Augustine Davenport

23 December 1792–22 January 1865 (Age 72)
Claverley, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Augustine

When Augustine Davenport was born on 23 December 1792, in Claverley, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Augustine Davenport, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Meredith, was 26. He married Sarah Frost on 29 March 1812, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Walsall St Matthew, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 22 January 1865, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Augustine Davenport
Sarah Frost
Marriage: 29 March 1812
Esther Devonport
Samuel Davenport
John Davenport
Sarah Davenport
Hannah Davenport
William frost Davenport
John Devonport
Jane Devonport
Lucy Devonport

Spouse and Children

29 March 1812
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 9

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 16

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 23

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Augustin Davenport, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Augustine Davenport, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Augustine Davenport, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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