Benjamin Davenport

16 August 1738–24 November 1738
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Davenport was born on 16 August 1738, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Davenport, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ware, was 37. He died on 24 November 1738, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Davenport
1701–1752
Sarah Ware
1701–1760
Sarah Davenport
1732–1791
John Davenport
1733–1818
Abigail Davenport
1736–1736
Benjamin Davenport
1738–1738
Abigail Davenport
1740–1825
Mary Davenport
1742–1803
Benjamin Davenport
1743–1833
Enoch Davenport
1744–1803
Martha Davenport
1746–

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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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  • Benjamin Davenport, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin Davenport, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin Davenport, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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