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William Davenport (b. Abt. 1716, d. Bef. June 01, 1795)William Davenport (son of Martin Davenport and Dorothy Harrelson) was born Abt. 1716 in King William County, Virginia420, and died Bef. June 01, 1795 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.He married Anne Arnold on Bef. 1736 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia ?, daughter of Francis Arnold and Rachel Arnold.
Notes for William Davenport:
Will probated 1 June 1795 Spotsylvania Co. VA.Will book 7, p. 19
They may have married in Spotsylvania or King William Co. VA?
Deed Book D, p. 179
Wm DAVENPORT of Louisa Co. and Ann his wife to George WOODROFF of Spotsylvania Co. in consideration that George Woodroff and Jane his wife will, jointly with sd Davenport and wife, make and convey to Joel PARRISH, 200ac of land formerly sold by Benjamin Woodroff to sd Davenport 94ac in Spots. Co.
Wits: AMBROSE ARNOLD***, Benjamin Woodroff, Jane Woodroff, RACHEL (x) ARNOLD.
Wm DAVENPORT of Louisa Co. and Ann, his wife, and George WOODROFF of Spotsylvania Co. and Jane his wife to Joel PARRISH L28 curr. 200ac in Spots Co. Wits: Ambrose ARNOLD, Benjamin WOODROFF, Jane WOODROFF, Rachel ARNOLD.
Deed Book E, p. 188
William DAVENPORT and Ann his wife of Louisa Co. and George WOODROFF and Jane his wife of Spots. Co. to Joel PARRISH of Spots Co. L58 curr. 200ac in Spots Co. Wits: Philip Vincent VASS, Jno HOLLODAY, John DAVENPORT.
c) Francis Arnold - 1736 is leased property by daughter and son-in-law, William Davenport and Anna Arnold, but in 1741 mortgages same property off to the Graves, Phillips and Minor families.
"3 Jun 1755 - Joel PARRISH appointed overseer of the road from E.N.E. bridge to ye county line, his gang Vis. his own; Jno. Woolfolk; Thos. Hill; Wm. DAVENPORT; Fra. ARNOLD; Mr. Temple's qtr.; Geo. Woodroof; Benj. Woodroof; David Woodroof; John Minor; John Waller; John Sutton; John Lewis, ordinary keeper, tithes". [Spotsylvania County Minute Book, 1755-1765, pg. 9]
More About William Davenport and Anne Arnold:
Marriage: Bef. 1736, Spotsylvania County, Virginia ?.
Children of William Davenport and Anne Arnold are:
- +Augustine Davenport, b. Abt. 1738, St. Martin's Parish, Louisa County, Virgina421, d. Bef. November 1799, Rowan County, North Carolina.