The DAVENPORT Directory - Descendants of Thomas of Dorchester, MA

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DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS DAVENPORT

Thomas Davenport born about 1615 in England. He arrived in Dorchester (Boston), Massachusetts prior to 1639 becoming a freeman in 1642. He is believed to have married Mary Pitman. They had nine children - Sarah, Thomas, Mary, Charles, Abigail, Mehitable, Jonathan, Ebenezer, and John. Thomas died in Boston in 1685. His descendants settled in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island.

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Paul Leonard DAVENPORT <pldcpa@aol.com> lives in Stoughton, MA.  He is descended from Thomas DAVENPORT, the emigrant from England who settled in Dorchester, MA.  His line is Thomas1 (1615 Eng - 1685 MA) who married Mary FORTH > John2 (1664 MA -1725 MA) who m. Naomi FOSTER > John3 (1695 MA -1778 MA) m. Mary BENT > John Jr.4 (1737 CT - 1776 CT) m. Lois BADLAM > Jesse5 (1761 MA - 1839) m. Hannah CRANE? > John6 (1789 ME - ?) m. Hannah MERION > John7 (1814 MA - 1906 MA) m. Esther SAMSON > Albert8 (1855 - 1924) m. Anne E. FORKNALL > Edward9 (1878- 1972) m. Mary BRIGGS  > Leonard10 (1911 - 1958) m. Helen GALLIGAN > Paul11 (1933 - 1989) m. Carol Davenport TENNEY > Paul Leonard12 (himself)
Dee Barous <dbarous@seabrook.net> lives in Seabrook, NH.  She is also descended from Thomas DAVENPORT, the emigrant from England.  Her line is Thomas1 (1615 Eng - 1685 MA) > John2 (1664 MA -1725 MA) > Joseph3 (1701 MA -1752 MA) > John4 (1733 - 1808 ME) > Ephraim5 (1762 MA - ?) > Ephraim6 (1800 ME - 1885 ME) > Byron7 (1827-1907 MA) > Susan DAVENPORT Ricker8 (1866 MA - 1941 MA) > Carl G. RICKER9 (1898 MA - 1981 MA)  > Margery Davenport "Dee" RICKER Barous10.
Sally Gustafson <sallyg@west.net> lives in Santa Barbara, CA.  She is also descended from Thomas DAVENPORT, the emigrant from England.  Her line is Thomas1 (1615 Eng - 1685 MA) > Charles2 (1652-1719/20) who married Waitstill SMITH > Charles Jr.3 (?-1699) who m. Jemima TOLMAN > Jemima4 (1725 MA - 1812 VT) who m. Joshua PARKER > Joshua PARKER Jr.5 m. Mary ADAMS > James PARKER6 m. Erminia SACKETT > Augustus PARKER7 m. Amelia BIRD > Augusta8 PARKER m. Jacob Dow CULLER > John CULLER9 m. Lola FLOOK > Edith CULLER10 m. Harold GUSTAFSON.  She would like to meet other descendants of Joshua PARKER and Jemima DAVENPORT, who were among the original settlers of Putney, Windham Co., VT in 1764.
Stephen T. DAVENPORT <stevetdav@comcast.net> lives in Hillsborough, CA.   He is descended from Thomas > Ebenezer > Ebenezer > Isaac > John > John > John > John > Norman.  His great interest is finding the English father of Thomas DAVENPORT, and the last name of his wife Mary.
Robert Earl DAVENPORT <bobdport@cox.net> lives now in San Diego, CA.   His line begins with Thomas DAVENPORT, born 1620 in England, who became constable of Dorchester, MA. Thence Jonathan > John > Ephraim > Bordon > Job > Myron > Robert Sr.  Families resided in Rhode Island, a cemetery full, and Madison County, New York until Myron left for Alabama.  His nine children lived in Montgomery and Pensacola, Florida.
Bryan R. DAVENPORT <brdavenpo@excite.com> lives in Chubuck, ID.  His lineage is Thomas DAVENPORT > Jonathan > John > John > Jeremiah > Edward Wilcox > Jeremiah Franklin > Franklin Remington > Myron Lufkin.
Jerry Larsen <larsen@jerryjan.com> lives with his wife Jan in Tualatin, OR, a suburb of Portland.  His lineage is Thomas DAVENPORT > Jonathan > John > John > Jeremiah > Edward Wilcox > Jeremiah Franklin > Emory Remington > Doris DAVENPORT Larsen > Jerry Larsen (himself).  He and Jan have a web site at http://jerryjan.com/index.htm
Shirlee DAVENPORT Learned <leda@alltel.net> lives in Blairsville, GA. She is descended from Thomas of Dorchester, Mass.
            Russell Stearns Davenport m. Beulah Dustin Plummer
            Edward Walter Davenport m. Jessie Agnes Walker
            Stearns Godfrey Davenport m. Mary Chapman
            Joseph Gibbs Davenport m. Mary Harding Daniels
            Seth Davenport m. Betsey Godfrey
            Seth Davenport m. Chloe Daniels
            Samuel Davenport m. Rebecca Holbrook
            John Davenport m. Naomi Foster     
She would like to correspond with any other descendants of Thomas of Dorchester.
