Complied by Eileen Thomas
Generation No. 1
1. George1 Davenport was born
Abt. 1791 in Virginia, and died 1876 in Washington Co., Ohio. He married Louisa Dickson. She was born 1802 in Ohio, and died 1888 in
Washington Co., Ohio.
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Children of George
Davenport and Louisa Dickson are:
2 i. Catharine2 Davenport, born Abt.
+ 3 ii. George Davenport, born June 20, 1835 in
Somerton, Belmont Co., Ohio; died June 04, 1900 in Norfork, Madison County,
+ 4 iii. Lucretia Davenport, born 1839 in Ohio; died
5 iv. Martin Davenport, born 1843.
6 v. Frances L. Davenport, born 1847.
Generation No. 2
3. George2 Davenport (George1)
was born June 20, 1835 in Somerton, Belmont Co., Ohio, and died June 04, 1900
in Norfork, Madison County, Nebraska. He
married Mary Elizabeth Reckard September 01, 1858 in Marietta, Ohio,
daughter of Alvin Reckard and Esther Brown.
She was born September 01, 1839 in Washington Co., Ohio, and died Aft.
1900 in Nebraska.
Notes for George
Davenport came to Milltown in 1866.
The Mariettian of 1870
stated: George Davenport's newly erected dry goods store in Newport, was
totally destroyed by fire together with its contents, midnight February 14,
1870 loss $5,000 insurance $3,500.
He was postmaster in
He left Newport in 1873
when elected sheriff of Washington County. He held this office from January
1873 to January 1877
He was 1st Lieutenant
during the Civil War (Union) and a Captain of the Ohio Militia during the
Morgan Raid in July 1863.
Living in New
Matamoras, Ohio in 1880
He died June 4, 1900
in Norfork, Madison County, Nebraska.
Facts by Mrs. David
Gibbs (Rosalyn Davenport Gibbs) by letter Aug. 3, 1972.
bought the mill for a packing house and built a store under the old Elm, this
is the one that burnt. Then he put up a building that was intended for a home
and store together, for some years he and P. G. Hays were partners in business.
Then Marcellus Rea came to Milltown, bought out Captain Davenport and the firm
was known as Hays and Rea. After a time Mr. R bought Mr. Hays' interest and the
firm was know as M. Rea Co.
With the water
undermining his building Mr. Rea moved the store to the west side of the Run.
Mr. Rea followed the business as merchant and tobacco packer successfully until
his death. Then his brother Wilbur and Mrs. Rea continued the business until
Wilbur's death, (died November 1, 1887) then Mrs. Rea continued the business.
Children of George
Davenport and Mary Reckard are:
7 i. Charles Augustus3 Davenport, born
June 21, 1859 in Marietta, Ohio; died August 11, 1862 in Lower Salem, Ohio.
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Burial: Mound Cemetery
8 ii. William Coulson Davenport, born January 09,
1861 in Washington Co., Ohio. He married
Anna Marie Magirl.
9 iii. Frank Edward Davenport, born February 23,
1864. He married Martha Jane Martin.
10 iv. Ella Louisa Davenport, born April 03,
1866. She married George A. Lattimer.
11 v. Olivia Rose Davenport, born April 11,
1869. She married Thomas Emerson Odiorne.
12 vi. John Alvin Davenport, born January 24, 1871.
13 vii. George Arthur Davenport, born March 24, 1873
in Washington Co., Ohio.
14 viii. Mary Elizabeth Davenport, born June 13,
15 ix. Martha Lucretia Davenport, born August 03,
16 x. Twin Davenport, born August 03, 1877; died
August 03, 1877.
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17 xi. Carl Belnap Davenport, born March 13, 1880.
18 xii. Frances Esther Davenport, born April 13,
4. Lucretia2 Davenport (George1)
was born 1839 in Ohio, and died 1920.
She married Arthur B. Little November 20, 1866, son of Charles
Little and Mary Frazier. He was born
1838, and died 1922.
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Notes for Arthur B.
Sheriff of Washingotn
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Children of Lucretia
Davenport and Arthur Little are:
+ 19 i. Fannie C.3 Little, born August
25, 1867; died June 09, 1905.
20 ii. Belle Little, born October 27, 1874; died
October 18, 1890.
Generation No. 3
19. Fannie C.3 Little (Lucretia2
Davenport, George1) was born August 25, 1867, and died June 09,
1905. She married D. O. Flagg.
Child of Fannie Little
and D. Flagg is:
21 i. Dana O.4 Flagg, born September