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Jonathan Davenport

Male 1659 - 1729  (69 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Davenport 
    Born 6 March 1658/9  Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 March 1658/9  Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will Page 247. Will of Jonathan Davenport.
    Jonathan Davenport of Little Compton Carpenter.
    To wife Hannah Davenport one third of income of all homestead
    and great room in my house.
    To son Thomas Davenport one four acre I bought of David Irish.
    and 100 pds in money.
    To son Jonathan Davenport 20 pds.
    To son Simmon Davenport 80 pds.
    To son Ebenezer Davenport 100 pds. To son John Davenport 100 pds.
    To son Joseph Davenport sole executor. a fifty acre lot in the mile
    square in Little compton and my dwelling house and orchard and
    all land on that side of highway joyning to them with all the build-
    ings.
    To son Benjamin Davenport all lands in two 20 acre lots on the
    east of Cole Brook line the 29th and 30th lots and my sedge lot

    at quicksand pond and a sedge lot at Quonset and 200 pds.
    To daughter Hannah House 80 pds.
    To daughter Sarah Davenport a feather bed.
    To son Joseph Davenport one half pew in meeting house and the other
    half of pew to daughter Sarah.
    Witnesses
    Samuel Crandal Jonathan Davenport.
    James Fisher
    Nathaniel Searles. Will made March 28 1729.
    Will proved June 17, 1729.

    Inventory of the estate of Jonathan Davenport.
    Taken June 21 1729.
    Wearing apparel and cane 17pds.
    Total 150- 8- 8.
    Page 291. Will of Thomas Wood.
    Thomas Wood of Little Compton Yeoman.
    To brother Anthony Shaw and my sister his wife 60 pds of the
    bond against then.
    To sister Desire Wood two cows.
    To sister Deliverance Wood all brass my father gave me and 2
    cows.
    To brother John Wood all the rest and residue.
    Witnesses
    John Wood Thomas Wood.
    Thomas Bailey
    Richard Billings. Will made August 20 1729
    Will proved Sept 16, 1729.
    Inventory of Thos Wood.
    Total 350- 13- 6.  [2
    Died 11 January 1729  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12406  Schirado
    Last Modified 3 October 2015 

    Father Thomas Davenport,   b. say 1620,   d. 9 November 1685, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Forth,   b. say 1622,   d. 4 October 1691, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F56326  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Hannah Warren,   b. about 1660,   d. 14 January 1729, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 1 December 1680  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Davenport,   b. 10 December 1681, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 August 1745, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +2. John Davenport,   b. 1 December 1694, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 April 1741, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Benjamin Davenport,   b. 6 October 1698, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1785, Spencertown, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F8850  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S757] Duane E. Wilson, (Napierville IL: 1996).

    2. [S232] Little Compton, Rhode Island, Wills.

    3. [S34] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893, volume 4.).


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