Ruth Sydnor

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

The Life Summary 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 1 son and 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
Ruth Sydnor
Marriage: before 12 April 1693
Sarah Davenport
Margaret Davenport
Judith Davenport
Elizabeth Davenport
Susannah Davenport
Fortunatus Davenport

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 12 April 1693Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    +2 More Children

    Name Meaning

    Origin undetermined.

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

    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

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