Miles & Moses

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*Miles Davenport (Myles)

Apr 12, 1791, Miles Davenport bought property at estate sale of John Dosier.

Aug 12, 1799, Miles Davenport married Esther Swift in Tyrrell Co, NC. Witness: Samuel Chesson. Bondsman: William Davenport.

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.

1802, An estate record is filed in Tyrrell County for Myles Davenport.

*Moses Davenport

1784-87, State census shows Moses Davenport with 1 male 21-60, 1 males under 21 or over 60, 1 female, no slaves. Living in area of Marked Poplar Swamp to Scuppernong River in the neighborhood of John and Joseph Alexander, Thomas Hopkins, Hezekiah Normans, Mary Norman, Edmund Harrison, Zebulum Tarkington, Joseph Phelps, Benjamin Tarkington (died July 1837 - St. David's parish records). Jacob Davenport is not far away.

1790, U.S. Census shows Mosses Davenport with 1 male 16+, 2 males under 16, 3 females, no slaves.

May 13, 1790, will of James Davenport (Jr., indicated in 10/7/1791 action by Frederick Davenport), probated 7/1790. 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.

1791, Estate land division Henry Norman, John Ansley, and J. Phelps, commissioners, to Moses Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 86)

1791, Estate land division C. Spruill and James Davenport, Jr., commissioners, to Moses Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 86)

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)

Feb 5, 1792, will of Joseph Davenport, probated 4/1792. 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.

1793, Land deed Moses Davenport to Frederick Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 11, p. 174)

1795, Land deed Moses Davenport to James Giles. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 75)

1796, bond for W. Hathaway to administer estate of J. Phelps. Bondsmen: Moses Davenport, Frederick Davenport.

Apr 1796, Court ordered that execution issue against Moses Davenport for 3 pounds 10 shillings for support and maintenance of a bastard child begotten by Moses upon the body of Mary Allcock (Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, April 1796).

Undated, bond for Levi Bateman to administer estate of Sarah Bateman. Bondsmen: Richard Davis, Moses Davenport. Sarah Bateman bought items at estate sale of Nathan Bateman on Apr 18, 1797.

1798, Joseph Davenport gave power of attorney to Moses Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 287)

1799, Frederick Davenport (son of Moses) registered a stock mark in Tyrrell Co, NC.

1802, "Prosessioned land" deed Woolsey Hathaway to Moses Davenport. (Tyrrell County DB 12, p. 529)

Sep 1, 1802, will of Luraney Davenport, probated Oct 1802. Names Rosey Davenport as wife of Moses Davenport. Gives items to Rosey Davenport, Leah Wiley, Rachell Row (widow of Elkanah Davenport - Ed.), Frederick Davenport, Jr., Ester Davenport (daughter of Moses), Luraney Willey, James Davenport (son of Moses), Mary Spruill, Harriett Spruill, Betsy Spruill, Elexander Davenport (son of Moses), Edmand (son of Moses), Neding (Nathan?) (son of Moses). Executors: Frederick Davenport son of Moses, and Moses Davenport.

Apr 26, 1806, Moses Davenport cited as father in a Tyrrell County Bastardy Bond Record.

1820, U. S. Census in Washington Co, NC shows Moses Davenport as follows: 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 Key: 0-10, 10-16, 16-18, 18-26, 26-45, 45-up

Jan 14, 1829, Moses Davenport married Rosy Evans in Tyrrell Co, NC.

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.

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