Dickerson, Nathanial Allen, and Josiah Collins. (Tyrrell County DB 10, p. 229)

Dec 23, 1793, a summons indicates that Elizabeth Mary Davenport (widow of Joseph Davenport - Ed.) and Benjamin Davenport were executors of Joseph Davenport's estate.

1798, Land deed Mary and John Davenport to Ezekial Alezander. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 395)

Dec 22, 1799, Mary Davenport (born April 3, 1779, died January 10, 1858) married Dempsey Spruill (born November 14, 1779, died March 7, 1842). Bondsman Nathan Davenport. According to the St. David's Parish records, Dempsey died March 9, 1842.

Mar 7, 1811, "William Davenport the son of William Davenport and Mary Davenport his wife was born March the 7 in the year of our Lord 1811." (Overton Family Bible in possession of Georgia Forbes, Norfolk, Virginia, October 1998).

1820, The U. S. Census shows in Tyrrell Co, NC: Betsy, Frederick, Joanna, and John Davenport. In Washington Co, NC: Aaron, Abram, Alexander, Asa, Charlotte, Ephraim, James, Mary, Nias, Samuel, William (2), and William F. Davenport.

1830, The U. S. Census shows in Tyrrell Co, NC: Elizabeth (2), Frederick, George, James, John, and Moses Davenport; others. In Washington Co, NC: Aaron, Abraham, Alexander, Sr, Amasa, Charlotte, Ephraim, Esther, Fredrick, John, Sr, James, Mary, Moses, Stephen (2), William, William D., and William F. Davenport; others.

Jul 29, 1834, will of Rachel Roe (widow of Elkanah Davenport - Ed.) is recorded in Tyrrell County. Mentions daughter Mary Spruill, heirs of son James Davenport, daughter Zina (Azinah) Davenport, son Robert Ollive, heirs of son John Roe, son William Roe with daughter Rachel, daughter Sally Davenport, daughter Nancy Norman. Mentions Charles Davenport, grandson Richard Davenport, granddaughter Mary Norman (mother Nancy).

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.

1840, Mary Davenport's will recorded in Tyrrell County WB-2/28.

Dec 8, 1857, Sarah E. Davenport's will recorded in Tyrrell County WB-3/53. Mentions sisters Nancy Harris and Polly Davenport.

*Maryann Davenport

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

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