Thomas Davenport

17 December 1902–17 December 1981 (Age 79)
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Davenport was born on 17 December 1902, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Thomas Davenport and Maggie Davenport. He died on 17 December 1981, in Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Thomas Davenport
Maggie Davenport
Thomas Davenport

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    Thomas Davenport


    Maggie Davenport




World Events (3)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 9

Pottsville was chartered as a city on 22 Mar 1911.

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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  • Thomas Davenport, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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