My grandmother was a Davenport from Tyrrell Co. NC, and I have done some research on the Davenports.This is what I have for Silas:
Descendants of Silas Davenport
Generation No. 1
1.SILAS1 DAVENPORT was born 18 February 1793, and died Abt. 1853 in ,Tyrrell,NC.He married (1) SALLY DAVENPORT 16 July 1815 in ,Tyrrell,NC (bond), daughter of JOHN DAVENPORT.She died Bef. 1848.He married (2) ELIZA Abt. 1846.She was born Abt. 1806 in (was she an Overton, dau. of Frances?), and died Abt. 1856 in ,Tyrrell,NC.
Notes for SILAS DAVENPORT:
1850 Tyrrell Co. NCp733 Sep#775/775
Silas Davenport57 Mfarmer800 NCEbenezer2 M
Eliza44 FMary E.4 F
Tyrrell Co. willSILAS DAVENPORT27 Sep 1852probated 25 Oct 1853
to wife Eliza - lend to her during her widowhood the land where I now live, negroes MILLY, VIRGIL, ANNIS, ELLEN, certain stock & furniture
to sons David & Isaac DAVENPORT - boy VIRGIL, woman MILLY, child ELLEN after my wife's death or remarriage
to son Silas DAVENPORT - bed & furniture
to dau. Mary Eliza DAVENPORT - woman ANNIS after my wife's death or remarriage
to son Ebenezer Pettigrew DAVENPORT - land where I now live after my wife's death or remarriage
Executor: son Silas DAVENPORT
wit: Eli SPRUILL, Harriet V. P. SPRUILL, H. E. LEWIS
Per probate, Silas D. DAVENPORT declined to execute so Eli SPRUILL became admin. w/will annexed, with security E. LEWIS & Tully DAVENPORT
Silas Davenport witnessed the will of Lois BATEMAN 1849, and was named executor in the will of Holloway ARMSTRONG 1840.Elizabeth HILL named "friend Silas Davenport" exec. of her will 1851.
J. Worth Garrenton, in an interview with Luther Davenport (son of Ebenezer Pettigrew Davenport), was told that Silas Jr. moved to Dallas, TX.He also said he had an Uncle George, but so far I've not found a record of a George Davenport in this family.
Notes for ELIZA:
Tyrrell Co. estate:ELIZA DAVENPORT - 1856
Administrator's bond for E__SPRUILL with security Geo. DAVENPORT, James A. SPRUILL.
E(u?) SPRUILL, administrator, to answer on the relation of Mary Eliz. & Ebenezer P. DAVENPORT, infants by their next friend Isaac H. DAVENPORT
Children of SILAS DAVENPORT and SALLY DAVENPORT are:
i. MARY ELIZABETH2 DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1822; d. 27 September 1844; m. FRANKLIN LIVERMAN, 16 November 1843, ,Tyrrell,NC (bond); b. Abt. 1819, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. Abt. 1861.Franklin remarried 1847 to Lettice Truitt and1858 to Irene Snow.Franklin and Mary Elizabeth had no children to survive.
Notes for FRANKLIN LIVERMAN:
Franklin was named as a son in the will of Dempsey Liverman 1837.He was willed the home plantation.Franklin's estate was in Tyrrell Co. NC 1861.
2. ii. DAVID DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1816; d. 1872.
3. iii. ISAAC H. DAVENPORT, b. 27 December 1819, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. 24 October 1880, ,Tyrrell,NC.
iv. SILAS DAVENPORT, JR..
Children of SILAS DAVENPORT and ELIZA are:
v. MARY ELIZA2 DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1846.
4. vi. EBENEZER PETTIGREW DAVENPORT, b. 06 May 1848, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. 06 July 1900, ,Tyrrell,NC.
Generation No. 2
2.DAVID2 DAVENPORT (SILAS1) was born Abt. 1816, and died 1872.He married CHLOE DAVENPORT, daughter of WILLIAM DAVENPORT and MARY.She was born Abt. 1816.
