Davenport, James Cephus

Birth Name Davenport, James Cephus
Nick Name Jim
Gender male
Age at Death 71 years, 7 months, 8 days


In reference to this post -
"seeking info.on James DAVENPORT and Sarah E.(Lizzie)VEATCH who married jackson co.18 mar.1894.found listed in sumner co.1900census with 2 sons Norman B. born 1897 &Elias J. born 1898 Sarah born Nov.1876,James born mar.1876
Nellie Sullivan" This is only possible match. 1880 census says born 1872 however.

Buford's death cert confirms "James C Davenport" and "Lizzie Veach"

birth/death dates from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~providence/burial_house.htm

death cert of James Cephus Davenport from ancestry.com TN Death Records 1908-1955.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1872-03-22 Jackson, TN    
Death 1943-10-30 Sumner Co., TN    
Burial   Sumner Co., TN House Cemetery  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Davenport, Elias Job or Jefferson1849between 1910 and 1920
Mother Minchey, Amanda Jane1846-12-251936-12-08
    Brother     Davenport, Alexander E 1867-02-08 1946-10-07
    Sister     Davenport, Sarah Elizabeth 1872-06-20 1952-12-03
         Davenport, James Cephus 1872-03-22 1943-10-30
    Brother     Davenport, John B 1877 1911-06-06
    Brother     Davenport, Richard Johnson 1880-03-15 1941-09-25
    Brother     Davenport, Wade Sampson 1882-05-22 1946-08-13
    Sister     Davenport, Rachel Almedia 1885-05-30 1932-11-02
    Sister     Davenport, Kizzie Belle 1885-12-12 1916-03-28
    Brother     Davenport, Oliver White Sr 1888-12-31 1942-06-09
    Brother     Davenport, Milton Isaiah 1892 1955-06-00
    Sister     Davenport, Pinkey A 1894 before 1917
    Sister     Davenport, Lucy J 1898


Family of Davenport, James Cephus and Veatch, Sarah Elizabeth

Married Wife Veatch, Sarah Elizabeth ( * 1876-11-04 + between 1900 and 1901 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1894-03-18 Jackson, TN    

Home in 1900: Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee
Home in 1910: Westmoreland, Sumner, Tennessee

Name Birth Date Death Date
Davenport, Norman Buford1898-01-151953-12-22
Davenport, Elias Job1900-09-011967-11-13

Family of Davenport, James Cephus and House, Polly

Married Wife House, Polly ( * 1880-07-24 + 1962 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1901 Sumner Co., TN    

Home in 1930: District 12, Sumner, Tennessee (Alline and Fannie still at home)

Name Birth Date Death Date
Davenport, Roosevelt1902-02-281974-06-28
Davenport, David J1904-04-251970-04-30
Davenport, Young Bung1907-11-201980-11-30
Davenport, Alline Mae1911-12-031990-05-15
Davenport, Virgie Bell1914-08-052000-05-16
Davenport, Fannie Retter1916-01-271988-03-15