John Levi Davenport

9 January 1850–7 October 1912 (Age 62)
Fremont, Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John Levi

When John Levi Davenport was born on 9 January 1850, in Fremont, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, his father, John Squire Davenport, was 23 and his mother, Madorah Pack, was 18. He married Henrietta Lydia Troth on 6 February 1868, in Mills, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 October 1912, in Caddo, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Ida Cemetery, Munden, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Levi Davenport
1850–1912
Henrietta Lydia Troth
1848–1894
Marriage: 6 February 1868
Amanda Jane Davenport
1868–1939
Madorah Ellen Davenport
1870–1945
Isaac Odell Davenport
1874–1957
Essie Davenport
1878–1954
Alvin Davenport
1881–1913
Charles Squire Davenport
1884–1953
William Ira Davenport
1889–1890

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1868Mills, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1851
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Mills, Iowa, United States
    1854
    Age 4
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 17
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 18875;2007: 40919; 2010: 55895)English (Lancashire and Cheshire): 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’.Irish: in Tipperary, this is an 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

    Devenport
    Dunworth

    Story Highlight

    John Levi Davenport

    John Levi's father, John Squire Davenport, hauled freight between Missouri and the west coast for thirty years. His children were born on these trips west and back and his children basically grew up h …

    Sources (18)

    • J L Davenport, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Davenport in entry for Avril L Stark and Madorah Ellen Palmer, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • John S Davenport, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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