Notes for DAVID DAVENPORT:
1850 Cool Springs Dist.,Washington,NC p94 #478
David Davenport33 M plant.NCMary E.8 F school
Clarky33 FMartha F.6 F"
Sarah A.11 FschoolChloe E.3 F
Children of DAVID DAVENPORT and CHLOE DAVENPORT are:
i. SARAH ANN "SALLY"3 DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1839; m. W. J. HARDESTY.
ii. MARY ELIZA DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1842.
iii. MARTHA F. DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1844.
iv. CHLOE E. DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1847.
v. CATHERINE DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1851.
5. vi. SILAS W. DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1853.
vii. ADALINE DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1855; d. Aft. 1873; m. LEVI SPRUILL, 09 January 1873, ,Washington,NC; b. 1850.
3.ISAAC H.2 DAVENPORT (SILAS1) was born 27 December 1819 in ,Tyrrell,NC, and died 24 October 1880 in ,Tyrrell,NC.He married (1) PHEBE SAWYER 03 April 1845 in ,Tyrrell,NC (bond).He married (2) CAROLINE 16 November 1856 in ,Tyrrell,NC.She was born 15 November 1827 in ,Tyrrell,NC, and died 21 October 1880 in ,Tyrrell,NC.
Notes for ISAAC H. DAVENPORT:
CR 96.103.1Tyrrell Co. NC Bastardy Bonds
*Eveline AMBROSE & Isaac H. DAVENPORT22 Oct 1844
(it appears that Eveline made bond for at least one of these children - see 1850 Tyrrell census #218.With Nancy Ambrose 62 areEveline 35, Wilson 11, Bowen 5 and Sheridan 6/12.)
Sarah HOOKER & Isaac DAVENPORT 1846
Bond 27 July 1846 Isaac DAVENPORT with Richard DAVENPORT
Tyrrell Co. willISAAC H. DAVENPORT22 Oct 1880probated 10 Jan 1881(bk 4 p64)
to son Gilford L. DAVENPORT - 85 acres where I now live joining Scuppernong River, also all my personal property
to dau. Nancy DAVENPORT - $250 to be paid by my son Gilford within 1 year after son Isaac H. becomes 21
to dau. Mary Margarett DAVENPORT -$250 to be paid by my son Gilford within 1 year after son Isaac H. becomes 21
Son Gilford L. to be guardian of my son Isaac H. until he becomes age 21.
Executor: son Gilford L. DAVENPORT
Wit: Arthur SPRUILL, James O. MIDGETT, W. G. COLSTON
1860 Tyrrell Co. NC p305 #59/558 June (all b. NC)
Isaac (M) Davenport 40 M farmer15001971Ebenezer12 M
Caroline F.29 FGuilford2 M
Mary11 FClarida10/12 F
Mary Ann Wynn12 FMaria15 F mulattodomestic
Harriet11 F(census is unclear whether Harriet on down are Wynns or Davenports)
1880 Scuppernong twp.,Tyrrell,NCp1 #1/1
Isaac H. Davenport 60 M farmerNannie19 F dau
Caroline53 F wifek.h.Isaac H.9 M son
Children of ISAAC DAVENPORT and PHEBE SAWYER are:
i. MARY MARGARET3 DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1849.
ii. NANCY DAVENPORT.
Children of ISAAC DAVENPORT and CAROLINE are:
6. iii. GUILFORD3 DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1857, ,Tyrrell,NC.
iv. CLAUDIA DAVENPORT, b. 13 July 1859, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. 19 September 1868, ,Tyrrell,NC.
v. ALICE B. DAVENPORT, b. 03 May 1863, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. 17 July 1865, ,Tyrrell,NC.
vi. SUSAN DAVENPORT, b. 05 May 1865, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. 12 July 1865, ,Tyrrell,NC.
vii. VIRGINIA DAVENPORT, b. 26 September 1867, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. 19 October 1868, ,Tyrrell,NC.
viii. ISAAC H. DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1871, ,Tyrrell,NC; m. MOLLIE NORMAN, 13 December 1893, Scuppernong twp.,Tyrrell,NC; b. Abt. 1870.
4.EBENEZER PETTIGREW2 DAVENPORT (SILAS1) was born 06 May 1848 in ,Tyrrell,NC, and died 06 July 1900 in ,Tyrrell,NC.He married MARY WINIFORD OVERTON, daughter of JAMES OVERTON and CHARLOTTE CAHOON.She was born 03 August 1849, and died 14 January 1926 in Scuppernong twp.,Tyrrell,NC.
