Person:James Davenport (11)

m. About 1681
  1. Mary Davenport1683 -
  2. Tabitha Davenport1688 -
  3. Esther Davenport1690 - 1778
  4. James Davenport1692/93 - Bef 1759
  5. Zeruiah Davenport1696 -
  6. Hepzibah Davenport1697 -
  7. Thankful Davenport1700 - 1751
  8. Elizha Davenport1703 -
  9. Ebenezer Davenport1706 - 1785
m. 30 Sep 1715
  1. Sarah Davenport1716 - 1716
  2. William Davenport1717 -
  3. Sarah Davenport1719/20 -
m. 3 May 1722
  1. Elizabeth Davenport1722/23 -
  2. Dorcas Davenport1724 -
  3. Mary Davenport1725/26 -
  4. Lt. Josiah Davenport1727 -
  5. Abiah Davenport1729 -
m. 12 Nov 1731
  1. Eleazer Davenport1732 -
  2. Lucy Davenport1733 -
  3. James Davenport1735 -
  4. Rebecca Davenport1737 -
  5. Ann Davenport1739 -
  6. George Davenport1740 -
  7. Addington Davenport1742/43 - 1743
  8. Esther Davenport1744 -
  9. Jane Davenport1745 -
  10. Mary Davenport1747 -
  11. Addington Davenport1749 -
  12. John Davenport1752 -
Facts and Events
Name James Davenport
Gender Male
Birth[3] 1 Mar 1692/93 Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 30 Sep 1715 Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Grace Tileston
Marriage 3 May 1722 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Sarah Franklin
Marriage 12 Nov 1731 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Walker
Death[4] Bef 13 Jun 1759 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

James' youngest son John wrote of his father, in 1839: "He was the father of 22 children of whom I am the youngest & the only one living (some of them having died when young therefore I cannot give you all their names)." Records of only 20 have been found.[5]

References
  1.   From Benjamin Franklin to Sarah Davenport, in National Historical Publications & Records Commission. Founders Online: Correspondence and Other Writings of Six Major Shapers of the United States, June 1730.

    [Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

    5. Sarah Franklin (C. 12; 1699–1731), married May 3, 1722, James Davenport, baker and keeper of King’s Head Tavern, Boston. For further data on all the persons mentioned in this letter, see Genealogy.

  2.   Davenport Family Tavern & Inns , in AnceSTORY archives.
  3. Boston (Massachusetts). Record Commissioners. A report of the Record Commissioners of the city of Boston: containing Dorchester births, marriages, and deaths to the end of 1825. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rockwell and Churchill, city printers, 1890), p. 36.

    James the son of Ebenezer Davenport was Born the first Day of march 1693.

  4. Roberts, Oliver Ayer. The history of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company: from its formation in 1637 and charter in 1638, to the present time : comprising the biographies of the distinguished civil, literary, religious, and military men of the colony, province, and commonwealth. (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States: Alfred Mudge & Sons, 1895), Vol. 1, p. 426.

    James Davenport, s/o Ebenezer, b. Dorchester 1 Mar 1693, m. (1) 30 Sep 1715 Grace Tileston, m. (2) 3 May 1722 Sarah Franklin, m. (3) 12 Nov 1731 Mary Walker. Administration on his estate granted 13 Jun 1759.

  5. NEHGR 158:11