Huffines, Almedia J.

Birth Name Huffines, Almedia J.
Nick Name Medie
Also Known As Huffines, Almeda J.
Gender female
Age at Death 41 years, 6 months


Note that the 1870 Census Jackson County, TN dated Aug 18, Almedia has not yet been born.

"HUFFINES, SARAH JANE VS. HUFFINES, DANIEL H" divorce case. Record says "Almedia". Huffines family has another "Almeda" in it.
I am not certain if her name is spelled Almedia or Almeda. The marriage cert with George says "M A Dycus"

family is on the 1910 Davidson Co., TN Census, District 13: (April 22)
George Devenport 27
Medie Devenport 40
Fred Devenport 7
Clara Devenport 5
Freeman Devenport 3

GM Davenport on Nashville City Death Records says father: "Danials" and mother: "Jane Davenport". location: 1533 Church St.
and spells her name "Almeadia"


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1870-10-28 Jackson, TN    
Occupation     Seamstress  
Event Note

in 1900 Census

Death 1912-04-28 Nashville, Davidson, TN   1a
Event Note

1910 from George M Davenport's obit. death cert is missing. Specific date in 1912 from George Davenport's memoir in the Journal of the Tennessee Annual Conference of the Methodist Church. 23rd Session, 1961.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Huffines, Daniel Harrisonabout 1828between 1883 and 1891
Mother Davenport, Sarah Jane1828-07-00after 1883
    Sister     Huffines, Sarah Elizabeth 1847-10-24 1913-01-01
    Brother     Huffines, William Howard? 1850-02-04 1896-10-23
    Brother     Huffines, Daniel Frank 1854-07-00 after 1910
    Brother     Huffines, Jesse Ellis 1854-08-04 1923-02-11
    Sister     Huffines, Denorsey Angeline 1857-04-21 1891-06-18
    Brother     Huffines, Alexander C.Z. 1857-11-20 1926-07-23
    Brother     Huffines, Sidney Samuel 1861-11-04 1905-05-09
    Brother     Huffines, Thomas Edna 1863-12-00 1920-03-31
    Brother     Huffines, Miles J. 1865-02-04 1937-04-20
    Sister     Huffines, Nancy E. 1868 after 1880
         Huffines, Almedia J. 1870-10-28 1912-04-28


Family of Dycus, Secundus L and Huffines, Almedia J.

Married Husband Dycus, Secundus L ( * 1858 + 1893 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1890      

Almedia is living next door to Sydney Huffhines and George M Davenport as a widow and seamstress.

Oscar's Death cert says "S T Dycus and Almeta Huffivines".

Name Birth Date Death Date
Dycus, Oscar Elmore1891-04-251965-02-07

Family of Davenport, George Milton and Huffines, Almedia J.

Married Husband Davenport, George Milton ( * 1882-07-12 + 1961-03-07 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1901-01-09 Jackson, TN Marriage of Rev Davenport, George M and Huffines, Almedia J.  
Event Note

Almedia (Media) Huffines 2nd marriage.

marriage cert says "G M Davenport" and "M A Dycus"


home in 1910 Davidson Co., TN Census, District 13
George Devenport 27 b. 1883
Medie Devenport 40 b. 1870
Fred Devenport 7 b. 1904
Clara Devenport 5 b. 1905
Freeman Devenport 3 b. 1907

note from Ann (Jobe) Brown:
"Note that Medie is quite a bit older and when you look up the actual
census, they have been married 10 years and it is her 2nd marriage. She is
shown to have had 4 children with 4 alive - so there was probably 1 child by
the first marriage" [yes - he was Oscar Dycus - Kyle]

Address in 1915 (Martin Davenport's death cert, signed by GMDavenport) 206 Myrtle Ave, Nashville, would be here -,+TN&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=47.704107,62.753906&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=206+Myrtle+Ave,+Nashville,+Davidson,+Tennessee+37206&ll=36.179047,-86.756394&spn=0.001494,0.001915&t=h&z=19&iwloc=A&lci=com.panoramio.all&layer=c&cbll=36.178971,-86.756349&panoid=53vvi_DCWYf_OrmAqLQlrw&cbp=12,49.51,,1,-3.76

home in 1920 Huntland, Franklin, Tennessee: (Lucas Street)
George M Davenport 37
Emma Davenport 27
Fred M Davenport 17
Clora Davenport 15
Freeman Davenport 13

Home in 1930: Pleasant View, Cheatham, Tennessee
Home in Nov 1932: Pleasant View, TN ( informant on Jeff Davenport's death cert)

possible clue to family: Gainesboro Sentinel July 3, 1909
"p. 3:5 (Red Boiling Springs Route 1). "Mr. Bnck [sic] Woodcock, while fencing on his farm near Willette Thursday was struck and instantly killed by lightning. Mr Woodcock was a good moral citizen a loyal and consentrated [sic] christian. . . ."
p. 3:5 (Haydensburg). "Among the number who attended the Burial of Mr Woodcock at Willette Saturday were Idle and Mell Clark and Geo Davenport and family."

A Memorial Tribute by Clara in the Nashville Tennessean, May 31, 1971:
"DAVENPORT-DYCUS In Memory of Mv Dear Ones: Father: Rev. George M. Davenport Brothers: Freeman and Fred Davenport and Oscar Dycus. "Sadly Missed But Precious Loving Memories Always." Clara D. Batson Hampton.

Name Birth Date Death Date
Davenport, Fred Moody1902-11-021961-07-23
Davenport, Clara Goldnemal1905-01-211987-08-11
Davenport, Freeman Shelby1907-03-011960-01-29

Source References

  1. Tennessee, City Death Records, 1872-1923
      • Date: 1912-04-28
      • Page: 28
      • Citation:

        Only source for Almedia's birth date.

        Cause of Death: Tuberculosis