Mary Georgie Holbert

1858–1947 (Age 88)
Minden, Webster, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Mary Georgie

When Mary Georgie Holbert was born on 22 October 1858, in Minden, Webster, Louisiana, United States, her father, William Halbert, was 32 and her mother, Marie Nan Brazell, was 21. She married George Washington Davenport in 1873, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1930 and Karnes, Texas, United States in 1935. She died on 10 June 1947, in Lone Oak, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Hopkins, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Georgie Holbert
George Washington Davenport
Marriage: 1873
Etta Grey Davenport
Lou Davenport
Nora Ann Davenport
Josephine Davenport
Lee Ross Davenport
John Raymond Davenport
Laura Davenport
Una Davenport
George Forest Davenport
Jesse Dawson Davenport

Spouse & Children

  • Female1858–1947Female

  • George Washington Davenport


Texas, United States


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1826–Male

  • Marie Nan Brazell




World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 10

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 24

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name Holbert, which according to Reaney is probably a survival of an unrecorded Old English name Holdbeorht, composed of the Germanic elements hold ‘friendly’, ‘gracious’, or ‘loyal’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Georgie Davenport in household of Geo Davenport, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Georgie M Davenport in household of Jessie D Davenport, "United States Census, 1930"
  • M G Halbert in household of W Y Halbert, "United States Census, 1860"

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