Steve Davenport

1838–1958 (Age 120)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Steve

Steve Davenport was born in 1838, in Kentucky, United States. He married Nancy Caroline Ball about 1865. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Precinct 8 Pine Knot, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died in 1958, at the age of 120.

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Family Time Line

Steve Davenport
1838–1958
Nancy Caroline Ball
1840–
Marriage: about 1865
Kelly Davenport
1864–
Bill Davenport
1866–
Wilburn Davenport
1866–1941
James W Davenport
1867–
Calvin Davenport
1870–
Jane Davenport
1872–
Rufus Zion Davenport
1873–1941
Wm R Davenport
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1865
of BETHEL CEM, MCCREARY CO., KY
children

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 12

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu ‘to drop’, ‘to trickle’) + Old English port ‘market town’.2 Irish (County Tipperary): English surname adopted by bearers of Munster Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh ‘descendant of Donndubhartach’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + artach ‘nobleman’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Steven Devenport, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Steve Davenport in entry for Zion Davenport and Nannie Kidd, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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