Ruth Sydnor

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Sydnor was born on 24 August 1676, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Fortunatus Sydnor, was 38 and her mother, Joanna Lawson, was 31. She married George Davenport before 12 April 1693, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She died before 2 February 1735, in Richmond County, Virginia, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

George Davenport
1673–1734
Ruth Sydnor
1676–1735
Marriage: before 12 April 1693
Margaret Davenport
1692–1746
Sarah Davenport
1693–1736
Judith Davenport
1700–1736
Elizabeth Davenport
1701–1783
Susannah Davenport
1713–
Fortunatus Davenport
1714–1733
Sarah G Davenport
1725–1770
Margaret Davenport
1729–1790

Sources (4)

  • Court Order - 12 April 1693 - proving George Davenport and Ruth Sydnor's marriage
  • Ruth Davenport - Court Order re: her death and estate - Richmond Co., Va., Court Order books, v.10, 1732-1739, p. 359-360
  • Ruth (Sydnor) Davenport in her husband, George Davenport's Will - 3 March 1734 - Richmond County, Virginia - Wills and Inventories, Vol. 5, 1725-1753, p. 252 - FHL Film 33677, item 1

Name Meaning

Origin undetermined.

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

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