Alma Davenport

about 1816–28 April 1885 (Age 69)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Alma

When Alma Davenport was born about 1816, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Salathiel Davenport, was 11814 and her mother, Susan Lyons, was 30. She married Nathan Kocher about 1834, in Lake Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lake, Harveys Lake, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 28 April 1885, in Lake Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Ruggles, Lake Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Nathan Kocher
Alma Davenport
Marriage: about 1834
David Kocher
Stephen Kocher
George H Kocher
Ann B Kocher
Ellen Search Kocher
Christine Kocher
Jonathan Williams Kocher
Sarah Augusta Kocher
Walter S. Kocher

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  • Marriage
    about 1834Lake Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    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. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 4
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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 (4)

    • Alma Kacher in household of Nathan Kacher, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Alma Kocher in household of William Galloway, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alma Kocher, "Find A Grave Index"

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