Davenport Cemetery (Phineas Davenport)

Surveyed by George Davenport October 2008.

Location: Woodington Township in Lenoir County. It can be accessed from Highway 58 near the Vine Swamp curve by taking Rusty Lee Road (SR 1916) to its termination with Parker Fork Road SR1912), then turn left and a gated entrance is .2 mile on the left. The cemetery cannot be seen from the road, but it is located about .2 mile on the left side of a field edge back of this house. It is unfenced.


Phineas (Finn) Davenport
born 11-20-1840
died 7-7-1922
(Has wooden headmarker)
married 1862

Winifred (Winnie) Brown Davenport
born 12-21-1844
died 8-7-1922
wife of Phineas
daughter of Fred Brown.
(Has wooden headmarker)

Council Davenport
born 8-30-1871
died 1-14-1932
(Death Cert is accurate at 1933)
Married Sarah Louvenia “Lou” Heath

Blanche Davenport
born 7-11-1906
died 1-13-1908
daughter of Council & Lou

Cleaver Thomas (C. T.) Davenport
born 11-6-1915
died 10-11-1916
(death Cert reads 10-17-1916)
son of Council & Lou

Frank Davenport
born 6-5-1878
died 6-6-1960
Married 12-21-1913

Lillie Inez Smith Davenport
born 6-12-1895
died 2-20-1936
wife of Frank
Daughter of Thomas Smith & Martha Williams

Guilford Davenport
born 12-3-1880
died 9-11-1949
(Pvt 44 CO ARTY)
Married Katie “Kitty” Lee Young.
Gertrude “Trudy” Irene Baker. Married 11-16-1941

Ida Davenport Taylor
born 9-1-1886
died 1-22-1905
She was married to William Taylor.
They were married 12-2-1903.
(Is buried in unmarked grave and died from childbirth of daughter Kathleen
as related by Nannie Mae Davenport Morris).

Corydon Santos
(has metal marker)
Born 6-3-1947
Died 2-21-1954
Son of Alyce Hunter Davenport Santos and Juan J Santos

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