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
1809–1887
Kitty McCary
1810–1871
Marriage: 26 March 1832
James M Davenport
1833–
Henry Harrison Davenport
1841–1862
William Davenport
1836–
Mary E Davenport
1838–1925
Louisa Davenport
1841–1866
Sinclair Richard Davenport
1842–1937
Nancy C. Davenport
1845–
Isaac Harvey Davenport
1847–
John F. Davenport
1849–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 March 1832
Bibb, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

    James M Davenport

    Male1833–Male

    William Davenport

    Male1836–Male

    Mary E Davenport

    Female1838–1925Female

    Henry Harrison Davenport

    Male1841–1862Male

    Louisa Davenport

    Female1841–1866Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

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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