Davenport, William Henry 1a

Birth Name Davenport, William Henry
Gender male
Age at Death 68 years, 12 days


Certificate Number: 26069
Deceased Name: William Henry Davenport
Date of Birth: 2 Jul 1876
Place of Birth: Jackson County
Date of Death: 14 Jul 1944
Father: Mart Davenport
Place of Birth: Jackson County
Mother: Sallie Greene
Place of Birth: Jackson County
Spouse: Savannah Davenport
Cemetery: Spivey's

Note - only 4 graves there. Seems Sara must be a Spivey
William Davenport b.July ?2 , 1871 d.July 14, 1944?
Sara Davenport (Spivey?) d. May 14, 1913 at the age of 30
William Spivey died in 1911 at the age og 73?
Julie Spivey died in 1908? at the age of 70?

1920 Census, William says he was born in KY. living with "aunt" Martha W Huffines

WW1 Draft Reg - Blue eyes, Dark hair, medium height and build.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1876-07-02 Jackson, TN   2
Event Note

but note in some Census, place of birth is Kentucky.

Death 1944-07-14 Jackson, TN    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Davenport, Martin S1844-12-021915-07-30
Mother Green, Sarah Elizabeth1845-12-141917-04-27
    Sister     Davenport, Nancy Elizabeth 1867-08-15 1931-08-13
    Brother     Davenport, Thomas Jefferson 1869-04-08 1932-11-21
    Brother     Davenport, Joseph Cephus 1869-04-08 1938-11-09
    Brother     Davenport, Milas/Miles S 1872 between 1892 and 1900
         Davenport, William Henry 1876-07-02 1944-07-14
    Brother     Davenport, George Milton 1882-07-12 1961-03-07


Family of Davenport, William Henry and Spivey, Sara

Married Wife Spivey, Sara ( * about 1883 + 1913-05-14 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1897      
Event Note

from census - WIlliam is married at 21 yrs old


lived in Jackson Co, TN thru-out

Both buried in Spivey cemetery.

note in 1920, "aunt" Martha Webb Huffines lives with William. She is Savannah Spivey's aunt - her mother's sister.

Name Birth Date Death Date
Davenport, Dailey Andrew1899-09-061955-05-01
Davenport, Staley Mathew1904-07-311980-08-29
Davenport, Bailey Cordell1908-05-181976-05-06

Family of Davenport, William Henry and Wilson, Nancy Savannah

Married Wife Wilson, Nancy Savannah ( * 1875 + between 1920 and 1930 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1913-12-05 Jackson, TN marriage of "Will Deavenport" and "Vanner Wilson" 3

Home in 1920: Civil District 4, Jackson, Tennessee (William, Nancy, Bailey, and aunt Martha Webb Huffines (1844-1923))

Source References

  1. various: USGenWeb
      • Source text:

        death cert here -

  2. Death Certificate of William Henry Davenport
  3. Tennessee State Library and Archives: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002