Victoria Brown Davenport

April 1860–28 April 1909 (Age 49)
Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of Victoria Brown

Victoria Brown Davenport was born in April 1860, in Amherst, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Davenport and Jane. She married James William Bethel on 4 January 1883, in Amherst, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Forest Magisterial District, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 28 April 1909, in Nelson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

James William Bethel
1862–1943
Victoria Brown Davenport
1860–1909
Marriage: 4 January 1883
Hettie Mae Bethel
1883–1928
John Thompson Bethel
1885–1933
Berenice Opal Bethel
1886–1988
Wiliam Bledso Bethel
1888–1976
Martha Jane Bethel
1889–1967
James Houston Bethel
1891–1962
Charles Wesley Bethel
1892–1973
Samuel Preston Bethel
1896–1985
Sadie Louis Bethel
1898–1985
Maggie Elizabeth Bethel
1900–1902

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 January 1883
Amherst, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Davenport

    MaleMale

    Jane

    Female1828–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 1

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 15

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu ‘to drop’, ‘to trickle’) + Old English port ‘market town’.2 Irish (County Tipperary): English surname adopted by bearers of Munster Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh ‘descendant of Donndubhartach’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + artach ‘nobleman’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Victoria Bethel in household of James W Bethel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Victoria in entry for Charlie Wesley Bethel, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Vic in entry for Jno L Morris, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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