William Henry Davenport

William H. Davenport (1843 1928) William Davenport was born on September 9, 1843 in Westchester County, New York.  He was the son of William A. and Harriet (Losse) Davenport.  During the Civil War he was a Corporal in Company E, 105th Illinois Volunteers.[1]  He married Sarah Jane Dodd in 1866 in DeKalb, IL.  William and Sarah had five children.  Sarah died on December 30, 1876.  On October 14, 1885, he married Mary Alice DeGroote Oxborow, the widow of James Oxborrow.  William died on December 16, 1928, in Humboldt County, Iowa[2].  Mary Alice died on January 31, 1935.[3]

[1] Pension Records, William H. Davenport, National Archives

[2] Death Certificate, William H. Davenport

[3] Death Certificate, Mary A. Davenport

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Father*                     William A. Davenport (b. 20 Jan 1816,          )

Mother*                     Harriet Losee (b. circa 1816,          )

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Birth*                 04 Sep 1843            NY.

Marriage*           04 Jul 1866            Sarah Jane Dodd (b. 18 Sep 1844, d. 30 Dec 1876); DeKalb County, IL.

Son:                     24 Jul 1867            Wesley Tecumseh Davenport (b. 24 Jul 1867, d. 27 Mar 1950); Milan, DeKalb County, IL. married Mary Esther Sheridan

Daughter:         02 Sep 1869            Hattie Cora Davenport (b. 02 Sep 1869, d. ); IL. married Oscar Webster

Daughter:         01 Sep 1873            Effie Louise Davenport (b. 01 Sep 1873,          ); IL. married Charles John Kirkpatrick

Son:                   25 Jun 1874            Roscoe A. Davenport (b. 25 Jun 1874,          ); IL.

Daughter:         06 Dec 1876            Naomi A. Davenport (b. 06 Dec 1876,          ) married James Patterson

Marriage*          14 Oct 1886            Mary Alice DeGroote (b. 20 Jul 1853, d. 31 Jan 1935); Rutland, Humbolt County, IA; married by Rev. R. Persons., she was the widow of James Oxborrow who died on 8 April 1884.

Death*              16 Dec 1928            Rutland, Humboldt County, IA.

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