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Davenport of Halifax Murder

Davenport of Halifax Murder

Posted: 13 Jul 2006 4:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Davenport, Bell, Taylor, Cutchin, Lassiter, Tynes, Bass, Tucker
Hi :)...
Researching George Davenport of Halifax Co., NC...It appears he is murdered by Winfield Staton around 1863. His wife, Mary, remarries in 1865.
In past research, I have come across the names and a murder in the Halifax, Edgecombe areas, where they have record of a posee (sp) formed to hunt Staton down.
Has any Davenport researchers of the Halifax, Edgecombe areas heard of this murder and am I in the right direction with the Davenport name.
Trying to find proof of Mary and my gg grandmother Susan Mary.

Thanks...:o}
Colleen Harris

Re: Davenport of Halifax Murder

Posted: 4 Aug 2013 8:24PM GMT
Classification: Query
I can also trace my line to this George Davenport. Did you ever find an answer?

Re: Davenport of Halifax Murder

Posted: 6 Aug 2013 12:53AM GMT
Classification: Query
I too, have ran across the mention of this murder and the remarriage of mary. I don't have that family tree in front of me right now but will put this in my notebook to recheck this and will get back with you. mary forsyth

Re: Davenport of Halifax Murder

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 3:04AM GMT
Classification: Query
Okay, thank you very much.
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