Donald Dan Davenport

11 January 1930–19 October 1971 (Age 41)
Chester, Thayer, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Donald Dan

When Donald Dan Davenport was born on 11 January 1930, in Chester, Thayer, Nebraska, United States, his father, Albert Roy Davenport, was 43 and his mother, Carrie Gowans, was 39. He lived in Oregon, United States in 1971. He died on 19 October 1971, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Sandy, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Albert Roy Davenport
Carrie Gowans
Nellie Dee Davenport
Roy Albert Davenport
Lura Elnora Davenport
Donald Dan Davenport

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World Events (8)

Age 1
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
Age 2
Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 12
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Cheshire): 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’.Irish: in Tipperary, this is an 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’.History: John Davenport (died 1670) arrived in Boston, MA, in 1637. He came of an English Cheshire family associated with Capesthorne Hall, near Macclesfield.

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

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Sources (8)

  • Donald Davenport in household of Albert Davenport, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Dan Davenport, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • Donald Dan Davenport, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

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