George Davenport

1 December 1886–24 May 1956 (Age 69)
Hyde, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Davenport was born on 1 December 1886, in Hyde, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Davenport, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Ann Stansfield, was 42. He immigrated to New York, United States in 1919. He died on 24 May 1956, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Davenport
1844–1920
Sarah Ann Stansfield
1844–
John Davenport
1869–1869
James Davenport
1871–1905
Sarah Elizabeth Davenport
1872–1873
John Devenport
1874–
Fanny Davenport
1876–1882
Alice Davenport
1878–
William Davenport
1879–1880
Hannah Davenport
1882–1883
Eliza Davenport
1882–
Robert Davenport
1884–1885
George Davenport
1886–1956
Robert Davenport
1899–

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • George Davenport in household of Robert Davenport, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Davenport, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • George Davenport, "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"

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