Hazel Irene Davenport

3 February 1893–13 June 1985 (Age 92)
Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Hazel Irene

When Hazel Irene Davenport was born on 3 February 1893, in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States, her father, John H Davenport, was 28 and her mother, Rose Josephine Eldridge, was 28. She married Samuel Joseph Marshall on 4 March 1914. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Anita, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 June 1985, at the age of 92, and was buried in Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Joseph Marshall
Hazel Irene Davenport
Marriage: 4 March 1914
Jessie Margot Marshall

Spouse and Children

4 March 1914


Parents and Siblings

    John H Davenport


    Rose Josephine Eldridge




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Hazel I Marshall in household of Sam J Marshall, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Hazel I Davenport, "New York, State Census, 1905"
  • Hazel Marshall in household of Sam Marshall, "United States Census, 1940"

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