Hughea Logan Davenport

20 April 1812–14 August 1876 (Age 64)
Casey, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hughea Logan

When Hughea Logan Davenport was born on 20 April 1812, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, his father, William D Davenport, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Stewart, was 21. He married Joanna Watt on 30 June 1831, in McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 14 August 1876, in De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Hughea Logan Davenport
Joanna Watt
Marriage: 30 June 1831
John Iverson Davenport
Fanny Dovey Davenport
William Gabriel Davenport
Abraham Bert Davenport
Elizabeth Ann Davenport
Isaiah W. Davenport
Mary Margaret Davenport
Pleasant Jackson Davenport
Lucinda Davenport
Lucinda Catherine Davenport
Nelson Steward Davenport
Elsie Sarah Davenport
George Washington Davenport
Comfort Moriah Davenport
Dovie Frances Davenport
Golman Davenport

Spouse and Children

30 June 1831
McLean, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 6

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Hugh L Debenport, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hugh L Davenport, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hugh L Davenport, "United States Census, 1860"

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