Allen Norman DAVENPORT Jr. <buddavenport33@verizon.net> lives with his wife Nancy in Williamsburg, VA.  He is descended from Thomas DAVENPORT of Dorchester: Thomas b1620; Charles b1652; Charles b1699; Thomas b1736; Samuel b1770; Robinson b1805; Horace b1830; Norman b1872; Allen b1899.
Tim S. Dupy <tsdupy@sbcglobal.net> lives in Houston, TX.  He connects with Submit4 Davenport, daughter of Thomas3 Davenport, granddaughter of Charles2 Davenport and great granddaughter of Thomas1 Davenport.  Submit4 Davenport married Andrew2 Graham, son of Duncan1 Graham, on July 15, 1752 in Leominster, Worchester County, Massachusetss.  They had seven children, the fifth child being, Lemuel3 Graham born February 2, 1762 in Bolton, Worchester County, Massachusetts, who married Eunice Burnham, daughter of Reuben and Elizabeth (Smith) Burnham.  They were the parents of fourteen children and resided in Windham County, Vermont.  The 12th child was Carter4 Graham, father of Sarah Angeline5 Graham, mother of Ella (Kite) Struthers, his great grandmother.
Dorothy Ellen Morris <Dotemorris@aol.com> lives in Whitby, Ontario, Canada.  She is descended from Charles Davenport 1652 & Waistill Smith 1658, their son Charles Davenport 1699 & Jemima Tolman 1698 and their son Charles Davenport 1729 & Mary Hart 1729 and their daughter Sally Davenport 1771 & Stephen Cummings and their daughter Catherine Cummings 1789 & John Hillman Sr. 1788 - and their daughter Mary Polly Hillman - 1815 & John Dole and their daughter Rosannah Dole 1840 and Charles Surtees and their daughter Adelaide Elizabeth Surtees 1855 & Frederick John Wotley 1853 and their daughter Charlotte Jane Wotley 1879 & Joseph Harold Elliott 1876 and their daughter Ethel Elliott & Arthur Morris and herself -- Dorothy Ellen Morris. She is looking forward to contact with related lines.
Samuel P. J. DAVENPORT <samshammer@hotmail.com> lives in Lisle Township, IL.
LINEAGE: Thomas b. ? England > Jonathan b. 3/6/1659 Dorchester, MA > John b 1/12/1694 Little Compton, RI > John b. 1/18/1735 Little Compton, RI > Jeremiah b 8/19/1771 Tiverton, RI > Edward Wilcox b 9/20/1822 New Bedford, MA > Jeremiah Franklin b. 6/17/1853 Salt Lake, UT > Earl Remington b. 3/2/1886 Parker, ID > Irving Franzen b. 5/20/1913 Orenco, OR.
COMMENTS: Would appreciate any further information on Thomas Davenport's origins in England.
Dawn Richardson Byloff <byloff@depammed.com> lives in San Diego, CA.
LINEAGE: Dawn Elisabeth Richardson m. James Robert Byloff
Mary-Elisabeth Davenport m. Charles Lawrence Richardson
Russell Stearns Davenport m. Beulah Dustin Plummer
Edward Walter Davenport m. Jessie Agnes Walker
Stearns Godfrey Davenport m. Mary Chapman
Joseph Gibbs Davenport m. Mary Harding Daniels
Seth Davenport m. Betsey Godfrey
Seth Davenport m. Chloe Daniels
Samuel Davenport m. Rebecca Holbrook
John Davenport m. Naomi Foster
Floyd DAVENPORT Jr. <fld26@verizon.net> lives in Monson, MA. He has a son named Richard A. who was born in 1953.
LINEAGE:
Father: Floyd Davenport Sr.; b. 5/2/1894 d. 2/28/1973
.... married Cecelia Alonzo; b. 4/26/1896 d. 4/14/1989
Grandfather: Lewis Davenport; b. 12/4/1857 d. 12/27/1945
.... married Hattie Townsley; b. 9/7/1862 d. 6/23/1950
Great grandfather: Jason Davenport; b. 10/2/1819 d. 10/1/1903
.... married Mary A. Merrifield; b. 3/13/1824 d. 1/6/1915
Great-great grandfather: Jason Davenport; b. 1776 d. 1823
.... married Susannah Faulkner; b. 1777 d. 1851
Great-great-great grandfather: Joseph Davenport; b. 1747 d. 1821
.... married Mary White.
Parents and Grandparents buried in Monson, MA; Great grandparents buried in Charlemont, MA; all others buried in Colrain, MA.
Kim Davenport <KimDavenport@mchsi.com> lives in Belmond, IA.
LINEAGE: Thomas and Mary unknown; Ebenezer and Dorcas Andrews; Ebenezer, Jr. and Submit Howe; Joseph Davenport and Mary White; Nathaniel Davenport and Alice Davenport; Truair Davenport and Nancy Christie. I'm a "double Davenport" - my other line is: Thomas and Mary unknown; Charles Davenport and Waitstill Smith; Charles Davenport, Jr. and Joanna Wilson; Elijah Davenport and Abigail Clark; Paul Davenport and Alice Farnsworth; Alice Davenport and Nathaniel Davenport; Truair Davenport and Nancy Christie.
Douglas Earle Davenport <susan-doug@comcast.net> lives in Burlington, CT.
LINEAGE: Thomas(1), Jonathan(2), Thomas(3), Oliver(4), John(5), Thomas(6), John George(7), Anthony(8), Arthur Clinton(9), Earle(10), Arthur Cogswell(11).

