Kitty McCary

about 1810–about 1871 (Age 61)
Edgefield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Kitty

When Kitty McCary was born about 1810, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, her father, Richard Dudley McCary Jr., was 47 and her mother, Nancy Martin, was 42. She married John Davenport on 26 March 1832, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Texas, United States in 1870. She died about 1871, in Rusk, Texas, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

John Davenport
Kitty McCary
Marriage: 26 March 1832
James M Davenport
Henry Harrison Davenport
William Davenport
Mary E Davenport
Louisa Davenport
Sinclair Richard Davenport
Nancy C. Davenport
Isaac Harvey Davenport
John F. Davenport

Spouse and Children

26 March 1832
Bibb, Alabama, United States


    James M Davenport


    William Davenport


    Mary E Davenport


    Henry Harrison Davenport


    Louisa Davenport


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 12

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 19

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGarry or, in counties Galway and Westmeath, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhiachra ‘son of Fiachra’, a personal name possibly meaning ‘battle king’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kittie Davenport in household of John Davenport, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Katy Davenport in household of Jno Davenport, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Kitty Davenport in household of John Davenport, "United States Census, 1850"

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