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
Ruth Sydnor
Marriage: before 12 April 1693
Margaret Davenport
Sarah Davenport
Judith Davenport
Elizabeth Davenport
Susannah Davenport
Fortunatus Davenport
Sarah G Davenport
Margaret Davenport

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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