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461336. Thomas Davenport
B abt 1449 | Henbury, Cheshire, England
D aft 1517 | Henbury, Cheshire, England
M abt 1469 | Henbury, Cheshire, England
Thomas Davenport, son of Hugh Davenport and Ellen Massey, married Margery Mainwaring, daughter of Randle Mainwaring, of Corincham.
Interesting to discover that I am related to John Davenport who followed the Reverend John Bishop in Stamford, CT.Descendants of John de Davenport of Henbury
The Pedigree of John DavenportThe Pedigree of Hugh Davenport of Henbury and Chester
As named.Descendants of Orme Davenport
The Descendants of Orme Davenport, the first known person with this surname.The Early History of the Davenports of Davenport by T.P. Highet
A detailed book with an extensive history of the Davenports.East Cheshire Past and Present
Many details about the Davenport lineage.
The Davenport Line
Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography: Illustrated, Volume 3
Davenport township is in Chester county, England, about 25 miles from the ancient city of Chester. There the Davenport family had its origin, and there its descent in uninterrupted male line goes back to the time of the Norman conquest. The heraldic bearings of the family are: Arms: Argent, a chevron sable between three cross-crosslets fitchee of the second. Crest: On a wreath a falcon's head couped at the neck proper, haltered or. Motto: Audaces fortuna juvat.
Ormus de Davenporte, born in 1086, assumed the local name of the township in which he lived. His son, Richard de Davenporte, was born in 1136; he was chief forester about 1166; he married, about 1176, Amabilia Venables, daughter of Gilbert Venables, Baron of Kinderton. Thomas de Davenporte, son of Richard and Amabilia (Venables) de Davenporte, was living before 1189. Richard de Davenporte, son of Thomas de Davenporte, was living between 1209 and 1226. Vivian de Davenporte, son of Richard de Davenporte, received by charter the grand sergeancy of the forests of Leek and Macclesfield between 1209 and 1226. He married Beatrix de Hulme, daughter of Bertrand de Hulme. Roger de Davenport, son of Vivan and Beatrix (de Hulme) de Davenporte, held a sergeancy in the Hundred of Macclesfield in 1288. He died in 1291. He married Mary Salemon, daughter of Robert Salemon, of Wythington. Sir Thomas Davenport, second son of Roger and Mary (Salemon) de Davenport, died in 1320. He married (first) Agnes de Macclesfield, daughter of Thomas Macclesfield by whom he had issue. Thomas Davenport, son of the preceding, was the ancestor of the Davenports of Wheltrough. His widow, Elizabeth, was living in 1399. Sir John Davenport, son of the preceding, was a justice of Lancastershire in 1384. He married Elizabeth Legh, daughter and co-heiress of Peter Legh, of Becherton. Thomas Davenport, second son of John and Elizabeth (Legh) Davenport was the ancestor of the Davenports of Henbury. He married Margaret Venables, daughter of Hugh Venables, and she survived him. Hugh Davenport, son of Thomas and Margaret (Venables) Davenport, died in 1418. He married (first) Ellen Massey, daughter of William Massey, and she was the mother of his issue.
Thomas Davenport, son of Hugh and Ellen (Massey) Davenport, married Margery Mainwaring, daughter of Randle Mainwaring, of Corincham.
Hugh or Thomas Davenport of Henbury (b 1451, d 1517) Visitation (Cheshire, 1613, Mainwaring of Kermincham shows the heir (Randall) and a daughter (Margery) of Randall Mainwaring of Kermincham as married to a daughter (Margaret a 1469, shown as sister of the above Hugh/Thomas) and a son (Thomas) of Hugh Davenport of Henbury. Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Davenport alias Damport of Henbury) starts with (the above) Hugh, married to Jane Manwaring. As noted under the continuation above, there seems to be some confusion between the generations.