Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

George Davenport

Male Bef 1668 - 1735  (> 67 years)


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  • Name George Davenport 
    Born Bef 1668  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Mar 1734/35  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I073306  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father John Davenport,   b. Bef 1646, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1683/84, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Mother Margaret Sydnor,   b. Bef 1650, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1671  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Sydnor,   b. 24 Aug 1676, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Married Bef 12 Apr 1693  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Davenport,   b. Bef 1696, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1783, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 87 years)
     2. Sarah Davenport,   b. Bef 1697, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
     3. Margaret Davenport,   b. Bef 1699, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
     4. Fortunatus Davenport,   b. Bef 1713, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F15870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      George DAVENPORT, NFP, will; 22 Sep 1734, 3 Mar 1734/35 s-i-1 John TILLERY and Margaret his wife 150 ac. of land, after their deaths, plant. to go to grson. George TILLERY; remaining land to grson. William STONUM; grdau. Winifred RICE; Sarah MITCHEL (dau. of Robert MITCHEL); wife Ruth; no ex; wits: Robert MITCHEL, John STONUM, Daniel SCURLOCK. [George DAVENPORT was the son of John and Margaret DAVENPORT of Lanc. Co. WLC, p.64.].
      - George DAVENPORT, inv; 7 Apr 1735. p.257 - William WOODCOCK, inv; 7 Apr 1735.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      DAVENPORT, William (Of St. Mary's White Chapel). Will. 2 March 1710/11. Rec. 9 Jan. 1716.
      Wife Rachel, and child unborn. Sons: John and William, all my land in Richmond county; youngest son Wood Davenport my now dwelling and plantation. Extrs. Wife, brothers George and Fortunatus. Wits. Wm. Payne, Jas. Wood, Rachel Wood. W.B. 10, p. 188.
      Inventory & Appraisal above estate 10 Jan. 1716. Rec. 13 Mch. 1716. proved by Rachel and Geo. Davenport, Extrs. W.B. 10, p. 190.
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      Lancaster County VA OB 1686-1696 #32141 p. 124A 12 April 1693 Upon the petition of George DAVENPORT he marrieing Ruth SIDNOR daughter of Mr Fortunatus SIDNOR (decd) for the Estate belonging to his sd wife out of her said fathers Estate in the possession of Mr. William LAWRENCE he marrieing the widdow and relict of said SIDNER. It is therefore ordered that the same be first both paid and delivered by the said LAWRENCE unto the said George DAVENPORT wth cost als exor.
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      Richmond County Wills 5:252, 255, 22 Sep 1734, 3 Mar 1734/5. George Davenport of Northfarnham Parish. Wife Ruth; s-in-l John Tillery and Margaret his wife 150 a. of land, after their deaths, plant. to go to grson. George Tillery; remaining land to grson, William Stonum; grdau.
      Winifred Rice; Sarah Mitchel (dau of Robert Mitchel). no ex. Wit:
      Robert Mitchel, John Stonum, Daniel Scurlock. Inventory 7 Apr 1735.
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      Richmond County Deeds 9:253. LEGG'S bond & Admin. of DAVENPORT'S Estate. 2 Feb 1735/6. Thomas LEGG, John HIGHTOWER and Charles DODSON made bond of 100 Sterling "The Condition of this Obligation is such
      that if the above bound Thomas LEGG Admr of all the goods Chtes &
      Credits of Ruth DAVENPORT decd do make or cause to be Made a True & Pfect Inventory ... deliver up his Letters of Administration ...
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Order Book - 1687-1689; Antient Press: pg 113
      - Rappahannock County Court 6th of March 1688
      - Upon the Peticon of GEO: DAVENPORT, Son of JOHN DAVENPORT, It is ordered that a certain Tract of land formerly purchased by the sd JOHN DAVENPORT from BENJA: HALL & lying in this County be survayed by Mr. EDWIN CONWAY according to the bounds conteyned in a Patent granted for the same
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 216)
      Richmond County Court 7th of April 1697
      - Ordered that the Deed for Land acknowledged in this Court by JOHN SOAR as Attorney of SAMUEL PHILLIPS of LONDON, Merchant. unto GEORGE DAVENPORT. WILLIAM DAVENPORT and FORTUNATUS DAVENPORT be recorded
      - Ordered that the Bond for Performance of Covenants passed by SIBILLA HALL of LIMHOUSE & SAMUEL PHILLIPS of LONDON, Merchant, unto GEORGE DAVENPORT, WILLIAM DAVENPORT tx FORTUNATUS DAVENPORT and acknowledged by JOHN SOAR, Attorney of the said SAMUEL PHILLIPS, be recorded
      - Ordered that the Power of Attorney made by SAMUEL PHILLIPS unto JOHN SOAR be recorded
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      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 413)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee THOS: LEGG, SARAH LEGG, THOMAS SCURLOCK & GEO: DAVENPORT of County of Richmond are held & firmly bound unto the Worspll. his Maties: Justices of the Peace for sd: county in the full & just sume of One hundred pounds Sterling to the wch: paymt: well & truly to be made wee bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our wales and Dated ye 3d, day of June 1719
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if the above bound THOMAS LEGG & SARAH LEGG, formerly SARAH STONUM, Admrs. of all the goods chattles & creditts of WM: STONUM deced., doe make a true & perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles & creditts of the sd: deced., and the same so made doe exhibitt into the County Court of Richmond at such time as they shall be thereto required by sd: Court; And the same goods chattles & creditts doe well & truly administer according to Law; And further doe make a just & true accot: of their actings and doings therein when thereto required by sd: Court; And shall deliver & pay unto such p:sons respectively as the Justices by their order or Judgmt. shall direct pursuant to the Laws in that case made & provided; And if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will and Testament was made by the sd: deced., and the Exr. or Exrs. therein named doe exhibitt the same in the sd: Court makeing request to have it allowed and approved, accordingly if the amt THOMAS LEGG & SARAH LEGG being thereunto required doe render & deliver up their Letters of Admon., approbation of such Testamt being first had & made in sd: Court, Then this obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remain in full force & vertue
      Signed Sealed & Dd. in the presence of (no witnesses recorded)
      THO: LEGG SARAH signs LEGG
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court GEO: DAVENPORT the Third day of June 1719 by THOMAS LEGG THO. SCURLOCK SARAH LEGG, GEORGE DAVENPORT & THOMAS SCURLOCK d ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=308&last=309&g_p=G2 &collection=NN Grant
      Title Devonport, George.
      Publication 30 September 1699.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 555 acres upon the head branches of Moratico Creek.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 308-309 (Reel 288).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=300&last=301&g_p=G2 &collection=NN Grant
      Title Hill, John.
      Publication 30 March 1699.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 111 acres adjoining George Devenport, crossing two branches of Marattico.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 300-301 (Reel 288).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=236&last=&g_p=G5&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Walker, William.
      Publication 19 April 1718.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 100 acres adjoining land of George Deavenport, and John Scurlock.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 237 (Reel 289).
      Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 236 (Reel 289). (reverse).

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