Sunday, May 16, 2010

Will of Francis (JOUETT) Davenport

Some Georgia County Records Vol 2, Rev. Silas B. Lucas, Jr., Southern Historical Press, 1977, Easley, SC, Will Book B p. 14, will abstract:

Francis Davenport of Oglethorpe Co. Last Will and Testament dated July 24, 1820; probated March Term, 1822. He gives his slaves to his five grandchildren, viz., Richard Rosbery's son John; Jesse Howell's son John; Joliett Davenport's daughter Mary Frances; Jesse Davenport's daughter Mary Francis; and John Poss' daughter, Francis, when they become of age or marry. He gives his son Jesse Davenport the homeplace where "I now live," provided he moves to this State. Executors: Hezekiah Luckey and Joliett Davenport

[Note: The abstractor put "he" and "him" but Francis is female, the widow of James Martin Davenport]

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