Sarah Davonport

1856–
Little Budworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Davonport was born in 1856, in Little Budworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Davenport, was 37 and her mother, Mary Jane Austin, was 17.

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Family Time Line

Charles Davenport
1819–
Mary Jane Austin
1839–1910
Sarah Davonport
1856–
Thomas Davonport
1857–
George Davenport
1861–1913
Mary Davenport
1862–1871
Samuel Davenport
1863–1939
Mary Jane Davenport
1866–
Anne Davenport
1870–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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)

  • Sarah Davenport in household of Charles Davenport, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Davonport in household of Charles Davonport, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Davenport, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"

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