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georgia or tennessee davenports

shirley davenport (View posts)
Posted: 14 Mar 2000 6:18AM GMT
my grandfather was ira davenport his mother
and father were fullen and kindmess.
some brothers and sisters were vadah,annie
columbus,minnie,elisha,henry and frank.
if you recinize any of these names please
e-mayl me cherylan2@freewwweb.com

Ga. Davenport Family

Posted: 15 Mar 2000 7:20AM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 11:17AM GMT
Shirley, I have alot on the Davenports you are looking for, I tried to e-mail
you, but it keeps coming back as a permanent fatal errors on your e-mail address.
If you would like the info I have e-mail me at (wa4dyk@bellsouth.net).
My GGgrandfather was Hulin Bird Davenport, who was your GGgrandfather Osborne Davenport,
brother. Martin Fullen Davenport was Osborne's son.

patricia williams

shirley davenport (View posts)
Posted: 15 Mar 2000 8:47PM GMT
got your e-mail was unable to send one back at the e-mail address you gave me.please try again.i have problems with my e-mail sometimes.thanks shirley davenport

Davenports of GA

Donna (View posts)
Posted: 17 Mar 2000 5:49PM GMT
Believe these are our Davenports. My mother in laws' mother was a Davenport, her name was E. Rosetta (etta) Davenport Millsap. She d in 1934. She still has a sis whom I believe is still living, named Ethel. She is in a nursing home in Dalton, GA. The Davenports mostly settled in Dalton, GA Blueridge, GA which is at the foothills of the Blueridge Mountains. This may help also, many of the Davenports married Millsap The all live in the same area. A few of the Davenports settled in Bartow Co GA...there should be burial information on them and also in Dalton Bluerige. Believe there is a church in Bluerige that has Davenport Family plot. If you could do some research, you may be able to find out. Davenport is like "smith" in Blueridge. Hope this helps.
Posted: 17 Mar 2000 6:49PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 11:17AM GMT
Donna,
You are right, the Davenports are every where in Blueridge. There is a Davenport
cemetery that my GGgrandfather started for the family. It is now the Cemetery of the
New Antioch Baptist Church. The Ozion Baptist Church Cemetery in Blueridge, Ga. is
full of the Davenport family. My Grandparents are buried there. The libary there
has alot of info also. The Davenport family can be found all over the country. They go
all the way back to Va. with Davis Davenport in the 1600.

Davenports of Blueridge

Donna (View posts)
Posted: 18 Mar 2000 7:17PM GMT
Thanks if they are from Blueridge, then this means they were kin to my motherinlaw and my husband. Where are you?
Posted: 19 Mar 2000 12:14PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 11:17AM GMT
Donna,
I am in Rockmart, Ga. Give me some names of your Davenports,
and I will see if they are in the files I have. Your husband may be
kin.
Patricia
Posted: 19 Mar 2000 12:36PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 11:17AM GMT
Donna,
I found these Davenports in my files. I belive they are your husband family.
Etta Davenport married to Walter Millsap.
Etta's parents are Henry Preston Davenport( who was my GGrandfather "Stephen Davenport'
brother. Etta's mother was Hannah Bailey Davenport.

their children were;
Janie Davenport, married a John Millisap
Lottie Davenport, married a Nathan Millisap, Clay Chastain
Julia Davenport, married a Felmont Kincaid
Ob Davenport, married a Minnie Lovinggood
Poly Davenportm married a Nola Millisap
Carl Davenport, married a ollia Miller
Cass Davenport, married a Zenabin Ledford
Ant Davenport, married a Naomi Curbow
Etta Davenport, married a Walter Millisap
Eula Davenport, married a Bob Williams
Tate Davenport, married a Essie Tipton
Hestie Davenport, married a Elisha Green
Ethel Davenport, married a Hyman Green

Thanks for the information

Donna (View posts)
Posted: 19 Mar 2000 2:23PM GMT
Yes, this would be them!!! So, you and my husband are second cousins--from what I gather. My motherinlaw was Grace Millsap Boston. She died October 1997. I just came across a photo of all the kids of the named that was taken at one of the last family reunions that we went to in Dalton. I dont have names though with faces, but it is an entire group of "the kids".

Thanks for the information. My daughter and I are gathering this so she will have this information on hand for later years. I didn't realize that Etta had sooo many siblings.

Thanks. Donna
Posted: 19 Mar 2000 3:03PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 11:17AM GMT
Donna,
I'm Glad I could help. I have the Davenport family history back to the 1600.
If you would like a copy which is some 40 pages or more I'll be
glad to mail it to you and your daughter. Just let me know. My e-mail address is
wa4dyk@bellsouth.net
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