COMMENTS: Oliver lived in Little Compton, RI - reportedly died in Coventry, CT - no record of his death or burial there. Anyone have additional info?
James Leon Davenport <jmesleon@chibardun.net> lives in Wheeler, WI.
LINEAGE: (1) Thomas Davenport of Dorchester (2) Jonathon Davenport (3) Benjamin Davenport (4) Billa Davenport 1 (5) Billa Davenport 2 (6) William Henry Davenport (7) Leon Davenport (8) Erwin DeWitt Davenport (my dad) (9) Bruce Michael Davenport {my brother) (10) Alexander Wickersham Davenport {my nephew}.
Michael E. Davenport <mdavenp@yahoo.com> lives in Idaho Falls, ID.
LINEAGE: (1) Thomas Davenport of Dorchester (2) Jonathon Davenport (3) Benjamin Davenport (4) Billa Davenport (5) Billa Davenport (6) William Henry Davenport (7) Erwin D. Davenport (8) Avery E. Davenport (9) Daryl D. Davenport (10) Michael E. Davenport
Nancy Davenport Bringolf <nancy.bringolf@gmail.com>.
LINEAGE: Follin Davenport, Henry Gorham Davenport, Gorham Davenport of Mobile, Abraham Davenport of Hallowell, Maine..........Thomas and Mary from England
Albert Henry Davenport <aldavenport41@gmail.com> lives in Bedford, NH.
LINEAGE:
.Thomas Davenport 1635 died Nov 9 1685 married Mary
.Ebenezer born 26 April 1661 1st wife Dorcas Andrews died 24 Nov.1723 2nd wife Sara Bartlett married May 26 1724 3rd wife Patience
.Ebenezer 23 October 1706 Dorchester MA Died 17 March 1785
.Jonathan Davenport born Dec 14 1775 married Feb 9 1801 Hallowell ME
.George Albert Davenport born Jan 1832 Hallowell ME married Martha Brown June 19 1856
.Henry Davenport born 1806 Hollowell ME married Sara W. Yeaton Hallowell ME
.Albert Henry born Aug 20 1865 married Oct 1 1901 died 1934
.Thomas Davenport, Charles Fredrick Davenport, George Davenport Bangor ME

COMMENTS: I do not have the rest. I will try to do the research in the near future.
Laureen Davenport Rice <lzr731@gmail.com> lives in Boca Raton, FL.
LINEAGE: Thomas (1604-1685) m. Mary (Forth) Pitman? (1620-1691) John (1664-1725) m. Naomi Foster (1669-1739) Samuel (1697--1773) m. Rebecca Holbrook (1699-1777) Samuel (1720-1793) m. Sarah Whiten/Whiting (1720-1764)-Samuel is the brother of Seth athough this information is missing from the decendants directory Nathaniel (1747-1813) m. Lydia Stone (1747-1805) Nathanial (1781-1863) m. Nancy (1784-1865) Frederick Jason (1824) m. Hannah Marie Cutting (1826-1878) Louis Edward (1860-1951) m. Orilla Partridge (1852-1928) Fletcher Edward (1882-1928) m. R. Annie Decoste (1891-1966) Kenneth Russell (1910-1985) m. Catherine Coffin (1913-1985) Kenneth Russell (1937-2007) m. Beverly Black (1939-) From South East Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.
Cathleen Lucille Allison Torrance <torrancefamily@cox.net> lives in Las Vegas, NV.
LINEAGE:
Thomas Davenport, b. 1617 Eng, d.1685 Dorchester, MA (Mary Pittman?)
Charles Davenport, b. 1652 MA d. 1720 MA (Waitstill Smith)
Thomas Davenport, b.1695 MA d. 1748 MA (Mary Woodward)
Lemuel Davenport, b. 1739 CT d. 1818 VT (Deborah Barrows)
Daniel Davenport, b. 1764 MA d. 1812 VT (Hannah Rice)
Amos Davenport, b. 1793 VT d. 1863 VT (Lauretta Stockwell)
George Davenport MD, b. 1822 VT d. 1912 VT (Eleanor Smith)
Birge Walter Davenport, b. 1861 VT d. 1939 MN (Minnie Swanson)
Nellie May Davenport Lynch, b. 1892 WI d. 1943 CA (David B. Lynch)
Lois L. Lynch Allison, b. 1925 CA d. 1987 WA (Merle R. Allison)
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