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thomas c. davenport

shirley (View posts)
Posted: 31 Oct 2004 6:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: davenports
need info on thomas c. davenport b 1823 in ky. married malinda hooker from tenn. it has been said he is the son of george davenport of davenport iowa. i can not find any thing to prove this. history says that george was from england, came to america when he was 18 years old, ended up in iowa and the city of davenport was named after him. he had 2 sons 1 daughter out of wedlock. one of his sons bailey was born the same year as thomas. it is said thomas is his son by an indian madian need info on this.am at brick wall on this.
thank you shirley.

Re: thomas c. davenport

Posted: 27 Feb 2013 10:22PM GMT
Classification: Query
Shirley, I am at the same brick wall. Thomas C. Davenport is my GG Grandfather. My family has always said that they are related to Colonel George Davenport even though the only evidence is in letters from my grandmother's sister Lucille Davenport. Very frustrating. This is the first theory that I have heard of him being an born of an indian maiden. Could happen I guess considering his history of children out of wedlock and his history of relations with the indians. We may never know. Mark
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