Patsy, Patty, Permelia, Polly
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*Patsy Davenport (Patty, Pattey, Patsey)
Dec 7, 1791, Patty Davenport is cited as mother in a Tyrrell County Bastardy Bond Record.
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.
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.
1812, Patsey Davenport's will recorded. (Tyrrell County WB 2, p. 36)
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.
Apr 28, 1799, Thomas J. Davenport married Permelia Davenport in Washington Co, VA. Minister Nicholas Reagan [Virginia marriage records]. This Permelia is the daughter of Henry Davenport [FamilySearch Ancestral File AFN 22R8-0Q7]. She was born June 5, 1779 and died December 11, 1848 in Saltville, Va. [AFN 22R7-Q45]. Her father was Thomas J. Davenport [AFN 22R7-PWQ]. This line traces back through Virginia.
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.
Jan 1841, Joanna Davenport's will (widow of Frederick Davenport, Sr. - Ed.) recorded in Tyrrell County, NC WB-2/153. Mentions son George W., daughter Pamela (Permelia?) White.
Nov 24, 1795,will of Joannah Davenport (widow of James Davenport, Jr. - Ed.), probated 1/1796. Names children Polly Long, Ann Davenport, son Hugh Stephenson, son Lovico Stephenson, Isaiah Davenport, Uriah Davenport. Witnesses: John Swain, Joseph Chesson, Elizabeth Chesson.
Sep 26, 1807, will of Edward Overton states that he has daughters Charlotty Davenport and Polly Davenport.
Apr 12, 1828,Enoch Davenport married Polly Davenport in Tyrrell Co, NC.
Dec 8, 1857, Sarah E. Davenport's will recorded in Tyrrell County WB-3/53. Mentions sisters Nancy Harris and Polly Davenport.
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