Notes for EBENEZER PETTIGREW DAVENPORT:
1860 Tyrrell Co. NC p305 #59/558 June (all b. NC)
Ebenezer Davenport12 Menumerated in household of his brother: Isaac & Caroline Davenport
1880 Scuppernong twp.,Tyrrell,NCp7 #50/51
Ebenezer Davenport 32 M farmerEllis R.5 M son
Wineford31 F wifek. houseBernice M.3 F dau.
Mary E.8 FdauLeander1 M son
1900 Scuppernong twp.,Tyrrell,NCed91#40/46
E. R. DavenportMay 184852md. 30 yearsNC NC NCfarmerown farm #31, no mortgage
Mary W.Aug 184950 wife9 children, 7 living
Ellis R.Jan 187525sonfarmhand
Burnice M.Dec 187623dauseamstressLuther N.Apr 188119 sonfarm laborer
Leon L.Apr 187921 sonclerk in storeHaton L.Jun 188910sonat school
Howard E.Mar 188218 sonbatsmanJames S.Jan 18964son
Children of EBENEZER DAVENPORT and MARY OVERTON are:
i. MARY E.3 DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 1872.
ii. ELLIS R. DAVENPORT, b. Abt. January 1875.
iii. BERNICE DAVENPORT, b. 29 December 1876; d. 08 December 1902.
iv. LEON LINDEN DAVENPORT, b. Abt. April 1879; d. 1961, ,Tyrrell,NC.
7. v. HOWARD DAVENPORT, b. 16 March 1886, (census has 1882); d. 30 April 1936.
8. vi. LUTHER N. DAVENPORT, b. 21 April 1887; d. 29 April 1986, NC.
vii. HATTEN L. DAVENPORT, b. 12 June 1889; d. 25 July 1917.
viii. JAMES SILAS DAVENPORT, b. 16 January 1896, ,Tyrrell,NC; d. 06 March 1976, ,Tyrrell,NC; m. HILDAH; b. 1901.
Generation No. 3
5.SILAS W.3 DAVENPORT (DAVID2, SILAS1) was born Abt. 1853.
Notes for SILAS W. DAVENPORT:
Washington Co. NCUSGENWEB- I believe this is the same Silas Davenport
Posted by Alice Davenport on Sat, 03 Oct 1998
I need any info that you might have on Silas Davenport who lived in Washington County, N.C. He had at least one son Walter Bruce Davenport Jan. 9, 1884-Jan. 11, 1953
6.GUILFORD3 DAVENPORT (ISAAC H.2, SILAS1) was born Abt. 1857 in ,Tyrrell,NC.He married (2) SUSAN E. NORMAN 20 September 1881 in Scuppernong twp.,Tyrrell,NC, daughter of HARDY NORMAN and KEZIAH HASSELL.She was born Abt. 1843 in ,Tyrrell,NC.
Child of GUILFORD DAVENPORT is:
i. VERONA MAY4 DAVENPORT, b. Abt. 16 February 1881, ,Tyrrell,NC(or 1880); d. 01 June 1881, ,Tyrrell,NC.
7.HOWARD3 DAVENPORT (EBENEZER PETTIGREW2, SILAS1) was born 16 March 1886 in (census has 1882), and died 30 April 1936.He married FLORENCE SPARROW.
Child of HOWARD DAVENPORT and FLORENCE SPARROW is:
i. HOWARD4 DAVENPORT, b. 04 November 1925; d. April 1986, TX
8.LUTHER N.3 DAVENPORT (EBENEZER PETTIGREW2, SILAS1) was born 21 April 1887, and died 29 April 1986 in NC.He married OLA BELLE STILLMAN, daughter of JEREMIAH STILLMAN and MELINDA SNELL.She died 1966 in Scuppernong twp.,Tyrrell,NC.
Notes for LUTHER N. DAVENPORT:
J. Worth Garrenton talked with Luther about 1985.He said he had an Uncle Silas (half brother to his father) who moved to Dallas, TX, plus he had uncles George and Isaac.
Children of LUTHER DAVENPORT and OLA STILLMAN are:
i. EARNEST P.4 DAVENPORT.
ii. WINNIE DAVENPORT, m. ? SIMMONS.
iii. PALMER NORMAN DAVENPORT, d. 1917, ,Tyrrell,NC.