Friday, August 8, 2008

Humphrey Davenport (3)

When lived
About 1697-1768/70

How related to Kieran
Great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great uncle (brother of Elizabeth Davenport De Duyster)

Humphrey Davenport and Jonna Rosencrans (Davenport)

About 1697; July 25, 1697, could be baptism date at Kingston, N.Y., in Dutch Reformed Church


Elisabeth Heyle (of Morris/Bergen County, N.J.) on July 3, 1731, in Acquackanonk (Passaic), Passaic County, N.J., in Dutch Reformed Church; her maiden name is given as Hiler in some records

g Jacob Davenport (b. abt 1732)
g Nathaniel Davenport (b. 1737, witnesses: Net Parrelman, Antje Parrelman)
g Peter Davenport (b. Jun 14, 1738, witnesses: Petrus Heyle, Christina Debaan)
g Cornelius Davenport (b. abt 1739, witnesses: Cornelis Doremus, Antje Doremus; d. Nov. 29, 1815)
g Annatje Davenport (b. April 15, 1744, witnesses: P. Freriksen, D. Freriksen )
g Catherine Davenport (b. Dec 8, 1754)
g John Davenport

Interesting facts
g His first names also appears as "Onphre" and "Umphre"; and his last as "Devenport" in official records
g At one time, Humphrey lived in Montville, N.J.
g All seven children are named in his will, dated Feb. 6, 1768.
g Information about Humphrey is listed in "A Genealogical survey of important families of Jefferson Township, New Jersey, 1700-1900", by Donald Herman Rutsch, (MA thesis submitted to Farleigh Dickinson University, January 1971). Chapter 2 is on the Davenport family. The thesis is available from the New Jersey Collection, Library Services Division, Morris County, Department of Community and Special Services, 30 East Hanover Ave., Whippany, NJ 07981.

1768 or 1770 (two sources conflict on the date)

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