Cyril George Davenport

18 October 1916–7 February 1939 (Age 22)
Heman, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life of Cyril George

When Cyril George Davenport was born on 18 October 1916, in Heman, Fremont, Idaho, United States, his father, Ira Sperry Davenport, was 24 and his mother, Harriet Housley, was 22. He lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years. He died on 7 February 1939, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Parker, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Sperry Davenport
1892–1986
Harriet Housley
1894–1936
Elmo Ira Davenport
1915–1998
Cyril George Davenport
1916–1939
Calvin Joseph Davenport
1918–1988
Marva Davenport
1921–2010
Donna Davenport
1923–2016
Beth Davenport
1925–2011
Verba Marie Davenport
1929–2019
Merlin Kay Davenport
1932–1999

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 5

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 7

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’.

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

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Story Highlight

Excerpt from "Davenport Ancestry in America" by Dorothy D. Hall, p 120.

Cyril attended school in Heman, Parker, St. Anthony and graduated from Sugar-Salem High School. He was called on an L.D.S. Church mission to the Western States in January, 1938, but was released that …

Sources (3)

  • Cyrel George Davenport, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Cyril George Davenport, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Cyril George Davenport in household of Ira Davenport, "United States Census, 1920"

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