Stamford, CT Families (1641-1935)

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  • ID: I9735
  • Name: James Davenport 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 OCT 1758 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
  • Burial: 418-10 North Street Cemetery, Stamford, CT
  • Event: Appointed Deputy Commissary-General for the CT Continental Troops Military service 30 MAY 1777
  • Baptism: 12 OCT 1758 1st Congregational Church, Stamford, CT
  • Death: 03 AUG 1797 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
  • Note:
    Source: Abstracts of Stamford Probate Records - Book One compiled by Spencer P. Mead:

    Davenport, James, late of Stamford, Oct. 1797, the General Assembly resolved that Ebenezer Davenport be appointed Judge to settle deceased's estate, page 503. Nov. 7, 1797, letters of administration on his estate granted to John Davenport, page 503. Nov. 7, 1797, order to advertise for claims, page 506. May 3, 1798, estate ordered distributed to his widow and children, page 584.

    Davenport, James, late of Stamford, inventory taken by David Webb and David Maltbie and filed Aug. 6, 1799, by John Davenport, Jr., administrator, page 56. Apr. 3, 1798, Elizabeth c. Davenport, a daughter of decedent, made choice of John Davenport, Jr., to be her guardian, page 61. Mar. 15, 1799, estate ordered distributed to Mehitable Davenport, his widow, and children Elizabeth C., Abigail F., Mary Ann, and Frances L., page 62. Aug. 24, 1801, account settled, and estate distributed on Aug. 28, 1801, to Mehitable Davenport, his widow, and children Elizabeth C. Davenport, Abigail F. Davenport, Mary A. Davenport and Frances L. Davenport, pages 469 to 490. Apr. 12, 1804, John Davenport, Jr., appointed guardian of Abigail F., Mary Ann and Frances L, daughters of said decedent, page 492.

    Source: Abstracts of Stamford Probate Records - Book Two compiled by Spencer P. Mead:

    Davenport, James, late of Stamford, Aug. 13, 1812, John Davenport, Jr., guardian of Frances L. Davenport, a daughter of deceased, asked leave to sell the real estate of said minor, page 1. Dec. 1812, order authorizing sale, page 1.




    Father: Abraham Davenport b: 06 JUN 1715 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
    Mother: Elizabeth Huntington b: 01 NOV 1725 in Norwich, New London Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Abigail Fitch b: 29 MAY 1760 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
    • Married: 07 MAY 1780 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
    Children
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Coggeshall Davenport b: 27 JAN 1781 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT

    Marriage 2 Mehitabel Coggswell b: 1763
    • Married: 06 NOV 1790 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
    Children
    1. Has No Children Abigail Fitch Davenport b: 17 NOV 1791 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
    2. Has No Children Mary Ann Davenport b: 11 NOV 1793 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
    3. Has Children Frances Louisa Davenport b: 10 NOV 1795 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT

    Sources:
    1. Title: Stamford's Soldiers by Edith Mellny Wicks and Virginia Olson
      Note:
      Source Medium: Book
    2. Title: Abstract of Stamford Probate Records by Spencer P. Mead - Book One
      Note:
      Source Medium: Book
    3. Title: Abstract of Stamford Probate Records by Spencer P. Mead - Book Two

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