Ruth Sydnor

24 August 1676–before 2 February 1735 (Age 58)
Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life 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 Letticia Lawson, was 36. She married George Davenport before 12 April 1693, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She died before 2 February 1735, in Richmond, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

George Davenport
1655–1734
Ruth Sydnor
1676–1735
Marriage: before 12 April 1693
Margaret Davenport
1680–1746
Sarah Davenport
1693–1736
Judith Davenport
1700–1736
Elizabeth Davenport
1701–1783
Susannah Davenport
1713–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 12 April 1693
Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America
children

(5)

    Female1680–1746Female

    Female1693–1736Female

    Judith Davenport

    Female1700–1736Female

    Elizabeth Davenport

    Female1701–1783Female

    Susannah Davenport

    Female1713–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • 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
  • 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

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