Lena B Davenport

1901–1980 (Age 79)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lena B

When Lena B Davenport was born on 10 January 1901, in Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, Andrew Johnson Davenport, was 29 and her mother, Mary Washington Davenport, was 27. She married Clifford Tarter on 25 December 1926, in Webbs, Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Donansburg, Green, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 4 Donansburg, Green, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 18 January 1980, in Adair, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Davenport Cemetery, Greensburg, Green, Kentucky, United States.

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Lena B Davenport
Clifford Tarter
Marriage: 25 December 1926
Wallace Ray Tarter

Spouse & Children

25 December 1926
Webbs, Green, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 3

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lena Tarter in household of Clifford Tarter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena Tarter in household of Clifford Tarter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lena B Davenport in household of Andrew J Davenport, "United States Census, 1920"

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