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DESCENDANTS OF CAPT. RICHARD DAVENPORT

Captain Richard Davenport born about 1606 in Weymouth, England. Arrived in New England aboard the ship Abigail in 1628 with Governor John Endicott. Admitted a freeman in 1634 and moved to Boston in 1642. He married Elizabeth Hathorne and had nine children -Truecross, Experience,  Nathaniel, John, Eleazer, Samuel, Sarah, Elizabeth, and William. Richard was was commander of the fort at Castle Island in Boston Harbor in 1665 when he was struck by lightning and killed. Most of his descendants lived in Massachusetts and the general New England area.
\ Janice DAVENPORT Todd <[email protected]> was born in MA but has lived in Rochester, NH for the past 40 years.  She "winters" in Hudson, FL.   She is descended from Capt. Richard DAVENPORT, who came to Salem, MA with John Endicott on the Abigail in 1628 and married Elizabeth Hathorne in 1629.. Her line is Capt. Richard1 (1606 Eng-1665 MA); John2 (1641-1715 MA); Richard3 (1670-1761 MA); William4 (1698-1796 MA); William Jr.5 (1737-1805 MA); Joel6 (1786-1843 MA); David7 (1816-1892 MA); Frank8 (1850-1924 MA); Edward9 (1886-1966 MA); Harold10 (1911-1999 FL).   The two Williams served in the Revolutionary War.  She would like to find anyone working on this line.
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