Samuel Davenport

18 November 1845–18 April 1922 (Age 76)
Heaton Norris, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Davenport was born on 18 November 1845, in Heaton Norris, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Davenport, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Massey, was 37. He married Sarah Mackey on 23 December 1866, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Heaton Moor, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 18 April 1922, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Davenport
Sarah Mackey
Marriage: 23 December 1866
Samuel Davenport
Stillborn Davenport twin
Mary Eliza Davenport
Edwin Davenport
Sarah Jane Davenport
Ann Davenport
Joseph Davenport
Robert James Davenport
Elizabeth Davenport
Alice Davenport
Ethel Davenport
William Davenport
Maranda Davenport
Still Born Davenport Twin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1866Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 9
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 21
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Memories of Samuel Davenport from Ruth Davenport Scow

    My grandfather, Samuel was always special to me, how I looked forward to his visits. It might have had something to do with the peppermint candy he held in his hand and gave to me as he shook my hand …

    Sources (39)

    • Samuel Davenport, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samual Devenport, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Samuel Davenport in household of Hannah Davenport, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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