Sunday, May 16, 2010

Abstract of Will of Martin DAVENPORT (24 May 1735 Hanover County, Vriginia)

Virginia Land Records, Gen. Pub. Co., Baltimore, 1982 p 82 and 99, Records of Hanover county, The Small Book, 1734-5:

May 24, 1735 Martin Davenport's Will. sons David, James Martin, and Wm Davenport (best land in King Wm) my father Davis Davenport decd. Wife Dorothy Davenport administrator, security Paul Harrelson.


  1. There should be a comma between "James" and "Martin". Those were two different sons, James [Sr] and Martin [Jr], with no given middle names.
    See the websites of Jason Long and Jack Ralph, on the so-called "Pamunkey Davenports" of Virginia.

  2. This transcription is taken for a book and is as is written in the book. Thanks for the corrections. Tess