Davenport

Nancy, Nathan, Neding, Nias

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*Nancy Davenport

1760, Daniel Davenport born. Married Sarah Nicholls (born 1770) in 1786. Children: Priscilla Davenport Long, Unisa Arnold, Nancy, Elizabeth, Asenath (Born 1788). (Information from Mrs. Loretta Phelps, 2637 Mt. Tabor Rd., Cresswell, NC 27928, September, 1997).

Jan 17, 1792, John Spruill (son of John) married Nancy Davenport in Tyrrell County.

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.

Jan 27, 1812, will of Frederick Davenport, Sr. mentions wife Joanah (who was pregnant), daughters Nancy Stubbs and Permelia Davenport, and sons James, Samuel, William, George W., and Frederick Davenport. States that he has (among others) 393 acres bought in 8 deeds from Andrew Oliver, Peter Hines, Jesse Batman, Thomas Smith, Samuel Chesson, John Davenport son of Jacob, and Hezekiah Arnold. States that sons Samuel and George W. are under 21. Leaves to son William a large tract of land on the Sound that had belonged to Joseph & Stephen Spruill & others, plus land & swamp near Deep Creek. Leaves to son Frederick the land which he had bought from James Davenport, Sr. and from James Davenport son of Elkanah. Leaves money to school his young children. States his brother James is deceased. Charles Davenport proved the handwriting. James, William, and Samuel were old enough to be executors.

1826, An estate record is filed in Tyrrell County for Nancy Davenport.

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).

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

*Nathan Davenport

Dec 29, 1795, Nathan Davenport registered a stock mark in Tyrrell Co, NC.

Jun 17, 1798, Nathan Davenport married Selah Spruill in Tyrrell Co, NC. Witness: Samuel Chesson. Bondsman: Stephen Davenport.

Dec 1799, Mary Davenport (born April 3, 1779, died January 10, 1858, daughter of Elkanah Davenport,) 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.

1806, Selah Spruill, widow of Nathan Davenport, dec'd, 83 acres DOWER. (Washington County Deed Book B, page 386)

*Neding (Nathan?) Davenport

Sep 1,1802, named as son of Moses Davenport in Luraney Davenport's will.

*Nias Davenport

1820, U. S. Census in Washington Co, NC shows Nias Davenport as follows: 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 ? Key: 0-10, 10-16, 16-18, 18-26, 26-45, 45-up

Nov 28, 1823, John Davenport's will recorded in Tyrrell County. Mentions wife Sally Davenport, daughters Sally, Ruzillah, Patsy, and Joyce Davenport, and sons Talkot, Nias, and Doctor. Land adjoins Hezekiah Spruill, Silas Davenport, Isaac Davenport, and Frederick Davenport.

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